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The Chequers Inn at Thornham

High Street, Thornham PE36 6LY, England
+44 1485 512229
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (51 reviews)
“tapas” (33 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Food
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LOCATION
High Street, Thornham PE36 6LY, England
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1 - 10 of 229 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We liked the choices on the menu at The Chequers in Thornham as advertised for this celebration of Norfolk Restaurant Week. We booked a table for three. Thursday 8 November. For 7.30pm. We arrived on time and endured 15 minutes of intermittent fire alarm sounding....More

Thank JOHN B
Reviewed 1 week ago

we went in Norfolk Restaurant Week to give it a try. food was excellent if a little pretentious. staff were disorganised and was going to order dessert but had to wait too long. also had to wait to pay. however was well worth a visit...More

Thank russelld49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on last night of small family holiday to Thornham, all going well up until mains finished. Food ok. However turned into a comical farce with 2 servers running around the restaurant / bar trying to keep everyone happy. After waiting for nearly half an...More

Thank Stephenldo1
EwenT77, General Manager at The Chequers Inn at Thornham, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Stephen Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review for us, please accept my sincere apologies that the service on your visit wasn't up to our usual high standards. I will of course look into this as a matter urgency....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the most amazing meal last week at such short notice, the head waiter was very attentive and all other staff looked after us so well thank you

1  Thank Nikki S
EwenT77, General Manager at The Chequers Inn at Thornham, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nikki Thank you for the review of the Chequers Inn, I'm so pleased that you all had a great time with us and the team looked after you so well. I hope we see you again very soon. Kind regards Ewen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here for a birthday gathering. It was a bit hot inside but once we mentioned this a staff member opened the outside door and that helped tremendously. Steps chosen included Crab cakes, Crab pate and Tapas trio. Mains were Pizzas...More

1  Thank Richard C
EwenT77, General Manager at The Chequers Inn at Thornham, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Richard Thank you for your review of the food at the Chequers, its great to see you enjoyed all the dishes and found it to be a lovely friendly pub. I hope we will see you again very soon. Kind regards Ewen

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked to eat at this restaurant for the last meal of our stay in Norfolk and so glad we did. The food was very good - we shared a selection of tapas which we both really enjoyed followed by the Apple & almond tart and...More

3  Thank Gardeners2011
EwenT77, General Manager at The Chequers Inn at Thornham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your lovely review of the Chequers and your special mention of Sandra, I'm so pleased that Sandra looked after you so well and it really is high praise for her that you found her the best waitress you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place to eat, dog friendly. Good parking and service. There is a restaurant area which is dog free for those without a canine friend..More

1  Thank sallywags
EwenT77, General Manager at The Chequers Inn at Thornham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your short and sweet review of the Chequers, I'm so pleased you found the food to be brilliant and the Inn to b a great place to eat. I do hope you will be back to see us...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

We were staying at the White Horse at Brancaster where the food was superb but fancied eating out somewhere different and had heard that The Chequers was good. On arrival (at 7.30pm on a Sunday evening) there were just 4 other tables, most of whom...More

2  Thank Nicola B
EwenT77, General Manager at The Chequers Inn at Thornham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Nicola Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback for us, its disappointing to see you found the atmosphere to be lacking on your visit to us, I'm sure if you had asked we could have moved your table from the restaurant...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Reasonably priced, decent food served by happy staff, even at the end if a long shift. Very busy with the rooms, so must be good!

Thank bugubg
EwenT77, General Manager at The Chequers Inn at Thornham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you very much for your review of the Chequers, I'm pleased to see you enjoyed the food served by the happy team. I do hope you will be back to see us again very soon. Kind regards Ewen

Reviewed 1 October 2018

Good selection to drink and good menu, I chose a bit of a strange pizza and didn't really enjoy mine but my husbands was really good ! would definitely return and try a different pizza / meal !More

Thank l0uisecurtis
EwenT77, General Manager at The Chequers Inn at Thornham, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Louise Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of the Chequers for us, its great to see you liked the selection of drinks and the menu. Please do come back and try a different pizza in the near future. Kind regards...More

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Picko47
4 January 2017|
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Sorry for late response - but not sure - bar was manic and just noticed a few outside with their owners
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Thornham PE36 6LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Thornham
  • Phone Number: +44 1485 512229
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Description
Dating back to the 16th century, this pretty village inn on the North Norfolk coast is a welcoming sight for visitors wanting somewhere enticing to stay, relax and enjoy a great meal in comfort. Inside you will find a traditional bar with a warm country feel, a vast open fire and low beamed ceiling and a contemporary dining room. You can also enjoy al fresco dining in our charming courtyard or one of the pavilions, which are perfect for groups, private dining, parties and celebrations. There are also 11 stylish bedrooms, recently refurbished with a coastal theme. The luxurious rooms and en-suite bathrooms offer contemporary 21st century comfort and style to relish in.
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