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Upstairs at The Grill

70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
+44 1244 344883
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  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived and taken upstairs for a pre dinner drink. Such an extensive menu of cocktails, gin and other spirits. The menu was explained to us with the different cuts. We ordered our food and wine for the table then we were taken downstairs when...More

Thank Velvet347
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really nice restaurant Good atmosphere and really nice service If you want a good steak this is the place to go and they also have a large selection of different kind of beer. It's a winwin:-) Remember to book a table.

Thank MIchael g
Reviewed 5 days ago

I wrote in 2013 the best Sunday Roast ever and it still is @ £12.95 The service is impeccable. If we are in Chester on a Sunday then we never look anywhere else.

Thank LynnPhil
Reviewed 5 days ago

Every aspect of our visit was outstanding, excellence service and the food was wonderful. My son and I took my husband for fathers day and we all loved it. My son is 3 and was given some colouring pencils and activity pack to keep him...More

Thank Katy M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this restaurant as my two friends are steak fans and it was a pre birthday meal for them. We were made very welcome from the get go and seated straight away. The staff are just lovely and attentive. Food was just amazing. By...More

Thank Vix081
Reviewed 1 week ago

Post Race Drinks in Bar Lounge which has a fabulous atmosphere, followed by Dinner at Upstairs at the Grill. Food very good ( Bread amazing ) , Service great, staff Excellent. This is the perfect venue to Dine in Chester.

Thank BernadetteM1964
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say other than this place is amazing!!! We visited Chester for our 5th anniversary and booked the restaurant for our meal from The minute we arrived it was fantastic, we were shown to our table where there was an anniversary card from...More

Thank Lucy P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined here last night and enjoyed a fillet steak each with various side orders to share. We are regular steak eaters and really enjoyed the flavoursome steaks here. The atmosphere was relaxed and the staff cannot do enough for you. Would definitely recommend to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Chester for a few days away and booked this restaurant on the spur of the moment.....We were not disappointed! The staff were very welcoming and extremely knowledgeable about the food and drinks. We chose to go up to the...More

Thank Stu Art R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have heard great things about this restaurant and it's true. Knowledgeable staff on food and just loved the toilets so fun! Will definitely be returning

Thank Debbie J
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have to book on a Monday night for 2 people?
6 June 2017|
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Response from Jewbo68 | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend booking, its not got a huge capacity
do they serve lobster
2 March 2017|
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Response from Anna B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sue - best call them
Jackie M
Are the steaks served with sides or do you have to order them as extras?
21 January 2017|
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Response from brookescl | Reviewed this property |
The sides are ordered separately
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 344883
Upstairs at the Grill is a split-level Manhattan-style steakhouse and intimate cocktail bar located in Chester City Centre. Open Monday to Thursday from 5pm and from 12pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday, we offer our guests the opportunity to explore our selection of locally sourced dry aged beef and extensive wine list. We look forward to welcoming you to Upstairs at the Grill.Upstairs At The Grill is available for a range of private parties, birthday parties, working lunches, business meetings or wedding receptions. Whether an intimate table of 2, party of 8 or an all-out celebration for 80, we’re here to help.
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