The Chequers Matching Green is a stylish venue for your special occasion. We are a rural destination dining venue conveniently situated on the Hertfordshire / Essex border in the pretty village of Matching Green. Not far from Harlow, Bishop’s Stortford and the M11. The Chequers offers a freshly prepared menu in a warm, stylish ambience, plentiful free parking and well served by taxis.
Group Dining at The Chequers Matching Green
Our Lounge is the perfect place for group dining. It comfortably accommodates up to 24 people for sit down meal. Please, see below for a sample Group Dining Menu for parties of 12 and more people. A deposit of £10 per person will be required at the time of booking.
Dining Room Private Hire
Dining room is available for private hire for up to 70 people seated comfortably or 100 people for reception. Please note that the main Dining Room is only available to hire Tuesday to Thursday for lunch or dinner. We are not able to offer private hire of the Dining room on Friday evenings and weekends.
We would be delighted to discuss your requirements and you are most welcome to come and view our venue at your convenience. With our wonderful rural setting overlooking the village green, and the stylish yet relaxed ambience in the pub and restaurant it is perfect backdrop for your event.
To discuss your requirements, please call us on 01279 731 276 or contact us via email here.
For parties of 12 and up to 25 people we offer the Group Dining menu below for £38.50 per person. Deposit of £10 per person will be required to secure your reservation. 10% discretionary service charge will be added to the final bill. Please note, the restaurant reserves the right to change the menu without prior notice.
Group Dining Menu 2018
£38.5 per person
Selection of rustic breads, oil and balsamic for the table
Soup of the Day, with rustic bread (V) (GFA)
Insalata Tre Colori, avocado, mozzarella, tomato and basil oil (GF) (GFA) (V)
Salt & Pepper Squid, with homemade sweet chilli sauce (GF)
Chicken Liver Parfait, with red onion jam, toasted granary bread (GFA)
Classic Beef Bourguignon
Pan fried bacon, caramelised shallots, red wine, mushrooms, served with mash
Choice of Roast Rib of Beef, Roast Turkey or Roast of the Day (Available on Sunday only)
Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes & seasonal vegetables
Chicken Caesar Salad (GFA)
Grilled chicken, gem lettuce, anchovies, croutons, parmesan
Pollo Impanato Al Forno
Oven baked herb & Parmesan crusted chicken, fresh spaghetti, chilli, garlic, onions and tomato
Baked Butterflied Seabass (GF)
Stuffed with lemongrass and lime leaf, ginger with French beans and coconut rice
Sicilian Style Caponata (GF) (V) (VG)
Caramelised aubergine, celery, olives, pine nuts, mixed herbs polenta, red pepper dressing
Trio of Desserts
Selection of three home-made desserts, individually plated
(GF) Gluten Free (GFA) Gluten Free Alternative Available (V) Vegetarian (VG) Vegan