Celebration Of Life

Remembering Loved Ones At The Chequers Hotel

Funeral Receptions, Wakes and Celebration Of Life At The Chequers Hotel

Our service at The Chequers Hotel have many years’ experience in sympathetically attending to your requirements at this difficult time. We will help you to organise your funeral reception with empathy and consideration for family and friends.

We are conveniently located in the heart of Newbury with plenty of parking on site. We have different size rooms available which can cater from 10 to 120 guests.

Refreshments For You And Your Guests

The Chequers Hotel has 2 conference rooms that are flexible in layout and can be easily adapted to meet individual requirements for all family and social occasions.

We offer a bespoke, professional and cost-effective service. This together with a dedicated conference coordinator to fully support you during your planning process, will ensure your event runs smoothly and efficiently on the day.
We are conveniently located in the heart of Newbury with plenty of parking on site and a beautiful garden.
The hotel has disabled facilities and can cater for dietary needs.

Afternoon Tea

£18.95 per person

Early Morning Package

(Available from 10:00 to 13:00)

£8.50 per person plus £125.00 Room Hire

Finger Buffet Package

Room Hire

Tea And Coffee

Choose 5 from the following

£18.95 per person

Other Options:

Three course meal from £25.00 per person

2-Course Hot and Cold Buffet: £23.50 per person

Sandwich & chips lunch: £8.95 per person

Ask for our menus.

Stay at The Chequers Hotel

56 rooms with bath/ shower from doubles to family rooms, travel cots and sofa beds available at preferred prices.


A wake is an event held after the funeral service to celebrate someone’s life.

You can hire our rooms for as long as you like, you don’t need to put a time limit on. Typically wakes last up to three hours. Whatever your requirements we can host you.

Commonly finger food is served at a wake, this allows guests to mingle and chat about their many fond memories whilst having a bite to eat. We have a number of packages including and afternoon tea option.

We offer gluten free and vegan options.

No, you can wear whatever you like – depending on the wishes of the family.

Usually your funeral director would handle the arrangements for the funeral ceremony itself, following the ceremony it is up to you to decide if you would like to hold an event afterwards, if you would like help with your plans please let us know .

Family, friends and those close to the person you lost.

Contact Us

If you would prefer to speak to one of our team please call 01635 38000

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