The Chequers Inn

The Chequers Inn, Berrick Salome, Wallingford, United Kingdom, OX106JN
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Pub Opening Times
Mon 12-3/6-11pm
Tuesday Closed all day
Wednesday & Thursday 12-3pm/6-11pm
Friday 11.30am - 11pm
Saturday 11am-11pm
Sunday 11am-9pm

Food service times
Mon, Wed, Thurs 12-3pm/6-9.00pm
Fri & Sat 12-3pm/6-9.30pm
Sunday 12-3.45pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Chequers Inn

The Chequers Inn is situated in the picturesque village of Berrick Salome in Oxfordshire, close to the market town of Wallingford and RAF Benson and only a 15 minute drive to Reading, Oxford and Henley on Thames alike. Since taking it over as their second pub venture is September 2014 Mark and Sandra have breathed new life back into the pub which had become disregarded with a inconsistent reputation after the previous landlord. The pub, similar to its sister site; The Three Tuns, offers a fabulous fresh food menu, combining pub classics such as Brakspear battered cod and chips, pie of the day with homemade rough puff pastry lid as well as interesting seasonal dishes such as goats cheese soufflé with wild garlic pesto. All are produced using modern cooking techniques with skilled chefs which give the food the edge on flavour! The Chequers has earned a recommendation in the Michelin Guide in just its first year! Menus change with the seasons to reflect the best of what is available from our local suppliers or from our own garden and neighbours allotments (please note the pub is closed on Tuesdays). Its well renowned Sunday lunch menu, with melt in the mouth rare roast beef and Watlington Free Range Pork Loin; described by many as the best pork they have ever eaten should not be missed - ensure you book on Sundays or you may not get a seat.
As well as fabulous food a warm and friendly welcome awaits from the team, inside the pub has rustic charm with plenty of beams and open fires and a room with a stunning vaulted ceiling, named The Granary is the perfect space for private dining. There is also a huge garden, with enclosed children's play area, table tennis and giant Jenga. There is ample space for al fresco dining as well as a reasonable sized car park. The pub can cater for private functions where you can hire out part or all of the pub and there is also the possibility to have a marquee for weddings, for more information please visit our website

Cuisine: Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Great recommendations, friendly service and delicious food. we will be back!!!!

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Visited On Sunday, 20 September 2020

One of the best roast dinners I’ve had. Great staff! Amazing location. And the food is epic! I cannot recommend this pub enough.

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Visited On Friday, 18 September 2020

Had a lovely family meal! Service was great throughout.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

I love a pub which has a small menu which it does really well. Fresh and seasonal. Favourites. Reasonably priced. And some really interesting Specials if pub grub isn't your thing. The decor is tired and it needs a facelift. The food and service was excellent and great value for money.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

The best food in the area Sunday lunches are the best Service impeccable

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Visited On Friday, 11 September 2020

I phoned and left a message as i didn’t realise then I could book on line. To date no one has returned the call.

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Visited On Thursday, 10 September 2020

Beautiful and well run country pub with welcoming staff, delicious food and a good selection of drinks. We keep coming time and time again and are never disappointed. I highly recommend. I would also add that they are trying their absolute best to make their visitors feel safe during the Covid pandemic with screens and social distancing - thankfully there is plenty of outdoor space to enjoy here too. Thank you Chequers!

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 September 2020

Great food and service

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Visited On Monday, 07 September 2020

Fantastic food and friendly service. The measures in place made us feel comfortable. Looking forward to our next visit!

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Visited On Monday, 07 September 2020

We had a lovely lunch, friendly service thank you!

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Visited On Sunday, 06 September 2020

Delicious Sunday roast in the garden and very friendly service. Thank you.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 September 2020

Great as always. Especially given the challenging circumstances we find ourselves in 2020

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

Lonely food, service and place!

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Visited On Monday, 31 August 2020

We are regulars at The Chequers and we were really looking forward to going back. It hasn't lost any of its magic post covid and they are managing the situation r3eally well. The food and service is as good as always.

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Visited On Wednesday, 02 September 2020

Very enjoyable lunch with our parents. Relaxed with excellent food,and friendly staff.

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Visited On Monday, 31 August 2020

Food was generally nice, although orders got a bit mixed up by the staff. Batter on onion rings and fish was very crisp but unfortunately literally dripping in fat - needed better draining! Also bill was calculated very inaccurately to begin with- probably due to Dine out to Help Out confusion! Overall would recommend as nice pub with good food, but a few little negatives.

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Visited On Monday, 31 August 2020

Tables are spread out felt safe staff were wearing face coverings which was good to see

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Visited On Sunday, 30 August 2020

Brilliant food and great setting.lovely friendly staff. Thanks for having us!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 August 2020

All good. Lovely lunch!

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Lovely in every way. Food atmosphere and especially wonderful friendly staff. Thanks

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 August 2020

Hi there, we are sorry to say but our dining experience was rather underwhelming. The food quality certainly didn’t match the high price. The lamb was though as old boot and the pork belly was swimming in what it looked and tested like readymade bbq sauce. Having said that our daughter’s linguine dish was tasty & so was my husband’s sticky toffee pudding. Even though it happened on the day of ‘eat out help out’ scheme with the discount on the bill, we still felt it didn’t deserve the amount we were charged for the food. We have been to the pub few times before but for the first time we didn’t actually enjoy it.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 August 2020

a very enjoyable lunch

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Visited On Thursday, 06 August 2020

The 2 staff looking after us were great, helpful, polite, hardworking, and the setting was good. Sorry to say the food didn't match up to either of these. It might have been the regular chef's day off which would explain the poor food we received, if not then could someone from management send in some friends used to good food for a blind test. This really disappointing meal + 2 x soft drinks cost me £70.00. The only item worth the higher prices paid for pub food was the ice cream. I didn't mention any of the concerns at the time as I was treating a friend to what I'd hoped would be a delicious lunch. He, being a guest and a foreigner, was too polite to voice his opinion but I knew from the way he was eating he, too, was finding it a bit of a struggle. Concerns confirmed when some battered fish was delivered to the next door table - by this time we were outside - and we were hit by a very strong fish smell, not normal in fresh fish freshly cooked...certainly not from 8ft away. Please take a serious look, and please significantly raise the standard before opening in Cholsey. I hope this is helpful.

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Great atmosphere and friendly staff who work really well together. Food was excellent too. What more could you ask?

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Great atmosphere, food and service. All in a lovely location. Highly recommended.

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