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The Chequers

) #30 of 423 Restaurants in Bath $$ - $$$ , European, British
50 Rivers Street, Bath BA1 2QA, England
+44 1225 360017
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
50 Rivers Street, Bath BA1 2QA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Upon our arrival we were told our table wasn't ready and we were encouraged to order drinks from the bar. Immediately after receiving our drinks and 18 pounds later, our table be immediately available. It was clear from the dining room with plenty of available...More

Thank Ted1955
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came for Sunday lunch. Lacklustre initial welcome but our waitress was pretty good. Starter of rillettes was lovely, squid was fairly standard but nice. Mains of chicken and pork were good though the pork was more belly pork than roast joint. The yorkshires weren't great...More

Thank hrmanager
Reviewed 3 days ago

Came here for my birthday - we had the tasking menu with the accompanying wine choice. Really lovely food, however the highlight was just how well the wines matched each course, well worth having if you go there. The waiting staff presented each course and...More

Thank Holly S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We liked the ambience and the friendly welcome at The Chequers and enjoyed the excellent food. A good selection of wines too.

Thank Robin A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early to a warm attentive welcome, and were seated in a pleasing room, with plenty of light. Good choice of ales, served at the table: Food choice was sufficiently varied, well presented and authentic taste. It is all competitively priced, and we left...More

Thank Mike020255
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried this place based on a recommendation from a local. My husband and I were quickly seated in this cozy and quant place. We decided to split the Salt & Pepper Squid/Aioli/Dressed Leaves appetizer. I then ordered Beer Battered Fish of the Day as...More

Thank t3leonard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite not usually taking large bookings on a Saturday evening, they were able to accommodate our family of 10 and a baby. We had starters, mains, and dessert and each was lovely - especially the lamb dish! Service was excellent - our waitress was very...More

Thank MrPeterJames
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food in very relaxing surroundings. Fabulous modern British cuisine with choice of classics and innovative dishes. Great wine list starting at reasonable prices.

Thank PJT99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious food, the attention to detail from the chef outstanding, stunning. The staff are attentive, friendly & nothing is too much trouble. Again & again we return & are confident of a fantastic evening at Chequers, a real treat thank you to all!

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent a lovely evening here having Sunday roast dinner. The service was very attentive and just the right pace. The food portions were just the right size and nothing was too much trouble. Asked for extra gravy and was served with it straight away....More

Thank pinkieEngland
Lianne C, Guest Relations Manager at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there pinkieEngland, I would like to thank you for your response after your Sunday lunch. It is great to see how much you enjoyed your visit and the overall experience, especially the attentive service you received. Looking forward to greeting you again, Kind Regards...More

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Jim J
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On street parking only. Pay & display.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 25 - USD 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Rivers Street, Bath BA1 2QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 360017
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A landmark dining destination in the historic town of Bath, The Chequers is a beautifully restored gastropub on Rivers Street that has been serving customers since 1776. Offering a slice of local living to visitors from out of town, The Chequers is an elegant escape from the city’s bustling boutiques and is only a short walk from the Circus and the Royal Crescent. Serving a menu of home cooked, local & seasonal food alongside a premium selection of wines, local ciders and real ales, this is a fantastic place to spend an evening over a bottle or two with friends and family. On the menu you’ll find gastropub fare unrivalled in Bath with old pub favourites including their award winning Sunday lunch given a classy makeover. The Chequers restaurant also caters for business meetings and private parties.
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