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) #18 of 391 Restaurants in Chester $$ - $$$ British, ,
75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
+44 1244 327394
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went for lunch sent one meal back, have to say one of the worse Sunday lunches , they need to up game. Tasteless . Will not be back ad have eaten here about 20 times.

Thank UkTufty
Reviewed 5 days ago

we came here for a pre - races lunch as the location is fabulous for the races, just a short wander downhill. Its always really busy so we booked a table for 12.30. My friends were running very late so we rang to ask if...More

Thank 465kaze
Reviewed 5 days ago

I went here on a night out. Its really nice inside and its quite cosy. The drinks are very nice. They had a DJ there but it was more like background music.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for lunch on Tuesday and I had never been before there but my friend had. She eats gluten free and the staff were very accommodating. I had the risotto with courgettes and onion and was pleasantly surprised, wasn't expecting it to be so...More

Thank Ariana S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere - good location Food was nice... but just nice. Nothing memorable, but reasonable price so no real complaints. Nice outside area & busy with a good vibe. Would def go back for a Saturday night out with the girls

Thank Sally r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in for a drink at lunch time cocktails were great .we went back at night for an anniversary meal july 4th the staff were superb my husbands steak was overcooked but the waitress soon sorted this out the young man in charge mikalo...More

Thank christina b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had booked a girlie shopping weekend and reserved a table for the Saturday evening. We arrived to the place being absolutely packed with race goers. The manager could see we had an email confirming the reservation but he told us that no food is served...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited with my Mum and sister at the weekend and we all had a great time. There is a huge range of cocktails all of which are very reasonably priced and have plenty of alcohol in which was a nice surprise as I find...More

Thank hannahjw13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 2 days in Chester celebrating a 60th Birthday- we visited this bar 3 times- it was a truely lovely welcoming bar with great staff & wonderful cocktails- when in Chester will deffo return.

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Barlounge is a fantastic bar on the corner of Watergate street heading towards the racecourse. Cocktails are delicious and reasonably priced. Only downside is the place gets incredibly busy whether it's a race day or not. Very very popular - not a bad thing, just...More

Thank Liz C
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Kath D
1 February 2017|
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Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how varied the cocktails are but great place for a do . Lovely and relaxed, plenty of seats and a lovely view.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$29
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 327394
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Barlounge is a cocktail bar and restaurant located in Chester City Centre Open daily from 11.30am until late, we offer our guests the opportunity to drink, dine and socialise in informal surroundings. Relax in the bar, catch up with friends on our sun terrace (heated & covered in winter) or enjoy a meal in the restaurant - there's something to suit everyone on any occasion. Late night snack menu is also available from 11pm till late.
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