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The Chequer Inn

) #8 of 10 Restaurants in Steyning $$ - $$$
41 High Street, Steyning BN44 3RE, England
+44 1903 814437
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (7 reviews)
“con carne” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
41 High Street, Steyning BN44 3RE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today having enjoyed the roast the previous week and enjoyed the meal immensely. Today I am not sure what happened the food especially the falafel was not up to the same standard as the previous week perhaps they changed chefs. The service was...More

1  Thank essiell
ChequerInn, Head Chef at The Chequer Inn, responded to this review

Hello, good day to you. I'm very surprised by this review, last Sunday I was running food to every table due to staff being ill, so I remember you and your partner on table 3 very well. The falafel, ironically, was made and cooked by...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

I was meeting friends who were walking the Downs and needed somewhere for a light lunch, preferably a pub. There's not a lot of choice now in Steyning but we chose The Chequer Inn on the recommendation of other friends who live locally. There was...More

4  Thank Richard E
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Food was quite nice and served by lovely boys to the table . One of the blonde ladies behind the bar really needs to improve her manner with the customers - verging on the unfriendly ! It put me off and I wouldn't return.

1  Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stayed here with a mate for the Goodwood Members' Meeting, the circuit is only 35 mins away. I arrived on the Friday evening for dinner, the bar was very busy with lots of friendly locals, good petrol head chat. I had a double room, large,...More

6  Thank Alastairl24
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I was a disappointed after visiting today. The food wasn't bad but it was very basic. I think it was due to the kitchen running out of food. We all ordered roast beef but the waiter came to let us know they only had chicken...More

3  Thank Paddy and Sarah D
ChequerInn, Head Chef at The Chequer Inn, responded to this review

Hello Good day to you, Delayed response due to having so many more important things to be doing, like running the busiest pub in Steyning, apologies. So on Sunday's we have a 2 course offer, all meat choices are the same price, so yes you...More

Reviewed 31 January 2017

Stayed for the weekend on a bed and breakfast basis, using it as a base to see the area. Had a lovely room overlooking the main road which after eight was as quiet as the grave. Had probably the best cooked breakfast I have had...More

7  Thank mick8620uk
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Spent a lovely couple of hours over an excellent lunch with a couple of friends from South Africa who were fascinated with the premises as there are not many pubs even remotely similar in age or design where they come from. The food was excellently...More

4  Thank tilly_ken01
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Have visited this historic pub in the past and enjoyed good food and beer. On this visit, it was noticeable that some areas are looking tired, and there were many tables with uncollected glasses etc. The menu is good, although there was nothing on the...More

1  Thank Sunman239
ChequerInn, Head Chef at The Chequer Inn, responded to this review

Hi Sunman239, I am the chef and remember exactly what had happened, as I was running the service on Friday evening. I would like to point out that we were showing the England vs Scotland game on Friday night in the public bar, so we...More

Reviewed 8 October 2016

A superb range of beers. But what made my evening was the really excellent chili con carne. Superbly cooked, with just the right amont of spice. Apparently, the chef is South American.

2  Thank JCCMLondon
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We popped in on the off chance they had a table and were so glad we did. Nice burgers and lamb pie, decent portion sizes, friendly waitress and we didn't have a long wait for food. All in all a really good experience and I'll...More

4  Thank Niki W
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Are dogs welcome in your pub
5 March 2017|
Response from ChequerInn | Property representative |
Dogs are welcomed in the public bar, the farmers bar, the snug and outside in the rear garden. We don't allow dogs in the saloon bar or dining room due to people eating, or in the B&B guest rooms. We do obviously allow guide... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 High Street, Steyning BN44 3RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Steyning
  • Phone Number: +44 1903 814437
  • E-mail
Welcome to the Chequer Inn which has been a landmark for nearly six hundred years and still acts as a very popular meeting place today.This attractive and historic inn offers today's traveller a warm welcome, delicious homemade food, fine wines and an award winning cellar. Indeed, we are proud to offer the finest ales, and we support local breweries, a fact that brings enthusiasts from miles around.We are open Sunday to Thursday: 10am - 11pm. Friday & Saturday: 10am - 12 midnight....