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Old Chequers Pub

Aldeburgh Road | Friston, Friston IP17 1NP, England
+44 1728 688039
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Aldeburgh Road | Friston, Friston IP17 1NP, England
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Running late. Needed a meal - our app sent us to Friston and the Chequers, It was a bit packed but they found room for us. The 'Boss man' was very inviting and made sure we had a good night. Staff were cheerful and helpful,...More

1  Thank Boarders1954
Carol W, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi & thank you for the review, we really do appreciate it! The "boss" mans' head is getting bigger.... he loves it now I'm in the kitchen! Thank you again and we are really pleased you enjoyed your meal & visit & look forward to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Andy and Carol were very welcoming when I walked into the Old Chequers and asked what drink I would like straight away. They also held a conversation with me and asked frequent questions about me - they care about their customers!! I live in London...More

Thank Kitty G
Carol W, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for our lovely review it is much appreciated! Kind regards, Andy & Carol

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this pub on a wet Sunday afternoon & booked in for Sunday lunch! The pub was busy but the staff were so friendly & helpful, as was the chap I assumed to be the landlord The food was lovely, dog friendly too! Highly...More

Thank Hayley S
Carol W, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting our pub for Sunday lunch & we are really pleased that you enjoyed both the atmosphere & the food on the busy Bank Holiday weekend. Thank you for the review. Best wishes, Carol & Andy

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Brilliant little pub, landlord and landlady very friendly and welcoming. The food was delicious, reasonably priced and served promptly, nothing was too much trouble for any of the staff. Highly recommended!

Thank bellebelle2016
Carol W, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you so much for the lovely review, we are really glad you enjoyed your visit! Best wishes, Andy & Carol

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Staying in a holiday rental in Friston & this is the only pub in the village but what a pub! Staff are attentive, service is spot on & the Landlord is a great bloke who couldn’t be more welcoming, as is his wife and the...More

Thank Joanne W
Carol W, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

What a lovely review of our little village pub, thank you so much for taking the time to review us! Our Sunday lunch is usually very popular so we are glad you experienced it & enjoyed it! We will look forward to your next visit...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely pub, we stayed just opposite in a cottage and used the pub 3 or 4 times. Landlord and landlady are very personable and welcoming, it's obviously popular with locals and the food is fabulous. We enjoyed a great meal there for my...More

Thank JennyWhite68
Carol W, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Thank you so much for our glowing review, we are very proud of our little pub & it means a lot when people take the time to say thank you to us & the team. So thank you back! And we will look forward to...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve just read that this place was u welcoming - well I couldn’t disagree more, the landlord couldn’t do enough for us, he was friendly, informative and chatty, helped us with ideas of places to visit, gave us advice on taxis and even rang the...More

1  Thank Sami74_12
Carol W, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi thank you so much for this review, we really do appreciate genuine customers. Andy has a great knowledge on lots of local things to do & we have a great rapport with local taxi drivers too. If visiting this area you are advised to...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

When we entered we asked for a table and was lucky there was one left. The barman/owner was very friendly with us, when we ordered he was happy to accommodate some changes on the food for my partner. Food was all very tasty and nicely...More

1  Thank ellee79
Carol W, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi to you both & Thank you for the review! Really glad you enjoyed your visit & your stay in Suffolk. Best wishes, Carol & Andy

Reviewed 29 May 2018

My friend and I were staying nearby over the Bank Holiday Weekend, and on the Saturday we decided to go to the Old Chequers after a 6 hour walk, before we went back to our hotel. When we walked in, there were many empty tables,...More

6  Thank RBLondoner
Carol W, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

All I can say is it was a Bank Holiday weekend & we were fully booked at all times not just 7.30pm. It could have been handled better by the waitress who dealt with you & for that I apologise, but people must realise that...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Great staff, great food, very helpful to me as being in wheelchair. All the people in the place looked very happy with all ityems.More

1  Thank iian22
Carol W, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you for your review & we are glad you enjoyed your visit. We do have good wheelchair access as we are all on one level & our tables are larger & spacious so Im glad you appreciated this. Hopefully we will see you again....More

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robynhannahsmith
26 October 2017|
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Response from Carol W | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are both dog & child friendly if well behaved! We do ask you to let us know when booking if bringing a dog as not all diners like dogs. We do have highchairs available for younger children, and just so that you... More
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mjz2325
8 August 2017|
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Response from Carol W | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your enquiry. Our kitchen is open 12-2.30pm Wed to Sat lunchtimes, we then close 3-5pm & serve food in the evenings from 6- 8.30pm. If you wanted to get here for 5.45 we could put an order through ready if... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aldeburgh Road | Friston, Friston IP17 1NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Friston
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 688039
  • E-mail
Description
We are a country pub with dining. We are child & dog friendly. Closed all day Monday and Tuesday. Food served Wednesday to Sunday, Wed to Sat 12.00-2.00pm & Evenings 6.00pm-8.30pm. Long Sunday lunch served 12.00 to 3.30pm. Booking recommended at weekends. Usually open on Bank Holiday Monday lunchtimes 12.00-3.00pm
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