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“Ok but better nearby.”
Review of Watergates Bar

Watergates Bar
Ranked #206 of 555 Restaurants in Chester
Cuisines: British, Pub
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Ayrshire
Level Contributor
171 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Ok but better nearby.”
Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Six of us dined at lunch today. Menu choice a bit limited. Service not very good no interaction with us. Food was overpriced for example my scampi and chips was around seven pounds for overdone fries, seven small pieces of scampi and peas. Others had burgers which were Ok. Son had the nachos which were overpriced.

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Chester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Not worth the money”
Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Myself and a friend called in for lunch as we had found a voucher on the brewerys website for £5 off 2 main meals.

We sat on the roof terrace due to the nice weather. Our first impressions of the menu were that it looked limited and there werent many 'healthier' options. We both chose the chicken noodle salad.
After a 35minite wait (even though it wasnt very busy) 1st impressions were that it looked quite good. However, when we began to eat we found that the salad was plain (letteuce, onion & carrot)with no dressing offered, thr noodles were dry and the chicken breast was cheap with gristly bits. We both left over half ofboth of our meals.
Another point we noted was no staff asked if we were happy with the food or if we would like anything else at any point.
Overall a disappointing experience.
Even with the money off I dont think it was worth the amount charged and deffinately would not eat here again.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great Pub”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

this pub is brilliant and food was very good quality and drinks were great and the staff very friendly would highly recommend

Visited July 2014
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Neat setting for a bar - in the cellar”
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Didn't have a meal but menu looked like reasonable bar food with a few specials.

Good white wine, great beer with several cask beers on offer. Service was really friendly.
Loved the setting - in cellars under 'The Rows'. If you've ever been to Chester you'll know what I mean and if you haven't then go visit Chester. It's worth the drive (we live in Edinburgh, Scotland).
We visited this bar twice in a couple of days and would definitely go back.
Only downside was live music advertised on Thursday but none on.

  • Visited June 2014
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
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Preston, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Great place”
Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

What a nice place. Great choice on the menu n on the special to much to choose from.

We had the chicken and chorizo burger and the mozzarella and pesto burger. N then had half each because we couldn't choose. They were do nice.

The bar it's self is very nice n I will return again.

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