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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%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (23 reviews)
“fajitas” (8 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Old Loose Hill | Loose, Maidstone ME15 0BL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my ma out for lunch and previously our meal was fantastic, but this time not so much. When our meal arrived: My ma's chips were over cooked so she didn't eat, I had the house pie in which the pastry wasn't good and...More

Thank AprilForbes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were here last night with our friends & were very impressed with the food (starters & mains were delicious) & the service was friendly, warm & efficient. Nothing was too much trouble ! Well done everyone . Our friends commentated how lucky we were...More

Thank stephenaK6342HF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quiz night on a Monday - food is excellent, friendly atmosphere, helpful staff, a fantastic retreat from the encroaching dark evenings.

Thank millbery2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely atmosphere at this charming village pub! Food options are fantastic, particularly if you have to eat gluten free, the chef is very knowledgable and makes an amazing gf sticky toffee pudding! The staff are always welcoming and friendly and buster is the...More

1  Thank Eleanor O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This pub has been my local for years. Never been disappointed until now. Not sure if it’s under new management? So this week I visited, food very poor, over cooked and small portions! More than this.... there was a dog, begging for food from all...More

2  Thank lararundle12
Shawbeekins, Owner at The Chequers at Loose, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Lararundle12 There always seems to be one review that inspires me to return to the depressing of world of TripAdvisor, so congratulations. In truth the last few months do tell a tale of The Loose Chequers and this is not reflected just in your review....More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

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
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

2  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

2  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
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Questions & Answers
8 March 2018|
Response from paigecooper1993 | 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$24
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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