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The Chequers Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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The Street, Doddington ME9 0BG, England
+44 1795 886366
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Now I am sure the previous landlord was absolutely fine, but I never visited during his or her tenure. The pub itself is over 400years old and is awash with exposed beams and feels like and is a really lovely old English pub. The new managers offer a really sincere and warm welcome, it felt like my local within minutes... More 

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Thank Jody M
Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our first visit to the pub after new landlady and landlord took over, the food was lovely, and plenty of it. We will be making it a regular visits.

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Thank 21perrys
Kent
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of seven of us went to the Chequers for Sunday Lunch. New Landlords Phil and Rebecca made us very welcome. The starters were enjoyed by all and an excellent roast dinner was served. The gravy and cauliflower cheese were both gluten free, and very very tasty! It was a good sized meal, although I can't eat wheat the... More 

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Thank Graham C
Charleston, South Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I stopped at The Chequers Inn for lunch on a Saturday afternoon which just happened to be the last day of the year in 2016. The were no customers in the restaurant when we arrived, however, a few more people did arrive while we were eating. My friend had bangers and mash and apple and raspberry crumble... More 

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Thank wldean80
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132 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

A very nice village pub, with a good menu choice, at good prices, we've visited on a couple of occasions for lunch and found the owners to be very pleasant and helpful, our last visit was a few days ago and as it was a little chilly out it would have been nice to see the fire burning and maybe... More 

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Thank Theresa H
Spalding, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We came here for a meal whilst visiting the area... I Couldn't recommend it enough all of our meals were delicious... And the portion size was good... Sometimes I feel you get to much and feel like you don't want to waste it so shovel it down.. 🐷 but this was a great portion size... Great choice of puddings to...... More 

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Thank Emma G
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Nice and clean good food The lady behind the bar on a Sunday night is one of the best made me so wecome and her husband and son where very good as I was on my own never left me out of a conversion by the time I left I thought I had known her for years and she even... More 

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Thank VRAGraham
London
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130 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We ate here while staying locally. The pub is lovely inside, well kept and welcoming. Service was friendly and efficient. The menu isn't huge, but what they serve is good pub food, very nicely cooked (including the veg), really tasty, large portions and all served piping hot. Can recommend the sausage and mash, with local sausages from the village butchers,... More 

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Thank JayneLondon
London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

When I said return visit it was 25 years ago. It must have left an impression then as I remembered exactly where it was and the name. It had a cyclist connection then and today was just the same. We called in returning from a trip along the North Kent coast after seeing the sign for Doddington off of the... More 

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Thank RobertKent73
Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

During our stay in Kent we visited the Chequers on a number of occasions and really enjoyed every meal. The staff and owner are really friendly. I would highly recommend a visit for anyone staying in the area.

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Thank Katy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Doddington ME9 0BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Doddington
  • Phone Number: +44 1795 886366
Description
A listed coaching inn set in the heart of the Kent countryside. The Chequers oozes history and charm with its oak timbers, mullion windows and inglenook fireplace. A fine selection of real ales and wines. The home cooked food is excellent, locally sourced and good value for money. There is a large outside seating area, with a family garden to the rear. The Chequers has recently been refurbished and we look forward to welcoming you. Open: Monday 5-11. (No food) Tue-fri 12-3 5-11(Food 12-2.30 and 6-9) Saturday 12-11 (Food until 9) Sunday. 12-8 (Food until 6)

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?