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.
Festive Mid-Week Set Lunch & Dinner Menu
Join us for a weekday lunch or dinner from Wednesday, 29th November 2023 and enjoy our fantastic Festive menu featuring seasonal dishes created by our chefs. The Mid-Week Festive Menu is great value and perfect for celebrating Christmas in style. And with number of choices for each course including a vegetarian option, there’s something to suit every taste and appetite!
Lunch 12.30pm – 4.30pm | 2 courses £24.50 or 3 courses £29.50
Dinner 5pm – 9.30pm | 2 courses £29.50 or 3 courses £34.50
Booking Policy: A reservation is recommended. For tables of 6 or more people, deposit of £10pp (non-refundable) will be required.
Festive Party Nights £80pp with Verna Francis
Come and enjoy our legendary festive party nights at The Chequers. The Festive Menu is delicious and there is a great atmosphere in our stylish restaurant as you and your guests can enjoy an arrival glass of Prosecco, delicious 3 course dinner and live entertainment by Soul Diva Verna Francis. Perfect for your office Christmas Party or simply a great time with friends and family. Verna is an amazing soul diva, performing a musical tribute to all the great Motown stars such as Whitney Houston, Chaka Khan and many others. Verna will have you singing and dancing within minutes.
Friday, 1st December | Friday, 8th December | Friday, 15th December | Friday, 22nd December | Saturday, 23rd December
Booking Policy: Cost £80 per person. Non-refundable deposit of £40 per person will be required at the time of booking. The arrival is from 7pm and the evening finishes at midnight. A 12.5% discretionary service charge will be added to your final bill. Menus are subject to change without a prior notice.
Christmas Eve £55pp
24 December 2023 | Special Christmas Eve menu will be available from 12pm until 10pm.
Children under 12yo £25 per person. Last food orders will be at 7.30pm.
Booking Policy: Deposit of £10pp (non-refundable) will be required to secure your reservation. Reservation is required. Menus are subject to change without a prior notice.
25 December 2023 – The Chequers will be CLOSED all day.
Boxing Day Breakfast
26 December 2023 | Come and watch the Essex horse and hounds parade set off from the Green on their annual Boxing Day meet. It is always a popular spectacle! The parade usually comes through between 10 and 11am. Tables are available to book for Breakfast at 9.30am or 11am. We will be offering our Breakfast menu on both sittings priced at £19pp. Refreshments, such as coffee and tea, sausage or bacon baps will be available from out outside Garden Bar on the day.
Booking Policy: Deposit of £10pp (non-refundable) will be required to secure your reservation. Reservation is required.
Boxing Day Lunch £55pp
26 December 2023 | Join us for a relaxing meal, perfect post-Christmas opportunity to relax and unwind with friends or family. Our 3 course set menu is priced at £55 per person. We are open from 12pm for two lunch sittings 12/12.30pm or 3/3.30pm. The restaurant will close at 6pm.
Booking Policy : Deposit of £10pp (non-refundable) will be required to secure your reservation. Reservation is required. Menus are subject to change without a prior notice.
New Year’s Eve Dinner and Dance | £140pp
31 December 2023 | Our popular Black Tie New Year’s Eve dinner is back and this year with the fabulous Soul Diva Verna Francis is always a great way to usher in the new year. Always a great atmosphere and excellent food. Enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival, followed by a three course dinner before moving onto a selection of great party music, perfect for dancing the night away. It will definitely be a night to remember! Please note, the restaurant menu is only available until 4pm. The restaurant will be closed from 4pm for the New Year’s Eve event.
Booking Policy: Arrival Time is from 7pm. Reservation is required. Non-refundable deposit of £50 per person will be required at the time of booking. A 12.5% discretionary service charge will be added to the bill. Please note, this event is for over 18’s only! The evening finishes at 1am. Menus are subject to change without a prior notice.
New Year’s Day
1 January 2024 | The Chequers will be open as usual from 12pm until 6pm. Last food orders will be at 3.30pm.
Booking Policy: Reservation is required. For table reservations of 6 or more people, deposit of £10pp (non-refundable) will be required to secure the booking.