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The Chequers

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Church Road, Churchill, Chipping Norton OX7 6NJ, England
+44 1608 659393
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12:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An excellent meal. Last time we went we had Sunday lunch which never seems to be indicative of the pub's menu. This was a weekday evening meal and it was brilliant.

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Thank Stephen L
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our second visit and once again a great lunch time experience. We each tried something different - risotto, malfatti and sea bream - and all were beautifully cooked, presented and served. In an area packed with great places to eat The Chequers is up there with the best

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Thank David H
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68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for drinks and bar snacks and had a sausage roll and Welsh rarebit x portions were skimpy albeit the best sausage roll I have ever eaten! Not a great idea to appear grabby and cutting costs unnecessarily especially as we all know what the margin is on food?! I'm not averse to paying £100 for a good meal... More 

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Thank JES1253
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We as a family ate lunch here recently on a Saturday afternoon. Kids meals were fine if a little small. Wife ordered Cajun chicken which was very dry, however the worst of the meals was mine. I ordered the liver and it came out raw. I put my knife into it and blood literally squirted across the table and also... More 

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Egham
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Bit of a disappointment after being to the wheatsheaf. Cheese soufflé ok but not as good as the wheatsheaf, service patchy, 20 mins and two requests for drinks. Roast was good. Seating a bit cramped with two big tables taking up a lot of space.

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Thank D-T-2008
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. But it's nearly lost its mojo. Come on guys keep on it! Mainly slow service. Food nearly as good as it was. Still much better than Soho Farmhouse.

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Thank Paul F
Newark
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great welcome, love the decor, nice atmosphere, interesting menu with lots of choice...however my liver was thick, poorly cooked, hard on the outside and spongy inside, lacked flavour and seasoning Would go again and try something else next time

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Thank NewarkRob
Haddenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Excellent staff, extremely helpful, quick service for our group of 14, a highly enjoyable lunch. Lovely atmosphere. Many thanks to all.

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Thank Edgar S S
Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Visited the chequers for Mother's Day. We have never found a pub or restaurant pub where good quality food and high standards prevail, now we have. The family had a traditional Sunday lunch prepared to perfection, food and vegetables were fresh, hot and as good as a Sunday lunch at home. Bar and restaurant staff were professional, warm, efficient and... More 

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Thank Colin H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I love this place. Great atmosphere, clientele are the hipsters and those of class. The décor is shabby chic with Cotswold charm and rural living - stuffed deer heads, shooting magazines, shabby chesterfields. The bar stocks everything and the service and staff are as if out of London - not like a local parochial pub. Food is good but its... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road, Churchill, Chipping Norton OX7 6NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Chipping Norton  >  Churchill
  • Phone Number: +44 1608 659393
Description
In the picture perfect village of Churchill, The Chequers is everything a traditional pub should be with its pretty Cotswold stone exterior and a muddy landrover outside. Except, step inside this pub and you'll find something much more intriguing. A heady mix of the old and new. Expect modern cocktails to sit alongside local ales, and a menu that is packed with seasonally inspired dishes.Enjoy locally brewed beer propped at our bar with friends and family, or rustic dishes in our restaurant using the very best British ingredients in some well-loved classics like our Twice Baked Cheddar Soufflé, Bobby Battered Market Fish and our unmissable steaks cooked to perfection in Josper ovens.

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