Starting Friday 26 October, Head Chef Daniel Speak and his brigade are inviting guests to enjoy a five-course taster menu for just £55 per person. The menu will feature inspired dishes featuring the best ingredients that the season has to offer.

To accompany the menu, our highly trained team will select perfectly matched drinks to complement the inspired dishes.

Menus will be released ahead of the taster evenings.

Discerning diners are encouraged to book early to ensure these unforgettable experiences are not missed. To make a booking call 01244 304 611 or email

This year marks 10 years of Chester Race Company’s inaugural restaurant; 1539 Restaurant & Bar. To commemorate a decade of serving Chester and its loyal community, 1539 Restaurant & Bar hosted an evening of indulgence in May, with Great British Menu finalist and Chef Patron of The French, Adam Reid.
Delighted with the reception received, the restaurant is now pleased to announce their next collaboration with the established chef, Gary User, on Thursday 25 October. Gary has devised a bespoke four-course menu for patrons to enjoy during an evening of delectable cuisine, accompanied by a curated drinks offering and unforgettable service.

General Manager, Andre Sievers commented:
‘We are extremely excited to be working with Gary, the evening will spark the beginning of a series of tasting evenings every Friday throughout October and November, offering the perfect accompaniment to the changing season.’

The collaboration marks the start of a season of tasting events to run every Friday throughout autumn, beginning Friday 26 October. Guests are invited to enjoy a five-course tasting menu for just £55 per person. To accompany the menu, the restaurant’s highly trained team will select a perfectly matched drinks flight to complement the culinary journey.

1539 has also recently appointed a new Sous Chef, Richard Bruce to join established Head Chef Daniel Speak creating a noteworthy partnership of innovation and passion. The Michelin Star trained Chef has risen through the ranks at Gordon Ramsey at Claridge’s and The Square. Richard has an enthusiasm for food that reflects the current team’s appetite to create unforgettable dining experiences.

Discerning diners are encouraged to book early to ensure these unforgettable experiences are not missed. To make a booking call 01244 304 611 or email

The final month of the 2018 Chester Racing season has been reached and only four opportunities remain to experience thrilling action on the Roodee.

Named after the year racing first began in Chester, dining experiences in 1539 Restaurant & Bar have limited availability for the remainder of the Chester 2018 season. Although, tables are still available for those looking to continue their raceday into the evening, with post-racing dining available after the last race. The glass-fronted restaurant offers panoramic sunset views of the Roodee, providing the perfect backdrop to enjoy an evening of indulgence, with unforgettable service, delectable cuisine and a carefully chosen wine selection.

Discerning diners are invited to take their seats an hour after the last race of the day and advance booking to ensure these unforgettable experiences is advised. To book a table call 01244 304 611 or click here

Global superstar Tom Jones is set to perform at Chester Racecourse on Thursday 19 July in what promises to be an unforgettable evening of entertainment this summer.

We’ll be open for pre-show dining in the Restaurant and will be serving two delicious courses and a glass of Prosecco to get the party started for just £35 per person.

After the show, we will be inviting guests to enjoy drinks and music on the Roof.

To book a table call 01244 304 611 or click here

The Chester Racecourse fixture list for the 2019 season has very recently been announced. The season begins with the prestigious May Festival, running three days between Wednesday 8 – Friday 10 May and ends with the celebratory Season Finale on Saturday 28 September.

Information regarding the price of tickets, badges and hospitality packages will be made available before the 2019 season goes on general sale later in the year.

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