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The Chequers

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Bar, British, Pub
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33 Queen Street, Stotfold, Hitchin SG5 4NX, England
+44 1462 735465
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelling south down the A1M we decided to find this place as we'd heard the food was good and it's only a couple of minutes from the motorway. We did the right thing, the staff were very friendly and looked after us really well, there was a good feeling about the place and we look forward to returning to their... More 

Thank billscorfu22
Templepatrick, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad pub and the staff seemed friendly enough. Food was fine when it eventually arrived, but it took a really long time... it was Saturday afternoon and there were only 3other tables occupied, so not busy. My friend order a veg lasagna and about 40mins later we were told there was none, so reordered. Took well over an... More 

Thank Purplebob6954
Milton Keynes
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

The staff were rude. I'm a terrible terrible cook but have prepared food that has tasted better than this muck that was served up. Really disappointing. I certainly would not recommend this establishment for food.

5 Thank Hugh C
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Came here as a last minute dinner out and we werent disappointed. Food was lovely and very filling. Nice variety to choose from off the meal also. Staff were also friendly and helpful. We were really impressed. Lovely to have a decent pub in the village again and look forward to our next trip.

Thank Laura E
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We came here today for a late lunch, it was delicious. Staff friendly. Hubby and I had burgers, he had a beef one and I had minted lamb burger, it was really lovely. We will definitely go back.

1 Thank fantastic2
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

A lovely friendly country pub serving delicious food prepared on the premises. My slow cooked beef short rib was cooked to perfection, it was melt in the mouth with a lovely deep, rich flavour. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend a visit!

2 Thank Bea R
England, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter and myself decided to pop to the pub for a nice drink and lunch today (Friday 6th @ 12.45) as we are local. When we arrived at the bar and looked into the restaurant there was two tables with a group of around 15 people that's all. We waited at the bar to see if we could have... More 

3 Thank Dencroft
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I had some drinks with a friend of mine and was really charmed by the atmosphere and the staff. With a huge fire place, great wine, two different bars and a great restaurant, The Chequers is a wonderful pub to go.

1 Thank Marco G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Perfect staff perfect meal perfect service 100% satisfaction xx Arrived and we're greeted politely. Ordered our meals which arrived swiftly and all correct. Had a chat with the waitress who was polite and well presented.

Thank Julia H
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Disappointed today Saturday lunch time. We ordered our food and waited , 35 minutes later the table next to us were served there meals even though they arrived and ordered after us. The waiter said he would go and ask, when he returned he said another 4 minutes, so 10 mins later our food arrived so 45 mins from ordering.... More 

Thank vonnyyy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Queen Street, Stotfold, Hitchin SG5 4NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Hitchin  >  Stotfold
  • Phone Number: +44 1462 735465
We are a local country pub offering fresh local food all day a warm and friendly atmosphere and staff, along with our newly opened tea room.

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