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The Chequers Public House

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Orwell $$ - $$$ , British,
22 Town Green Road, Orwell SG8 5QL, England
+44 1223 207840
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Bar, British, Pub, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
22 Town Green Road, Orwell SG8 5QL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were 2 couples and we had lunch after a walk around the grounds of Wimpole Hall . The chequers is in the village acroos the main road from the Hall. We had the duck salad which I have to say is really fine, tasty,...More

Thank Bob186225
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in for a Sunday lunch, and were expecting a standard pub Sunday roast, and sure enough, those were the options: roast beef, roast pork, roast chicken, with the traditional trimmings. What we didn't necessarily expect was that everything was perfectly cooked and really...More

Thank quentinsf
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Third meal here, but the most important, as it was for my companys (Lighting Sensations) Xmas meal....yes, I know its June!....I worked with the oweners ,Tina and David, for a really special seletcion of dishes, so all 12 of us could enjoy some unique flavours...More

Thank john s
Reviewed June 2, 2017

We only found this place because we were given and voucher for Christmas and this was the closest place we could redeem it, but what a find. The best steak I've had for a long time, a Ribeye cooked to perfection. The tempura prawns my...More

Thank Bradley C
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here a few times before, and I am always impressed by everything to do with this wonderful place, service is impeccable and the attention to detail is excellent, it was my wife's birthday and they added a little treat to her a...More

1  Thank Adrian D
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

The pub is nice inside with a traditional pub feel. The menu is great pub food with a selection ranging from sandwiches/ciabatta/wraps to 3 course. The choice for starter, main and pud was fairly small, but all great options and freshly cooked. The staff are...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

First visit to the Chequers in Orwell and very pleased with the food and service. Interesting menu with very well cooked food. Excellent choice of fresh teas was a bonus.

Thank Phil B
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Having previously commented that the pub whilst serving good food lacks atmosphere we returned with friends for a Sunday lunch. This time a good atmosphere though the young woman on reception hurried us to our table on the pretext that there was a number of...More

Thank David_Cambridge_UK
Reviewed March 22, 2017

The Chequers of Orwell is located in a rural village surrounding, but convenient to the A603 Cambridge Road and close to Wimple Hall & Farm. This was our first visit to the Chequers as a result of a Gastro Pub & Restaurant Dining Gift Voucher....More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed March 14, 2017

The Sunday roasts were very good and the desserts were excellent. The place was not as cosy at it could be and our table for four was pushed to one side so we felt a bit cramped. However the service was friendly and helpful and...More

Thank Jim H
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Iain L
June 17, 2016|
Response from Tina C |
Hi Iain Thank you for your message, I feel very grateful, I was told about that FB post yesterday by another customer. Had a look into it, thankfully it was a photo of another chequers, and actually the person who posted... More
June 16, 2016|
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Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
That's nonsense
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$26 - $52
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Town Green Road, Orwell SG8 5QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Orwell
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 207840
  • E-mail
A Beautiful Gastro Pub Situated in Orwell, south Cambridgeshire. Now under new management with a team of young professionals, The Chequers is known for it's friendly and welcoming atmosphere, both in bar and restaurant area. We provide a wide variety of Beers and Wines. Chef Owner David would like to share his great passion for fine food and drinks with everyone who enjoys fine dining experiences at affordable prices.
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