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Upstairs at The Grill

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70 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
+44 1244 344883
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came here with my husband and my god. Staff were attentive and food was absolutely gorgeous. Would certainly recommend this place to my friends

Thank SarahR1978
Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room may be small but the food is excellent, a wide ranging wine list and first class service all together provides me my favourite Sunday lunch.I like to have the choice of beef either pink or well done, the roasties are excellent. The staff are always pleasant, attentive but not pushy. Altogether this makes my favourite Sunday Lunch.

Thank keith b
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our third visit here and as always fantastic, from the moment you walk in the service is outstanding, they really our brilliant and the food was presented beautifully and cooked exactly as requested we had the Chateaubriand and it was so tasty, we also shared some dauphinoise (I need there recipe!!) cauliflower cheese with bacon, which sounds unusual but you... More 

Thank HazelMcwilliams
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely fantastic the food was mouth watering and the staff were fabby can't wait to come here again

Thank Stephen R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Upstairs at the Grill for lunch as a group of eight. We were out shopping for the day and wanted to have lunch somewhere relaxed, comfortable and with high quality food and service. We couldn't have done any better! We were placed in a private room upstairs which was cosy and decorated simply and stylishly. Our waiter was... More 

Thank Bethan J
Chester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited with 3 colleagues from work, the whole experience was great, very knowledgeable staff & food was excellent, we all had something different & every one thoroughly enjoyed it. Also had a great wine list, couldn't get through it all (we did try) but some fantastic reds available. We booked in advance so not sure if you could just turn... More 

Thank Jewbo68
Flintshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was cooked as ordered to perfection. Staff were friendly and had great knowledge of the food. The ambiance of the restaurant is special. You know your at a top class eatery as soon as you walk through the door. Couldn't recommend this highly enough! Unless your a vegan, then this is not for you.

Thank CMichael1969
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First time we've been and won't be the last. Everyone was happy and agreed everything was lovely. The place was busy and rather noisy so be prepared but that can't be helped. Happy customer. Johnny

Thank johnnywrex
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited this restaurant as a family of four,the restaurant itself is small but a very good layout. We were greeted well and taken to the bar area which I found the lighting a little too dark but my husband said it fitted with the settings to him. We ordered drinks from the menus and was asked if we wanted... More 

Thank Tracy J
Narberth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended for the best steak in town and cannot argue with that, the food was amazing as was the décor and originality of the place, what we felt let it down was the attitude of a couple of the waiters, we were there for a 60th birthday and they had put balloons and a card on the table... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Steakhouse, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?