The Chequers Inn

4.9
561 reviews
£41 and over
English
The Chequers Inn is a fine dining pub and restaurant situated in the heart of the village of Weston Turville, Buckinghamshire. The Chequers team pride themselves on excellent service and delicious food. Set in the quaint village of Weston Turville, The Chequers Inn dates back to the 16th Century. The bar retains a traditional feel, with broad polished flagstone floors, historic beams and an open fire place. The restaurant area is a more contemporary space in which to enjoy a fine dining experience. The Chequers Inn is home to husband and wife, Chef Owner Dritan and Maître d' Ranka. Since taking over in 2010 they have transformed the restaurant into a renowned and much loved eatery.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
What 561 People Are Saying
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99% of people would recommend it to a friend
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JaneB
Berkshire
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This is a lovely place for a special meal. The service is outstanding and the staff are friendly and professional. We had the tasting menu which was lovely. The reason for four stars for the food is that we didn’t enjoy one course but I think that was just our personal taste, the rest was delicious. Will definitely return.

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HollyJ
London
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

Lovely food but for the price the portions are absolutely tiny. We have been to other fine dining style restaurants at the same price tag and would choose to go to others over the chequers inn when it comes to value for money.

Service was good. We would come back for drinks.

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TeganRizzoNaudi
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 17 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food as always. Great with gluten free offerings

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NickW
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional service and the food is to die for. Dining from the a la carte menu, the Raviolo was delicious and the Cornish Cod dish had exceptional flavours - all beautifully presented. My wife had the Hake starter and the lamb main and was silent as both course dishes were fully cleaned - a compliment to the food indeed. The two serving staff did an exceptional job throughout. If you are in the area and are happy t pay the price for fine dining, then look no further than this place!

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on 15 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a superb meal

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DavidT
1 review
Dined on 14 July 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Lovely setting. Good service . Excellent food . Would highly recommend this friendly restaurant.

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GillianG
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Chequers is undoubtedly the best restaurant we have been to. I think I'm going to say ever. The food is simply outstanding. I cannot express enough how much you can taste the passion that goes into creating these works of art that we consume. I am honestly not overstating here. From the delicately flavoured creamy amuse bouche all the way through to the beautifully built layered panna cotta we felt spoiled and privileged to be able to experience such wonderful food. And who doesn't love being spoiled! If there is a magic formula to restaurants, then Dritan and Ranka have it. The building is superbly cared for and has a personal feel to it, everything was squeaky clean, the service beyond any expectation. Having spent my work life going to well known restaurants in London I feel I'm well equipped to say The Chequers is head and shoulders above. We came out of here last night, having not visited for some time, satiated, warmed, happy, content and asking ourselves why we don't go more often! We will be.
Bravo.

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AndrewE
1 review
Dined on 13 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food and service were refined and excellent. Friendly staff made you feel comfortable yet still a sense of occasion. Highly recommended.

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SimonB
Inverness
1 review
Dined on 10 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food, service and atmosphere. The menu is professionally presented and explained and the variety of dishes is exceptional. The duck and cheese board was a particular favourite of mine.

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ChrisW
Buckinghamshire
8 reviews
Dined on 8 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent menu choices including a snack starter. Good wine list. Always a warm welcome.

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LucyT
1 review
Dined on 8 July 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We had the tasting menu which was good value for money and contained some wonderful dishes. We particularly enjoyed the chicken liver parfait and the pistachio and basil palette cleanser as they were both quite unusual. All staff were lovely and the restaurant had a great atmosphere and look. We will definitely go again!

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Trevor
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 July 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Excellent reception, quiet atmosphere, very good food, as always

MT
Mat62Tiger
London
4 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Calm, classic pub environment. Ambitious menu with fixed menu choices (1-2-3 courses) or a la carte. Good quality food. You will need sides to make up the small size of the main courses I saw.

JY
JonathanY
London
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great food and nice ambience, would recommend. reasonably priced too.

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tracyg
Warwickshire
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service, as always , high quality, creatively and attractively presented

NT
NickT
1 review
Dined on 3 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best restaurant in the area by a long way if your looking for fine dinning.

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DaSco
London
2 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We ate here back in 2018 and promised we’d go back. It’s taken us a while but we’re so pleased we did.

