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The Chequers, Wickham Bishops

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32 The Street | Wickham Bishops, Wickham Bishops, Witham CM8 3NN, England
+44 1621 891162
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good home cooking

This was my first visit to this pub and I was pleasantly surprised. There is a good,varied menu and the food appeared to be home cooked. The lamb moussaka and the Somerset chicken were very good. Well worth a visit for an easy meal.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Alison C
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Heybridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Have just returned from a lovely family meal at The Chequers. The food was plentiful with a wide choice of menu options, including some fantastic options for children. The staff were all very friendly and could not do enough to meet our needs. It was lovely to see a local village pub so busy and I would definitely recommend booking.... More 

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Witham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

last minute thought over priced food very average would not return as have tried before for sunday lunch which was not fantastic plenty of it but presentation let ti down

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Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Don't expect to be excited by the food. It is very average. Nice people running the pub, busy and pleasant atmosphere.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A popular country pub serving a range of well kept local beers which also has an extensive menu. However, at the end of the week they serve the most delicious fresh fish dishes. Their skate is simply fantastic- good portions and excellently cooked. Booking a table is recommended as the restaurant gets very busy - and I am not at... More 

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Maldon
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

If u r looking for great pub food at a great price with friendly staff look no further. Never had a bad meal, kids happy and not expensive either, def recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I have been here many times now and it never fails. Food severed here is always a treat with the Guinness being better than any place I have had. Owners are very welcoming and the place has a lovely homily feeling.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This was my first visit to this pub and I was pleasantly surprised. There is a good,varied menu and the food appeared to be home cooked. The lamb moussaka and the Somerset chicken were very good. Well worth a visit for an easy meal.

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Nice enough food, drinks prices average to expensive for a town pub, only its in a village which I'd expect to be cheaper. I've never experienced the bad service others have mentioned.

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Great Totham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Turned up late but they found room for six people to have lunch.the menu was very varied and the staff were friendly.The daily specials were popular

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This pub has really nice food at good pub prices, is always really busy (best to book a table rather than turn up and hope for the best) and a good atmosphere. Not sure the layout of the pub is that 'comfortable' for my liking but can't fault anything else. Good, friendly waiting staff.

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Additional Information about The Chequers, Wickham Bishops

Address: 32 The Street | Wickham Bishops, Wickham Bishops, Witham CM8 3NN, England
Phone Number: +44 1621 891162
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Witham  >  Wickham Bishops
Average Prices: USD 13 - 48
Cuisine: Bar, British, Vegetarian, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32 The Street | Wickham Bishops, Wickham Bishops, Witham CM8 3NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Witham  >  Wickham Bishops
  • Phone Number: +44 1621 891162

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 48
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Bar, British, Vegetarian, Pub

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