Pub Opening Times
Tuesday Closed all day
Wednesday & Thursday 12-3pm/6-11pm
Friday 11.30am - 11pm
Food service times
Mon, Wed, Thurs 12-3pm/6-9.00pm
Fri & Sat 12-3pm/6-9.30pm
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
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
There could be more of a choice for vegetarians/vegans in your menu. It's not just them who would choose those meals but I reckon what amounts to 10% of the population deserves more choice and not just the usual, typical, meat eating chef's view of what a veggie eats...i.e. mushrooms, goats cheese, aubergine dishes (every other pubs menu).
Great food and service!
Fabulous food and great friendly service.
A lovely evening as always, friendly service and great food, perfect!
Fab little find - really enjoyed our meal there
I love the Chequers, the food is great, good value and the staff are always friendly and helpful. One request, please don’t serve children’s menu meals (macaroni cheese) in a boiling hot dish, straight out the oven! Of course it gets spooned out on to the plate to cool down but just causes unnecessary stress for parents!
A friendly unpretentious place for a reasonable meal in good surroundings
once again me my wife and two friends had a great meal at the chequers on sunday. This must be our fifth visit and have enjoyed them all ,service and all staff are first class.looking to come and see you soon.Ron & Maureen Penn.
We had a lovely evening celebrating our 19th wedding anniversary. The staff were really lovely and the food was really good. We'll be back again soon.
All staff very attentive, knowledgeable and courteous. This is a pub to remember.
Gorgeous little country pub with great food and excellent service. I will definitely return.
This was our second visit to The Chequers this year,it was great again. I have to say the welcome and everything about the evening was perfect, the place was buzzing after a short time, the Staff are very good and on the ball. We will definitely be going again. Food was great and well presented, we really enjoyed it, thank you. Kind regards Peter & Marilyn.
We had an excellent meal (again!) - a lovely relaxed Sunday lunch atmosphere
A lovely friendly 'food' pub atmosphere with an excellent and varied menu. Always a reliable choice for a meal.
Pizzas were delicious. More vegetarian options on main menu would be appreciated!
Fantastic food and lovely to sit in.
Lovey pub with great food and friendly staff
Food was excellent but service seemed a little stretched on the day. The staff were lovely but just too busy to provide good service.
We were a large party of 10 and were exceptionally well looked after . The food was very good, everyone throughly enjoyed it.Thank you
Excellent food and friendly service
Great service, lovely staff, especially Olii. Will be back
We brought guests - they were impressed and enjoyed the meal!!
We have completed one of your feedback cards and would love to bring our friends to visit. Lovely Birthday meal
An excellent lunch party put on by Mark, Alex and the team. Superb food served in the private room to the rear and a brilliant day was had by all.