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Chequers Inn

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Claypit Lane, Leeds LS25 5LP, England
+44 1977 683135
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had lunch here a few weeks back, absolutely superb, exactly what I wanted. The menu looks great and I will certainly be back to try other options, either in the restaurant upstairs or the bar. Great character and good beer, not the cheapest but worth it in my view. Hope you cannot find it!

Thank Adamlockdown
Castleford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The bar lunches are as good as I have had anywhere and certainly better than most. A good choice of beers: my favourite is Ledsham Sessions - not too strong for lunchtime.

Thank MCRLeeds
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were seated upstairs where the old lady took our drinks order. I asked what dark ales or stouts they had. She wasn't sure so off she went down stairs to ask. 2 min's later she was back and told me the name of a dark ale. So I asked for a pint, and a friend also asked for one.... More 

Thank Tony M
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167 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Chequers on a Thursday evening and wasn't surprised to see that it had quite a busy car park. Luckily as we ordered our first drink a table just inside the bar area on the left became available which was ideal for two. The curved edge table was very nice but it did make it slightly awkward to eat... More 

Thank Dominic W
Castleford, England, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We called for lunch today, a group of 8. We were made to feel so welcome. We mostly had sandwiches, but everything was lovely and the service was perfect. The fat chips and herb potatoes are amazing - how do they get them so soft in the middle and crisp on the outside?? Every time we have been here and... More 

Thank Jo T
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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376 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Great pub great food great landlord and landlady Only minor point is not much in the potato dept One roast potato one new potato for my roast beef Will return i will just ask for some chips as well !!!!

Thank ian g
Cangas de Onis, Spain
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Hard to review as some parts of dinner were excellent and others inedible. The crab creme brûlée was disappointing. It tasted good, however interior was runny, not creamy as I would expect from the name. The venison was excellent as was the duck. The stir fry vegetables that were served with the duck were like eating mouthfuls of condensed soy... More 

Thank svFreedom
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We diverted from the nearby A1 to meet friends for lunch here. Both the pub and the village of Ledsham with its lovely old church, justified the journey. Have a look on-line at the wide-ranging menu. We enjoyed a sandwich based lunch with some fabulous chips, accompanied by a great locally brewed beer. The cosy interior is what you would... More 

Thank voyager1942
Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Met up with an old school mate this afternoon who not seen for 31 years at this pub. What a place it is if you want some great lunch in a wonderful beer garden that is picture perfect and in the quiet countryside. The garden is beautiful, with lots of wildlife that shares its space with the customers and staff.... More 

Thank kevfreeflight
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Just spent a relaxing summer's evening in the garden of this pub. I can recommend the food and the staff are always welcoming.

Thank Bilbo53

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Claypit Lane, Leeds LS25 5LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 1977 683135

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?