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The Chequers Hotel

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The Chequers 8 Oxford Street, Newbury RG14 1JB, England
01635 38000
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Booked the hotel last minute for a one night stay. The room was a nice size but was very dated and not the cleanest. There was dust on every surface, short and curly hairs in the bathroom, the spare bed cover was of an off white colour. The toilet seat was damaged in 3 places, flooring in the bathroom was... More 

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ChequersNewbury, Manager at The Chequers Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you TerryH, for taking the time to write a review. I am glad that the staff you encountered during your stay were pleasant. We pride ourselves on customer service and I’m really pleased that our team looked after you during your short stay with us. I was sorry to read that your room did not meet with expectation. I... More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 December 2016

The Christmas Day meal was really very good and the whole family had a lovely time. I thought the staff were attentive without being overly so and the event was well organised. All the little touches were there to make the meal special and I can't think of one thing I would have asked them to do differently! The Hotel... More 

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Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I spent a night here in December 2016, having found it through Booking.com as one of the cheapest rooms in Newbury. Based on that, I wasn't really expecting much more than your standard rooms-over-a-pub kind of thing. In fact, it turned out to be a nicely furnished, clean and homely hotel. The receptionist was friendly and helpful. The room I... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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281 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

"On a recent business trip to Newbury I found this place and looking at the map it seemed a good location but it was a bit of a nightmare stay. If you are allocated 301-306 then expect a sleepless night. You hear upstairs, you are disturbed by the automatic security lights in the driveway, Cold and tired rooms. Just to... More 

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Thank Malcolm D
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you want a wonderful wedding on a budget, this is the hotel to go to. They do their utmost to make your day one to remember and a discount is given for your guests! We've been to several wedding receptions at the Chequers and stayed in a variety of old and new rooms. A great place, right in the... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Well situated hotel for the town. Room 104 nice size and very clean. No lift which could cause problems to those less able. Again for those less able the bath is very high....even my husband and I struggled! Only problem was the noise from the road which can't be avoided but would have been nice to be warned. Breakfast was... More 

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Bere Regis, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Service was excellent; food mediocre. I had a small salmon and asparagus tart which was rather salty and rather overcooked; gnocchi which was too rich - the stilton was too much, the side vegetables tired and overcooked> For pudding I had a raspberry pannacotta which was nice

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I placed most of my crew here for a shoot and they said it was lovely. Situated in the town centre, there is loads of places for them to eat. They have said it can be a little hot and could benefit from aircon though.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

nice clean hotel large rooms great location friendly staff would recommend. bar was good prices resonable , parking was free, staff very helpful no complaints.

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London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The room was lovely and spacious. The shower was ok, nothing special. It was quite a walk to the room, no problem for us as we enjoy the exercise but could be a problem for others less mobile. The staff were friendly throughout and very helpful. Breakfast was included, buffet style cooked breakfast with lots of choice. Very nice. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Chequers 8 Oxford Street, Newbury RG14 1JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: 01635 38000
Description
Recently refurbished, the restuarant in the Chequers hotel is excellant value for money and the chef is inventive with his bristish menus. The friday evening 3 cours meal with a glass of wine included is to be recommended

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?