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The Chequers Darenth

Darenth Road South | Darenth, Dartford DA2 7QT, England
+44 1322 224037
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (22 reviews)
“lamb shank” (5 reviews)
“pudding” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Darenth Road South | Darenth, Dartford DA2 7QT, England
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1 - 10 of 234 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I Phoned them before I visited and was told they could do something for me as I am a vegan. Thank you did. Had lovely tomato soup 10/10 Main course was also nice but it was good I asked if the cheese on top was...More

Thank ianianian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was passing through Dartford on my way to Ashford and I decided to pop in with my partner for some dinner. Even though it was 8 o clock (food stops at 8) Ruby and Kelly made us very welcome and were very accommodating. The...More

Thank Kieran L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hired a room at the Chequers for my wife’s 60th. We could not have been looked after better. We had a buffet which was fantastic. Allowed us to arrive early to put up balloons etc , staff could not be more friendly and helpful. Would...More

Thank humbug2018
Nicola T, General Manager at The Chequers Darenth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you had a great time and enjoyed your buffet. Thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This afternoon 25th March. My family and I celebrated my 60th birthday. There were eleven of us. We were seated out the back and had it all to ourselves. The staff wer so very friendly and welcoming. The food was excellent! We all enjoyed ourselves...More

1  Thank Chrissy A
Nicola T, General Manager at The Chequers Darenth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you and your family all enjoyed yourselves. Thank you for your great review.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a meal and drinks here Friday evening for my friends birthday and will definitely be going back. Lovely atmosphere, very homely, the staff were lovely and very welcoming and couldn’t do enough for us to make sure we were all happy. All our...More

Thank Sarah H
Nicola T, General Manager at The Chequers Darenth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you had a great time celebrating your friends birthday. Thank you for taking the time to give us this great review.

Reviewed 18 March 2018

there was around 20 of us including children and i must say the staff were great and the food was amazing. everyone was happy and enjoyed the food. we all said we would go back again and ive even booked for easter sunday. prices are...More

Thank pauter
Nicola T, General Manager at The Chequers Darenth, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Glad you had a great time, we look forward to seeing you again on Easter Sunday. Thank you for taking the time to review us.

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Met up with friends here, the staff were extremely friendly and accommodating considering we hadn't booked and they were very busy. Food was amazing, generous portions and all really tasty. Roast lamb was mouth watering!! Well worth a visit, we'll be more organised and book...More

Thank DebBarrett42
Nicola T, General Manager at The Chequers Darenth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your visit to us, we look forward to seeing you again, thank you for taking the time to give us this great review.

Reviewed 10 March 2018

We have eaten here for over 2 years on a Thurs / Friday , and always had a homely welcome, great food at reasonable prices and excellent service from Vicky and Kelly, fully attentive and on the ball, plus good banter which gives the pub...More

Thank jasonsaines
Nicola T, General Manager at The Chequers Darenth, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review, I have passed on your comments to Vicky and Kelly.

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Me and the wife popped in Thursday night for a quick bite to eat after being recommended by a friend. It didn’t disappoint! Food was great portion size perfect and absolutely spot on! Pub was immaculate and staff very friendly. See you again next week!

Thank Morgan T
Nicola T, General Manager at The Chequers Darenth, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Glad you enjoyed you visit to us, Thanks for your review and we will look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

I have eaten Sunday lunch here before and the meal was quite good. However this evenings meal was so poor it beggars belief! The so called 8oz Aberdeen Angus burger was tough as old boots, I have my suspicions it had beef cooked then re-heated,...More

Thank NerakR
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Emily B
13 April 2018|
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Response from Nicola T | Property representative |
Hi, We don’t have our menu online at the moment sorry. We have a spinach and ricotta cannelloni and vegetable lasagna, they both come with salad and garlic bread, veggie burger with chips and coleslaw, nut roast with new... More
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Joanne G
15 November 2017|
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Response from ChequersManagement | Property representative |
Yes we do in the bar area
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amandajE1965IM
8 October 2017|
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Response from Nicola T | Property representative |
Hi, We also serve a small selection from our main menu, this includes Sirloin or Rump Steak with chips peas onion rings and mushrooms, sausage, mash and veg, 8oz Angus burger chips and coleslaw and a nut roast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Darenth Road South | Darenth, Dartford DA2 7QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dartford
  • Phone Number: +44 1322 224037
Description
Welcome to The Chequers Inn Pub. The emphasis at The Chequers Inn Darenth is on relaxation. Great food, well-kept Beers, a super wine list and a friendly welcome always awaits our guests! Dil and Dave extend a warm welcome to all who visit The Chequers. Set in a pleasing countryside location close to the villages of Darenth and Hawley, this charming 16th-Century inn boasts two restaurants offering delicious lunchtime and bar menus, complemented by an excellent wine list and a comprehensive specials board. The Chequers' warm, friendly atmosphere attracts many visitors.
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