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) #16 of 391 Restaurants in Chester $$ - $$$ British, ,
75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
+44 1244 327394
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
75 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Barlounge is a fantastic bar on the corner of Watergate street heading towards the racecourse. Cocktails are delicious and reasonably priced. Only downside is the place gets incredibly busy whether it's a race day or not. Very very popular - not a bad thing, just...More

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

BarLounge has a tasty well thought out menu and some delicious cocktails to match however the service when I've been is always abit hit and miss. I also get the feeling it's a bit of a 'if your face fits' and regulars sort of place...More

Thank pendragonk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we were leaving the races on Saturday we decided to stop on at bar lounge for a quick drink before continuing on into town. The bar was really busy but we were served quickly and the staff were very polite and chatty which was...More

Thank cj-gray30
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in for a light lunch and cocktail while shopping in Chester. We had a lovely waitress,excellent service. Our salads were lovely, very fresh and different from the norm. Couldn't fault our visit and will certainly return.

Thank lily4074
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went to chester races on Saturday 10th june ,called into bar lounge for a drink .thought they were a little expensive. sat at a table outside only to be told by a member of staff that all the tables were reserved and we had 5...More

Thank jeffingle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot fault this place! Read about it on TripAdvisor and it didn't disappoint! In fact we had two visits in two days! Amazing cocktails and lovely atmosphere both in the evening and in the day ! The staff are all fabulous.. very welcoming and knowledgeable......More

1  Thank Hanbah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coming from Manchester and working in the industry myself.. I visited the bar lounge for the first with my girlfriend who's been before, we received outstanding service from James and Simon. James made our cocktails which were superb! Definitely going to come back!

Thank josh_toy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I eat and drink in here on a weekly basis and have done since I can remember , never had a bad experience , always friendly staff , always a good atmosphere , and always looked after . So many bars in Chester could learn...More

Thank MjA1991
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly staff and whilst mad busy the empties were cleaned away quickly and orders taken from where you were instead of going to the bar.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi. We ate here tonight. Service was excellent. I am coeliac. They went through the menu with me. Food was excellent. Husband had the meatballs and the steak I had the morozella cheese starter and the riseotto and turbot. I couldn't recommend this place enough....More

Thank aileenm3108
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Kath D
Would like a birthday treat for Hubby, casual food and cocktails and seated?
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$5 - US$28
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
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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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