Owned and managed by husband and wife team, Roberto and Giovanna Zeolla since 2001 The Chequers has a simple philosophy to food… freshly made and delicious.
It offer modern British cruisine with Mediterranean twist using the freshest ingredients, lovingly prepared. Everything is homemade and where possible sourced locally including vegetables from their local allotment and fresh herbs grown in the Restaurant’s herb garden.
Destination Dining in Rural Essex
Perfect for celebrations and al fresco dining this stylish country pub and restaurant has a welcoming atmosphere and firm focus on great food. It is located in the heart of the delightful village of Matching Green on the Herts / Essex border not far from the M11 overlooking the village green which at 4.9 hectares is one of the largest surviving village greens in Essex. This area of unimproved herb rich grassland has special wildlife value which is recognised by its status as a Local Wildlife Site.
Regular local events include the Essex Hunt on Boxing Day, the Easter Egg hunt, the Classic and Sports Car Show on the first Sunday in July and the popular Bonfire Night celebrations on the green on the 5 November. The village green also enjoys a full schedule of cricket matches, click here to find out when the next one is on.