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The Chequered Skipper

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Ashton $$ - $$$ , British,
The Chequered Skipper The Chequered Skipper The Green, Ashton, Oundle PE8 5LD, England
+44 1832 273494
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (31 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
“salmon” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Chequered Skipper The Chequered Skipper The Green, Ashton, Oundle PE8 5LD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was sublime. We both ordered the burger & chocolate brownie for dessert. The bacon was crispy & favour filled, cheese was gorgeous & The burger itself again full of flavour. Special mention of the chips though. Heavenly taste. The pudding was great...More

Thank Jimmy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner on a Saturday evening. The staff were friendly but it felt rushed. The waitress taking our order kept stressing there were several parties due in and she needed to take our order. We got our first course very quickly. The main...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went last night and had a really good meal we all had steak - two with the Stilton sauce and two with the peppercorn sauces. All cooked to perfection. All the sweets were also very good. Service was spot on very efficient. One of our...More

Thank Jayne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We meet up with friends for lunch a few times a year and like to try different places. I 'found' The Chequered Skipper on line and it looked quite good. We had a warm welcome and were shown to a nice table in the window...More

1  Thank Tomelchas03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for an evening meal, we had not booked and they were very busy but we were made feel welcome by the fantastic staff working this evening. They explained we would have to wait so we had a drink on the green and they came...More

Thank waggers100
Reviewed July 9, 2017

I have been eating and drinking here for nearly 50 years because it has always kept up its very high standards but a recent Sunday lunch didn't quite come up to scratch. I can't fault the atmosphere or the building, nor the service. We were...More

Thank Olive M
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here Sunday after a days butterfly watching. Food extremely tasty and well cooked. I feel the menu needs a bit of attention to detail as I accidently ordered a mackerel salad because it wasn't actually called a salad on the menu...More

Thank Kerrylan
Reviewed June 11, 2017

We went for an election day lunch. One starter, the smoked mackerel nicoise was very nice but not "nicoise" First main an 8 Oz sirloin steak, ordered medium-rare and it was just that...beautifully cooked with tomato and mushrooms to go with it. Any of the...More

2  Thank YeOldOne
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Arrived just in time for our table on what was to be a busy night as there was a private function in progress. All of the staff coped admirably under the circumstances and were very attentive. Our drinks arrived promptly and so did the menus....More

Thank Flotom49
Reviewed June 10, 2017

My husband and I had a meal that was truly delicious. I had melt in your mouth Moroccan lamb skewers with pea, baby broad beans (shelled),fresh herb quinoa, pea shoots and mint yoghurt dressing, feeling hungry I asked for a portion of chips, and for...More

Thank Jap395
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Rebecca I
February 21, 2015|
Response from Ian C | Property representative |
HI Rebecca we are dog friendly in certain areas of the pub, booking is advisiible at weekends to ensure these tables are not all taken
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Chequered Skipper The Chequered Skipper The Green, Ashton, Oundle PE8 5LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Oundle  >  Ashton
  • Phone Number: +44 1832 273494
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The Chequered Skipper is a Grade II listed Thatched Public House and Restaurant with Function Room, The pub is located at the heart of the Rothschild Estate village of Ashton which is also designated as a European Conservation Village. Traditional Limestone Exterior with a contemporary interior which boasts a stone bar, flagstone floor and light oak beamsThe business has been operated by Local Chef/Owner Ian Campbell since 1997 and uses local suppliers and producers where possible. The menu is a mix of bar items, homemade pizza and changing a la carte specials and is suitable for a light lunches, dinner or family meal, we are listed in the AA Good pub food guideThe bar also stocks a minimum of 3 real ales and has been listed in the good beer guide for 14 consectitive years. In 2008 the Green Room function room was opened and we now cater for upwards of 20 wedding receptions per year
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