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Alexander's Live

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, American, Contemporary
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Northgate Street | Rufus Court, Chester CH1 2JW, England
+44 1244 401402
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11:00 - 00:00
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East Renfrewshire, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stopped here to quench our thirsts. Rhubarb and Strawberry Cider was my tipple and it hit the spot. Will be back to sample meals and live entertainment

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place and paid £10 each to go back later for the 80s night with Dance Inc playing live. Nice place inside with good friendly bar staff who gave us tips on other places to visit. The group were good and we were up dancing. We had a great night and would go back again when in... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Saturday night out with my top girlfriends,was just a blast with the help of a fantastic meal,service,great value for money,sea bass,was stunning followed,well done that Chef!Followed by soul band The Funky Doctors,made it a rocking night out.Book them again please! Will be back soon!Thank-you!Tania.x

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Thank Timothy103
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Went with eldest son and had a really good laugh. Three acts and funny compere too. All three were different stand-ups but very funny.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Seems like yesterday I saw Welsh Band "Man" but it was in fact 13 years ago! Alexander's is a small but well laid out gig venue which serves good food and drinks. We went on Mothers day which was a warm spring day and we were able to sit outside in the courtyard and listen to some fairly good folk... More 

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Thank Nick E
caroline n, Owner at Alexander's Live, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and welcome back. We bought Alexanders at the end of 2015 and since then we have had such pleasure listening to a variety of wonderful live music and getting to know local bands. We too were at the venue on Mothers Day and sat outside to eat our roast dinner and listen to the music... More 

Chester, England, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

a group of us went to a live music event which was brilliant the staff were excellent considering the amount of people

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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Had such a wonderful time at Alexanders!!! Wonderful food and drinks and great comedy night on every Friday night from 8.30pm!! Worth a visit

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1 Thank Naomi M
caroline n, Owner at Alexander's Live, responded to this review

Naomi we are so pleased that you enjoyed your evening with us and thank you for taking the time to write a review. More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Quality entertainment for the price of the ticket. Really funny and varied acts. Good seats available in a friendly atmosphere. Only a short queue at the bar but not bad for the number of people there. Yet to eat there but have been back for more comedy!

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1 Thank Will G
caroline n, Owner at Alexander's Live, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. We have a really good variety of acts which is making our Friday evenings very popular with our customers. Thanks for taking the time to write a review and we hope you will come and visit us again soon. Caroline More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Visited Alexanders with my husband for the first time on Friday 3rd February for his birthday treat. We booked the meal and ticket prior to arriving and pre ordered our food. We were not disappointed excellent food for all three courses compliments to the chef, the chicken dish I had was amazing so flavorsome. It was easy to book over... More 

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caroline n, Owner at Alexander's Live, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review we appreciate it. We are happy that you enjoyed your evening with us and hope you'll come and see us again soon. Caroline More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We booked Alexander's for our Engagement party as it was a local venue that we enjoyed going to and because they didn't charge silly prices to hire the venue. Alexander's provided the buffet which again was very reasonably priced and catered to the needs of what we wanted. Nothing was too much trouble and they did their very best in... More 

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caroline n, Owner at Alexander's Live, responded to this review

Thank you Jenny for taking time to write such a lovely review. It is always a pleasure to play a small part in making a special occasion go well. I will pass your comments on to Ashley and our staff. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$26
Cuisine
Bar, British, American, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Northgate Street | Rufus Court, Chester CH1 2JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 401402
Description
WELCOME TO ALEXANDER’S

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA FOR FULL LISTINGS OF LIVE MUSIC EVENTS, OPEN MIC, COMEDY GIGS, POPUPS, MENUS AND BOOKINGS.
ALSO HEAR OUR GIG GUIDE ON DEE RADIO EVERY DAY.

Here we are; in the heart of the city alongside the stunning Roman walls near the Cathedral. We’re open all week with a fabulous bar, live music and an imaginative menu.

OUR OFFER
**BAR**COURTYARD**GARDEN**ALFRESCO DINING**
**TICKETED EVENTS**LIVE MUSIC **COMEDY NIGHTS**
**COFFEES**TEAS**CAKES**DAILY LUNCHTIME AND EVENING MENUS**
**SATURDAY AFTERNOON TEAS AND SUNDAY ROASTS WITH FREE LIVE MUSIC**
**POPUP EVENTS**VEGAN MENU**GIN/WINE/BEER TASTING
**WEDDINGS**PRIVATE HIRE**
**GARDEN FESTIVALS**COURTYARD GIGS**

A huge range of music from every genre with a professionally run sound and lighting system ensuring you get the best possible experience. We are proud to promote local talent and work closely with local music groups.

We host Chester’s longest running Comedy night and Open Mic night as well as theatre, burlesque, poetry, 20s dance and more… we seriously want you to have fun …
Join us during the day for lunches snacks cakes Jaunty Goat coffee, teas and a selection of food from the daytime menu. If you need a quick lunch or working lunch please let us know.

SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS DAYTIME
We offer live music from our resident acts alongside food from our menu including a Saturday afternoon tea and Sunday roast.
POPUP EVENTS
Events include: vegan/vegetarian menu evenings with music, specialist wine, gin, whisky and beer tasting evenings and much more.

WEDDINGS
Why not come to us for all your requirements including the main marriage ceremony in the stunning courtyard or inside the venue.

FESTIVALS
The festivals include live music, food and outside bar running from noon till midnight. The format for these varies and typically involves; the big outdoor stage, the intimate indoor stage and the courtyard stage with many acts over the day.

COURTYARD GIGS
Running throughout the year, there is live music and food alongside the usual indoor bar.

PRIVATE HIRE
Let us know what your needs are as we can offer a wide range of options both inside and outside for both private and business events.

OPENING TIMES:
Mon – Sat: 12am till Late. Sunday: 12 noon till 8pm*


Parking is available nearby at the new Delamere St carpark (no entry after 9pm but can exit), at St Anne’s St (24hr) or Garden Lane (24hr) – charges may apply
*Opening times vary, depending on gigs, festivals and private hire.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?