We chose the 7 course tasting menu with wine pairings. It was all delicious but the highlight was the lamb. Yes it’s not the cheapest place to eat but it’s well worth a visit once in a while.

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QBee
Yorkshire
3 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice ambience, varied menu , efficient staff and the hake starter with strawberries delish . Everything you want from a relaxing gastro pub .

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Gabriel
London
4 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Changed my opinion to British food.
Super friendly

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TrickyM111
Dorset
18 reviews
Dined on 27 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time back to one of our favourite places and it is as fantastic as ever !
The food is simply delicious and always some exciting twists on the menu. The team are excellent and always lovely to see Dritan and Ranka FoH
Nicley busy when we were there so a great atmosphere for grown up
Cant wait to go back again v soon *

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ChilternsFoody
3 reviews
Dined on 24 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delighted to return to The Chequers, which is a beautiful, historic building in peaceful surroundings. Really enjoyed the set lunch menu with a glass of rose wine. The starter and dessert in particular were amazing, innovative and delicious. Will return!

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DavidT
Buckinghamshire
1 review
Dined on 23 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful service from the moment we arrived. Sat outside which was just the right temperature.
Food was delicious

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AnnaM
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A lovely meal to celebrate my husbands birthday. Very welcoming, clean, and great tasting food and wine. Seasonal menu with on trend recipes and ingredients cooked very well, a special treat.
If I’m being picky it did get a little cold in the restaurant, I’m assuming they were keep the place well ventilated due to covid but I did have to wear my jacket from main onwards. Did not distract from a lovely meal though

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Peter
Surrey
1 review
Dined on 19 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Superb, imaginative food and excellent service. One of the best vegetarian meals I have ever eaten. The Chequers Inn is easily the best place to eat in the area.

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AnnaB
Berkshire
3 reviews
Dined on 18 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely surprise … we happened on this gastro pub as had to drop something off in Tring so booked online and found this place. What a find. Excellent food, ambiance and wine. Will definitely return

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Maggiemay
Buckinghamshire
7 reviews
Dined on 17 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A very enjoyable evening.
Perfect service, delicious food excellent wine list.

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RogerO
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a wonderful restaurant. Very nicely presented with lovely ambiance. Tasty well thought out and executed dishes each one delivering a burst of flavours. The owners and staff are most friendly and knowledgable about the dishes. A great find we will be back very soon.

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DinaM
London
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A little village gem, first visit for us, decided to make a booking without any expectations and we came away very happy and contented. We would definitely visit again. Thank you to the team for a great evening.

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OpenTable Diner
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Gorgeous food & great service. Portion sizes rather small & prices a little steep.

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ColAnnTom
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

This is the best food in the area. The Chequers is not a pub but a true gourmet restaurant.

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Alan
London
41 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Set Lunch was outstanding as always

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 12 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was simply outstanding. I can’t believe that this place isn’t Michelin starred (unless it is and I missed something??). Simply first class food, probably the best I have had for years.

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GarethE
Buckinghamshire
2 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Without doubt the best dining experience in the Aylesbury area. Professional without being starchy and a tempting eclectic menu

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LibetW
1 review
Dined on 12 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is always excellent at The Chequers Inn. The beef was especially good, perfectly cooked & very tender. A really lovely lunch!

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Kevin
London
5 reviews
Dined on 11 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous lunch in every way. It is such a pleasure to eat at this restaurant. Such a welcoming environment. The quality of the food is exceptional as well as extremely gluten free friendly. Booked for lunch another day on the way out. Feel very fortunate to live locally to The Chequers Inn.

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SamT
1 review
Dined on 11 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect food and the service was just enough to be attentive but not too intrusive. I’ve been eating here for years and it’s consistently amazing. I love this place for the calm atmosphere and the excellent food. It’s clearly run extremely well and just so lovely to see it open again. I’m thrilled for this little local treasure.

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Foodisgreat
1 review
Dined on 10 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent service, very friendly. A little quiet perhaps, but it was a Thursday evening. The food was very good, with lots of choice on the menu.

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SUEH
Berkshire
9 reviews
Dined on 10 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb! Enjoyed every morsel and will be back , loved it!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect as ever - big statement but our favourite restaurant ever

SC
SarahC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic tasting menu and impeccable service. Such a treat to finally get back to eat here.

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The Chequers Inn is rated 4.9 stars by 561 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.