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The Chequers Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Chequers Inn Stone Street, Petham, Canterbury CT4 5PW, England
+44 1227 700734
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (5 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
“whitebait” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 2:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Chequers Inn Stone Street, Petham, Canterbury CT4 5PW, England
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went to check out the local pub & we were not disappointed! Walked in, quiet but warm, greeted by a very friendly Bar man Brian. Beer very tasty, hit the spot. Food wise we were very impressed! Being vegan can be very difficult when eating...More

1  Thank YorkshireGirlKel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here a couple of times , really enjoyed the food and service . They even had a film night going on for the locals

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience, lovely food and helpful service. Brian and Marilyn took care to ensure our booking went smoothly and posted a hard copy of the menu, so we phoned a few days ahead with the menu choices for the group. Food was delicious with the...More

Thank MaryM62829
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Staying just up the road so thought we should sample the local. Big fans of CAMRA and real ales so was disappointed that only 2 were available. Planned on a good beer session but didn't manage it. Nice landlord and chef. Nice greetings. Very quiet...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Family group decided on this pub for dinner before granddaughter's graduation. Seemed to be fairly remote down country lanes, but hard to tell in the dark. Seemed to be loads of tables, and a good menu with a good wine list. Take the landlord's recommendation...More

Thank ChrisBrown38
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Great food and friendly staff. But be aware that they have a smaller menu on sunday evening because they have a roastdiner in the afternoon.

Thank ReneBakx1963
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Just popped in as I was passing. The landlord was very welcoming and chatty. Explained the menu giving good choices such as simple ploughman's, light lunches and main meals. The landlord gave me time to make decisions and then took order. I chose the lamb...More

Thank Dulcie C
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Lovely old fashioned pub ,clean sparkling glasses and tables already set for lunch.Good range offered for lunch ,came beautifully served and large portions.The owner couldn't have been more helpful ,a real mine host.Obviously a popular place with regulars meeting up and smiles all round.This is...More

Thank Rosemary R
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Staying at the lodge park we visited this pub several times. Food was lovely plenty of it and reasonably priced. Nice cider and a welcoming landlord who was very informative as to where to go and what to see.

Thank Rampantbear
Jessica D, Owner at The Chequers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thanks for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit to us!

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the nearby Canterbury Reach Retreat and thought we would give pub a try. It was empty when we arrived so wasn't sure what to expect. We were taken through to dining area and given menus and made our choices. There was then...More

Thank Julie J
Jessica D, Owner at The Chequers Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thanks for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your meal! We hope to see you again soon!

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Midgeym00
10 October 2017|
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Response from Jessica D | Property representative |
Hi, no sorry, we don’t offer food on Christmas Day. We normally open the bar for a few hours 12-2pm though if you’d like to join us for a drink. Check back with us in the coming weeks for our Christmas menu. Please give us... More
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Emma P
24 July 2017|
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Response from Debbie R | Reviewed this property |
Yes they lots of dogs inside
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chequers Inn Stone Street, Petham, Canterbury CT4 5PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Petham
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 700734
Description
Located in a picturesque, rural position high on the North Downs at Petham, we are a family (and dog) friendly pub/restaurant who welcome all.
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