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The Chequers Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Chequers Inn Stone Street, Petham, Canterbury CT4 5PW, England
+44 1227 700734
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (5 reviews)
“whitebait” (2 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chequers Inn Stone Street, Petham, Canterbury CT4 5PW, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fabulous carvery and homemade desserts, everyone loved the food. Really nice cosy pub and welcoming, friendly staff. Lovely place to spend a Sunday afternoon.

Thank Ruth W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here as Trip Advisor reviews good and accepted Times Card. Oh dear. Very old school. Country music. Dated decor. However, pleasant welcome. Husband had beef and Guineas Pie which was excellent. Lots of well cooked beef. Nice pastry. I had salmon which was severely...More

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Super pub selling real ales & Ciders, Food is Top Drawer pub grub and the Rasberry and White Chocolate Cheesecake is to die for

Thank Wandering_Willetts
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t think it was wow. Limited menu try the rose and crown up the road 3 miles away. Food was wonderful

Thank Ferguson19
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Friendly, polite and helpful staff. The food was excellent with the cheesecake the size of a mountain. A must visit if you are in the area.

Thank 220,777,777
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Lovely pub, dog friendly too. We ate here on our first night staying in Canterbury Lodges and the food was really lovely. Quite a large range of dishes, all cooked to perfection. We would have eaten here again but the cold I had got much...More

Thank greenday_keli
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I loved this pub - it was so peaceful and charming. The gentleman who looked after us (22.03.18) in the evening was extremely polite and helpful. We both had the steak dinner which was divine. All in all a great experience and...More

1  Thank lovetravel1092
Reviewed March 6, 2018

What a lovely atmosphere in this pub, Food was excellent but a bit of a shortage of beers. No Whitbread bitter and only cans of Guiness

Thank deniseandcolined2016
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Not sure what the gentleman was on about with the review he wrote as this is not the pub I know and have been using for many years. I have taken numerous friends here for their excellent Sunday Lunch which is great value and all...More

1  Thank sussextriper
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were staying at the Canterbury reach lodge retreat and this pub is a 5 minute walk from there. Lovely landlord Brian, who made an effort to talk to us and let us sample some ales. Delicious home cooked food, the best...More

1  Thank KerryD8686
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Questions & Answers
October 10, 2017|
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
Emma P
July 24, 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
  • Value
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
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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