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75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
+44 1244 327394
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Popped in on the off chance for some food on a busy Saturday afternoon during a visit to Chester. Slightly apprehensive as it looked a very trendy crowd and we had young kids but 7 of us were seated without any fuss. Cocktails and food...More

Thank legallyblonde64
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went tonight to celebrate a business deal, after spending £400 on a meal at upstairs at the grill...... They refused us drinks , while other bars invited us in.... i will never go back again....... the owner is welcome to contact me !!!

Thank radl1982
Reviewed 4 days ago

Been here a few times now. Brilliant service, good food and great location. Sat outside with the heaters on, didn't feel like winter. Love this place.

Thank Darrell B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Family of 4 booked today for Sunday lunch and it was absolutely lovely. Had our 2 year old with us and he also enjoyed his meal. The waitress was so patient and friendly with the little one, makes eating out with him more enjoyable. Highly...More

Thank harry46700000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely Sunday lunch here as a big group! The waitress was lovely and food was nice. Would recommend

Thank lulu0444
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous visit gorgeous food and cocktails, lovely helpful staff thanks for a great time will definitely be returning

Thank Olivia H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really like the decor and the atmosphere here. The beer garden is fun. We had lunch which was nice, nothing to write home about.

Thank Aoife G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy and lively in the pub, but round at the restaurant was a much nicer chilled feel. We picked the sharing boards and all of the options were amazing! So tasty!! We were most impressed with the service. Our drinks were constantly being topped...More

Thank Chloe B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice cocktails, some cocky barstaff, however exceptional service from the guy from the canaries. Followed by pushy door staff. Overall dissatisfied

Thank mayotom79
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had pre-booked a table as it is an extremely popular place and I am very glad we did! The cocktails were delicious (particularly “Into the wild”) the food was great, I would recommend the flat iron steak - it melted in the mouth. The...More

Thank Kirsten H
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Kerry P
8 February 2018|
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Response from spena | Reviewed this property |
Chris C
14 September 2017|
Response from Annmarie D | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are allowed but only In the outside part.
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$6 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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