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We are a country pub with dining. We are dog friendly. Lovely spacious setting with 8 outdoor tables to front & 3 outdoor tables in the rear courtyard. Closed all day Monday. Food served Wednesday to Sunday, Wednesday to Sat 12.00-2.30pm & evenings 5.30pm-8.00pm. Long Sunday lunch served 12.00 to 3.00pm. Booking recommended. We look forward to seeing you soon!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 November 2020

Beautiful decor retaining old pub charm with updated fixtures. Great menu, helpful knowledgeable staff, super desert, veggie choices plus carnivores catered for. Smooth wines , all at great prices. Perfect. We loved our visit and cant wait to return! Dog friendly too even giving a...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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CAWrighty, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2020

So happy you enjoyed your visit & thank you for taking the time to review us. We really do appreciate it. We will look forward to your next visit! Best wishes, Andy, Carol & the team x

Reviewed 31 October 2020

We called in for lunch after calling and booking 10 minutes before arriving. On arrival greeted warmly, all the required covid measures in place, including T&T app, plus taking home phone number. Seated and ordered our drinks and starter, then main. Our meals were absolutely...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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CAWrighty, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2020

Thank you so much for this helpful review. We will indeed pass our thanks to the chef. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit. Best wishes, Andy & Carol & team! ;)

Reviewed 26 October 2020

We had a lovely Sunday lunch here whilst holidaying in the area with friends. The food was delicious and the service was great. Will definitely return next time we are here.

Date of visit: October 2020
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CAWrighty, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2020

Thank you so much for the review. We will look forward to your next visit! Best wishes, Carol, Andy & the team :)

Reviewed 21 October 2020 via mobile

Amazing food! The burgers were cooked to perfection and the onion marmalade with Brie was a great topping! For dessert I had the sticky toffee pudding, which was a must at this time of year. This dessert went above and beyond my expectations; I am...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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CAWrighty, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2020

We love Basil! He was just so cute! Thank you so much for this review, for appreciating our food & our staff & the whole experience. We welcome you (& Basil) back anytime... just give us a call! Best wishes, Carol, Andy, Cara, Chef Adam...More

Reviewed 28 September 2020

We were staying nearby and, after stopping in for a drink, booked a family dinner for the following day. The measures in place to prevent Covid-19 were well organised and we were welcomed and shown to our table by Carol. The food was excellent and...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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CAWrighty, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2020

Hello & thank you so much for taking time to review our pub. We are pleased you enjoyed the food & service & sorry that we missed your second visit. Thank you also for mentioning our Covid measures too. We hope that you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed 13 September 2020

Staying in Friston we were eager to try the local pub and we were not disappointed. The food was high quality and service was excellent with all the staff eager to please. Would recommend the sea bass plus their tasty fish and chips. Felt relaxed...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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CAWrighty, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2020

Thank you so much for the lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you... we do get lovely customers! It’s great that you not only appreciated the food & the service but our Covid measures too. We will definitely look forward to your next...More

Reviewed 12 September 2020 via mobile

We have been to this pub quite a few times previously and we never fail to feel welcomed, the owners are always so friendly and the waiting staff really enjoyed having a chat with the children which was so nice for the kids. The new...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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CAWrighty, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2020

Thank you so much for reviewing the pub & for praising our staff & Covid measures. We are really pleased you enjoyed the adult meals as we are a village dining pub with locally sourced food & a good reputation. We take on board your...More

Reviewed 11 September 2020 via mobile

What a fabulous restaurant. Nothing was too much trouble. There was an issue with the booking and Carol accommodated us straight away - obviously blaming her husband for the mistake!! The food was delicious, the waiting staff were attentive and had constant smiles on their...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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CAWrighty, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2020

Hello & thank you for the review... I remembered who you were instantly because of the booking mix up :) ! Really pleased that you enjoyed yourselves with us & yes as we had mixed up the days you then enjoyed a second evening with...More

Reviewed 29 August 2020

Always go here when visiting the area. Owners are so welcoming and friendly. Reassured by the good covid measures in they have put in place. Did not eat this time but food has been very good in the past. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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CAWrighty, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2020

Wow - thank you so much for this review, we are very proud that you love visiting us! We are treating the Covid situation with respect, we do not want to be closed down again & it is so important to us, so thank you...More

Reviewed 14 August 2020

We were having a short break in nearby Thorepness and booked a meal here by telephone before leaving home in Nottinghamshire., after looking at online reviews, menu etc. Very much enjoyed the whole experience from being met at the door and looked after in these...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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CAWrighty, Owner at Old Chequers Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2020

Hi Suzanne, Thank you so much for the great review and we are pleased you felt relaxed & safe whilst at the pub. We have tried to make the whole experience as stress free as possible for customers. Both myself & Lucy are recovering well...More

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robynhannahsmith
26 October 2017|
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Response from CAWrighty | Property representative |
Hi, yes we are both dog & child friendly if well behaved! We do ask you to let us know when booking if bringing a dog as not all diners like dogs. We do have highchairs available for younger children, and just so that you... More
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mjz2325
8 August 2017|
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Response from CAWrighty | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your enquiry. Our kitchen is open 12-2.30pm Wed to Sat lunchtimes, we then close 3-5pm & serve food in the evenings from 6- 8.30pm. If you wanted to get here for 5.45 we could put an order through ready if... More
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    Old Chequers Pub is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5