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The Chequers Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Berrick Salome, Wallingford OX10 6JN, England
+44 1865 891118
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Paris
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Chequers is a charming old country pub. We booked for lunch and the food was very good with excellent friendly service. However: the bar and dining areas were cold, not just chilly but cold, and it had not warmed up when we left almost 2 hours later. A real shame, we were glad to get in the car to... More 

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Thank SidneyParis
Reading, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived to a wonderful cosy traditional country pub atmosphere. The welcome was warm and immediately made our party of four feel at home. The food is truly fantastic. Not too fussy but beautifully presented and so tasty. I had the best macaroni cheese I've ever tasted and my wife said her rib eye steak was a level above any she'd... More 

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Salisbury
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had to wait 40 minutes before our order was taken.Service was slow and the lunch was very average (I had the sausage casserole - plenty of content but questionable quality). We got presented with the bill before we asked for it as they wanted to close the pub. We've visited twice previously but won't be going again, based on this... More 

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Thank Paul S
Sandra D, Owner at The Chequers Inn, responded to this review

Please can you check you have the right Chequers. We do not have sausage casserole on our menu More 

St Albans, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We followed the brown signs from the main road, not really knowing where we would end up and were delighted with our find. There was a welcoming wood stove, adding to the cosy feel of the bar area.We both had game pie, which was full of meat and in a delicious gravy. My only criticism would be that the vegetables... More 

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Thank 69Heather
Oxford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Great pub, lovely food!! Nice atmosphere and they welcome children which is a bonus. Always guaranteed a really nice meal.

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Thank kelly1977
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We were in the general area and selected this place based on other reviews, and were very glad we did. The food was excellent, Christmas menu with spicy vegetable soup which was really tasty and would have been more than enough for a light lunch, followed by turkey for me and game pie for partner. We never made it to... More 

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Thank Christine E
oxford
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92 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Booked for a works Xmas get together but left feeling disappointed. Food was OK but service was yet again painfully slow. Almost 2 and a half hours for 10 people having 3 pre booked courses. Don't think we will be coming back as this is our second consecutive visit we have been left unattended. Disappointing.

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Thank retrophoto
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

A very warm welcome and super friendly and courteous staff. A great drink by the fire to start. Lovely food in a gorgeous old pub. Fresh ingredients and good portion size kept all 6 of us happy. Puddings were delicious too. Will definitely go again.

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Thank LondonHappyfamily
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

This place still really knows what it's doing....................... great food, ambience and value. Our waitress, Alice, was a super-star. Food took a little while to come out of the kitchen, but it wasn't a problem as it was well worth waiting for. Highly recommended.

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Thank Gill S
Marlow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The service was warm, welcoming and friendly and the food was excellent (Steak and Ale Pie and Venison Burger followed by apple crumble in our case). Bought an Artisan loaf on the way out too.

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Thank Philip H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Berrick Salome, Wallingford OX10 6JN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Wallingford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 891118

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