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The Chequers

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Bar, British, Pub
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33 Queen Street, Stotfold, Hitchin SG5 4NX, England
+44 1462 735465
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Milton Keynes
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were rude. I'm a terrible terrible cook but have prepared food that has tasted better than this muck that was served up. Really disappointing. I certainly would not recommend this establishment for food.

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5 Thank Hugh C
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Came here as a last minute dinner out and we werent disappointed. Food was lovely and very filling. Nice variety to choose from off the meal also. Staff were also friendly and helpful. We were really impressed. Lovely to have a decent pub in the village again and look forward to our next trip.

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Thank Laura E
Hertfordshire
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We came here today for a late lunch, it was delicious. Staff friendly. Hubby and I had burgers, he had a beef one and I had minted lamb burger, it was really lovely. We will definitely go back.

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1 Thank fantastic2
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely friendly country pub serving delicious food prepared on the premises. My slow cooked beef short rib was cooked to perfection, it was melt in the mouth with a lovely deep, rich flavour. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend a visit!

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2 Thank Bea R
England, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter and myself decided to pop to the pub for a nice drink and lunch today (Friday 6th @ 12.45) as we are local. When we arrived at the bar and looked into the restaurant there was two tables with a group of around 15 people that's all. We waited at the bar to see if we could have... More 

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3 Thank Dencroft
Treviso
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I had some drinks with a friend of mine and was really charmed by the atmosphere and the staff. With a huge fire place, great wine, two different bars and a great restaurant, The Chequers is a wonderful pub to go.

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1 Thank Marco G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Perfect staff perfect meal perfect service 100% satisfaction xx Arrived and we're greeted politely. Ordered our meals which arrived swiftly and all correct. Had a chat with the waitress who was polite and well presented.

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Thank Julia H
hitchin
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Disappointed today Saturday lunch time. We ordered our food and waited , 35 minutes later the table next to us were served there meals even though they arrived and ordered after us. The waiter said he would go and ask, when he returned he said another 4 minutes, so 10 mins later our food arrived so 45 mins from ordering.... More 

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Thank vonnyyy
Bedfordshire
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely few drinks with some friends, however we were still chatting after last orders, so rather than asking us to leave like most pubs would, the bar staff simply switched all the lights off so we couldn't see a thing! We got up immediately to leave and asked if they could switch the lights back on so we... More 

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4 Thank Sarah_2002uk
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I have eaten in this Pub several times, and it never disappoints. The staff are always kind and courteous, and make your visit a pleasure.....Nothing is too much trouble. We both had the Scampi with chips and peas. They arrived piping hot, with lovely crisp chips.....We followed with the Sticky Toffee pudding, mine with cream, and hers with ice-cream....There is... More 

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Thank Lesley H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Queen Street, Stotfold, Hitchin SG5 4NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin  >  Stotfold
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 735465
Description
We are a local country pub offering fresh local food all day a warm and friendly atmosphere and staff, along with our newly opened tea room.

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