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“A busy cocktail bar.”
Review of Red Door Bar

Red Door Bar
Ranked #22 of 46 Nightlife in Chester
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Owner description: Late night cocktail-bar on St John Street in Chester, we celebrate great service and extraordinary drinks to a soundtrack of the very best music. All of our bartenders have extensive training in the art of cocktail making and free pouring.
Reviewed 23 June 2014 via mobile

We called in after dinner in the Blackhouse grill (top restaurant) for a couple of cocktails, which were lovely. We had 2 for 1 vouchers from the Blackhouse so it wasn't too costly but wouldn't like to pay full price. Couldn't fault the barman though cos he was very helpful.

Thank Scott F
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

After eating at a restaurant of the same chain down the road, we headed to Red Door after staff recommended it for a few drinks. lots of reviews say the bouncers are terrible...they are not, they are perfectly friendly as long as you are not drunk and causing havoc. However, the actual bar is disgraceful. Absolutely packed (must have been above capacity as it was physically impossible to move in there or even see the bar!) We were pushed and shoved by people who were obviously out to have a good time but in the smallest area possible. One of the barman took our order after we waited about 10 minutes and he couldn't hear us as it was too busy. He chose to ignore us after we repeated ourselves about 5 times and instead he walked off and served someone else. We tried to stay and order again (as we had been given 2 for 1 drinks vouchers) but it was just too packed, loud and full of rude people both customers and employees so we left without even having a drink. Do not bother going.

1  Thank Naomi L
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Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

Visited with a few friends on a Thursday night. Great atmosphere and selection of drinks. I can recommend the Mojito, although my hangover can't. Staff were all really nice and knew info about cocktails without having to refer to instructions. Price was a little high but seen worse. Highly recommended

Thank MartinWheat
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Reviewed 5 April 2014

Out for a friends birthday & Red Door was recommended....bad mistake. Too busy, not enough staff. Ordered cocktails, whilst they where being made, barmaid served a few other people leaving us waiting for ours, not her fault she had to multi task but you expect more from a cocktail bar....my friend spoke to the manager about the lack of staff - he wasn't interested & didn't seem to think £60 on drinks was expensive. Off he went & then come back to tell us we waited 12 minutes for our drinks as he checked the CCTV! What a prat!!!......

1  Thank MissDB
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Reviewed 26 February 2014

After visiting the bar on a number of occasions I felt it was time to give it a good review, the staff are welcoming and friendly and the cocktails are superb. I would definitely recommend this bar to anyone who is on a night out in Chester!

Thank sarah p
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