Watergates or Watergates Bar in Chester does not have the most exciting inn sign though it is attractive enough.
What is amazing about this modern gastro pub is its ancient setting.
It is in one of the crypts built prior to the Rows above.
The brickwork in this medieval undercroft has been left exposed.
It has a curved ceiling and church-like architecture that dates from around 1180. Even the café in Exeter Cathedral dates from a hundred years later than this.
Partner-who-loves-tea and I recently had a glass of coke in there just to soak in the atmosphere. The flags were to celebrate the Euro 2016 football tournament.