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The Chequers at Loose

€€ - €€€, British,
Old Loose Hill | Loose, Maidstone ME15 0BL, England
+44 1622 743125
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (23 reviews)
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Old Loose Hill | Loose, Maidstone ME15 0BL, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Great Food and Atmosphere.
"we can safely say we came across a little gem"
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2. Loosefamily
"with my family we were well looked after and the roast was amazing"
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3. Very relaxing
"Went for dinner on Thursday night for the free wine offer."
David P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited The Chequers with my husband on a visit to Kent recently. We were regular customers up until 3 years ago after which we retired to Cornwall. The pub had changed from a tasteful country style pub with lovely dark oak panels everywhere to...More

2  Thank Clezzy
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We came last week for lunch after being recommended by a friend and so so pleased we did!!! We were welcomed as soon as we came in and were made to feel at home. The staff were all brilliant, Sam in particular was amazing-very friendly...More

3  Thank Sukie1982
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Booked to go here for a birthday meal on a Sunday for 12 people. We was advised that the kitchen closes at 8 which we were fine with. We were asked if we could order food about 7 as the chef was ‘shattered’, and informed...More

1  Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Firstly to be told to basically hurry up because the chef was tired was not a good start. Then we were told there were no roast dinners. To be honest there wasnt much else on the menu apart from steaks and burgers. A chicken Kiev...More

Thank 764julie
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This used to be one of Maidstone's hidden gems, away from the riff raff, full of old countryside charm, serving great food with good service. I hadn't been to this pub for about ten years and sadly it would seem that all of that has...More

1  Thank ollythinker
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We went on friday after work for a drink and somthing to eat we sat in the garden and was disappointed with the lack of care taken in this garden the smell of urine was over welming.the condition the garden furniture was in a state...More

Thank jrambler
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Very friendly welcoming staff. A busy place so would recommend booking. Sunday roast was delicious. Area is lovely and very relaxed by the river

1  Thank Allison R
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The service at this lovely quaint Kentish pub was as charming as the setting. Staff were super friendly and helpful. Drinks were all very good too. Food came out quickly, but I would only go so far as to describe the food here as average....More

Thank Venetta S
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We revisited The Chequers even though we hadn't been very impressed previously. The outside seating is very scruffy in a yard, with deliveries etc. Although we didn't request fries with our wraps and sandwiches, they wer added to all four orders. When we queried this,...More

Thank Gillygondi
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We have visited before a while back and friends have constantly recommended this pretty little pub in Loose Valley. However today's visit was slightly disappointing. We stopped with friends for lunch after a walk round the valley. The pub has a lovely big beer garden...More

Thank Jacquie_9
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Questions & Answers
8 March 2018|
Response from David-food-happy | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. They have wheelchair access plus higher tables so legs aren’t squashed.
Katie B
6 February 2018|
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Response from JRINNEVIS | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just seen this. Yes, I do believe that dogs are welcome
Andrea W
8 February 2017|
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Response from Shawbeekins | Property representative |
We are about 3 miles away...ME150BL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Loose Hill | Loose, Maidstone ME15 0BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Maidstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1622 743125
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