Drinks Lounge on the Balcony
Overlooking the garden, fully covered and heated, it’s the perfect place for pre-dinner drinks or cocktails. Tables are available to book online for parties of up to 8 people. Reservation is recommended at the weekends.
Please note, The Chequers operates no children under 12 years old (including babies) policy after 6pm on Friday and Saturday. Children of all ages are welcome at any other time.
The Garden is now closed until Spring 2022 however Bench seating is available at the front of The Chequers – Drinks and Bench Menu are available.
Celebration cakes and decorations
You’re more then welcome to bring your own cake or decorations. There is no charge for this service. Celebration cakes will be served after desserts. Balloons are allowed however we do not allow for table confetti, party poppers or banners.
We have a smart dress code at The Chequers in the evenings. No flip flops, no sportswear, no baseball cups.
It is against the law to smoke in these premises. Out of respect to other customers, smoking is also not permitted on our terraces. This also applies to e-cigarettes.
Are dogs allowed?
Yes, dogs are allowed in the bar area or benches at the front of The Chequers. Please note, dogs are not allowed in the restaurant or on the terrace. Please, call the restaurant to confirm table availability in the bar.
Cancellation Charge £20pp
Credit card details will be required to secure any bookings of up to 4 people on Friday evening and all day on Saturday and Sunday. We have had to introduce cancellation charges as regrettably we have experienced a high rate of late cancellations and no-shows. Cancellation charge of £20 per person will be incurred for a no-show or for bookings with less then 24-hrs notice. Cancellation charge is non-refundable.
A deposit of £10 per person will be required for tables of 5 or more people to secure the reservation and will be charged at the time of booking. The deposit is non-refundable in the event of a Cancellation or a No-show.
Our front entrance, the bar, disabled bathroom and dining room are all on one level. Although the terrace and some parts of the garden are difficult to navigate, please do call ahead so we can make your visit as hassle free as possible.
We have a car park for up to 30 cars. There is no charge for parking. Additional parking is available off-road.
Cash and Card Payments
We accept cash, American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Google Pay, Apple Pay and contactless. Sorry, we don’t accept cheques.
Stylish Restaurant, Bar and Terrace in picturesque village of Matching Green, #Essex.
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