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The Chequered Skipper

$$ - $$$, British,
The Chequered Skipper The Chequered Skipper The Green, Ashton, Oundle PE8 5LD, England
+44 1832 273494
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (34 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
“salmon” (12 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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The Chequered Skipper The Chequered Skipper The Green, Ashton, Oundle PE8 5LD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An impromptu meal out, it happened to be their Thursday steak special with a discount. This is a lovely venue in a nice location, the ambience , food and service are first class, it rapidly becoming our favourite restaurant. The steaks are excellent, the starters...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food here is well prepared and there is plenty of Choice. Steaks were much enjoyed. Service is friendly

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called up and asked if there was a table available, they says they would squeeze us in. When we got there there were only two tables occupied the rest were empty Regrettably the portions were small and over priced £105 for 4 people 4 mains...More

Thank Nick J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just had another fantastic meal at The Chequered Skipper. We started with soup and pate then I had the salmon and my husband had the ham egg and chips. All very good and so tasty. The staff and service could not be faulted. Will always...More

Thank Jayne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three starters all very good, including the previously maligned (not by me) Mackerel salad which I have had on every visit; and an asparagus dish Four mains which were all excellent, including small piece of steak ( probably not at the weight they claim to...More

Thank YeOldOne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

14 of us visited to celebrate my dad’s 70th and my brother’s birthday. The service was very good from all members of staff and the food was great. Bit pricey but worth it and the portions are big. They let us bring balloons and a...More

Thank Sophia A
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday night with a group of friends. There was 9 of us and the food was delivered in good time and the service was really great. The food itself was very nice and they catered really well for me being gluten free....More

Thank Sophia A
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Had a 60th birthday party here. The staff were very helpful and easy to contact, responding quickly prior to event and on the day all members of staff were friendly attentive and made the day extra special. Brilliant venue for all manner of celebrations. Sunday...More

Thank Sueandmile
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Ok first and foremost. Family birthday Sunday lunch, 5 starters 4 good one, the smoked mackerel salad,was a let down searched the lettuce to uncover paltry amounts of fish ! !,better described as Fishflake salad.5 mains superb Beef and my parents raved about their braised...More

Thank jeff t
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Met a friend here tonight. We took advantage of steak night and had a fillet steak followed by cheesecake. Both courses were delicious. I've been here several times and always had a good meal in good surroundings with good service and enough space between tables...More

Thank Robert B
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jeff t
September 26, 2017|
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Response from Jayne M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I've never had Sunday lunch but I should imagine so. They are always well booked up for Sunday lunches so they must be good!!
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Rebecca I
February 21, 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
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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Description
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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