The Chequers

Located in the beautiful village of Goldhanger, we at The Chequers welcome one and all to come and have either a delicious meal, a drink or a cup of coffee in this most traditional of pubs. You will always receive a friendly hello by our team every time you come to visit us! And dogs are very welcome too!

The building itself is a charming 14th century inn that has many of its original features in many of the rooms. Our menu has a combination of both modern and traditional food that is served with a friendly and attentive service one should come to expect. There is a list of our starters, mains and filled breads and sandwiches on our website if you would like to have a look. We serve several real ales and wines by the glass as well as a range of drinks.

Our Food Serving Times are:

  • Monday: 12 noon to 2.30pm
  • Tuesday to Thursday: 12 noon to 2.30pm & 6pm – 8.30pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 12 noon to 2.30pm & 6pm to 9pm
  • Sunday: 12 noon to 3pm

We also cater for many different occasions, so if you have one coming up then do get in contact and we will see if we can accommodate your request.

Over the years, we have become an award winning inn and have gained a fantastic reputation for our excellent customer service. We have real fires in the winter and a sunny patio to sit in, in the summer – it is the perfect place to relax or socialise.

The Chequers is central to many enjoyable pass times. We are situated in an ideal spot for keen walkers as there are a number of walks along the Blackwater Estuary and surrounding area. It is also the perfect place for bird watchers who can enjoy the tranquillity and beautiful surroundings of the Blackwater to follow their passion. We are next door to St Peter’s Church too. All are very welcome here at The Chequers to quench their thirst and have a bite to eat.

Please do not hesitate to get in contact with us for further information on any of our services or you can simply come down and see first hand what we can do for you – we would love to meet you! Alternatively you can visit our social media page to hear about our latest adventures, news and deals or you can read some of our reviews on TripAdvisor where we have been rated 4.5 out of 5!!

Opening Hours


11am to 7pm


11am to 10pm


11am to 10pm


11am to 10pm


11am to 10pm


11am to 10pm


12am to 10pm