The Chequers Matching Green


The Chequers Matching Green is a stylish venue for lunch, dinner, cocktails, celebrations and al fresco dining. They are a rural destination dining venue conveniently situated on the Hertfordshire / Essex border and not far from Harlow, Epping, Bishop’s Stortford and the M11.

The Dining Room has an open, understated style with a sophisticated yet relaxed ambience whilst The Bar and Lounge offers a more rustic, traditional country feel. The Lounge is the great place for group dining. It comfortably accommodates up to 24 people for a sit down meal, ideal for family birthday celebration or anniversary.

Their menu offers an array of tempting starters, sharing platters and delicious mains such as pasta, salads, pub classics as well as grilled fish and steaks. Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan options are also available. All dishes are cooked fresh to order from the finest seasonal ingredients. In addition to their Main Restaurant Menu, Head Chef Alex and his team create a selection of seasonal Specials available weekly except for Sundays and Bank Holidays.

Al fresco dining is a big part of their Summer season. The large terrace offers a great views of the garden and its the perfect spot in the sun for a lunch or dinner.

There is always something happening at The Chequers. Various events are taking place throughout the year such as Annual Classic and Sports Car Show, gourmet dinners, wine tastings, Easter egg hunt, Mother's day and many others. 


The Chequers Matching Green Gift Voucher
On sale until 31st Dec 2023
£25 - £100


  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • Smart Casual, Dress to impress


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 12:00 18:00
Tuesday - -
Wednesday 12:30 23:00 Last food orders at 9.30pm
Thursday 12:30 23:00 Last food orders at 9.30pm
Friday 12:30 1:00 Last food orders at 9.30pm
Saturday 12:00 0:00 Last food orders at 9.30pm
Sunday 12:00 22:00 Last food orders at 8.00pm

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Tuesday 26th December 2023 9:00 18:00
Sunday 31st December 2023 19:00 1:00



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Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
Lounge Private Room 24 0 £38.50 500 1000

The Lounge is our semi-private dining space, available for groups of 12 to maximum of 24 people. Whether it is your birthday celebration, anniversary or special occasion, The Lounge is the perfect space for your event. There is no hire charge and our three course Group Dining menus start from as little as £38.50 per person. For further information, please contact our Reservations team.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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