The Chequers at Burcot
Abingdon Road, Burcot, OX14 3DP +44 1865362392
- Main course: £15
- Food spend: £35
- Opening hours
- Tuesday to Saturday: 12:00 - 21:00 Sunday: 12:00 - 17:45.
07 August 2017
Headed by an award-winning chef and enjoying mentions in The Good Food Guide, The Chequers at Burcot showcases elegant British fine dining dishes. Dine in the 400-year-old inn surrounded by gnarled beams and crackling open fires.
With a focus on ethically sourced produce, The Chequers menu features produce from independent local butchers, trusted farmers, and fruits, vegetables and herbs from local organic allotments. Enjoy artfully presented creations like slow-cooked duck leg with peas and bacon, mackerel pate with lemon and black pepper salad, or rich chocolate mousse with Nutella ice cream.
An extensively researched wine list at Chequers restaurant has seen proprietor Steve travel across Europe to find some of the finest suppliers and importers. An impressive list of smooth cask ales maintains Chequers’ warm, village pub hospitality.
Established in 2006, The Chequers has emerged as a gourmet destination within the lush Oxfordshire countryside. Central Abingdon is an 11-minute drive away.
The Chequers at Burcot
Abingdon Road, Burcot, OX14 3DP
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Customer reviews for The Chequers at Burcot
((((( 10 August 2017 by Kathryn Sutherland from Oxford
((((( 7 August 2017 by Sian Dalziel-hale from Oxford
((((* 3 August 2017 by Diane Chapple from Didcot
On entering the newly refurbished restaurant, I am not entirely sure that I like the change. I am not really fond of the shabby chic look. The menu is of the same high standard, however I think for people who choose steak, having then to choose extras to make it into a proper meal brings the price up, so I classed that as very expensive. The only other thing is the three times cooked chips,they are larger and they do not taste has juicy and crispy as they once did, in fact they appeared a little dry, this was commented on by two other people in the party. I don't want it to appear all negative, as it still is a very good dining experience, with exceptionally friendly staff. I wish you all success with your new refurbishment.
((*** 25 July 2017 by Martin Eagle from Abingdon
Staff shortages, redecoration, stock issues, flies and whilst waiting a lengthy time to receive our main course to be constantly asked if we would like some more drinks somewhat spoilt the day!
The belly pork was excellent. One of the party asked for a fillet steak, rare, and was told they only had one left and it would come medium rare. In fact it was nearer medium and being the last one we knew it couldn't be replaced so accepted it, especially having waited so long for our main courses. Yes I understand they were two down in the kitchen but......!
To be flippantly told you are in the country as a response when we battled the flies was not helpful!
The female waiting staff were very good.
((((( 23 July 2017 by Wayne Dorn from Abingdon
great night food was superb especially the crispy duck look forward to visiting again after the refurbishment
((((( 16 July 2017 by Jini Hetherington from Oxford
All three of us really enjoyed our meal. Lasagne, beef pie and fish and chips were all excellent. Triple-cooked chips are scrumptious. The friendly and efficient service was excellent. Everything about our experience was thoroughly enjoyable: we'll revisit often.
((((( 12 July 2017 by Susan Smith from London
Great location, beautiful building, helpful and friendly staff, delicious food.
What more need I say
Make the detour - you won't regret it
((((( 10 July 2017 by Carol from Oxford
Fantastic Sunday roast. Meat was so tender and lovely vegetables.
((((* 5 July 2017 by David Richards from South Stoke
A little salty
((((( 18 June 2017 by Les Chorley from Didcot
Great experience, staff are so friendly and tentative. And the food is amazing.
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