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Upstairs at The Grill

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70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
+44 1244 344883
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Flintshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food was cooked as ordered to perfection. Staff were friendly and had great knowledge of the food. The ambiance of the restaurant is special. You know your at a top class eatery as soon as you walk through the door. Couldn't recommend this highly enough! Unless your a vegan, then this is not for you.

Thank CMichael1969
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time we've been and won't be the last. Everyone was happy and agreed everything was lovely. The place was busy and rather noisy so be prepared but that can't be helped. Happy customer. Johnny

Thank johnnywrex
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited this restaurant as a family of four,the restaurant itself is small but a very good layout. We were greeted well and taken to the bar area which I found the lighting a little too dark but my husband said it fitted with the settings to him. We ordered drinks from the menus and was asked if we wanted... More 

Thank Tracy J
Narberth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were recommended for the best steak in town and cannot argue with that, the food was amazing as was the décor and originality of the place, what we felt let it down was the attitude of a couple of the waiters, we were there for a 60th birthday and they had put balloons and a card on the table... More 

1 Thank maggieandtom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have just had our first visit to this restaurant and the food was amazing had the teatime special steak and fries with peppercorn sauce and lobster with fries and bernaise sauce both cooked to perfection but the highlight of the meal was the chocolate brownie with blood orange sorbet. The service was faultless very friendly, knowledgeable staff who were... More 

Thank Michelle C
England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in the hotel adjoined, ate here before heading out. The food & service was good I would recommend.

Thank Lauren P
Wigan, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lucky enough to get a table when 'walking in' last night. Excellent service, superb food. We will be back there for sure. Rib eye steaks were cooked to perfection.

Thank Tonyw6
Porthmadog, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife took me for the first time Great portions and superb quality King prawn starter wow Good wine selection Fillet melted in our mouths Creme brûlée- Special See you soon 100% New favourite place in Chester

Thank Craig2504
Tarporley, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is 1 in a million , went last night with my partner for the first time and what an experience , the staff were some of the most friendly, well informed people we have ever met and the food was even better , the drinks selection is amazing with some incredible gins this is the first place we've... More 

Thank janmonty1979
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After dining here for 9 years I'd always recommend this place for steak, however yesterday when dining at lunchtime with my partner we went for the steak and chips with cafe de Paris butter which we've had countless times before but this was awful. Firstly, the steaks came out on the griddles and straight away I could see they were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 50
Steakhouse, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?