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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 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended this restaurant from friend of a friend and read all the reviews on Trip Advisor. The setting was very old worldly and restaurant was next to bar. Seating for Max 20 and we had the restaurant all to ourselves. Lovely friendly welcome and quick...More

Thank darthill46
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After trying various places to eat in and around Dartford with my husband, brother in law and sister in law visited the Chequers for a meal. We were greeted by a lovely young lady who showed us to our table. She really was very friendly...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be our local many years ago and we decided to book for Sunday lunch. Really friendly service and one of the best Sunday lunches we have eaten in a pub. Very tasty, no wonder the pub is so busy. We will be...More

Thank H M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eaten here a few times recently and visited for drinks -clean areas-great separate restaurant areas as well as a substantial bar Beer was excellent!

Thank tgreen1954
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on Sunday and the staff are very friendly and the service excellent. The food is the best pub food that weve ever had.

Thank allanbutterfill1
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Great food, varied menu and very reasonably priced. Good Service, good quality and very friendly staff

Thank steveweeks7
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with our two 7 year olds; one of whom is in a wheelchair. The staff were great - really friendly, patient with the children, offering to help wherever they could with my son’s wheelchair. The food was good - I had a lovely steak...More

Thank ToneSenior
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Have been many time's and always had great food and service, staff are very friendly and helpful. I only have a child portion and have always been given options. Lovely little pub well worth a visit. The main meals are big and plenty of fresh...More

Thank Maggie D
Reviewed 23 September 2017 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 23 September 2017 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.

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Questions & Answers
Joanne G
15 November 2017|
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Response from ChequersManagement | Property representative |
Yes we do in the bar area
8 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.
30 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.
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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
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
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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