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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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“haggis fritters” (28 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (110 reviews)
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Steakhouse, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I'll keep this review short and sweet: the best meal I have ever had! The service was great and staff were very knowledgeable about various drinks and the steaks. To make this restaurant even better, I'd recommend upgrading the bathrooms.

Thank Florence178
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visit to this restaurant was my second time, and it lived up to my expectations in every way. My first visit a month ago was on a busy Saturday night and the restaurant was packed. This time round we went on a cold Monday night...More

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Another Christmas treat. Yet again service and food 5 star. French Onion soup to start. Fillet steak for me and wing on the bone Aberdeen Angus for hubby. Phoned in advance to ask them to reserve some haggis bonbons as they are usually sold out...More

Thank scooby0907
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressed with this place. Three of us visiting Chester for shopping and Christmas markets. Staying at 80 Watergate Street B and B (outstanding!!) which is a very short walk away. Shown upstairs to the bar on entry and had three lovely cocktails. A very...More

Thank Exvoguemodel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is by far the best place me and my partner have ever had the pleasure of dining at, from the moment you walk in you are made to feel special, we arrived an hour before our table was booked as we were excited to...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like steak it’s gotta be the best in chester ! It’s not cheap but it is the best. Steaks and sides for all the party were excellent... service very professional as always.

Thank michael g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here during our stay over in Chester. The venue is superb and we was greeted by friendly staff and took up to the bar area where a waitress talked us through some of the menu and drinks. We picked a variety of steaks...More

Thank leetaylor22041983
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined here on Tuesday lunch time as a sales team for our Christmas party and everyone in the group was blown away by the service and food. We had the booth upstairs, which I requested, and it fits up to 10 comfortably. There was...More

Thank MazJTKing
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we walked in we were greeted by friendly staff, taken upstairs for drinks. As we all wanted steaks, the steak board was brought out and each cut explained. We all have cattle so this was interesting. Our friends were from Canada and...More

Thank Holidaymutt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food could not fault, but all the sides have to be payed for separately, when paying £30 for a steak, I don’t think it’s acceptable to have to pay extra for the chips and even the sauce! Food was really lovely but very expensive...More

Thank dannielllll
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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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