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The Chequers

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Bar, British, Pub
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Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton OX7 5NP, England
+44 1608 644717
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Showing 138: English reviews
Solihull, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived in Chipping Norton at around 5pm and after a quick walk around town decided we needed to slake our thirst. So we popped into here. The locals at the bar recommended trying the Front Row ale and so I did. A very nice session ale well kept. There was plenty of banter going on between the regulars and... More 

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Thank blazer20
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We checked this out online and it was what appeared to be an old pubs with a restaurant conservatory at the back. On arrival we were greeted and lead away from the pub down to the back where the restaurant was. On arrival it was very basic at best. Wooden tables not dressed just bare with cutlery wrapped in a... More 

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Thank Lgunns
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If looking for a pub with great atmosphere and food this is the pub to try. Well worth the drive out , the staff are very friendly and the menu choices are excellent.

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Thank Jane H
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very, very naive. Would highly recommend. Believe they are part of a small group, including 131 in Cheltenham. Food and service 1st glass.

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Thank Tracey G
Wiltshire
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had dinner here, while staying at a local hotel. Great food, great choice of ales and great service. It's not fancy, it's typically British and the locals and staff were friendly. Food portion sizes were generous and it was great value for money.

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Thank Emjay3
Rugby, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

went in here last weekend with the mrs. nice little pub. deffo woth a visit if you are in the area. I went in here twice so obviously it was woth a second visit.

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Thank Si W
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We come here in the Aug 2016 and have just returned. The atmosphere and food is wonderful. It was an added bonus the there were Christmas Markets in and around the area, with Brass Band playing in the Pub - so Christmas'ey it was fabulous. The food once again was perfect, the service was awesome and they have polite courteous... More 

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Thank Karen E
Northampton, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The Chequers is a really lovely pub where locals, tourists and cyclists all find a place to sit down, have some very good food (I had the spring lamb which was wonderful) and enjoy their wide selection of ales. It's easy to find a place to sit and the staff behind the bar were very kind; they filled up our... More 

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Thank EvaSUK
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Great range of real ales and super menu with daily changing specials. There is a good range of food choices and reasonably priced.

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Thank sim0n1baker
Bordon, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Lovely place very old and has heaps of character. Good beer and this is a dog friendly. The food looks great when served, although not eaten the food. It has a restaurant at the rear, so don't be put off when you go in for food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 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 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Goddards Lane, Chipping Norton OX7 5NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Chipping Norton
  • Phone Number: +44 1608 644717
Description
We are a Classic English pub in the centre of Chipping Norton. We sell 6 real ales and locally sourced home-cooked food. We are well known for our fantastic pies and Sunday roasts. Next to the theatre, we are the perfect place to enjoy a bite and a drink before or after a show.

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