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1539 Restaurant & Bar to re-open this weekend

Chester’s award-winning eatery 1539 Restaurant & Bar is set to re-open its doors this Saturday 4 July.

The restaurant will stage two celebratory events over Saturday and Sunday, beginning with a live screening of the Epsom Derby. Guests can enjoy all the action from Epsom Downs, including the Investec Oaks and Investec Derby from 12pm.

A cash bar and table service betting will be available on the roof terrace overlooking the racecourse and those wishing to dine may order food from the Roof Lounge bowl food and platter menu. Racing Posts and a special 1539 racing briefing will be available for aficionados to study the form before the off.

On Sunday, everyone’s favourite staple, the 1539 roast returns. Lunch is served from 12pm and guests can enjoy a celebratory two courses for £19.50 per person or three courses for £24.50 per person.

Following a fantastic response from loyal customers of 1539, places on both days are limited. Contact the restaurant directly to book a table by calling 01244 304 611, email info@restaurant1539.co.uk or go online at www.restaurant 1539.co.uk. Please note the restaurant is not able to accept walk ups at this time.

From week commencing 6 July, the restaurant will open Friday – Sunday 12 - 8pm (12 - 7pm on Sundays). For prospective visitors with questions about the changes in place following COVID-19, a list of restaurant FAQs is available to view online. The team are also happy to answer questions via the contact channels above.

Chester Race Company Restaurant Group Manager, Lynsey Jones, said:

“We’re delighted to have been given the go-ahead to open this weekend and look forward to returning to serving the community of Chester with what we do best; good food, a premium drinks serve and the usual attentive service from our team.

“To reassure customers, we have put in place a number of new measures to protect those visiting and our members of staff. A full list of FAQs is available on our website detailing the changes. We invite customers to contact us directly with feedback or any queries prior to arrival. We can’t wait to open our doors and welcome people with a smile.”


About 1539 Restaurant & Bar:

Named after the year racing first began in Chester, 1539 Restaurant & Bar is Chester Racecourse’s statement on-course eatery, offering quality food and service all year round. The unique positioning of 1539 offers a sought-after panoramic view of the world’s oldest racecourse as a backdrop to your dining experience.

Dine in unique and comfortable surroundings, with breath-taking views of the Roodee and striking contemporary décor. The cuisine is also outstanding, awarded for its excellence with an AA Rosette. Enjoy a varied menu offering twists on British classics and dishes inspired by flavours from across the globe, along with a quintessential Afternoon Tea offering.

On race days the glass-fronted restaurant offers spectacular views of the final furlong, whilst the roof terrace provides a premium atmosphere from which to enjoy a light lunch, race day action and evening cocktails.

1539 Restaurant & Bar, Nuns Road, Chester CH1 2LY

T: 01244 304 611

E: info@restaurant1539.co.uk

W: www.restaurant1539.co.uk

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