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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
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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London england
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really were upstairs at "Upstairs at the Grill" - a great side table which was part of the bar and raised up high, so not suitable for guests with limited mobility. Fantastic food - had a chateaubriand to share and before that the scallop dish and the prawns. Steak cooked to perfection - didn't really need a knife to... More 

Thank slopper
Bedford, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was fortunate enough to be taken to upstairs at the grill just before Christmas by a grateful supplier for lunch We both ordered the Cote De beef with chips and béarnaise sauce Both were fantastic and whilst we both regretted that we couldn't stay longer we were both replete when we down implements The Grill is situated at the... More 

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worcester uk
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158 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As visitors to Chester, eating out was always going to be based on pot luck, but I have to say, we certainly did well finding Upstairs at the Grill. We had an early table, we were a little concerned that as we had an hour and a half time slot, we may be rushed or feel uncomfortable if we extended... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my mum here as a belated Christmas present. From the moment we arrived the staff were warm and welcoming. The food was lovely, the chauterbriand was exceptional. Although expensive for a treat I would definitely recommend and I will be returning in the future

Thank hellsbelles81
Keflavik, Iceland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely staff. Lovely atmosphere. Lovely food. The food was 10/10. Will definitely go again someday. Recommended for everyone

Thank EmeliaG93
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here last night we were very lucky to get last available table. Wow what an experience the staff are amazing made you feel like you were the only one there. Service was second to none and was a lovely touch how the staff pull up a chair to talk you through the menus. Food was delicious best steak we... More 

Thank Rainbow466
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited her on Wednesday this week for dinner. The staff were great, friendly and helpful from the reservation on the telephone to the very end of our fabulous evening. We spent a while at the bar having a lesson on the cuts of steak they served were they were sourced and how they were to taste. We also got told... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food far too salty, steak tough & tasteless, won't visit again I'm afraid, bill £100!!!!! Staff lovely though

Thank 167loraine
Warrington, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place with a group of work colleagues and can not pick fault with either the service or the food. We were asked if we wanted a 'steak presentation' which was extremely knowledgeable and provided really relevant recommendations. I had the fillet steak which was beautiful and everyone else was happy with their choice of steak. The wine... More 

Thank Sarah I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here as we wanted to on our last visit to Chester but couldn't get in as it was fully booked, i can now see why. This restaurant is lovely the greeting you receive on arrival, the general service and food quality is brilliant. We had starters, a steak each and shared some sides/extras and needless to say after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?