Destination Dining in Rural Essex
Overlooking the village cricket green, our Restaurant and Bar is located in the heart of the beautiful village of Matching Green, Essex. The Perfect place for lunch, dinner, cocktails, celebrations and al fresco dining. The Chequers has a welcoming atmosphere and firm focus on a great food.
Our Dining Room has an open, understated style with a sophisticated yet relaxed ambience whilst The Bar and Lounge offers a more rustic, traditional country feel. Scattered with comfy leather chairs, exposed brickwork and log burner, the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. You can also dine Al Fresco during summer months on our large Terrace, or outside in the garden on the picnic benches overlooking the delightful village green. which at 4.9 hectares is one of the largest surviving village greens in Essex.
Terrace & Garden
Our Terrace is the perfect place to enjoy lunch or dinner for two or larger parties. The retractable roof offers plenty of sunshine in the summer or protective cover when it rains. Heaters and blankets are also available. Advanced reservation is recommended. There is limited number of larger tables. The Terrace is open all year round however in winter months, availability and service may be limited. Our garden is open during summer months (weather permitting)! Reservation is required at weekends.
The Chequers Matching Green is a stylish venue for your special occasion or your group dining needs. We are rural destination dining venue conveniently situated on the Hertfordshire / Essex border in the pretty village of Matching Green. Not far from Harlow, Bishop’s Stortford and the M11. The Chequers offers a freshly prepared menu in a warm, stylish ambience, plentiful free parking and well served by taxis.
Celebrate this Festive Season in Style!
We love Christmas here at The Chequers. We pride ourselves on a great festive atmosphere and presenting traditional Christmas food with a touch of flair. Book now and share the festive season with us. This year we are offering a range of ways to celebrate the festive season.
Get in Touch
Our Address: The Chequers, Matching Green, Near Harlow, Essex, CM17 0PZ | Contact Number: 01279 731 276