Pubs and Bars with Restaurants
The Chequers boasts a relaxed ambience, great food, well-kept beer, a superb wine list and friendly service. Owners Dil and Dave extend a warm welcome to all who visit this traditional pub, which sits in a charmingly rural spot close to the villages of Darenth and Hawley.
This 16th-century inn has two restaurant areas, where visitors can choose from mouth-watering lunchtime and bar menus, and a comprehensive specials board. Menus showcase classic pub favourites, made using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. The accompanying drinks list features a range of interesting local ale, lager and wine, which are sure to satisfy even the most discerning diner. Make sure you visit on a Sunday to sample The Chequers’ traditional roast dinner – it’s the perfect way to complete the weekend.
First licensed in 1828 and showcasing original exposed beams, this beautiful establishment is still the centre of community life. In addition to its dedicated local following, The Chequers is a great place for ramblers to relax and refuel after exploring the surrounding countryside. During winter, the pub is a cosy place to escape from the elements and while away an evening, and during the warmer months visitors are invited to bask in the sunshine in the large garden, while younger guests make use of the extensive play area. No matter the occasion, The Chequers is a wonderful place to sample great home-cooked food.