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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)
Opens in 28 min
British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
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21 - 30 of 973 reviews

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Our third point of call on an early doors early part of the week social great welcoming service and a well presented G&T will be back

Thank mrski0258
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

As popular outside as inside with great food and range of drinks. Superb SUNDAY night atmosphere with music and chat with local folk. We ordered Nutella spring rolls with peanut butter and ice cream to finish our meal off (no calories as it was sunday)...More

Thank Chelseaman01
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

This place ticked all the boxes for my kind of dining. Great variety of dishes to choose from. Their slogan of “Modern British Sharing Plates” offers in their words: “ Expect bold flavours, twists on classic dishes and quality ingredients from around the world” and...More

Thank david w
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Called in and had an excellent lunch. The mini sausages are highly recommended, even my daughter who doesn't particularly like sausages enjoyed them. Very good service from all the staff. Haven't been here for a few years but still just as good

Thank 918stuartd
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

During a mid-week break with my girlfriend, I was in the pub having a drink and decided to order some food. We ordered three starters to share, one being the chicken skewers with bang bang sauce (which turns out to be satay sauce). I myself...More

4  Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We came here on tues night and wrote a review on Facebook as 5* as the food and staff are amazing !! We came today as our last meal and decided not to have the same and we were not disappointed the staff again were...More

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved the vibe at Barlounge. The staff were very attentive without being too full on. As soon as you walked into the bar area you were warmly greeted by the guys on the bar. The staff seemed interested in their work and very knowledgeable...More

Thank AJepson182
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Every visit to Chester we go here for a drink or meal It’s had a refurb since our last visit which has a much more open feel and still has a lively yet safe atmosphere Food was good quality and very fresh the squid/calamari was...More

Thank lisa g
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Great Saturday night in here. Managed to get a booth so table service was a bonus. Drinks nice and reasonably priced. Good music and atmosphere

Thank Kjgreigy
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

When entering this establishment, we were told that the barman would have to check with his manager if he could serve us. The reason he gave was that the bar have “rules” and a “type of dress code”. My partner is heavily tattooed and the...More

3  Thank Lucy C
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Kerry P
8 February 2018|
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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 richardcF9030FW | 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$38
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
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
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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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