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The Chequers

) #26 of 416 Restaurants in Bath ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, European, British
50 Rivers Street, Bath BA1 2QA, England
+44 1225 360017
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 28 min
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
50 Rivers Street, Bath BA1 2QA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the best roasts i've ever had in a restaurant. Truly delicious. Service also fab as they were happy to move our reservation at short notice, and gave us complimentary prossecco for my boyfriend's birthday - lovely.

Thank Maz C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday evening for family Birthday- you get a very good deal if you sign up to their mailing list and we had a free glass of prosecco each and free puddings which I think is very generous! Service started very well, we...More

Thank Alishia G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food was nice and the staff were very friendly. But ... there was only one truly vegetarian main option on the lunch menu (parmesan in the risotto) and both the risotto and the 'heritage carrot' were small portions that really didn't match up to...More

Thank ToriaNel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, atmosphere and food. It wasn't overpriced either. The beef was melt in the mouth, utterly divine - thank you!

Thank Rcheets
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopping in Bath for weekend and booked in advance this gastropub based on earlier reviews. We were well rewarded with seat on the first floor with a good view of the chefs in the kitchen. The food was good, starters were soup of the day...More

Thank Barnstones
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a quick getaway for my wife's birthday. We booked to stay in Bath for the evening but needed to find somewhere nice for lunch. We found this little gem. Food was excellent very high standard. Staff very helpful and friendly. Would definitely recommend if...More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Chequers for our Wedding Anniversary meal, and we weren't disappointed. The food was really good, great quality, taste and presentation. The service was second to none. For starter I had breads which were lovely and light, and my wife had the squid,...More

Thank _hyatt_gary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for Sunday lunch looking forward to something special. The service was friendly and efficient . The food we had roast chicken with the trimmings whilst nice was not special . It was nicely presented but slightly lacking in something to bring you back...More

Thank Traveleverywherenow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our local and the food is generally good and inventive, particularly in the bar. But oh dear, the service is very slow and as one of us didn't have a starter she had a very long wait for her main course! I also...More

1  Thank Alan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a quick dinner here with our two year old. The food was lovely (fancy pub food) and our waitress was delightful.

Thank cait1Act
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jim J
do you have car parking
3 April 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from seyz15 | Reviewed this property |
On street parking only. Pay & display.
Tiziano G
Hi, just to plan my trip, do you accept credit cards? I'm pretty sure you do, but it's just to have a confirmation. Many thanks.
15 September 2016|
Response from gastrocuz | Property representative |
Yes, we do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 30
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Rivers Street, Bath BA1 2QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Bath
  • Phone Number: +44 1225 360017
  • E-mail
A landmark dining destination in the historic town of Bath, The Chequers is a beautifully restored gastropub on Rivers Street that has been serving customers since 1776. Offering a slice of local living to visitors from out of town, The Chequers is an elegant escape from the city’s bustling boutiques and is only a short walk from the Circus and the Royal Crescent. Serving a menu of home cooked, local & seasonal food alongside a premium selection of wines, local ciders and real ales, this is a fantastic place to spend an evening over a bottle or two with friends and family. On the menu you’ll find gastropub fare unrivalled in Bath with old pub favourites including their award winning Sunday lunch given a classy makeover. The Chequers restaurant also caters for business meetings and private parties.