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The Chequers

Abingdon Road | Oxford, Burcot OX14 3DP, England
+44 1865 407771
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (36 reviews)
“scotch egg” (12 reviews)
“belly pork” (9 reviews)
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Abingdon Road | Oxford, Burcot OX14 3DP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As a birthday treat for my father, we booked 13:30 Sunday lunch for 11 of us. We got there 10 or so mins early and received a warm welcome, which gave us a chance to sit by the fire while the table was readied. Two...More

Thank Roger N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the mushrooms on toast to start followed by the pork belly and beef roast. The mushrooms were delicious but were served on a slice of loaf white- I think if this was changed to grilled ciabatta etc this would elevate the dish. The...More

Thank KEDE22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gastropub is very cosy, warm and welcoming. I was there for a work event and they could not have done more for us. The staff were AMAZING. The sandwiches were enormous and delicious. I had a vegetarian sandwich so I cannot comment on the...More

Thank Pina P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came during lunchtime service on Thursday 22nd Feb for my husbands birthday meal. I booked the table online a few weeks before from their website and it couldn’t have been easier. I was asked if it was for a special occasion so naturally I...More

Thank Diamondqueen80
Steven S, General Manager at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are thrilled you had such a great time with us - we look forward to your return! All the best The Chequers Team x

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visiting and was very impressed, went for a birthday lunch as a party of 26, with several children. Staff were very helpful and accommodating, especially to us with our toddler. He was able to have something off the 'tasters' menu and was very...More

Thank VaP3008
Steven S, Manager at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much! We are always here happy to help ! We look forward to seeing you soon !

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very helpful staff and interesting sounding menu attracted us to this gastro pub which looked pretty and inviting. We had the mushroom on toast and crispy duck starter and whilst the duck was quite good the mushrooms were let down by the ordinary slice of...More

2  Thank Gill057
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First impressions of this restaurant were very good, the staff are attentive and polite and the restaurant has a nice atmosphere. The small booths are a nice touch and although the restaurant was very busy, you did not feel you as if you were on...More

Thank Yellowox38
Steven S, Manager at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you very much for your feedback, I'm sorry you were disappointed by our pricing, we have an incredibly high standard when it comes to our suppliers and we only source the finest & top quality ingredients for our meals which in turn,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

celebrating my mate's 60th birthday and the chequers was chosen & I so glad it was the first impression I got when I walked in was mmmmm nice, it looked clean warm & cozy and it was the staff was very polite & pleasant nothing...More

Thank greatfulcustomer
Steven S, Manager at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kinds words, it gives us great pleasure to read about the experiences of our customers & welcome any and all feedback - look forward to seeing you soon for a Sunday Roast! All the best The Chequers Team

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

What a lovely find. Drove past to go to Henley. Decided to pop in for lunch on route home and what a fab choice. Fast friendly service. Great food. Lovely premises. Could not fault this pub at all. Will visit again as the food was...More

Thank 2480mc
Steven S, Manager at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful feeback! We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit! All the best The Chequers Team

Reviewed 5 February 2018

Dropped in for a drink a few days earlier, and loved the greeting from Caitlin and the welcome of an open fire. Wanted some nibbles with our drinks and the pork bits were to die for! Liked it so much, went for dinner with a...More

1  Thank Gill S
Steven S, General Manager at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Hi Gill! Thank you so much for writing us up such a lovely review, we pride ourselves on our welcoming atmostphere and top notch food & are pleased to see the hard work is paying off! No doubt see you again soon! Thanks The Chequers...More

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5 November 2017|
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Response from Steven S | Property representative |
Hi Andy, Thanks for your question. We pride ourselves in creating a warm and welcome atmostphere, as most of our reviews suggest - unfortunately I believe Ian came in on an incredibly busy night & did not receive the... More
24 March 2017|
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Response from joanne g | Reviewed this property |
Yes, not in the restaurant but in the bar and bar eats area. You will find *almost* all eateries on the north Norfolk coast allow dogs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 42
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abingdon Road | Oxford, Burcot OX14 3DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Burcot
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 407771
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A vibrant pub restaurant in the heart of Burcot. Serving fine wine, ales & food for lunch and dinner. A warm open fire accompanies friendly service & excellent food, give us a call today to reserve your table!
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