10 Cocktail Bars in Chester

Cocktail Bars in Chester

You may not have known this, but Funktion Events is based right in the heart of Chester! We all love a cheeky drink or two, so we know where to get the best cocktails in Chester.

So, you’ve found yourself in Chester wondering where to find some mouth-wateringly delicious cocktails and ended up here. Well, lucky you! We have done all the hard work for you and compiled a list of some of the best cocktail bars in Chester that serve unique and tasty drinks to all those who visit.

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Bar Lounge - Cocktail Bars in Chester

1. BarLounge Chester

For over 19 years, BarLounge has served delicious cocktails and created many happy memories for its customers right in the heart of Chester. So, it would be a shame to miss out on Chester’s original cocktail bar, wouldn’t it?

You won’t find only the typical classic cocktails here, as the bar team has mixed up and created their own signature cocktails that will certainly go down a treat and leave you spoilt for choice. The atmosphere at Bar Lounge is like no other: classy yet brimming with energy and fun.

Why not sit outdoors in their garden and surround yourself with dazzling lights, or sit inside and relax in a comfy booth? 

📌 75 Watergate St » | Website »

Church - Cocktail Bars in Chester

2. The Church Bar & Restuarant

This converted Church will make quite the impression when looking for delicious cocktails in a unique setting. The decor is one to remember, with its tremendous organ sitting big and bold in the centre of the bar and a beautiful stained glass window. 

The Church Bar & Restaurant is one of the most popular in the city, and queues of people wait to get a seat inside! On the weekends, they play live music, and there is a huge outdoor area and an indoor space to sit.

Their cocktail menu is extremely impressive, and you can find all your classics, like daiquiris, cosmopolitans and pornstar martinis! They also offer 2 for £10 on cocktails from Sunday to Thursday!

📌 Newgate St » | Website »

Kuckoo - Cocktail Bars in Chester

3. Kuckoo

If you love indie rock and roll and mind-blowing cocktails, then you’ll absolutely adore Kuckoo! This cocktail bar has an energetic vibe as everyone sings and parties to the iconic tunes, including the bonkers bartenders.

You’ll find yourself surrounded by a clean, modern, and stylish venue with red booths, neon lights, and a cocktail menu longer than you could ever wish for. You’ll be tempted by serious drinks for serious drinkers, classic cocktails, and some dangerous shots. So, head over to Kuckoo if you want to treat yourself to some hand-crafted cocktails and indie music.

📌 58 Watergate St » | Website »

Red Door - Cocktail Bars in Chester

4. Red Door

If you wander down St John Street, visiting Red Door is a must. One of Chester’s trendiest cocktail bars, Red Door, offers plenty for a great night out and delicious cocktails. The extensive cocktail menu will provide you with amazing quality cocktails all night while you dance and sing along to good classic tunes.

If you don’t find a cocktail that tickles your fancy on their set menu, there’s no need to worry—the bartenders are happy to mix you up a cocktail of your choosing. So, if you want to celebrate in style or simply treat yourself to a cocktail or two, then get knocking on the big red door. This also features on our list of the best bars in Chester!

📌 St. John St » | Website »

The Botanist - Cocktail Bars in Chester

5. The Botanist

Located right by the famous Chester Cathedral, The Botanist is a fantastic cocktail bar to visit after some refreshing botanical cocktails along with all the classics. Regarding cocktails, The Botanist push boundaries and encourages guests to try something new and spectacular from their vast cocktail menu.

Treat yourself to cocktails created with interesting combinations of freshly pressed citrus juice or home-grown greenhouse herbs. If you visit from Wednesday to Sunday, you’ll even enjoy some fantastic live music performed by talented locals. Check out the cocktail bars in Cardiff.

📌 13 St. Werburgh St » | Website »

Prohibition - Cocktail Bars in Chester

6. Prohibition

You’ve probably walked past this bar many times without realising if you are based in Chester or visit often. It's quite hidden, making it difficult to find and hard to notice. But once you’re inside the hidden gem of a cocktail bar, you will have an amazing time being transported to the 1920s.

This speakeasy-style bar offers a wide range of tasty cocktails that have been a hit with all who have tried them. Prohibition is a great place to be if you want a unique, intimate, and old-school experience that you won’t find anywhere else in the city.

It’s always best not to drink on an empty stomach, so head over to one of the best restaurants in Chester to get your fill!

📌 66 Watergate St » | Website »

Oddfellows - Cocktail Bars in Chester

7. Oddfellows

It’s all in the name. Oddfellows is an odd cocktail bar in Chester filled with quirky decor, but it is certainly wonderful and a must if you are around. They serve delightful cocktails all day, every day, ranging from vodka infusions to fresh fruit concoctions in a specially designed wood-panelled room with an additional secret outdoor garden. If you're looking for more outdoor drinking spaces in the city, take a look at our guide to the best beer gardens in Chester!

If you don’t fancy a cocktail off the menu, all you simply have to do is ask a talented bartender to shake, mix, and stir you up a classic! Located on Lower Bridge Street, Oddfellows is in the heart of Chester and is surrounded by tons of fun things to do after a cocktail or two.

📌 20 Lwr. Bridge St » | Website »

Abode Fifth Floor - Cocktail Bars in Chester

8. ABode - Fifth Floor

Take in the stunning panoramic views of Chester as you sip on some mouth-watering cocktails at the lovely cocktail bar Abode. Then, make your way up to the fifth floor and drink the night away effortlessly and sophis­tica­tedly.

The bartenders are extremely talented, meaning they can create, mix, shake, and strain many perfect sour, sweet, and fresh cocktail concoctions using infused spirits, fruit, and mixers. This cocktail bar offers some of the best views of Chester, so it would be a shame to miss out!

📌 Grosvenor Rd » | Website »

Opera Grill - Cocktail Bars in Chester

9. Opera Grill

Head to Opera Grill, a fantastic cocktail bar, to add class, elegance, and mind-blowingly tasty cocktails to your experience. Here, you will find yourself submerged in a venue full of pure luxury and high-quality décor, making it the perfect bar for special occasions or simply a sophisticated drink during the week.

Their vast cocktail menu consists of various fruity concoctions, including mixers, spirits, sodas, and much more, that the bartenders can shake and stir up for you. There’s no need to worry about seating, as there are over 400 options, including booths, large tables, or intimate seats. We also have a list of all the best clubs in Chester.

📌 3 Pepper St » | Website »

The Suburbs - Cocktail Bars in Chester

10. The Suburbs

Known for serving up award-winning cocktails, The Suburbs is a great place to visit if you want to get away from the busy, bustling city centre and chill out in a modernised bar. With 35+ tasty cocktails, you will be truly spoilt for choice and bound to find something new that you love at this amazing cocktail bar.

There are plenty of booths and tables to cater to all group sizes, and many talented bartenders mix, shake, and stir up award-winning cocktails infused with various spirits, fruits, sodas, fizz, and much more!

📌 22 Charles St » | Website »

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