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The Chequers

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
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Our local pub. Medieval wooden beams and plaster. Meals on occasion. Great outdoor area overlooking... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
West Malling, United Kingdom
via mobile
Olde English country village pub with a magical river outlook

Not just an olde worlde Englishe village pub, located next to a 15th century stone bridge over the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
West Malling, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average10%
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3 Nov 2018
“Under new management”
28 Oct 2018
“New owner!”
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63 High Street, Aylesford ME20 7AY, England
+44 1622 717286
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Since being taken over by new management, so glad we have a good local, the staff are really good, atmosphere has completely changed, David and Jess can’t do enough for you. The food is really lovely, Sunday carvery really good but you need to book...More

Thank Mick D
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

I came here today (28th October 2018) and I am stunned by the new look. Not only the Halloween decorations,but the new chef corner is new. I am now given a children’s meal (cheaper) and the side dishes are delicious and hot. The desserts are...More

1  Thank Hannahxp Y
Reviewed 21 September 2018

How great to return to this grand old inn and to find it so welcoming again under its new management and ownership. This lovely old historic pub now serves great food in a friendly atmosphere, and including real ales - with more to come apparently....More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Our local pub. Medieval wooden beams and plaster. Meals on occasion. Great outdoor area overlooking the river Medway. Decent selection of beers and spirits. Sports bar. Deserves to be more popular than it is.

Thank SteveLeeGB
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Not just an olde worlde Englishe village pub, located next to a 15th century stone bridge over the River Medway, but with plenty of space, cosy nooks, restaurant tables, good selection of drinks, etc but also Sunday lunch and some other events. Brilliant outdoor deck...More

Thank SteveLeeGB
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Had booked table for 5. 4 adults 1 toddler. Could not fault the food but customer service was awful. Was not shown to our table. Told it was round the corner. Was only layed for 3. Nobody came to take orders for drinks so assumed...More

2  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is a lovely old fashioned pub & I personally like it a lot. But about 2 months ago went in for a drink with me wife & the wine, in spite of being replaced because of the taste, was undrinkable. I tasted like someone...More

Thank racoleman
Reviewed 6 December 2014

What an amazing place. Lovely inside and great staff. It's very welcoming and the decor us great sadly missed the views as it was night time but it is well worth a visit even just for a drinkMore

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peter c, Owner at The Chequers, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2015

Thank you for a review we are glad you enjoyed your time at our pub We try to make everyone's visit as enjoyable as possible It's obvious we can't please all the people all the time but its good we succeed sumtimes We wish you...More

Reviewed 25 July 2014

Such a shame that this lovely old pub is so poorly managed. Pretty as a picture from the outside. Howerever as we weaved our way in to the bar past some souring looks, only to be told that those in question were in fact the...More

5  Thank Judy L
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Firstly I should make it clear that this review and rating is as a pub as we only went in for a couple of drinks, so I cannot comment on the food or restaurant aspect. This is an historical pub set on the river, and...More

3  Thank malabarfly
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