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The Chequer Inn

41 High Street, Steyning BN44 3RE, England
+44 1903 814437
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“burger” (7 reviews)
“falafel” (2 reviews)
“con carne” (2 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 High Street, Steyning BN44 3RE, England
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11 - 20 of 85 reviews

Reviewed November 12, 2016

Have visited this historic pub in the past and enjoyed good food and beer. On this visit, it was noticeable that some areas are looking tired, and there were many tables with uncollected glasses etc. The menu is good, although there was nothing on the...More

3  Thank Sunman239
ChequerInn, Head Chef at The Chequer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded November 15, 2016

Hi Sunman239, I am the chef and remember exactly what had happened, as I was running the service on Friday evening. I would like to point out that we were showing the England vs Scotland game on Friday night in the public bar, so we...More

Reviewed October 8, 2016

A superb range of beers. But what made my evening was the really excellent chili con carne. Superbly cooked, with just the right amont of spice. Apparently, the chef is South American.

2  Thank JCCMLondon
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We popped in on the off chance they had a table and were so glad we did. Nice burgers and lamb pie, decent portion sizes, friendly waitress and we didn't have a long wait for food. All in all a really good experience and I'll...More

4  Thank Niki W
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Service wasn't great we waited over half an hour for our dinner. I ordered drinks at the bar but wasn't told then that I had to order food at the bar, the waiter I asked didn't know. I had the small roast beef dinner adequate...More

Thank sammisandwich
Reviewed June 25, 2016

A great friendly pub. My Local. great food, music, friendly staff. I recommend breakfast. A much better pub than the White Horse - and much cheaper.

11  Thank Tracey P
Reviewed June 18, 2016

The Chequers is an ancient building in the heart of the populat High Street. There are two main bars with a couple of nooks and crannies. The establishment has plenty of atmosphere with beams a-plenty. There is a good choice of real ale available, which...More

5  Thank MojaveJoe
Reviewed June 1, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights to attend a local festival. We couldnt have asked for better service from the moment we walked in, everyone was so friendly, helpful and went the extra mile to help us with directions, storage of our bikes etc. Breakfast...More

6  Thank Bunny_Bee35
Reviewed May 5, 2016

We booked a table for four at short notice, not expecting the food to be so good. We were very impressed with the service and also the food was exceptionally good. Two of us had the "Large Tiger Prawns" as a starter, glad we only...More

7  Thank Worthing_Southerner
Reviewed April 15, 2016

I like Steyning, but had never tried this pub. Popped in on a Sunday evening with a friend. Met with a wall of noise from a group of men chanting/shouting. (No football on the TV as an excuse/reason for this). We went into the snug...More

6  Thank Hogarth1697
ChequerInn, Owner at The Chequer Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2016

This 'wall of noise' you refer to was due to the Golf Masters being shown, as you are correct, there was no football, this is the 'reason' We can only apologise for the 'noise' but we are the only pub in steyning to show live...More

Reviewed April 10, 2016

I have reviewed this pub before but we stayed at the Springwells Hotel on Tuesday 5th April and dined at the Chequer Inn that evening around 7 pm. My wife had the excellent large Tiger Prawns (10) and I had the Cod and Chips -...More

5  Thank timetachyon
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Are dogs welcome in your pub
March 5, 2017|
Response from ChequerInn | Property representative |
Dogs are welcomed in the public bar, the farmers bar, the snug and outside in the rear garden. We don't allow dogs in the saloon bar or dining room due to people eating, or in the B&B guest rooms. We do obviously allow guide... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $22
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 High Street, Steyning BN44 3RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Steyning
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 814437
  • E-mail
Welcome to the Chequer Inn which has been a landmark for nearly six hundred years and still acts as a very popular meeting place today.This attractive and historic inn offers today's traveller a warm welcome, delicious homemade food, fine wines and an award winning cellar. Indeed, we are proud to offer the finest ales, and we support local breweries, a fact that brings enthusiasts from miles around.We are open Sunday to Thursday: 10am - 11pm. Friday & Saturday: 10am - 12 midnight....
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