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1539 Restaurant & Bar

Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
+44 1244 304611
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (45 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food and service were excellent. It was fine dining but with a decent amount of food on your plate. The pheasant was cooked to perfection. The only negatives are that the downstairs bar is cold & draughty not warm & cosy also there is...More

Thank Jean G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in on a Friday afternoon on the off chance could fit us in. Advised that a table was available but a large party would be near us. Said that was fine. Excellent set menu 3 course for just over 20 pounds, excellent choice and...More

Thank simonmurphy30
Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant 1539, situated overlooking Chester Racecourse, is a perfect rendezvous, for an excellent good value lunch. The menu, which changes regularly, offers either a two or three course meal with a good range of alternatives. They also offer a good range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic...More

Thank 38gordon79
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I visited this restaurant for a Sunday lunch with friends. Staff attentive and welcoming. Had traditional roast, huge meal, very well presented, absolutely delicious. Shared a lovely Pinot Grigio while enjoying the view. Restaurant décor very chic.

Thank Jude T
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Party of 18 for 21st birthday, it was also bonfire night and the racecourse had a firework display. Great view of display. Service and food excellent, would recommend.

Thank Airchairwizard
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Went to 1539 on Sunday afternoon for coffee and to catch up with a friend. We were lucky enough to get a table by the window and the sun was shining through brilliantly. Whilst we had not intended to eat my friend asked for the...More

Thank 400,097
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

My aunt and I had reservations at 1539 on a Sunday evening. We were seated by the window overlooking the racetrack - the ambience of the restaurant is very nice - warm on a late fall night. The restaurant had a fixed price 2 and...More

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Went one evening as part of a large group. Friendly service and nice location although we were not there for any racing. Food was really nice and served hot. Fillet steak was tender and nicely cooked. Rather noisy but that was probably our own fault!...More

Thank Kenny131
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We had a Sunday lunch Hereford a special family occasion and it was perfect! A good menu to choose from, generous servings and of a good standard. The view was lovely, the staff very pleasant and efficient. Parking is just below the restaurant.

Thank lisandchris2015
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

They certainly know how to smash their avocado in this joint Set lunch quite good value - changes daily One of a stable of licensed eateries owned by Racecourse but what will become of the ancient Watergate Inn?

2  Thank Stephen D
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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
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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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