We have b enough to The Chequers several tiimes. As per our previous visits, it was avery pleasant experience, with good food and decent service in a cosy and attractive setting.
As ever, The Chequers provided a warm greeting, excellent service and outstanding food. The open fire in the bar area offered welcome heat on arrival, as did the hot, mulled wine. The menu is varied providing a nice balance of traditional and locally sourced dishes with those demonstrating the chef's flair for taste and design. And, with plenty of waiting staff, service is efficient and personal.
Brilliant from start to finish. We were greeted with big smiles from behind the bar and a roaring fire. Excellent choice of beers and cocktails. Food was excellent and staff are friendly and welcoming. We will be back.
As per usual, restaurant was super cosy, warm and food was excellent
The Chequers Inn is one of Belviors gems. A wonderful ambience with a roaring fire - which is in the bar area. We ate in the Bake House which is lovely. The staff were extremely friendly and very attentive during our stay. We were there on a Sunday so opted forthe Roast Sirloin, which was served with all the trimming. Delicious! I would recommend this.
Our first time at The Chequers Inn and it did not disappoint. As we arrived we saw that there was a wedding on too and yet once we were seated at our table we had no idea it was on. The meal was superb, it was well timed between courses and the service was excellent.
I usually love the chequers, but the visit this weekend left me feeling disappointed. We arrived and our table wasn't ready (not really a problem) but when it was ready nobody told us, so I had to go to the bar half an hour later and ask if our table was ready, to which I was told 'yeh, it's been ready a while'. After this service was pretty slow and the waitresses didn't know why the daily specials were. The food was ok, but far from the best food I've had at the chequers previously. We asked for the bill several times but ended up giving up as it didn't arrive and went to the bar to pay. Sadly, shortly after leaving the restaurant I became quite ill, with the symptoms suggesting some sort of food poisoning. I didn't notice a problem with the food whilst eating, but something clearly wasbt right. I hope that I just caught the chequers on a bad day, as I previously really enjoyed coming here, but I would like to see drastic improvements in the service before I return next and to hope that nobody else became sick after eating here. If this does not improve I won't be returning again.
Fantastic service in a wonderful setting. We're so pleased to have chosen this restaurant to celebrate Fathers Day! Will definitely be back again soon. The food was beautiful. Very tasty and wonderfully presented. The restaurant staff were brilliant with our two young children (5 and 2) allowing them to share a portion (as it was so hot that day they weren't very interested in food!) and splitting it for us so even their food was beautifully presented. Was very excited to spy the restaurants private dining room and will certainly consider this for future events. All in all a very pleasing visit 😊
We do like the building and the general atmosphere and on a previous visit everything was good and we had thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. However on this occasion there seemed to be some problems. Early in the day I sent an email request to you, to have a wine served as an aperitif: this was not forthcoming or mentioned, just the ordering of drinks. When at table the party ordered from the menus handed out but the member of of staff returned, full of apologies to say that three out of the six were not available. All three were lobster. Reorders were necessary. The length of time from orders to service was quite extensive. My scampi and fish gave the impression that it had been standing too long before being served. I did not want address any complaint at the time because my wife's son was treating us for her birthday, so I did not wish to cause any embarrassment. Overall somewhat disappointing I regret to say.
Made to feel at ease as soon as got there at the bar. We arrived earlier than planned and it was no trouble to arrange the food earlier. The food was plentiful and well presented. We asked for more gravy, and it was no problem. Everyone was courteous and timely and overall it was a lovely calm environment to talk, relax and eat and dink. The price was right too. PERFECT way to spend a Sunday lunch time with friends 👍👍👍