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The Chequers Inn at Thornham


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Dating back to the 16th century, this pretty village inn on the North Norfolk coast is a welcoming sight for visitors wanting somewhere enticing to stay, relax and enjoy a great meal in comfort. Inside you will find a traditional bar with a warm country feel, a vast open fire and low beamed ceiling and a contemporary dining room. You can also enjoy al fresco dining in our charming courtyard or one of the pavilions, which are perfect for groups, private dining, parties and celebrations. There are also 11 stylish bedrooms, recently refurbished with a coastal theme. The luxurious rooms and en-suite bathrooms offer contemporary 21st century comfort and style to relish in.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb meal. Helpful and attentive staff. Relaxed atmosphere. Catered for the old and young appropriately

Date of visit: December 2019
1  Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed December 2, 2019

Dined here on the last night of our holiday and found that the newly re-opened pub/hotel was excellent. The food was all that we could hope for. the staff friendly and efficient and the feel of the place very comfortable. If they can maintain this...More

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank dave2018529
Reviewed November 23, 2019

Stayed in Thornham and booked here for a special meal. It was perfect, from the great welcome, attentive service (but not annoyingly so,) excellent staff knowledge of the dishes and fabulous food. The smoked haddock starter kicked things off on a high note for us,...More

Date of visit: November 2019
1  Thank trudystripp
Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

Excellent service, great food and lovely accommodation. Couldn't find fault and can't wait to return to such a lovely place.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank harrietlucyb
Reviewed October 27, 2019

A lot of effort has been put in to this venue but lack of attention to final product meant our stay was disappointing. The room has lots of nice touches - high quality space and we enjoyed the sloe gin - but a strong smell...More

Date of visit: October 2019
2  Thank Katy589
Reviewed October 26, 2019 via mobile

We went for our 5 year anniversary and stayed over. We had the white beanm room and the room was lovely, complimentary gin shots on arrival. Guest book said there was also home made biscuits however they were not present. The room was located over...More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank F2073WUmarkd
Reviewed October 25, 2019

We were stopping in the village and wanted something a bit nice for my mums birthday, this got the nod over the other 2 pubs in the village and after trying the other 2 during our spell I'd say this is the nicest (though the...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank rugbytown69
Reviewed October 11, 2019 via mobile

We had dinner and spent the night here. The room (Alder) was lovely - at the top of the Inn and with a few flights of narrow stairs to get to it, but well worth it. A really cosy room with a very comfortable bed....More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 24, 2019

Ate here on a Sunday evening and came away having had a really good experience. We had two dogs with us who were both warmly welcomed. The staff could not have been more friendly, helpful or efficient. We only had pizzas and a starter but...More

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank Andy K
EwenT77, General Manager at The Chequers Inn at Thornham, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2019

Hi Andy Thank you very much for your kind review of the chequers, its fantastic to see that you found us the best in the area. I do hope you will be back to stay with us next time. Kind Regards Ewen

Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

We first visited during the day when we stopped off for a drink. We were very impressed by the location, the place and especially the barman. We are a family of 7 and we needed to find somewhere to eat in the evening, and we...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank travellingwideandfar
EwenT77, General Manager at The Chequers Inn at Thornham, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2019

Dear Guest Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your feedback for us, its great to see you were so well looked after by the team and you found the food fantastic. I hope you will be back to see us again...More

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Sorry for late response - but not sure - bar was manic and just noticed a few outside with their owners
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