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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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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
A delightful, atmospheric country pub.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
Lance B
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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English first
Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
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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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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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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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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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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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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10 reviews
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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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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I've been coming here a few times recently. I find the food consistently good and the portions just right. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. You could tell it's a great place to go as you normally have to book to be sure of getting a table both lunchtime and evening. I would highly recommend the pub.

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Witham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Visited saturday evening.To start service was good and starters were ok.My wife ordered macaroni cheese with garlic bread which came with no cheese sauce but was swiming in oil and the garlic bread was burnt when we told the waitress this we were told that they would let the kitchen know.While waiting for a reply i tried to order another... More 

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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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