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The Chequers

50 Rivers Street, Bath BA1 2QA, England
+44 1225 360017
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
50 Rivers Street, Bath BA1 2QA, England
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1 - 10 of 1,092 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Popped in with a friend for a quick pint and was very impressed. Staff are friendly and helpful and they serve a very good pint of Gem. I have walked past here many times but not gone in, think I will try it again soon...More

Thank Lockwood17
Reviewed 6 days ago

Met some friends here for a birthday dinner whilst staying over in Bath for the weekend - great atmosphere, friendly staff and great food! Thank you! We will be back.

Thank Curlychichester
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was our second visit to The Chequers and it was as great as the previous time we had lunch here. The food was lovely and the service was friendly and welcoming. We look forward to visiting again.

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff are courteous. Food for the price is distinctly OK. Nothing particularly stood out. As with many places any intimacy for dining couples is non existent if your seated in the tables for 2. Expect to hear your neighbouring diners conversation and they yours. Better...More

Thank Rabee09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in Bath for the night I wanted to show my girlfriend the amazing Royal Crescent and then walk to somewhere nearby to eat. Chequers came up, and being days before Christmas not only was the Royal Crescent in festive splendour, but the atmosphere was...More

Thank Corey A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another very enjoyable visit to The Chequers. We came on Sunday evening, were given the table we requested and were made extremely welcome along with our dog. The relaxed atmosphere, delicious soup and roast, attentive service and lovely music made for a really lovely evening....More

Thank CollinaBath
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve wanted to try this restaurant for a while and it didn’t disappoint. Staff were very friendly, lovely decor, we sat upstairs in the dining room and had a fantastic view of the kitchen. All courses were flavoursome, well presented and just the right amount....More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As always a delicious meal at The Chequers. We love it there for its cosy atmosphere and it’s dog friendly. Food is always great, but would love a little chocolate with my coffee as we hadn’t indulged with puddings.

Thank JennyLTo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious and the staff were friendly and helpful. We always come to The Chequers every time we are in Bath as we always have a lovely time and the food is always great. Thank you!

Thank FranUKLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a beautiful, snowy walk on the Lansdowne we tried to get in to the Hare & Hound pub (a firm favourite) but it was, unsurprisingly, closed but the manager helpfully recommended we try a sister pub The Chequers in Bath. The manger was extremely...More

Thank Marvamber
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Questions & Answers
sarahBath
7 January 2018|
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Response from Lianne C | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your question. All of our food is prepared on the premises. Most of our meat dishes are cooked sous vide and the finished in a pan to order.This means that dishes such as the venison cannot be served as... More
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Lamelia1992
30 October 2017|
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Response from rkyme | Reviewed this property |
I have seen dogs in the pub I believe, best to telephone first.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Rivers Street, Bath BA1 2QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 360017
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Description
A landmark dining destination in the historic town of Bath, The Chequers is a beautifully restored gastropub on Rivers Street that has been serving customers since 1776. Offering a slice of local living to visitors from out of town, The Chequers is an elegant escape from the city’s bustling boutiques and is only a short walk from the Circus and the Royal Crescent. Serving a menu of home cooked, local & seasonal food alongside a premium selection of wines, local ciders and real ales, this is a fantastic place to spend an evening over a bottle or two with friends and family. On the menu you’ll find gastropub fare unrivalled in Bath with old pub favourites including their award winning Sunday lunch given a classy makeover. The Chequers restaurant also caters for business meetings and private parties.
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