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The Chequers Inn

#171 of 673 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
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Church Street | Bilton-in-Ainsty, York YO26 7NN, England
+44 1423 359637
12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having phoned to reserve a table and to double check we could take the dog. We arrived and wasn't disappointed. The staff are so very friendly, professional and very efficient. The drinks were served quickly and the food arrived arrived without delay. Myself and the wife ordered a sharing Sunday lunch platter and the kids had their choice. Everyone was... More 

Thank Martinhall282
Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all. Have the black pudding scotch egg and the steak and ale pie, such a delight. Everything's homemade. 😍

Thank Anya O
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic little gem of a place. When we arrived we were greater by a very pleasant couple of young women who worked flawlessly as a team to book us in and show us the our room. The room seemed a little small on first impression with a very well designed little ensuite. As we were only staying... More 

Thank Geoff P
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Can't fault this - visited yesterday evening with my hubby for an evening meal We had our dog with us who was made more than welcome Has to be the best steak n ale pie I have ever tasted

Thank jmc96uk
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub very comfortable relaxing surroundings, service was good, the food was fantastic, even down to the coffee at the end of the evening, well done to everyone involved you have a lovely little place

Thank Catherine W
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

What can I say, I have been here a number of times over the last couple of years and have always come away feeling impressed with the freshness and quality of the food. Tonight a party of 7 of us attended as friends catching up. We were put in a semi private area round the side which suited us perfectly... More 

Thank Susie B
Telford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A lovely evening. Staff were very helpful and friendly. A good menu and the food was beautifully cooked and presented. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Linda H
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic pub I have been for lunch on my bike before on my own but we went for dinner this time. Gentleman at the bar was a real gent. Easy going amazing food and realy good drink selection. Amazing village setting. There is a nice bridle path to explore that gose all the way to Tadcaster (South) and Tockwith (North)... More 

Thank Ben C
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

3 of us visited for our monthly gastro meal and whilst it has charm in side it does look a little dated Cant fault the taste of the food and it is prepared fresh with an excellent taste so the Chef has some skill but suggestions are Beef Capachio starter is not VFM even if the quality is good, Black... More 

Thank Bob G
Essex, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Food and Drink, absolutely fine no fault at all. Accomadation appalling, felt springs with every movement, shower unit too small to wash legs and feet, having nothing to hold onto or room to move, was left without morning tea to drink. Went down to ask for a cup of tea and found we were left in the public house on... More 

Thank gilljames69

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 17:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street | Bilton-in-Ainsty, York YO26 7NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 359637
Welcome to The Chequers, Bilton-in-Ainsty. Located on the outskirts of York and a short drive from Harrogate and Leeds we are a country pub with accommodation.

With rolling hills on one side of the pub and a chocolate box village on the other, you're nestled in the perfect location to enjoy a tipple, dine in our restaurant or stay the night in one of our three letting rooms.

With a roaring log burner in the winter and a beer garden overlooking rolling hills in the summer we are truly a pub for all seasons. Offering traditional 'pub grub' served to a high quality along with dishes with a more contemporary twist we make sure our customer service matches the high standard of the food.

Serving a from a lunch menu in the day with some lighter bites we move to an evening menu from 5pm onwards. Sundays at The Chequers offers you a traditional Sunday lunch from midday till 8pm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?