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Travellers' Choice2023
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PRICE RANGE
£6 - £17
CUISINES
Bar, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. What a wonderful place. We arrived early for our Sunday lunch but we were immediately welcomed and made to feel at home. My mum and I had the roast pork with the most delicious piece of crackling. My husband had the roast beef which...was very tender. All the vegetables were fresh and perfectly cooked and the Yorkshire pudding and roast potatoes were fabulous. A very friendly pub and if we lived nearer we would become regulars. Thank you for a lovely meal.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Sunday lunch in a family run country pub , excellent pork roast , friendly staff and chatty locals meant a really enjoyable afternoon

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A warm welcome greets us every time we visit the Old Chequers, Maddie and Jim are wonderful hosts and make us all feel very welcome. The food is exceptional and beautifully presented, thanks to their amazing chef. All I can say is we are all...looking forward to our next visit soon.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 27 October 2023 via mobile

A lovely warm, friendly place to eat - and dogs are welcome. The food was delicious and nothing was too much trouble. The Crayfish Thermidor was really nice and although part of the locally reared rump steak was a little ‘chewy’ in places (which wasn’t...obvious even to the trained eye), we were brought another one free of charge which was extremely tasty, tender and cooked as requested. We had declined the offer but was told “it has to be right”. Perfect customer service and 10/10 from us. Lovely people, lovely environment and delicious food. When in the area we will definitely visit again. These people have got running a pub/restaurant spot on across the board. Thank you Chequers.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 22 October 2023

Had Sunday lunch it arrived after a long wait 2 tables sat at least 30 minutes after us and got there food first all vegetables was under done unable to eat its a shame as this was are 3 trip also in my opinion under...staffedMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Madeleine Etherington, General Manager at The Friston Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2023

We are sorry to hear that we didn't meet your expectations on this visit. The way the orders work, is that whilst you were enjoying your starters, Chef moves on to the next order(s) until we tell him your starters are finished and then he...More

Reviewed 12 October 2023 via mobile

Lovely pub/restaurant, food was excellent and the staff very attentive, atmosphere was great. I had the fish and chips and my wife had the confit chicken, we really enjoyed both. Will definitely be going back, highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 24 September 2023 via mobile

Welcoming, friendly, comfortable, and the food, Sunday lunch, was very taste! We wanted a good lunch at a fair price, & we were not disappointed

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 15 September 2023 via mobile

Visited whilst staying on holiday nearby. Nice atmosphere, friendly service, food was well presented, tasty and reasonably priced. Busy place so recommend booking. Dog 🐶 friendly. Best meal we had in the area

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 19 August 2023

Plenty of parking out the front, light and airy inside the pub/ restaurant. Cheerful and friendly staff, great all round service.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 18 July 2023 via mobile

Best pub Sunday roast. Great service, great food, and buzzy ambience. Would definitely visit again. Very reasonably priced too.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 30 June 2023

First time visiting, won’t be the last!! Had a great meal with the family. They were incredibly helpful with us having a little one nothing was too much trouble. Great food and friendly staff

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 22 June 2023

Lovely family run pub. Food was excellent Varied menu and specials board. Portions were wholesome. Choice of ales kept my husband happy.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 21 June 2023

Excellent service and a thoroughly lovely meal Beers superb to Very reasonably priced in old fashioned local pub. Cannot recommend more highly

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 10 June 2023

The good reviews on Trip Advisor were not wrong. The owners were welcoming and warm. We booked for noon and hoped it would be quiet, and we missed the lunchtime rush, which was great. We sat in the little garden at the back for a...drink in the sunshine, then went through to a cool clean interior to order. The lamb and potato croquette with pea veloute was sublime, and the chips were the best we've had for a long time. Great value too. Well done. Exactly what people want from a pub with food.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 4 June 2023 via mobile

We had a lovely visit as always with super food (we have never had a bad experience!) with the added bonus of a local band playing some favourites 😄

Date of visit: June 2023
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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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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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The Friston Chequers is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5