Service Update

Our Kitchen will be closed for the following days for holiday:

Tuesday 18th - Friday 22nd February

Bar will open at normal hours

Kitchen will open as normal again

on Saturday 23rd February

Special Occasion?

We specialise in catering for special occasions, what ever your requirements, and budget, we will make sure you have the best experience, with a bespoke menu and service.


Valentine's Dinner for 2

This Year Valentine's Day falls on a Thursday, Chef David will as usual serve up a delicious 3 courses set menu for this special day!

Including a glass of fizz

At £49 per person

Menu will be available soon

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Theme Evening - Chinese New Year Dinner

To Celebrate the Chinese New Year of Pig, this year, we are serving Chinese Dinner on Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th of February.

See menu details from Special events page, or simply pop in to the restaurant.

Booking only event.

The Chequres Quiz Nights:

Join us for some mid week fun! maybe a treat of our delicious pies too!

Our Quiz Nights run every 2 weeks, on a Wednesday evening, starting at 8:30pm.

£1 per entry, including ruffle ticket.

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Discover Our Menu

Enjoy a delicious full course menu or just light meal in a relaxed setting


Discover Our Story

Chef Owner David and wife Tina Cheng, founded this little gem in 2013, they would like to share their passion for good food and drink, as well as great service in a relax country environment.

TheChequers is a Beautiful Gastro Pub Situated in Orwell, South Cambridgeshire. A stone's throw away from National Trust Property Wimple Hall and Farm, just 8 miles from the historical City of Cambridge on the A603, 7 miles from Royston and within easy reach of the A10 and the A1M & M11 motorways into London.

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Thinking of having a special dinner as a treat this Valentine’s day?
Then you wouldnt want to miss out this fantastic menu by chef David! #ValentinesDay #cambridge
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It’s nearly time for #Chinesenewyear , this will be the fifth year we celebrate our new year at the chequers orwell, join us again? Please message me or call to book!
Happy New Year of Oink 🙂
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New dishes in our January menu, a English classic, a french classic, and a Italian style Chicken dish. tasted them all, and they are delicious! chequersorwell photo
  •   We came here after receiving gift voucher. Clean and friendly environment. Only couple dining. Starter of tempura veg. Far to greasy. Burger was bang on. Again chips were to greasy. Awesome selection of beers. The land lady was very accomadting. I would visit again.

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      We love the menu at The Chequers. The quality and presentation of the food is superb. A previous review resentfully calls it a gastropub but in reality there are no pretensions here - just good, honest food. Fish n chips, sausages & mash, souvlaki, mac...More

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  •   We came here for a family get-together and a Sunday lunch for 11. Excellent food, atmosphere and service. Many thanks - especially to the landlady who looked after us. Will no doubt be back as a couple / large gathering.

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      Had lunch at The Chequers today prior to a visit to Wimpole Hall. We were served great standard pub food by very helpful and attentive staff at a reasonable price. This is not Micheline Star or gourmet dining, just good honest pub food. We were...More

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  •   Went for Sunday lunch, staff very friendly and attentive. The Sunday roast, unfortunately a let down - came away feeling hungry. No vegetarian option, they had run out - we were booked in for 12.15pm and not all deserts available. Very disappointed with the food....More

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      We was brought a gift Experience which we redeemed at the lovely place. I was presently surprised at the quality of the food. We had 3 corses and drinks, and I can honestly say it was the best meal to date I’ve had in a...More

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  •   Enjoyed a Sunday roast lunch with family. Good portion size, good quality ingredients, great customer service. Would definitely come back.

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      I have been on a job close to orwell and the chequers is now "my local". However, it is unfortunately not your typical village pub. It puts itself out to be a "gastro" pub and if that means overcharging for meagre portions then the chequers...More

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  •   Have dined here a few times and it is consistently good. Very friendly welcome from Tina and her staff. Food was excellent and reasonably priced. Nice selection of carefully prepared dishes. It seems to cater for diners and locals alike who just pop in for...More

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      Had Tempura, steak and cod and chips, limited menu but service excellent and all well cooked in a very friendly atmosphere. Will go again!

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