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1539 Restaurant & Bar

Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
+44 1244 304611
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (46 reviews)
“scallops” (20 reviews)
“pudding” (20 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter had her 21 st birthday party here, it was perfect, the staff were fantastic, food was great, what a great location

Thank mooniej8
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very modern venue, overlooking the race course. Great service & quality food. I was there on a business function so we were served drinks & canapes the upstairs bar area, a few of us also ordered food from their menu. Good choice to suit all...More

Thank carlald1969
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed the day at the races, food was excellent, as was the service, never had to wait for anything it was amazing! The chocolate mousse was exceptional!

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, excellent location. Fantastic place to go for a late lunch - staff always very good - fast and efficient.

Thank 891robertlim
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a set lunch here last week and it was really very good. I had hanger steak that was full of flavour (a really underused cut) my wife had perfectly cooked seabass. The cost was very modest and the service and wine list...More

Thank 84805PeterS84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice meal, great surroundings, good service, food here is always good quality,yo have a pleasant view over the racecourse whilst eating, I've never had a bad experience here, whether eating with large parties from a set menu, or eating a-la-carte as a couple would recommend...More

Thank Paul O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely and unique location with very tasteful decor.....one of my bugbears when dining as a couple is being plonked on a table which is so close to others on either side, that it makes having a private conversation impossible and unfortunately this is what's...More

Thank wolfheart2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time here in the last two months Its a Hidden Gem Loved the king scallops followed with sea bass My wife had Black pudding with poached egg and hollandaise With traditional roast beef beautiful tender and pink perfect Sue the manageress...More

Thank Loch Fyne R S S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had lunch here on Thursday. We ordered from the lunch menu which has a great selection. I ordered the fish pie, which I have to say was the best I have ever had....large chunks of salmon, cod, prawns and clams. Presentation...More

Thank Chester3010
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a fabulous anniversary meal. We booked the 1539 for this special occasion and so glad we did. From the start, Rebecca made us feel very much welcome and treated us so well. We started with drinks upstairs with views over the racecourse....More

Thank Baileyscud17
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 304611
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Restaurant 1539 offers the most unique backdrop in which to enjoy a drink, a delicious meal or mingle in the Roof Lounge. Our menu offers twists on classic British favourites alongside dishes inspired by flavours from across the globe. The menu features some classic grills and fresh seafood.
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