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Upstairs at The Grill

70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
+44 1244 344883
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited in March with friends as a table of 4. Drinks in the bar upstairs were very tasty. The ladies Porn Star Martinis were well commented on as very tasty. All food was stunning. We probably ordered one too many portions of chips as a...More

Thank Al_McK75
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend booked a table at Upstairs and the Grill for our anniversary. On our arrival we were given a warm welcome and asked if we had been here before, to which we replied no. From that moment on the staff were absolutely amazing, to...More

Thank Katie L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Chester for a few days and previously reviewed the best places to eatvia trip advisor! First Class service from the whole team ! The steaks 🥩 are stunning we would highly recommend book in advance thank you !

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife managed to book a table at Upstairs at the Grill as a surprise treat for my Birthday. I have to say this was one of my best dining experiences ever. We decided to go for the chateaubriand as a main course so grudgingly...More

Thank Deebs65
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and the wife visited chester for the saturday until sunday morning and pre booked a table to be sure we got in. On arrival we got a very warm welcome and the bar upstairs was very nice. Great array of spirits and wines and...More

Thank rickym1982
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my partner had a meal here for our anniversary. I’ve never been to a more welcoming place, the staff are all so friendly and make you feel at ease. Loved that we was taken upstairs for a drink at the bar while a...More

Thank Sophie_Turner24
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to start by saying we came here last year and were blown away by the USDA steak board, so much so we rebooked for our annual joint birthday and anniversary trip. Ordered exactly the same food and maybe we set the bar so...More

Thank Hayley_willis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a massive foodie and this place ticked all of the boxes. We arrived slightly early but it wasn’t a problem at all. We were escorted upstairs to a tucked away bar which had an old school ‘gentleman’s club’ atmosphere, but still very inviting....More

Thank Lucy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was staying in Chester as a birthday treat from Hubbie and we managed to get a table booked for 6pm last minute and very glad we did. The outside is quite unassuming but inside warm and cosy (if a little dark in the bar...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was perfect food ,company and staff. Would definitely go again not cheap but excellent atmosphere was good too!

Thank Jayne C
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Jacqueline H
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Response from Nado1984 | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure they don't have one.
22 July 2017|
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Response from fletchof205 | Reviewed this property |
I wasn't aware of one. We were relatively smart casual, all the blokes wore jeans and a shirt, half were jacketless.
5 June 2017|
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Response from Jewbo68 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend booking, its not got a huge capacity
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 344883
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Upstairs at the Grill is a split-level Manhattan-style steakhouse and intimate cocktail bar located in Chester City Centre. Open Monday to Thursday from 5pm and from 12pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, we offer our guests the opportunity to explore our selection of locally sourced dry aged beef and extensive wine list. We look forward to welcoming you to Upstairs at the Grill.Upstairs At The Grill is available for a range of private parties, birthday parties, working lunches, business meetings or wedding receptions. Whether an intimate table of 2, party of 8 or an all-out celebration for 80, we’re here to help.
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