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The Chester Arms

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Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
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Bedford Road, Chicheley, Milton Keynes MK16 9JE, England
+44 1234 391214
12:00 - 00:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Bedford UK
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104 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I drive past this pub on a weekly basis & have watched the renovations which have taken place. On this occasion, Househusband & I decided to stop off & try out their lunch menu. We were not disappointed. Staff were friendly & attentive without being intrusive. Lunch menu had a couple of deals, one of which HH tried - nachos... More 

Thank mattrhimum
Bedford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in on the way home from midweek shopping and were very pleasantly surprised. Good ale and even better food with fantastic friendly service. We were made to feel so welcome. Our food arrived very promptly and the quality and quantity was unsurpassable. We will be back!

Thank Bob813
Northampton, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to the Chester Arms for food and very pleased we chose it. Very friendly welcome from all the staff who were also knowledgeable about the menu and drinks. We shared a platter for starters and then went for individual mains, no room for desserts but coffee, wine and beer was very good too. Everything was of a high... More 

Thank Roux62
Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it was our first time today, we arrived just before 5pm. We walked in and the lady behind the bar was very friendly, (even the locals were friendly)!! We had a 3 course meal, my starter was courgette & onion Bhaji followed by fish & chips and finished off with the chocolate brownie and ice cream. I have to admit... More 

Thank 241anthea
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like the Chester arms as it is within walking distance to where I stay when I'm in Newport pagnall. We went for dinner and had spare ribs and fish and chips with a bottle of Shiraz. The portions were huge, the peas were lovely and the coleslaw was excellent (according to my sis). We also had chocolates brownie and... More 

Thank Miranda w
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Good meal, nice lay out in the restaurant as a big party we had a secluded area to ourselves so was not too conscious about noise. Only thing is we supplied a birthday cake and they did not present it as most restaurant do. Just handed us the cake back in the carrier bag when we asked for it.

Thank xsjcx
Bedford, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Went here as we had recently visited their sister pub. Service was impeccable, food was very nice. Not overly priced. Nothing was too much trouble. Good portions. Well deffo return and recommend.

1 Thank gromitlfc
Wisbech, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Went for our wedding anniversary. Food and service excellent. Good food choices and reasonable prices. Would recommend

Thank philandlisa2011
St Albans, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had an early dinner here Thursday around 6pm so it was fairly quiet. Very nice restaurant with comfortable seating and a pleasing decor. We were served by Josh who has a great sense of humour and was pretty good as his job. The menu was a bit limited with a good but short selection of great looking meals. However... More 

Thank macburner
Olney, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Booked for a 3.30pm Sunday lunch for two. On arrival the place was obviously busy (always a good sign) but we waited for 10 minutes at the bar until I could catch someones eye - there seemed to be a problem with an order for a large group (these things happen), but we didn't even get acknowledged. Eventually I managed... More 

2 Thank Ian S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$27
Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bedford Road, Chicheley, Milton Keynes MK16 9JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Milton Keynes  >  Newport Pagnell  >  Chicheley
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 391214
Village pub and restaurant. Freshly cooked food and good selection of beers, ales and wines. Available also for private & corporate lunches & dinners. Open every day Mon-Thu 12.00pm till 23.00pm Fri-Sat 12.00pm till midnight, Sunday 12.00pm till 23.00pm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?