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The Check Inn

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79 Woodland View | North Wroughton, Swindon, England
01793331428
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Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: An oasis for real ales and authentic Thai food. Rooms available on a B&B...
An oasis for real ales and authentic Thai food. Rooms available on a B&B basis.
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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great meal

Great meal, it all tasted delicious. Good selection of dishes available on the menu. I think the prices are fair, considering the food appears to be prepared and cooked freshly - the vegetables were still nice and crunchy, not ruined. The seafood was also cooked perfectly. The beer selection was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Chilli05187049
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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96 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Swindon, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Great meal, it all tasted delicious. Good selection of dishes available on the menu. I think the prices are fair, considering the food appears to be prepared and cooked freshly - the vegetables were still nice and crunchy, not ruined. The seafood was also cooked perfectly. The beer selection was pretty good, seemingly from larger breweries - though certainly a... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

I've just been back to the Check Inn during another visit to Swindon. It was first class - real ale, Thai food and great hospitality - just as it was when I was last there, back in September, 2014. Well done and thanks once again.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Quite a contrast between the bar area and the well presented restaurant area. Crisp white table linen and a relaxed atmosphere. The food was delicious and very well presented. There is a varied menu to suit all tastes. They even do take away and we will certainly give that a go at a later date. A little gem right on... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Fab Thai food, so tasty and all fresh ingredients. The food was beautifully presented and tasted even better. A group of 4 of us went for lunch and were not disappointed. Having the 2 separate menus is a little odd and the pub itself had a slight odour which was unappealing (smelt like wet dog?) but the food was so... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Once again another great meal and good value for money... Thai prawn starter followed by Thai green chicken... Looking forward to our next visit.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I have been to Thailand a few times, we even did some cookery class's during our stays, so to find out that a Pub in Wroughton near where we live does authentic Thai food was to difficult to resist, and we are glad we didn't resist. We called in quite early on a weekday evening, the welcome was good and... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The food is beautiful and the staff are friendly. Can get a little noisy from the pub but would recommend this to anyone! Tasty food and chilled atmosphere.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We've never eaten off the English part of the menu, but the Thai food here is great, and it's well worth a visit. It's often quiet, which can feel a little awkward as it feels like the bar staff are listening in to your conversations, but the food makes up for that!

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Highly recommended. Authentic and good Thai cuisine and a good selection of well kept Fullers and guest ales. Homely, pub style seating in the restaurant which benefits from a wood burner stove.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Went here tonight and felt compelled to review it which never happens... Although we had to leave early we really enjoyed it, the food was outstanding - very fragrant without being overpowering and good medium-large portions, also very well presented on par with an up market/expensive restaurant. Nice big range of dishes to choose from as well. We sat in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 79 Woodland View | North Wroughton, Swindon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: 01793331428

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 31
  • Cuisine: Thai, British

Description

An oasis for real ales and authentic Thai food. Rooms available on a B&B basis.

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