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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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“steak” (48 reviews)
“artisan bread” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (20 reviews)
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
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We had dinner here earlier this month when visiting friends in Chester on a trip to the UK from Australia. It was their suggestion and we were not disappointed. Situated within the grandstand at Chester Racecourse we had fantastic food, great service, a nice view...More

Thank moorandmoor
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was one of my favourite restaurants in my UK trip. This restaurant hides inside the Chester race course. It is open when the races are on or NOT on. 4.5 star service, 5 star food. Every thing was amazing. The scallops were stunning, the...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I could not fault this place at all. I decided to hold my baby shower here and I am so glad I did, the staff, the venue and the food were just perfect. The staff were fantastic and could not do more for our party,...More

Thank pippajaynex
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overlooking the Chester racecourse this restaurant is well worth a visit. The menu is varied and the food just excellent. Staff couldnt do enough for us and were very attentive without being in your face. As a party of 14 there was no waiting around...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views of the racecourse, well lit room with air con, perfect for this amazing weather, the staff were extremely attentive and friendly, the food was beautifully presented though my steak was a little tough. Excellent value for money. Drinks not over priced for venue....More

Thank daughterno3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1539 RESTAURANT 11/07/18. LUNCH. This acclaimed restaurant with its spectacular views of the Racecourse at Chester, offers 2 courses + 1/2 bottle of wine for £19.50 per person on Wednesday lunchtimes... This is superb value for money and is fine dining of the highest order....More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive venue over looking the Excellent staff and quality lunch very reasonably priced. I had black pudding starter, which I know is not everyone’s cup of tea, but it was expertly created, visual appealing and I ate in in about 10secs. Great tasting garnish to...More

Thank scr0406
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for Saturday and it was much better than we expected. Views over racecourse were fantastic, even though racing was not on. Service was good and the 3 course Saturday lunch menu for 24.50 was good value. The chocolate mousse with liquorice and...More

Thank visitor049
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited 1539 for the first time on a Saturday evening! The restaurant is plush and welcoming! My wife and I were shown to our window table with a fantastic view over the racecourse on a lovely June evening! The food is wonderful and is...More

1  Thank Ianandjanetjones
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had an amazing meal. Thanks to Deanna for her fantastic hospitality & excellent service. We’re here in Chester for a little bit longer so we’ll be back 100%. Could not recommend this restaurant on Chester Racecourse highly enough & the free buggy ride from...More

1  Thank AnnieMerseyside
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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
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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