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The Chequers

7 Church Road, Wimbotsham PE34 3QG, England
+44 1366 386768
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Great pub

Lovely pub with friendly and attentive staff with good choice of beers. The roast beef was the best... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
paul8392
,
Norwich, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent home cooked ham!

Out for lunch with family who are new to the area, very quiet for a Friday lunchtime which didn't... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
weekender79584
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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The Chequers, Wimbotsham, is a traditional village pub dating back to the mid 17th Century. Set within the heart of the picturesque village of Wimbotsham overlooking the village green, there are a number of good walks in the area centred around the...more
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7 Church Road, Wimbotsham PE34 3QG, England
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+44 1366 386768
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub with friendly and attentive staff with good choice of beers. The roast beef was the best I’ve had for ages!More

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Kim B, Owner at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Thank you Paul for writing review really nice for all of us at Chequers to receive positive feedback. Sunday lunches have been really busy and it's good to know service was good and you was happy with choices of ales and food Thank you from...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Out for lunch with family who are new to the area, very quiet for a Friday lunchtime which didn't bode well but landlady said it was unusual. Bit of a wait for food but it was all freshly cooked and hot. Gammon, fish and chicken...More

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Kim B, Owner at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Firstly apologies for responding to this review so late no excuse but it had been missed. Thank you so much for the feedback yes all food is cooked to order so there can be a bit of a wait when there's lots of different menu...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The best cooked gammon, clean and lovely staff and thank you to Kim for giving us a great holiday and spending time with us! Recommend the fudge cake with ice cream and lovely burgers too! ALSO DOG FRIENDLY.. thanks for having us Kim 😗More

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Kim B, Owner at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017

Hello , Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, what great feedback. So happy your experience was so positive it really makes a holiday I think when you have a great meal with your family and yes we love dogs...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely old fashioned country pub. Varied menu and good value. Dog friendly. Staff helpful and friendly.More

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Kim B, Owner at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Hi Janny Thank you for the review , pleased you found the menu varied and good value. Important for a village pub to be friendly and as lots of great walks for dogs nearby we welcome dogs. Hope to see you all again Kim and...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Called in here on the way back from Downham Market as we wanted something to eat and couldn't be bothered cooking when we got back home. Parked up in the car park round the back of the pub. There's also tables outside the pub for...More

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Kim B, Owner at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hi Ali Thank you for writing a review, yes Wednesday was exceptionally busy and we were short staffed. Glad your food was hot and tasty and that you were advised of a wait time. Yes we do offer a two course home cooked meal each...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing, love the pub. Love the atmosphere, love the staff, love the service. Can't fault it. What more is there to day.

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Kim B, Owner at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Wow cant really respond to that ! Tremendous feedback thank you so much we will try to continue Kim and The Chequers Team

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Excellent country pub with a good choice of food and beers. Well worth a visit for lunch. The menu is varied and the prices are very reasonable.More

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Kim B, Owner at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Excellent! Wow . Thank you for writing the review glad you found a varied choice for lunch and drinks. As a village pub we do try to ensure a reasonable price for lunch and evening menu. Hope you see you again Kim and The Chequers...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Whilst staying in Downham Market we were given a recommendation for The Chequers pub so went along today to check it out. Hadn't anticipated having lunch but given the warm welcome we received and the nice feel of the place we did. My wife had...More

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Kim B, Owner at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Hi Micky Firstly thank you for writing a review, It really pleases us when we receive recommendations and even better when we get such a positive response from customers. You exactly described what we aim for which is good service and well cooked reasonably priced...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We have going to the Chequers for lunch for some time and have always enjoyed various dishes. We also liked there basket for £5.99 which always left us full, until recently where the portions of the chips have been vastly cut back so did not...More

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Kim B, Owner at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hi thank you for the feedback I'm glad you enjoy our lunches and take on board your comments regarding the chips. We have not consciously cut back on the amount of chips per basket but I will address the issue with the team. Thank you...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

My friend and I had a very pleasant lunch of Fish and Chips. The whole meal and the lovely welcome was just what we needed after a busy morning. Thank youMore

Thank ChrisG355
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Kim B, Owner at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2017

Hi Chris Firstly please accept my apologies as I seem to have missed this review and have not responded before. Thank you for taking the time to share your visit to The Chequers as a small village pub reviews really help other customers to give...More

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