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1539 Restaurant & Bar

Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
+44 1244 304611
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Whilst this is a great restaurant which serves lovely food, it is also good to meet friends for coffee. Parking is easy which is a bonus in Chester and if the restaurant is not busy you can get a table for coffee by window overlooking...More

Thank 400,097
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mothers day meal with family, set three course that didn’t disappoint - goats cheese roast beef and carrot cake. Food was good, Nothing amazing, restaurant very full and every table kept turning for more people to arrive, service impeccable, very friendly, warm atmosphere. Amazing view...More

Thank Ceri S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve eaten at 1539 many times and always enjoyed myself, however on this occasion I was there for a party on the first floor. I wasn’t aware there was an upstairs area in 1539 and was pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was nice in this area...More

Thank vacationgirl58
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch last Friday. As usual, nice and spacious (unlike many restaurants in Chester) with huge windows overlooking the race course.

Thank jkenpat
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reputation of this restaurant for good value very nice meals at lunchtime is well justified. Our 4 meals (dined with friends) were uniformly of high quality and the service was friendly and impeccable. They also have an interesting and wide ranging wine list. Thoroughly...More

Thank Clipper_traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

U can sit in the warm hearth of their cosy log fire as u ponder the homely 1539 menu maybe nursing a pint of Spaten or a choice glass of Malbec every now n then a member of staff will passby nonchalantly chucking a fresh...More

1  Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The secret’s out! People are finding this great restaurant situated on Chester’s famous Racecourse.... We always enjoy our lunches here whatever we choose from the special menu which is superb value at 2 courses for £15.39. or 3 courses for £19.50. Special parties are catered...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Superb Restaurant. Food, Service, Ambience all just great. Very reasonably priced. Will return again when next in the area. Highly recommend.

Thank Norton733
Reviewed 5 February 2018

What can you say about 1539 other than its just brilliant. Best way to sum it up is that you wouldn't mind if your wedding reception was here. Decor, food, service, overall quality is just great. Went on Saturday for lunch, once again 10/10. I...More

Thank Donald T
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Stunning location overlooking the racecourse, it felt very executive. The ambiance was sophisticated and relaxed, which the staff complimented well. Attentive service throughout the night without being overbearing. The food was truly delicious. Everything on my plate had been put together delicately and the flavours...More

Thank Sammy K
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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$17 - US$34
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
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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
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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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