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Upstairs at The Grill

70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
+44 1244 344883
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (1,155 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (107 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
Steakhouse, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here as a couple on a Monday night and were looking forward to trying the steaks here. On arrival we were taken to the bar area upstairs, very comfortable and relaxed and a great way to start our evening. One of the staff...More

Thank mrdps1
Reviewed yesterday

Been wanting to come here for a long time and finally came. Came for Sunday lunch it was perfect, ribeye beef and Yorkshire pudding was the best I eaten and the service was 1st class nothing to much trouble. Will be back very soon.

Thank kamsoul
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came to Chester with my husband for our wedding anniversary. We had a really lovely meal here, I would defiantly recommend the king prawns to start they were delicious. Staff were friendly and always around to help. We will defiantly be coming back :)

Thank Cowins
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Delicious meal in a stylish environment with attentive and friendly service. Lovely cocktails too and a comfortable bar area. Good menu

Thank GL1971
Reviewed 6 days ago

I came out with my husband for a weekend treat and it did not disappoint!!! Very lovely staff and extremely tasty food! Special thanks to the manager, unfortunately didn't grab his name but he did everything he could to make our meal enjoyable! Would 100%...More

Thank jjonessss70
Reviewed 6 days ago

A superb meal in a friendly atmospheric restaurant. T-bone steak one of the best ever, and the sea bass was tasty and well presented. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank Cardew2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked lunch last Sunday and was given a table for 13:15 arrived somewhat earlier and the staff were just great. The fact that we were early wasn't a problem and we were quickly at our reservation and ordering food. We each ordered the roast which...More

Thank M G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I went with my mum and dad. They had a 'Sunday roast' and we both had the 'Popcorn Chicken'. Each of us enjoyed our meals very much. The wait for the meals wasn't too long and the service overall (like the food)...More

1  Thank jon37steele
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by friends and we were not disappointed. They do some Specials worth looking for, good location and great food...steak is a must

Thank iandfi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on a Friday night with friends for dinner. We arrived at 8 PM and were ushered upstairs into the bar area to choose our drinks. It was very dark and I needed the light off my phone to be able to read the...More

Thank Denise T
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Questions & Answers
22 July 2017|
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Response from Allister16 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual is fine.
5 June 2017|
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Response from Jewbo68 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend booking, its not got a huge capacity
1 March 2017|
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Response from hellsbelles81 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and was lovely
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 344883
  • E-mail
Upstairs at the Grill is a split-level Manhattan-style steakhouse and intimate cocktail bar located in Chester City Centre. Open Monday to Thursday from 5pm and from 12pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, we offer our guests the opportunity to explore our selection of locally sourced dry aged beef and extensive wine list. We look forward to welcoming you to Upstairs at the Grill.Upstairs At The Grill is available for a range of private parties, birthday parties, working lunches, business meetings or wedding receptions. Whether an intimate table of 2, party of 8 or an all-out celebration for 80, we’re here to help.
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