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The Chequers

$$ - $$$, British,
Darenth Road South | Darenth, Dartford DA2 7QT, England
+44 1322 224037
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday roast” (22 reviews)
“pudding” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Darenth Road South | Darenth, Dartford DA2 7QT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today as a group of 7, 6 adults & 1 child 5 years old to celebrate my partners birthday. Total cost was £126.10 ( which was amazing really ). Meals included 2 Fish and chips ( seen below ) 2 Lamb Shanks ( seen...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today for the last time. One of the bar staff was very rude and abrupt and one of our meals was sent back. Shame as we used this regularly but the food has been below par on numerous occasions.

Thank Ianlyn1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the chequers yesterday for lunch. As entering the pub we were greeted by 2 very smiley friendly women behind the bar. We ordered food and drinks and sat in the main bar. The atmosphere was very friendly and relaxed. The...More

Thank Morgan T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch with family (6 of us with 2 under 6 children). Plenty of parking in a pleasant location. The staff were very accommodating as we all made changes to the dishes we ordered. Good food in a lovely pub. Would definitely go again.

Thank Mullers50
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We've been to The Chequers a few times for week day lunches and really enjoyed it so thought we'd try Sunday lunch with the family. It did not disappoint! We booked in plenty of time to ensure that we got a table to sit us...More

Thank short_day
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Loved it every time I've been there . So peaceful and the food and service no matter how busy they are is second to none .

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I decided to take a client for lunch in the Chequers, I used to lunch here in the 1980's when the place would be bursting at the seams every lunch time. Then the staff were friendly, and the food great. I called in at 12:45...More

Thank Les76
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Great atmosphere and good food. Took my wife , daughter and son-in law. Had a great day here can recommend

Thank David W
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Went for a belated Birthday meal with a friend, so glad we did. Tuesday evening and a quiz night was on. The lovely lady behind the bar offered us to sit in the dining room. Just my friend and I and one other couple ......More

1  Thank SKGibbo
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Visited here last Sunday with my husband and daughter. First time we had been for Sunday lunch for five years but certainly won't be leaving it that long again. Choice of four different meats or you could have them all, lovely well cooked vegetables, excellent...More

Thank Ann B
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Questions & Answers
7 October 2017|
Response from Nicola T | Property representative |
Hi, We also serve a small selection from our main menu, this includes Sirloin or Rump Steak with chips peas onion rings and mushrooms, sausage, mash and veg, 8oz Angus burger chips and coleslaw and a nut roast.
29 September 2017|
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Response from Nicola T | Property representative |
Hi, We have a nut roast that is normally served with cheese but it can be served without, you would just need to request this when ordering.
Stephanie F
25 May 2017|
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Response from ChequersManagement | Property representative |
Good Morning, Sorry for the late response i have been away. Yes indeed we are very wheel chair friendly we hope this answer hasn't come to late. Thank you for making contact with us.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Darenth Road South | Darenth, Dartford DA2 7QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dartford
  • Phone Number: +44 1322 224037
Welcome to The Chequers Inn Pub. The emphasis at The Chequers Inn Darenth is on relaxation. Great food, well-kept Beers, a super wine list and a friendly welcome always awaits our guests! Dil and Dave extend a warm welcome to all who visit The Chequers. Set in a pleasing countryside location close to the villages of Darenth and Hawley, this charming 16th-Century inn boasts two restaurants offering delicious lunchtime and bar menus, complemented by an excellent wine list and a comprehensive specials board. The Chequers' warm, friendly atmosphere attracts many visitors.
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