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The Chequers

58 Love Lane, Watlington OX49 5RA, England
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“guinness pie” (3 reviews)
“scampi” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 Love Lane, Watlington OX49 5RA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a bit of shopping, we drove down the hill to The Chequers. It's been a while since our last visit, and the last few years have seen it change hands several times, so we weren't sure of what to expect. We were greeted by...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We had lunch there a couple of days ago. It was so cold that you needed to either eat with your overcoat on or fry next to the wood fire. My wife's meal was of gammon egg and chips but fine. I had the beer...More

Thank Rosiepilg
Andy S, Owner at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

I am so sorry we couldn't get the temperature right for you in our 600 year old pub with the Arctic temperatures out side, we had every form of heating on, and we were trying our very best. As for the fish, we only buy...More

Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for dinner on Saturday, service was fantastic as always. Lou & Andy are brilliant. Always have time for there customers, food was great, I was looking forward to pudding but I was so full from dinner I will have to have pudding next...More

Thank KazLeigh91
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Lovley food warm welcome great location all in all recommended will definitely be returning, food was excellent and afordable

Thank samcarter-knight
Reviewed August 13, 2017

Lovely evening in the Chequers garden, listening to birdsong... excellent food with beautifully cooked selection of vegetables brought out by charming and cheerful bar staff.

1  Thank FranC1111234
Reviewed July 18, 2017

The Chequers, run by Andy and Lou, is a lovely, quaint village pub. There is an excellent garden too for drinks outside on a summer's day/evening. The food is excellent quality, value for money and large portions! Quite a selection too. Andy, Lou, and their...More

Thank Gill W
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely Sunday roast here with kids (who massively enjoyed the small play area). Everything was delicious (incl dessert!), and the staff is really welcoming. Highly recommend!

Thank vicky_goes_to
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

What a lovely place - beautiful garden, friendly staff, fantastic vegetarian food eaten under the shade of a cherry tree, Italian beer on tap also local ales. Can't wait to go again.

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Lovely old pub, warm friendly atmosphere. Open fire in the winter. Reasonably priced and delicious food.

Thank giblets41
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

Called in but locals occupied whole bar. Decided not to stay. Looked nice but seems not for passers by.

1  Thank oldupperfarm
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October 18, 2015|
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Response from Harry S | Reviewed this property |
As suggested maybe ring the pub. We had a lovely meal as we were just passing through ( early in the year before the Christmas bookings ). Nothing seemed to be genuinely too much trouble and when in the area we will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Love Lane, Watlington OX49 5RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Watlington
  • Phone Number: 01491-61-28-74
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