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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” (44 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

This has to be one of the finest settings for a drink , on the roof terrace of 1539 overlooking Chester race course . The service and hospitality was second to none. We decided to dine in the evening and wow . Fantastic food in...More

Thank Gibbers58
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chanced upon this place on a day out in Chester. Just wandering round the walls and chanced upon it. Menu looked good so we thought we'd give it a try! The views over the race course were wonderful. The service was first class and...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasantly surprised - great friendly service and excellent fine dining experience. Highly recommend .. food was extremely tasty.

Thank lindylooly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1539 is in a fabulous location with easy parking and wonderful views of Chester Racecourse. We have dined here a few times now for lunch and dinner and the service and quality of the food has never been less than first class. The staff are...More

Thank LadyLumley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started by having drink there on the Friday afternoon, liked the menu so booked in for dinner later. It poured with rain so good that the taxi pretty much dropped us under the grand stand canopy and sheltered from the weather. Wine list was...More

Thank Davew71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chose this restaurant for the views and recommendation. Now the view is great although is was raining and the decor and location is great very smart! We arrived where the hostess/ manager was lovely and offered to take our wet belongings into the warm office....More

1  Thank William O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice surroundings with a great rooftop view over Chester Racecourse should not be over-estimated. Try it even for a drink. You won't be disappointed.

Thank langholm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Race Course this week and went to The Race Horse pub, on the Course which is open to the public when there's no race meeting. We were whisked across to the Pub by Brian in the Complimentary 6 seater Buggy. Reminded me of...More

Thank spena
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Had an absolutely brilliant birthday celebration with friends. Drinks before the meal on the rooftop, then a great meal and drinks again after on the rooftop. The staff were great, nothing was to much trouble for them. Meal relaxed and not rushed. Sue looked after...More

Thank Kev and Joyce W
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Met my friend for lunch today 3rd July, had a great coffee with cold milk I don't like hot milk, we both ate from the lunch menu, 2 courses for £15.39, I upgraded another £4 for the steak. All the starters looked very nicely presented,...More

Thank dancingdhd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
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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