Chequers, Doddington
Chequers, Doddington
Chequers, Doddington
Chequers, Doddington

Welcome to the Chequers Inn, Doddington

A historic pub, The Chequers Inn is home to fresh food, fine ales and more than its fair share of spirits…

Updated pub guidelines

Some of our pub opening times have changed, please check individual pub websites or Facebook pages. We can now accept groups of no more than 6, and remember to wear your mask when entering. Full guidelines can be found by clicking the button below. Read our Chief Executive’s statement here.


Welcome to the Chequers Inn

A listed 14th Century coaching inn, The Chequers has played an integral part in Doddington life for centuries. It's a place that’s long been loved by locals - but its traditional charm and character draws visitors from afar.

It’s a pub that oozes history, with age-old oak timbers, mullion windows and an inglenook fireplace among the authentic features, while hanging hops provide quintessentially Kentish decoration.

Food is traditional, home-cooked and locally sourced, while our beer is provided by Shepherd Neame, Britain’s oldest brewer.

If it’s spirits you’re after, then The Chequers is said to be haunted by a Cavalier from the English Civil War, occasionally spotted  in his plumed hat.

Don’t worry though. Those who don't fancy ghost-hunting can always escape to the garden, which is equipped with plenty of seating for you to enjoy a drink  in the sun. Well behaved dogs are welcome in the bar.

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    With a wide range of expertly-prepared dishes, the Chequers Inn is sure to have something for everyone

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    There's plenty going on at the Chequers Inn throughout the week including live music, quizes and race nights