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The Barista's

9 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
+44 1244 400045
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (31 reviews)
“toasties” (16 reviews)
“pecan pie” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
9 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

6 of us called in for lunch.Seated straight away & menus provided.Even though it was 12:30 our meals arrived quickly.Generous portions & very tasty.Called in next day for breakfast.Good choice of dishes but I think they miss out by having no fresh fruit or yoghurt.Helpful...More

Thank Pam W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been mentioned on a few of the other reviews but had our own experience of the grumpy old man today - surly, unhelpful and clearly resentful of his job serving customers, to be honest I’m not sure why he’s taken up this profession if he...More

Thank 589jonp
Andy D, Owner at The Barista's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oh dear how very Embrassing I am delighted you enjoyed the delicious food and drink and excellent service you got at your FIRST table for the FIRST HOUR you sat there. What you failed to mention above is the following The drink you spilt was...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

First time I've passed this place when it wasn't full. Went in ordered a toastie and a coffee, which was brought to my table followed a few minutes later by a freshly cooked toastie which was very nice. The staff were friendly and helpful with...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Visited as a pit stop for a coffee and a drink with my partner whilst exploring Chester. We sat outside on the street and they brought all the drinks over and were very helpful! Lovely place for people watching as well!

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great service, lovely coffee. Tend not to eat here but all looks good. Atmosphere is friendly and relaxed

Thank nwhitby2017
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Having used nearly all the independent coffee shops in Chester I think Barista’s coffee is by far the best. Along with great choice of cakes and sandwiches and lovely friendly efficient service, you couldn’t find a better independent coffee shop in Chester.

Thank guidouk
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

100% would recommend the American Stack pancakes and an iced coffee! Lovely little place with a fantastic atmosphere, would definitely pop in if ever in Chester again soon!

Thank Clxuds
Reviewed 16 August 2018

My wife and I called in yesterday On a trip to Chester it was great I had soup and bread my wife had cheese chicken and all sorts sandwich with salad it was great glad we chose to eat here nice friendly staff very reasonable...More

1  Thank Philip B
Reviewed 11 August 2018

I always try to go to independent coffee shops to support them, went to this cafe saturday 4pm. order 2 coffees as the food didn't look appealing. gave order and advised to take a seat. plenty to choose from as cafe empty apart from a...More

4  Thank carol a
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I came in there today 8 months pregnant and asked the miserable guy behind the till if i could please use the toilet, he said no I've just cleaned them, there's toilets over there!! I said there was a massive cue and im pregnant and...More

4  Thank Sheryl L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +44 1244 400045
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