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The Chequers

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Darenth Road South | Darenth, Dartford DA2 7QT, England
+44 1322 224037
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sunday roast” (21 reviews)
“pudding” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Darenth Road South | Darenth, Dartford DA2 7QT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for Sunday lunch with the family for a birthday celebration. The food was excellent and we have to say that even serving 12 lunches every one of them was served hot. Lovely food, staff very friendly and helpful. Will go back and recommend to...More

Thank Teresa A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for a family meal, very welcoming and the food was amazing. Very nice staff and a friendly atmosphere. Restaurant area was very small but it made it very cosy, can also eat in the bar area too. Would go back again definitely.

Thank Nickyjdw
Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant country pub with a good menu and friendly and attentive service. Feels deep in the countryside but very close to Dartford and M25! Atmospheric and attractive exterior and internal decoration. Parking a bit of a squash at weekends, but at least the truncated...More

Thank Vernon C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good meal and service very good. Chicken goujons were overlooked and when asked if meal was ok commented on this but comment was ignored. Good but not great.

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 6 December 2017 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 6 December 2017 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 3 December 2017

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 16 November 2017

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 12 November 2017

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 6 November 2017

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

Thank steveweeks7
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Joanne G
15 November 2017|
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Response from ChequersManagement | Property representative |
Yes we do in the bar area
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.
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, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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