Please note, The Chequers operates no children under 12 years old (including babies) policy after 6pm on Friday and Saturday. Children of all ages are welcome at any other time.
Garden Benches – Summer 2023
The Garden is now open (subject to weather conditions). Garden bench seating is available to book online. Additional seating is available at the front of The Chequers (available on first come, first serve basis) – View Bench Menu
Celebration cakes and decorations
You’re more then welcome to bring your own cake or decorations. There is no charge for this service. Celebration cakes will be served after desserts. Balloons are allowed however we do not allow for table confetti, party poppers or banners.
We have a smart dress code at The Chequers in the evenings. No flip flops, no sportswear, no baseball cups.
It is against the law to smoke in these premises. Out of respect to other customers, smoking is also not permitted on our terraces. This also applies to e-cigarettes.
Are dogs allowed?
Yes, dogs are allowed in the bar area or benches at the front of The Chequers. Please note, dogs are not allowed in the restaurant or on the terrace. Please, call the restaurant to confirm table availability in the bar.
A deposit of £10 per person will be required for tables of 6 or more people to secure the reservation and will be charged at the time of booking. The deposit is non-refundable in the event of a Cancellation or a No-show.
Our front entrance, the bar, disabled bathroom and dining room are all on one level. Although the terrace and some parts of the garden are difficult to navigate, please do call ahead so we can make your visit as hassle free as possible.
We have a car park for up to 30 cars. There is no charge for parking. Additional parking is available off-road.
Cash and Card Payments
We accept cash, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Google Pay, Apple Pay and contactless. Sorry, we don’t accept cheques.
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