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1539 Restaurant & Bar

Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
+44 1244 304611
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The upstairs covered terrace is by far & away the best venue for a party in Chester regardless of the weather! We had around 30 plus at my sons 21st, it’s outdoors yes, but so well protected from the elements by the clever retractable roof...More

Thank Rufus C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in here for a coffee with a group of friends. We were on a 3 day visit to Chester and were walking the City Walls when we came across this restaurant by the race course. Popped in to ask if they were serving coffee...More

Thank uktravellingwoman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family lunch we all loved the food nice day out. Lovely views over the race course. Staff very friendly and helpful. The restaurant is very clean and seems to be very well organised.

Thank Laurawise123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent dinner in this lovely restaurant. With evening mains at around £17 and vegetables extra its not the cheapest good restaurant you'll find in Chester but worth it for the excellent food and lovely interiors and setting with a panorama view over the racecourse. Good...More

Thank Travlintone
Reviewed 1 week ago

We held our renewal of vows ceremony here on 22nd September 2018 and cannot praise the restaurant and their staff enough. Sue is amazing and the evening went like clockwork. The food served was delicious and the atmosphere was perfect for our 25th wedding anniversary....More

Thank Lindsay C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

26/09/18. Telephoning ahead to secure a table for Wednesday lunchtime is now advisable as this special mid-week lunch deal is now well established. 2 courses + half bottle of wine for £19.50 is remarkable value given the quality of the food and the special ambience...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family get together before leaving our daughter to university in Chester. The food was excellent. The staff were very friendly.

Thank Moe E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel reception and I tried calling the listed phone number for over an hour but it was constantly engaged. Decided to get a taxi to the restaurant. Arrived at just after 9.30pm on a Saturday night. The restaurant was still busy but plenty of empty...More

Thank Nic N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was invited to a baby shower which consisted of afternoon tea for about 30 people. I went with my daughter and granddaughter and paid £15 each they started to bring the afternoon tea out and by the time it came to our table we...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Still one of the only places in the UK where it’s possible to get excellent food and a US standard of service

Thank 891robertlim
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Rebekah D
7 January 2016|
Response from Eric H | Reviewed this property |
There are a range of seating options: tables for 2, 4 and for larger parties are set in front of floor to ceiling windows looking out over the Racecourse. Behind these is a raised area with booth type seating. There are two... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 304611
  • E-mail
Restaurant 1539 offers the most unique backdrop in which to enjoy a drink, a delicious meal or mingle in the Roof Lounge. Our menu offers twists on classic British favourites alongside dishes inspired by flavours from across the globe. The menu features some classic grills and fresh seafood.
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