1539, Chester

12 June 2008
1539, Chester

Named after the year in which horse racing first officially took place in Chester, this new restaurant at Chester Racecourse serves a modern British menu with a focus on seasonal ingredients. It's a joint venture between the Chester Race Company and Heathcotes Outside, the public catering firm.

  • Opened: 25 April
  • Owner: Chester Race Company
  • Head chef: Chris Brown
  • Manager: Mo Gomez
  • Capacity: 170
  • Food: Starters include white onion and fennel soup with truffle glaze with main courses such as roasted Welsh mutton with buttered fondant and wild mushroom cream and desserts including warm chocolate sticky toffee pudding with clotted cream.
  • Price: £25 for three courses excluding wine
  • Address: The Racecourse, Chester CH1 2LY
  • Telephone: 01244 304611
  • Website: www.restaurant1539.co.uk

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