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The Chester Arms

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Bedford Road, Chicheley, Milton Keynes MK16 9JE, England
+44 1234 391214
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Just turned up on the off chance and was found a table, we were told at weekends they are usually booked up. The meals were superb, the menu was amazing with choices for every type of person. Veggie, vegan and us who eat anything. The clean modern decor and really friendly staff will definately mean we will return.

Thank Paul A
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I dined here last weekend. The menus were magnificent. The staff were very friendly and the ambience was good. My wife needs gluten free food and she enjoyed the meal so much we have booked to go again this weekend.

Thank ianblue1
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for an evening meal because we had heard about the vegan menu. My daughter is vegan and I am vegetarian, so it was nice to have some choice. Most restaurants have very little to offer vegans. Even had some nice vegan wine. Only just found out that wine is often filtered through fish bladders called finings ugh!! Nothing amazing,... More 

Thank Anne P
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best pub food in Milton Keynes area! Second time eating here and it's been perfect 😊 I would recommend this place to everyone

Thank Tee N
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Chester Arms yesterday. We visited back in March and had such an excellent meal we decided to revisit. Another reason for our revisit was the excellent service we had from Ben back in march who couldn't do enough for us. We didn't get quite the same welcome from the staff member this time but the food again was... More 

Thank twirlywoos2016
Newport Pagnell, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best Sunday lunch I've had in a pub for years. Great selection on menu and all very reasonably priced

Thank Adrian B
Durham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here with my family a couple of days ago. The service was excellent, and we were greeted with a smile. Our food was prompt. I was the only vegan in the party, and I must say the menu is impressive, and the primary reason we picked the pub - it's so nice to go somewhere where you can... More 

Thank Elizabeth G
Bedford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an incredible meal here, 2 vegans and 1 vegetarian and plenty of choice. Not only is there an entirely vegan menu including 4 options for each course, but dairy and gluten free alternatives plainly stated on the menu. The meals were simple pub grub, no fancy vegan alternatives but very flavourful and hearty food. Having sampled several of... More 

Thank LaurenPBJ
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time to Milton Keynes and this pub in particular..it was a lovely place with friendly staff. Easy to get to and plenty of parking space at the back.recommend the place 5/5

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Northampton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have just eaten a really enjoyable vegan meal at this very pleasant pub as part of a Mothering Sunday treat. There is a wide choice with lots of interesting flavours and not a nut roast in sight! I would recommend this restaurant for both vegans and carnivores! It is well presented with pleasing decor and very good service.

Thank Pamah15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 27
Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bedford Road, Chicheley, Milton Keynes MK16 9JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes  >  Newport Pagnell  >  Chicheley
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 391214
Village pub and restaurant. Freshly cooked food and good selection of beers, ales and wines. Available also for private & corporate lunches & dinners. Open every day Mon-Thu 12.00pm till 23.00pm Fri-Sat 12.00pm till midnight, Sunday 12.00pm till 23.00pm.

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