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The Chequers

The Chequers, Ampthill Road, Houghton Conquest, United Kingdom, MK453JP
Restaurant info
Opening Information

Bar open;

Monday - Friday
12pm - 11pm

Saturday - Sunday
9am – 11pm

Food served;

Monday – Thursday
Food Served
12pm – 9pm

Friday
12pm – 10pm

Saturday
Breakfast 9am – 11am/ 12pm – 10pm

Sunday
Breakfast 9am - 11am/ 12pm - 8pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Chequers

We’re a family friendly, traditional pub and restaurant with a huge beer garden, heated terrace (great for those lazy summer days) and a variety of play areas for the little ones (giving you a well-deserved minute’s peace or two!) We’re situated just a stone’s throw from Ampthill, Bedford, and local villages, surrounded by the fields of Houghton Conquest.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub, British, Brunch, Child Friendly, Dessert, Fresh Salads, Pizza, Salads, Steak, Sunday Lunch
Dress Code: Casual,Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 15 August 2018

As usual we had a great time - good company and great food - attentive, friendly staff, no hurry with anything

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Visited On Sunday, 12 August 2018

Thank you for a lovely Sunday roast!! Plenty on our plates and nicely cooked. It made a nice change for me not to do the cooking!!

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Visited On Saturday, 11 August 2018

A celebration of three family birthdays in one lunch time meal - 17 of us including 4 young children - was excellent. Staff were very friendly and helpful - and tolerant of the comings and goings of the children and those supervising them. The play areas in the garden gave the kids an afternoon's enjoyment alongside the meal.

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Visited On Friday, 10 August 2018

Another lovely meal with friends - great welcome and friendly efficient service

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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

I informed a member of staff that our table outside was dirty, rather than the lady just cleaning the table, I was given tissue and a cleaning spray (bearing in mind there were 2 of them just chatting and it wasn't busy at all!!)!! The restaurant and outside area was very dirty, causing lots of flies, bees/wasps. The toilets were disgusting, and the bin was overflowing with rubbish. We were there for a few hours and it just got worse. Such a shame as I have been several times and its been lovely, however i will now not be returning.

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Visited On Friday, 03 August 2018

Fab place! Great customer service, lovely food, always a treat to come here!

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Visited On Wednesday, 01 August 2018

Again lovely meal with friends - they had not eaten with you before and were very impressed so hopefully you gained more customers!

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 July 2018

a top job as all ways. john.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 July 2018

Excellent food as always. Great atmosphere with friendly and helpful staff. I'm sure I'll see you again in a few weeks!

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Visited On Saturday, 30 June 2018

Booked breakfast for 10.30 and were served our food at 11.30. Food as ever was excellent but an hours wait is not acceptable.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 June 2018

never has a bad meal there

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Visited On Monday, 18 June 2018

Another excellent meal many thanks - and as the football was on we could enjoy a nice quiet belated Father's Day meal. Great service and excellent food.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 June 2018

A good venue for our late afternoon family meal, especially with three young children able to use the play area while waiting for food. We were able to sit in the Garden Room with a good view of the children playing. The menu has a good selection and everyone enjoyed their meal. One member of our party is gluten and dairy free and was very impressed with the choice that she had. The only slight criticism would be the speed of service. Although the staff were friendly, we got the impression that they were weary at the end of a busy afternoon! However, an ideal venue for a relaxed family meal.

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Visited On Sunday, 17 June 2018

Food really good on Father's day for the 12:00 sitting. Dad and hubby enjoyed the pub which was very good value for money. Friendly staff and they booked enough to deal with a busy day.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 June 2018

Very enjoyable. Food was excellent would definitely go back.

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Visited On Sunday, 03 June 2018

Quick and friendly service - amazing Halloumi and lovely to sit out in the garden on a sunny evening...

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Visited On Sunday, 03 June 2018

We dine here a lot as it’s great food at good prices. However last night was slightly disappointing. I am unsure if they were exceptionally busy during the day but the normal portion of chips/potatoes that come with our meals were tiny compared to normal. When I mentioned this to the waitress she agreed but did nothing about it.

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Visited On Friday, 01 June 2018

Really lovely food. The service was great too! Looking forward to my next visit!

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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

There were 9 in the group, most who had never been before and they were very impressed and said that they would eat here again.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 May 2018

Bland food. Poor value. Overpriced drinks

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Visited On Saturday, 26 May 2018

Lovely food and staff. Always use this Pub to catch up with a friend....usually spend five hours here and we are never felt unwelcome or should leave. Great atmosphere

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 May 2018

The food was very enjoyable, and the staff very friendly

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Visited On Wednesday, 23 May 2018

We had a great time, the service was just right, and the food delicious. The huge beer garden with playground was perfect for the children, so I'll definately be back to enjoy a Summer drink while the children have a play. A really good find!

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Visited On Monday, 21 May 2018

Always a great place to eat!

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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

The restaurant did really well to ensure that our party of 25 (for my fiance's birthday) ran smoothly. The food was really good too.

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