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The Chequers

297 High Street | Cottenham, Cambridge CB24 8QP, England
+44 1954 488201
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good11%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“calzone” (2 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Pizza, Italian, British, Pub, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
297 High Street | Cottenham, Cambridge CB24 8QP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met with a large group of friends for a pub meal at the Chequers. I didn't have high expectations but was extremely disappointed . The 'Bruschetta" for starters was deep fried bread with some tomatoes thrown on top and the quinoa salad had no...More

2  Thank annaskanks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A satisfying lunch, with plenty of options on the menu and some decent beer available. The food was varied: the starter average, the main quite good but the various forms of potatoes supplied were undercooked. Also, the portions were a tad small for the price.

Thank tripleplay97
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I have been to the Chequers this weekend and I was impressed for the food and the cozy atmosphere. I ordered a delicious burger and my friend had a great pizza. Both were incredibly good. Eventually, for the dessert we had a slice of cheesecake...More

Thank Francesca P
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Everytime I go to Chequers for lunch I am eating delicious food! My favourite is gnocchi alla sorrentina and cannelloni. Also, the pizza is really Good. I Highly reccomend this place.

Thank Valerio R
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I went here today with 2 friends and my disabled daughter (who uses an electric wheelchair) for lunch. I was surprised to find there was no disabled access to the building and we had to sit outside. Despite the recent good weather, today was overcast...More

5  Thank CaroleB201515
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Went to the Cheques couple of times during the last week and I was surprise to find a such good quality food in a small place like Cottenham. Service is good and very friendly too. I highly recommend it.

Thank fabry g
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Have been to The Chequers before and had great food and great service. So, surprised to come back on a Saturday night and find the place empty (just two tables in use). Still good food but service was really poor. Staff just didn’t seem interested,...More

3  Thank Lynda03
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

It has took me a lot of time in Deciding on leaving this Review as Previously I have always enjoyed this pub and Restaurant when in Cambridge a couple times a Year. A week before Christmas Day me and my Wife Booked a table for...More

3  Thank innercraft2018
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Went for family lunch today (Bank Holiday Monday). Food includes Italian dishes (pizza, pasta, etc.) as well as some more traditional pub grub (gammon, steak, burgers). Service was speedy for a table of 7 and meals were all excellent. Two kids ate from the children's...More

Thank Gareth E
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon The Chequers quite by accident on Easter Sunday, the only food available was pizza which made me slightly apprehensive but I was so wrong. We both had a calzone, they looked massive, way too much for one person but oh my goodness full...More

Thank KVJ166
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 297 High Street | Cottenham, Cambridge CB24 8QP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1954 488201
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The Chequers Public House situated in the centre of the village of Cottenham six miles north of Cambridge. Recently renovated, The Chequers is a traditional free house pub with a bar and restaurant. In the bar we have a variety of cask ales including Adnams, locally brewed Fellows, plus guest ales together with a varied wine list to suit all pallets and pockets! We also feature Aspall cider, a range of lagers, spirits and soft drinks. The menu offers traditional favourites at an affordable price and roasts on Sundays.
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