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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 16 April 2024

We were a large group and all enjoyed our meals. I had lamb which was tender and delicious, followed by creme brulee with rhubarb. My only criticism would be small portions in relation to the price.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 9 April 2024

We just cannot fault the place in quality of accommodation (dog friendly), food, service and staff smiles and attentiveness. We had a 2 night stay with breakfast and evening meals. The food was imaginative, well presented and thought out with great flavour and detail. Sunday...was HEAVING and thankfully (for us) quietened off on Monday but service was equally high. There are only 4 rooms to stay but soooo tastefully decorated in such a small but not cramped space. I also love it that a sign outside states that dogs are welcome, but children must be well behaved. Class. One more thing - costs were not only reasonable but better than we expected. We were going to give special mentions to staff who were 'over and above' but they all were. Belvoir on the Leics, Notts, Lincs border is a slice of what we all would like to think of as England at it's rural best.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 2 April 2024 via mobile

We don't get to go out much so want to go somewhere we can be certain will be good. Our next door neighbour recommended somewhere else locally that they said was great, which we considered for a change, but looked at some of the reviews,...and whilst good some didn't suit our family situation. Came back to the Chequers where we feel at home. Yet again had a fantastic evening. Dined early and left by 19:30 which was what we wanted. Food was awesome, every course for all of us. My pork belly main was excellent, don't think you could get better anywhere else. I normally have the steak which is getting a bit big for me now, and doesn't leave enough room for drink after, so not a complaint! I had fish last time which was equally great. My wife and daughter loved their courses. Wine choice and quality great. Ranges from budget to reasonably high end. All good well researched wines. A big part of the experience for me is the quality of service, which was excellent, and friendly. Felt valued and welcomed. Quite young serving staff, who were very professional, polite and friendly. Gives you faith in the young people of today! Can't see a reason to dine anywhere else.More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 18 March 2024

Delicious. Staff are personable, helpful and give concise recommendations whilst also attending to dietary requirements. The non alcoholic cocktails are delicious (as are the alcoholic ones!). Gutted that we had to leave without dessert due to the smallest member of the party falling asleep. Would...absolutely visit again and can imagine in the summer the garden space is well used. Very reasonably priced too.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 22 February 2024 via mobile

Haven't been for a little while. Felt like coming home to family. My little girl likes to feel grown up and does things like say who we are and when we are booked in, do the orders etc. The owners (who we have known for...many years) and all of the staff are fabulous with her, even staff we have not met before, clearly the family values and principles of good service and customer enjoyment flow through all the staff. Very patient with her, and really make her evening, which makes mine. The service all round is second to none. The same goes for the food. I managed to break away from my norm of steak for main course, difficult because it is always great and I like my red wine, but it did leave me room for dessert! I had scallops for starter, large, cooked perfectly and with a great sauce. Main course I had the cod with spinach, fondant potato and leeks. Superb. All went very well with an excellent Sancerre. The wine list is comprehensive, with good quality wines at all price points. Excellent experience all round. Unlike some other places you really feel all of the staff really want you to have a good time and it is important to them, not just a job, and they really strive to do the best that they can do to ensure you have a great experience. So refreshing these days, especially in relation to the younger staff where perhaps you might not expect such an excellent work ethic. Well done all round.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 11 February 2024

Booked over 2 weeks ago however turned and you could tell weren't actually expected. Waited 30 minutes for our table which was being relaid. Waited a further 20 minutes for someone to take our order. We had 2 vegetarian but no Nut Roast,. One diner...had the veggie sausages the other had just veg and Yorkshire pudding. The lunch was warm at best, we were then charged 15.95 for the plate of veg and Yorkshire pudding (one carrot, broccoli, 3 roast potatoes, small spoonful red cabbage and Kale) the bill was wrong and had to be amended. The service overall was unfriendly and underwhelming. Would not returnMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 11 February 2024 via mobile

My wife had planned a night away for my birthday and enquired as to whether they would be able to get Beef Wellington in, as we had our wedding there and Wellington was our choice then. They were able to get it for us and...it was better than we remembered. The service was exceptional and as it was my birthday they even brought us out a small brownie decorated to say happy birthday. Definitely recommend 100%More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 15 January 2024 via mobile

Excellent food, excellent and friendly service and great ambiance. From the booking, to arrival and the service, my guests and I had a lovely birthday evening. We will be back.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 12 January 2024 via mobile

Had previously been rather impressed with the cooking and left a positive review here before. However several dinners eaten here over the Xmas period left a lot to be desired on the food front. We assumed it was due to the busy Xmas season and...the demands on the kitchen. . However lunch today during much quieter January and the food is just really average. Liver parfait looks like cat food and risotto that seems as if it's straight out of a packet. Where has the chef gone? Disappointing.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 9 December 2023 via mobile

Came here for dinner, hadn't been for about 9 months. Got a drink at the bar then seated in the snug to the left round the back. Felt a little bit " left out" and although there were other people there, it took 20mins for...our order to be taken! Not a good start I thought, but from then everything was fine. The scallops to start were perfectly cooked and I had the southern friend chicken burger which had a delicious bbq sauce, more of that please. All washed down with a bottle of Albarinho.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 24 November 2023 via mobile

There's some seriously good cooking going on in this kitchen right now. We had the mussels, pheasant and a burger and all were superlative. I've been coming here on and off for thirty years and can honestly say the foods never been better. Wonderful meal.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 22 October 2023 via mobile

Wonderful pub, staff were all super friendly and helpful, with a welcoming smile as soon as we arrived. I was very impressed with the menu options and when it arrived it did not disappoint! The food was so good we even enjoyed a dessert which...again was scrumptious! There are various dining areas and all are clean, warm and offer a really relaxing place to eat. We will definitely return and recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 2 October 2023

Food is always delicious here. We bring friends every time they visit the area as they love it now too! Service great and staff very kind and helpful!

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 17 September 2023

We are regulars to the Chequers for a nice dinner out or a special occasion and have always had a fabulous meal here. The place is an interesting rabbit warren of rooms and a lovely snug bar with an open fire, plus lots of outside...space in the garden. The sharing steak is always beautifully cooked (actually we like it very rare which they achieve every time) and the accompaniments are lovely. It’s a lovely treat having dinner at the Chequers. The wine list and excellent draft beers are extensive, plus if you wish to stay over, the rooms with a lovely breakfast are very nicely designed. It has a warm atmosphere and the staff are great. Keep up the excellent standards please, as we love it!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 5 September 2023

Lovely little pub restaurant less than 2 miles from Belvoir Castle, so very convenient to get something to eat after a trip there. Would recommend booking ahead as, even though there were only two of us on a Monday lunchtime, they were uncertain if they...would be able to fit us in. Service was a touch slower than would have been ideal but the food was delicious and prices about what you'd expect.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Hi Rick Absolutely - if you have the room for exclusive use your doggie will be very welcome. Kind regards jo
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Hi. Yes we are. Details and menus are on our website or I can email to you if you msg me your email address. Kind regards jo
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