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The Chequers Inn

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Berrick Salome, Wallingford OX10 6JN, England
+44 1865 891118
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Tunbridge Wells
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here 1 night for work, and although the room is fairly basic, the staff and food offered will have you coming back again and again. I am not a great Burger fan, but it was Burger night, so allowed myself to be persuaded by the chef, that I would not regret it. Absolutely superb, I enjoyed every morsel,... More 

Thank Spainy2
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled upon the place whilst out for a country drive, glad we did not be swayed by the negative reviews on here. Its a small village pub that obviously relies on passing trade. We found the service and food to be excellent, despite arriving late on duriing lunchtime service. It was lovely and cosy with two roaring log burners. We... More 

Thank Baz W
Vinca, France
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132 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know what's wrong with the landlords here. The food is excellent, the ambience is lovely in a big airy pub, but the wait for food is just ridiculous. 30 mins for staters, 30 mins for main course and 40 mins for the dessert. We asked for the dessert after 30 mins and we were told it was just... More 

Thank deneuk12
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As usual in the area, word of mouth took us to the Chequers for Saturday lunch. Word was that the food and atmosphere were very good, but service was wanting. We went with a completely open mind. Talk about snatching defeat out of the jaws of victory! There is simply no service culture in this establishment so it became irrelevant... More 

Thank Hooray_Henley
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

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 

1 Thank SidneyParis
Reading, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

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 

1 Thank PSD67
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

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 

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 20 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 

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.

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 13 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 

Thank Christine E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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?