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75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
+44 1244 327394
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (76 reviews)
“chicken skewers” (13 reviews)
“sunday roast” (19 reviews)
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British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
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Reviewed today

Called in for a drink on way back to hotel, as soon as we walked in we were greated , whilst sat a very knowledgeable man behind the bar was explaining making a particular gin to a customer, he also explained the provenance and history...More

Thank Nicci H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch here on a weekday during a visit to Chester. The menu is tapas style and the waitress explained it well to us. The staff are very efficient, organised and friendly. The food was yummy as can be seen from...More

1  Thank RogerfromTown
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent staff, very friendly, busy atmosphere and great selection of drinks too. We ate here and the food is exceptional. great quality, quantity and value too. Tapas style we had a few different dishes and shared Katsu Curry fries are AWESOME! The food was of...More

1  Thank mcuk23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been to bar lounge many times throughout the years and not had any issues, until my most recent visit with friends. The first O.M.P mocktail I drank went down a treat, so I proceeded to order a second (as did my friend), these drinks...More

2  Thank KLJ44
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked for post race dinner. Good service, friendly staff and a free wine with the roast - perfect! Clean toilets. Good selection on the menu

Thank AnneMarie775
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nipped in for lunch. Had a few drinks and lunch. A good selection. My son has a peanut allergy and staff knowledge was very good. Only had burgers etc but taste was good.

Thank alelol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch with my partner, definitely was not expecting the lovely decor inside judging from the outward appearance. The menu has a lot of interesting foods on there we had never seen before - I had cornflake fried chicken and my partner had...More

Thank smallradish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called for a drink and a respite from carrying a load of heavy Christmas shopping to the car and received a super welcome, enjoyed several good beers and met some lovely people. What more could you ask for? The long delay in writing a review...More

Thank lovetrav_9
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Visiting Chester overnight and came across Bar Lounge. We had the lamb flatbread and steak Benedict with some routine fries, strong flavours, tender meat and thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank 3fiona2017
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Two of us called in for Sunday Lunch at the BarLounge in Watergate Street. Modernised and extended traditional corner pub with seating outside available. We had a roast beef and a roast chicken sunday lunch with all the usual trimmings including gravy and a glass...More

Thank cityspotterUk
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Kerry P
8 February 2018|
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Response from spena | Reviewed this property |
Chris C
13 September 2017|
Response from Annmarie D | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are allowed but only In the outside part.
Kath D
31 January 2017|
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Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how varied the cocktails are but great place for a do . Lovely and relaxed, plenty of seats and a lovely view.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 327394
  • E-mail
Barlounge is a cocktail bar and restaurant located in Chester City Centre Open daily from 11.00am until late, we offer our guests the opportunity to drink, dine and socialise in informal surroundings. Relax in the bar, catch up with friends on our sun terrace (heated & covered in winter) or enjoy a meal in the restaurant - there's something to suit everyone on any occasion.
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