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
  • Outside Seating Area
  • 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 Friday, 16 August 2019

Superb twice cooked cheese soufflé accompanied by posh peas and sweet potato fries - my go to choices every time I visit this lovely pub, I really must try something else! My 2 companions had the same and couldn’t fault it.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 August 2019

Friendly welcome and shown straight to our table. We'd already decided we wanted to sample the BOGOF burgers and we were not disappointed! Absolutely amazing and incredible value. We'll be back! Cheers

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Portions were big, especially the camembert starters which could have been half the size. Staff were friendly and helpful, and the service was good.

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Best roasts in the area. Consistently good food with a couple of little extras that make all the difference.

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Visited On Friday, 09 August 2019

My only observation is that the chairs are too uncomfortable and the tables a little small for four people. The old Windsor style chairs were common in the seventies but now most people I know prefer a more comfortable dining experience.

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Visited On Wednesday, 07 August 2019

Great night again, food really good, service fun.... What a good Pub / Resturant we have been there a lot Over the last few months ....always good. Keep it up 😜

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Visited On Monday, 05 August 2019

Great service and lovely food - also very good value for money as the portions were generous. Highly recommend but a good idea to book in advance - it was busy even on a Monday night!

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

Another great visit to The Chequers! Never fails us.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

The Italian salad main was very nice, but not big enough. I still felt hungry afterwards, & had to order a pudding. Apart from this, we had a lovely time. It was our first visit, & we were very impressed by your lovely pub & the service we received. We'll definitely be back!

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

We were a large group on a circular walk and our lunch stop at the Chequers was perfect. Food was delicious and service exceptional. Being able to sit out in the peaceful garden was an added bonus. Thank you so much!

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Great food and service!

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

Came for dinner as we were staying a few mins down the road and we are so glad we did, BOGOF in burgers which were sooo delicious. Drinks were great and the team at the pub were lovely as well.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

Great food and service. Very attentive and friendly staff. Highly recommended. Will surely be back soon.

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Visited On Sunday, 28 July 2019

Excellent service, very accommodating to our requests

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Visited On Thursday, 25 July 2019

We came here with my Director and CEO for a business lunch. My CEO was amazed by the mussels and loved the sauce! My Director had the Mozella salad he was very happy, perfect for the sunny day we had. My two colleagues had the Fish of the day (Smoked Mackerel) and was very pleased with it, saying it was cooked perfectly and so many wonderful flavours. I had the southern chicken burger that the waitress recommended and it was a good choice! good size, not too heavy and the sauce was fantastic. Over all a great lunch, compliments to the chef! Would defiantly recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 July 2019

We all really enjoyed our lunch yesterday, great tasty food, friendly and knowledgable staff and just a lovely pleasant and inclusive pub who welcome breast feeding mothers and dogs. So nice to see a family friendly place serving really good food. We would defiantly be back at some point

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

Easy to book online, brilliant service, lovely food. Recommended.

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

This was our first visit to the chequers and we really enjoyed our meal. My husband had large fish and chips - which was too big for him to finish but he really enjoyed it and I had a beautifully cooked rump steak with a side of tomatoes and mushrooms and also onion rings. My only comment would be too many onion rings but I will know that in future. My chocolate Brownie Dessert was lovely and my husband enjoyed his sticky toffee pudding. We loved the old atmosphere of the place and we will definitely come again.

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

Friendly welcome. Dog friendly. Good menu.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 July 2019

Excellent meal, well-kept real ales, wonderful location (even if a bit difficult to find), would defintely go again.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 July 2019

Service and food is always excellent

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Visited On Thursday, 04 July 2019

Excellent venue, cuisine and service, highly recommended!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

All excellent. Gorgeous village pub with fantastic food. We specifically went to check out the food that they are home smoking and it was well worth the visit. Try the chicken wings!!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Very good quality food at a sensible price. Staff were friendly and service was good. Worth a 30min drive - We will definately do a return visit.

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 June 2019

We do have to think twice about booking a table as the menu doesn't change very often, especially the veggie options which, for my wife, has pretty much meant cheese souffle starter on every occasion we've eaten. I know she is a bit fussy about her likes and dislikes but she can't help that

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