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The Chequers Inn

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££ - £££, British,
Hanham Mills | Riverside, Hanham BS15 3NU, England
+44 117 329 1711
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Hanham Mills | Riverside, Hanham BS15 3NU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Ordered the 28 day aged sirloin of beef at £14.50 for 1 course. Don't mind paying money for good food but the Beef was awful. It was tough, fatty and tasteless, it really was. We ended up leaving most of it. Told waitress when she...More

Thank ecpc142
Reviewed yesterday

The location is stunning but the establishment has gone irrevocably downhill. Prices are extortionate and the manager, who undoubtedly had a bee in his bonnet on the gloriously sunny day we visited, was bolshy, arrogant and downright rude. Best advice: just stroll across the Old...More

Thank JamieJourno
Reviewed 2 days ago

Slow service, poor food, witnessed Manager being rude to member of the public!... Sad example of good pub gone bad!...

Thank jack w
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here for my husband's birthday meal.Was booked I to the restaurant expected a restaurant menu but it was not a very varied menu it was more like pub grub and quite expensive for what you got.£13.50 for fish and chips.The specials board was...More

Thank Jane S
Jules W, General Manager at The Chequers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Jane, Thank you for your review. We do run only one menu at the Chequers and this is changed often to reflected the time of year and ingredients available, young's pubs pride themselves on serving traditional British food. Unfortunately this is our first summer...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice pub but the service could be improved. We waited an hour and a half for our food with no updates or apologies. The portion of chips was quite sad, ham had a strange grey spot and eggs were burnt on the bottom. My friend...More

Thank Emily J
Jules W, Manager at The Chequers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Emily, Thank you very much for your review. I'm sorry that there was a wait for your food, we do cook everything fresh to order and with it being the hottest Saturday of the year, unfortunately our wait time went up to an hour,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 9 of us went for Sunday lunch. The place was half full. Drinks orders were taken swiftly and cheerfully. Our mains took 45 minutes to arrive. The roast dinners were OK. Nothing special. Both the pork and beef looked overdone, grey and...More

Thank Katharine B
Jules W, Manager at The Chequers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that your meal was not up to our usual standards, our meats are cooked fresh on Sunday mornings and are served medium rare so we are sorry you thought they looked grey and tired. We are always...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit this year and the last. I ordered fish and chip's and the fish was flavourless and soggy, the portion size was smaller than my last visit and they have put the prices up, it felt like I was paying for the redecoration not...More

1  Thank stonka46
Jules W, Manager at The Chequers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are sorry that your fish and chips was not up to our usual standard. We now cook all our food fresh to order with high quality local ingredients. We do hope that you try us again so we can...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try the newly refurbished restaurant We had an early seat and were greeted warmly so it started well The prices are slightly higher than other local places but gorgeous weather amazing view definitely was worth it and we wanted to see what...More

Thank ClareCollman
Jules W, Manager at The Chequers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Clare, Thank you for the review. We are glad that you like our generous portion sizes and our very tasty fresh food. We are sorry that the service slowed, but we were extremely busy and the new staff are still getting used to the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven't visited Chequers for a few years and glad we went again. Great food, brilliant service and quite reasonable. cost. The roast lamb was great and only dropped to a four star because the roasties weren't quite as crispy as I hoped. Saying that the...More

Thank robertpain8
Jules W, Manager at The Chequers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Robert, Thank you for the review. We are so please that you like the new look Chequers. We are glad you liked the Lamb Roast and will see if i can get the Chef to 'crisp up' the roasties a bit more. We do...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went down to the river for a quick drink and there are 2 pubs here. We first went into The Old Lock and Weir "Ale" House. Very disappointed!! I remember when this used to be good pub with several real ales. Not any more....More

Thank Robin H
Jules W, Manager at The Chequers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Robin, Thank You for your very nice review. We are really glad you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us and we always strive to give the best service. We hope to see you again soon and we will soon have 4 beers for you...More

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14 September 2017|
Response from russandhelen | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but if you ask the staff they are very friendly and accommodating.
30 September 2016|
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Response from Rod B | Reviewed this property |
I'm almost sure you CANNOT BOOK a table so arrive early particularly at weekends We are going ourselves this weekend so will heed my own advice
14 April 2016|
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Response from Fiona M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I'm not sure either but they are very accommodating and helpful so I would ring them to check. When I took my nieces they wanted really basic vegetarian food and they amended dishes to suit, one pasta dish the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hanham Mills | Riverside, Hanham BS15 3NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Hanham
  • Phone Number: +44 117 329 1711
  • E-mail
Recently joining the Young’s pub family, this beautiful pub is situated right on the river Avon with stunning views. Take a pew out on the terrace or relax in the bar area. Enjoy a fresh seasonal British menu along with cask ales and extensive wine list.
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