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49 Watergate

49 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LE, England
+44 1244 320543
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“cakes” (31 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
“club sandwich” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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49 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called there after a great day sight seeing and wasn't disappointed. The chocolate orange brownies are gorgeous. The staff are very friendly too. Well worth a visit.

Thank Alison K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here for lunch one Sunday. The shop is lovely and the staff are friendly. It certainly has a quirky vibe to it. However I really do question why a simple plain ham and cheese sandwich, the equivalent of a can of coke and...More

1  Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for Breakfast - good food, well cooked and excellent service. Coffee was great too.....

Thank Phil C C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I pop in here regularly now. They are very friendly and make a great sandwich and sausage roll. Out of all the sandwich shops in Chester this one takes some beating.

Thank ChrisandVanessa-CH3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped in just after lunchtime on a Thursday as it was quietening down. Everything we were served was great. The service wasn't the best. We did wait a long time to have our order taken and then longer still to get it. Probably worth checking...More

Thank Conor C
Reviewed 8 March 2018

By far my favourite place in Chester to get a take away salad. I really like the mochas here too. Friendly staff and such a good little restaurant to sit in and have lunch.

Thank Mat H
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a late breakfast. Service was very prompt, food and coffee excellent. All round a nice independent coffee shop, so much better than places such as Costa, etc

Thank Birksy
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had brunch at 49 and it was wonderful. The cafe is in a historic street and the decor is very 'quaint teashop' in style. The coffee was served in pretty cups and the breakfast was great value. We tried the scrambled...More

Thank KazH-2013
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

It was our first visit...and last. The girl serving us must have been on another planet in her mind. It took ages to serve us in first place, her lack of customer service skills was very noticeable as soon as we walked in. She was...More

5  Thank khfcvbjnvvbn2017
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Visited with my wife, for lunch and then tea and a cake a bit later. Service was good and the food really nice and not expensive. Couldn't really fault the place and will certainly return when we are next in Chester. One observation would be...More

Thank pgalpin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LE, England (Formerly Watergate Deli)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 320543
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Independent Deli Bistro - Providing a traditional eating experience for all tastes. Whether eating in or taking away, we provide much more than a tasty meal. Situated in heart of Chester city centre. Open 7 days per week. Serving fresh (and local where possible) traditional food. Service and standards are of paramount importance to us and to our customers. 5* food hygiene rating. Plastic drinking straw free. Palm oil free. Ecologically friendly whilst still satisfying the needs of our discerning customers. We provide top quality service and top quality produce and ensure that our customers are 100% happy and return again and again.
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