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Upstairs at The Grill

70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
+44 1244 344883
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  • 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 2 days ago

We had a superb evening dinner here. The Fillet steaks were cooked to perfection and are to die for. The staff are friendly, helpful and attentive. We were only visiting Chester for a day but if we lived there we would be visiting this restaurant...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous good, fantastic drinks and great atmosphere. Visited for a special occasion the staff made us very feel well looked after. Staff upstairs were amazing however staff downstairs less attentive but still good. By far one of the best restaurants in Chester!

Thank Steph D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Attending the races for a friends 50th birthday this old custom house building a stones throw from the course provided the perfect setting for a relaxed and really tasty pre-race meal. A choice of al-a-carte, brunch and lunch menu's at reasonable prices. Definitely go there...More

Thank fletchof205
Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked the restaurant for a party of 15 for lunch to celebrate my wife's 50th Birthday before a trip to Chester Races. Food and service was fantastic with everyone being served at the same time. Fabulous steaks, I would highly recommend the USDA Butchers...More

Thank Allister16
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After reading the reviews, I decided to book a table for myself and my sister. As there was no room in the restaurant, we sat at a table within the bar area which was quite dark and would benefit from a refurbishment. The menu choice...More

Thank Shari F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The experience was one that I don't think can be better. The bar was like sitting in a private club. The staff were attentive to the correct level. The food for all 4 of my party was exceptional in quantity and quality. This is a...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dont live in Chester but whenever we visit we always make sure we book a table here. Our first visit was a few years ago and it blew our mind, not much has changed since then other than a few menu tweeks. Service still...More

Thank just_me_81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited 'Upstairs at the Grill' on a Sunday evening as a last minute decision whilst on a weekend break in Chester. After looking at the menu online we decided that it seemed like a fairly decent steak restaurant and thought we would chance our...More

1  Thank Whiskey1991
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent meal my steak was superb The service was first class the tiger prawns were superb and the wine was very good Very enjoyable

Thank dickiegolfa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice food and reasonable staff who tried hard but the restaurant is stuck in the 70s - needs a makeover. Very out of date and over priced

Thank Karen C
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Response from Jewbo68 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend booking, its not got a huge capacity
1 March 2017|
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Response from Anna B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sue - best call them
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21 January 2017|
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Response from brookescl | Reviewed this property |
The sides are ordered separately
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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, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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
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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