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The Chequer Inn

41 High Street, Steyning BN44 3RE, England
+44 1903 814437
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (7 reviews)
“falafel” (2 reviews)
“con carne” (2 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 High Street, Steyning BN44 3RE, England
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1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 23 June 2017

Came here for Sunday lunch and was completely taken aback by the quality and deliciousness of the food. I'll be back soon!!!

7  Thank Robin B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Sports pub nuff said! They have a saloon and boy is it needed even has a huge tv behind the bar so staff dont miss a goal in desperate need of new owners and re fit new focus on customers.More

Thank binky75
ChequerInn, General Manager at The Chequer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

I am sorry that you found our staff to be sullen, i can assure you that that is not the mentality here, our staff are happy to be here and to happy welcome all customers. The pub offers two different environments; the public bar offers...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

To be honest, this was our third choice for our evening meal, and how lucky we were we happened on this Pub. I had drunk here 2 nights before with our Group down for the BCDO in Wiston, but had not thought of it as...More

4  Thank Rob W
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We visited today having enjoyed the roast the previous week and enjoyed the meal immensely. Today I am not sure what happened the food especially the falafel was not up to the same standard as the previous week perhaps they changed chefs. The service was...More

2  Thank essiell
ChequerInn, Head Chef at The Chequer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hello, good day to you. I'm very surprised by this review, last Sunday I was running food to every table due to staff being ill, so I remember you and your partner on table 3 very well. The falafel, ironically, was made and cooked by...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

I was meeting friends who were walking the Downs and needed somewhere for a light lunch, preferably a pub. There's not a lot of choice now in Steyning but we chose The Chequer Inn on the recommendation of other friends who live locally. There was...More

5  Thank Richard E
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Food was quite nice and served by lovely boys to the table . One of the blonde ladies behind the bar really needs to improve her manner with the customers - verging on the unfriendly ! It put me off and I wouldn't return.

2  Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stayed here with a mate for the Goodwood Members' Meeting, the circuit is only 35 mins away. I arrived on the Friday evening for dinner, the bar was very busy with lots of friendly locals, good petrol head chat. I had a double room, large,...More

7  Thank Alastairl24
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I was a disappointed after visiting today. The food wasn't bad but it was very basic. I think it was due to the kitchen running out of food. We all ordered roast beef but the waiter came to let us know they only had chicken...More

3  Thank Paddy and Sarah D
ChequerInn, Head Chef at The Chequer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Hello Good day to you, Delayed response due to having so many more important things to be doing, like running the busiest pub in Steyning, apologies. So on Sunday's we have a 2 course offer, all meat choices are the same price, so yes you...More

Reviewed 31 January 2017

Stayed for the weekend on a bed and breakfast basis, using it as a base to see the area. Had a lovely room overlooking the main road which after eight was as quiet as the grave. Had probably the best cooked breakfast I have had...More

7  Thank mick8620uk
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Spent a lovely couple of hours over an excellent lunch with a couple of friends from South Africa who were fascinated with the premises as there are not many pubs even remotely similar in age or design where they come from. The food was excellently...More

4  Thank tilly_ken01
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5 March 2017|
Response from ChequerInn | Property representative |
Dogs are welcomed in the public bar, the farmers bar, the snug and outside in the rear garden. We don't allow dogs in the saloon bar or dining room due to people eating, or in the B&B guest rooms. We do obviously allow guide... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 22
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 High Street, Steyning BN44 3RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Steyning
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 814437
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Welcome to the Chequer Inn which has been a landmark for nearly six hundred years and still acts as a very popular meeting place today.This attractive and historic inn offers today's traveller a warm welcome, delicious homemade food, fine wines and an award winning cellar. Indeed, we are proud to offer the finest ales, and we support local breweries, a fact that brings enthusiasts from miles around.We are open Sunday to Thursday: 10am - 11pm. Friday & Saturday: 10am - 12 midnight....
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