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$$ - $$$British, ,
75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
+44 1244 327394
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • 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

We had lunch at Barlounge on Saturday, great food and excellent service, plenty of choice with gluten free options. Really good atmosphere at lunchtime or evening. We frequent this place on a regular basis and have yet to be disappointed.

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch after site seeing as it looked an interesting place to visit. We entered via a large open covered area where several people sat drinking. A large bar area with lots of seating and other rooms off from this. A warm friendly...More

Thank Hackford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our first time in Chester and booked a table from a friends recommendation. We were seated straight away as we arrived. The waitress was lovely, let us try the wine before we ordered a bottle. She was also great at recommending food. We...More

Thank lauradB4372TE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time we have eaten here and we wasn’t disappointed. The meal was delicious and very good value. Staff were very friendly too so made a huge difference!

Thank jayne771979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Turned up on a whim for a meal for 2. Wife is veg/vegan she had plenty of choice. I went for the special main course which was belly pork with apple style sides. I commented I didn’t eat apple and they gave me mash with...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG what can I say. Amazing. There were 4 of us. All meals & desserts fantastic. Loved the way they presented the food. Especially the cheeseboard served on a mousetrap. I kind of don’t want to say too much because we enjoyed the surprise of...More

Thank Jaynechad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked in the afternoon for the same evening, tried to book for 7pm, but because we had our 7 year old daughter with us, was asked to come in for 6pm. As the only sitting after 7pm would take us past nine o’clock. We arrived...More

Thank mrsraynor
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came here for the 2nd part of our Works Christmas Party and we had the private seating area. Fantastic service, waitress was lovely and always made sure everyone had drinks. There was buckets of beer on the tables and bottles of prosecco waiting for...More

Thank Kirsty J
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Great value roast lunch. Professional and curteous service. Proper sirloin of beef, proper roast potatoes, excellent vegetables and best of all proper gravy. Not always the first venue to head to for food but strongly recommended.

Thank mdc1232014
Reviewed 18 December 2017

It was extremely busy when we visited. But it is the type of bar that doesn't have labels on the pumps, so you don't know what is available, loads of people sat AT the bar drinking, so you have to fight your way through the...More

Thank sambob26
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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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