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The Chequers Inn

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Bar, British, Pub
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Slaugham | Slaugham, Haywards Heath RH17 6AQ, England
11:00 - 23:45
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All hours
Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:45
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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I popped into this once very popular country pub and found that it had changed hands once again !!! We decided only to have one drink as we were the only ones in that night and to be honest there was not a great choice of beers, even though on the bar there were an array of... More 

Thank Duff M
Hartfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arranged a wake for my Father consisting of a buffet. The food was excellent, great variety, all freshly made on the day, nothing was too much trouble even when we increased the amount of people the day before. You certainly did not go away hungry. The Landlord and his wife did an excellent job. Thank you. Would highly recommend

Thank NewtonsHill
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This places changes hands more times than a £5 note, it looks great from the outside, however visited there for a pint of Harvey's to find only one beer one tap, and it wasn't Harvey's, the friendly landlord explained the pub was under emergency management and why would they want to offer more than one beer! Shame really, the bar... More 

Thank MJM50s
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled many miles as a party of five on 29th October to visit this pub and were not disappointed. The pub owners were very welcoming and greeted us as we entered, offering us a choice of seats and the service of bringing drinks to our table. They cooked us the loveliest food and the menu choices were fantastic. The... More 

Thank RayJohnMusic
London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had walked for 2.5 hrs on a family day out and had planned to stop here mid way on a circular walk from Balcombe. So disappointed- zero ambience sitting in huge room with just one other large table and loads of space. No atmosphere at all. To be honest if we had our car and had not walked there,... More 

Thank Karen O
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

New very friendly owners, good service and yummy food. Visited twice in the last week....pies were very tasty!

Thank Claireeyb27
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Went here for dinner a couple of weeks ago, the pub has new owners, limited menu only choice of dessert was sticky toffee pudding or ice cream. Food was nothing special served on enormous plates which is ridiculous as the plate swamps the food. Décor was nice, landlord said 'sorry no coffee we turn it off at 10pm as its... More 

Thank sammysunflower
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This place has recently changed hands. The new couple are very nice and welcoming. Unfortunately the food isn't really any good. What we got was, what is essentially a basket meal on a plate but we were charged £12 for scampi and chips that was mediocre and my husbands lasagne 'was like a yes is ready meal'. The ciabatta served... More 

Thank Lorraine R
Cuckfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We visited the pub with friends on a Beautiful warm July evening. We paid £52 for a Chateubreaund steak that came to the table already carved and looking like 2 bits of roast beef. The side dishes lacked flavor and the starters were rock solid scotch eggs as big as tennis balls and as hard and bouncy too. For a... More 

1 Thank Dean770413
Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Went here for dinner last Friday 16th Sept with friends, had a great time, service was first class along with the food and wine. The chateaubriand was out of this world. Will be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$37
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Slaugham | Slaugham, Haywards Heath RH17 6AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Haywards Heath
  • Phone Number: 01444400400
The Chequers is a warm and friendly Free House, restaurant and Inn set deep in the heart of the Sussex countryside at Slaugham. A visit to The Chequers offers a classic yet contemporary experience in stylish and relaxed surroundings.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?