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The Chequers

) #30 of 421 Restaurants in Bath $$ - $$$ , European, British
50 Rivers Street, Bath BA1 2QA, England
+44 1225 360017
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
50 Rivers Street, Bath BA1 2QA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been recommended this venue by some friends so we booked for a Sunday Roast whilst in Bath for a weekend. Whilst the service was a little slow, the meals were fantastic. If you are looking for a relaxed long lunch or Sunday Roast, would...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious roast - fabulous chicken & veggies with a lovely shabby chic vibe. Our Sunday lunch was so yummy - great atmosphere and lovely staff. Only downfall was the service - slow to get drinks & take order - they also did no check back...More

Thank Isabel Louisa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well visited on Tuesday night dinner for 4 Total £160. First thing was ran out of steak.. Was only 8:30.... Next was seemed very short staffed had to wait for drinks also ended clearing out own table as plates had been there a while.. Worst...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate here with a friend (who lives in Bath) on a quiet Monday night. Not sure what it would be like on a busy night, but for us the service was excellent, the food nicely prepared, very well presented and exceedingly tasteful. It's not...More

Thank bettoneyvere
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small gastropub with a casual feel. The food, however, is absolutely first-rate. We had a gnocchi appetizer that unusually prepared and was the best we ever tasted. My husband had an outstanding duck and I had a risotto with butternut squash that...More

1  Thank Vogreen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in a nice Bath typical old house this place is welcoming and warm. We arrived to Bath late on a Friday night and kitchen was about to close ( we couldn't fine a parking space) so we called and ordered the starters by phone!...More

Thank Ira B
Lianne C, General Manager at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you from the whole team for such a lovely review! It was a pleasure to welcome you both and it's great to hear you enjoyed your visit, Lianne

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best roasts i've ever had in a restaurant. Truly delicious. Service also fab as they were happy to move our reservation at short notice, and gave us complimentary prossecco for my boyfriend's birthday - lovely.

Thank Maz C
Lianne C, General Manager at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We always enjoy hosting a special occasion and we believe every celebration requires bubbles!! Thank you for your lovely review, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening for family Birthday- you get a very good deal if you sign up to their mailing list and we had a free glass of prosecco each and free puddings which I think is very generous! Service started very well, we...More

1  Thank Alishia G
Lianne C, General Manager at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We share your disappointment over your unsatisfactory experience, we're capable of doing so much better on all levels! If you wish to come back to us please let us know directly so that we can ensure these points are all addressed and we can provide...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was nice and the staff were very friendly. But ... there was only one truly vegetarian main option on the lunch menu (parmesan in the risotto) and both the risotto and the 'heritage carrot' were small portions that really didn't match up to...More

Thank ToriaNel
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Great service, atmosphere and food. It wasn't overpriced either. The beef was melt in the mouth, utterly divine - thank you!

Thank Rcheets
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Jim J
do you have car parking
3 April 2017|
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Response from seyz15 | Reviewed this property |
On street parking only. Pay & display.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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