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1539 Restaurant

Fifteen Thirty Nine Restaurant & Bar, The Racecourse, Chester, CH1 2LY

(((() British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 21:00
Saturday: 11:30 - 21:30
Sunday: 11:30 - 18:00.

Great friendly staff amazing food and great cocktails

Stacey Reay davenport 22 April 2017
from Ellesmere Port

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With views over the famous Chester Racecourse, 1539 Restaurant is a chic, comfy spot that's perfect for race day meals. The rooftop bar and lounge boasts a retractable roof and heaters, with DJs on the weekends turning it into an essential people-watching hangout.

Gourmet international recipes are packed into the 1539 menu, with premium flavours to kick things off, like seared fillet steak tartare with egg yolk and brioche toast. Inventive British recipes include seared fillets of sea bass with herb and rapeseed oil relish, while tastes from the continent are showcased in options like coq au vin. From the grill, there are steaks that can be paired with a selection of sides like skin-on fries and tenderstem broccoli.

Up in the roof lounge at 1539 in Chester, the drinks menu features premium bottles of champagne, prosecco and spirits like armagnac and vintage whiskies, while the cocktail list includes classic and contemporary creations.

Filled with plush leather furnishings and a chic yet approachable feel, 1539 boasts an unbeatable location beside the racecourse, and is definitely the place to dine on race days. Chester Rail Station is just a 6-minute drive away.

1539 Restaurant

Fifteen Thirty Nine Restaurant & Bar, The Racecourse, Chester, CH1 2LY

Contact +44 1244304611

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Customer reviews for 1539 Restaurant

4.6 (((() (based on 109 reviews)
98% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (87)
  • views (71)
  • lunch (64)
  • romantic (45)
  • business (41)
  • value (39)
  • luxury (37)
  • large parties (30)
  • trendy (30)
  • private dining (24)
  • afternoon tea (11)
  • entertainment (11)
  • al fresco (10)
  • child friendly (8)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((* 7 May 2017 by Mily Sebastian from Chester

    Great dining experience
    Views of racecourse to attentive staff
    Prompt service

  • ((((( 22 April 2017 by Stacey Reay davenport from Ellesmere Port

    Great friendly staff amazing food and great cocktails

  • ((((( 21 April 2017 by Moira Clow from Chester

    Lovely restaurant with great views over the racecourse. Food was delicious, good choice and well presented. Excellent service, making our night really enjoyable.

  • ((((( 15 April 2017 by Gwenno Davies from Chester

    Meal was fantastic, looking over the racecourse. staff were very attentive but not obtrusive.

  • ((*** 11 April 2017 by Andrew Pierce from Chester

    Been there on numerous occasions, normally food outstanding, Sunday food cold and slow service

  • ((((( 20 March 2017 by Bethan Dromgoole from Chester


  • ((((( 8 March 2017 by Hazel Fendley from Chester

    Wonderful food great service. Friendly and efficient staff. The location is amazing

  • ((((( 26 February 2017 by Phillip Shaw from Broughton Chester

    Great dining experience, food was of a high quality with the wine being great quality and value. The best features were the staff friendliness. The steaks were of a high quality and the cheese board was exceptional.

  • ((((( 23 February 2017 by Dawn Salisbury from Chester

    Food & atmosphere were amazing. Very resonably priced. Staff attentive without being too much. Will definitely be returning!

  • ((((( 15 February 2017 by Faye Porter from Chester

    Great service!

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