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The Chequers Inn

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Berrick Salome, Wallingford OX10 6JN, England
+44 1865 891118
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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night B & B. Room on the small side, but had everything you needed. Clean and well decorated. Had an evening meal here as well. Food was lovely and we were served quickly. Breakfast was also delicious. Staff pleasant and helpful. Just one picky point though, thought have preferred to see the breakfast waitress wearing all... More 

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Thank Jane D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have known this Pub for many years, and by way of something different we chose to walk to the Pub on a Sunday for lunch. It has been operated for a few years by a new couple, who obviously know how to operate. The customer service was excellent, and conducted with a light and humorous touch. Nothing was too... More 

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Oxon
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The Sardinian chef put on a wonderful 5 course meal for £25, which everyone in our party of 12 thought brilliant throughout.

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Thank mokeysal
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Pub grub can often disappoint but it can also surprise. The Chequers has done that on each of the three times I have visited it and their new autumn menu has 4 things on it I want. The venison burger was very juicy and the service is always pleasant and thoughtful

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Thank race1954
Wallingford
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Not too many pubs can pull off being a decent place for a pint as well as doing good food in a nice atmosphere but The Chequers makes a good fist of it. Externally the whole place needs a damn good tidy up but once inside its pleasant and welcoming.

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Thank DownsviewWallingford
Oxford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Had previously enjoyed this pub, decent food etc. Sadly on a lovely warm day when we were hoping to sit outside with a meal in the great little garden, itself very quiet and only and handful of people around we were told we couldn't. No reason for it and not like they were 'too busy', given the virtually empty dining... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

After changing hands a few times, the Chequers has finally got the perfect owners who know what their customers require. Unusually it's open on a Monday lunchtime, so we thought we'd give it another try. How delighted were we , excellent food, excellent service, friendly, happy staff. We have returned twice more, and will be going again soon.

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Thank Gill S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stopped in here for a weekday lunch following a friend's recommendation and was not disappointed. Beautifully furnished, exceptionally clean, easy parking and a lovely location with a large garden and a nice layout inside. Young female working behind the bar was welcoming and courteous, while maintaining an efficient professional approach. Ordered drinks at the bar (and very honestly priced for... More 

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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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?