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. 


Offer Availability
Festive Set Lunch Menu 2 course £17.50
Join us for weekday lunch from 3rd until 20th December and you’ll be able to enjoy our fantastic Festive Lunch menu featuring seasonal dishes created by our chefs. At £17.5 for two courses or £21.5 for three, the Festive Lunch is great value and perfect for celebrating Christmas in style. And with number of choices for each course including a vegetarian option, there’s something to suit every taste and appetite!


Gift Voucher
On sale until 31st Dec 2019
£25 - £100


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


Day Open Close Notes
Monday - -
Tuesday 12:00 23:30
Wednesday 12:00 23:30
Thursday 12:00 23:30
Friday 12:00 0:00
Saturday 11:00 0:00
Sunday 12:00 22:30

Special opening hours

Day Open Close Notes
Thursday 26th December 2019 9:00 18:00
Tuesday 31st December 2019 19:30 1:00
Wednesday 1st January 2020 12:00 18:00



The Chequers Matching Green, The Chequers Matching Green, Matching Green, CM17 0PZ


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves British, Italian, Caribbean, Bar Snacks, Brunch and Pub Food food.

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.

Enquire about private hire

Customer Reviews (276)

Hey {{ user.first_name || 'anonymous' }}! Write a review and earn 10 points.

Give it a rating:

A review of at least 30 words is required ({{ }} words)

{{ review.screenValues.error }}

Thanks for your review. You've earned 10 points! Check your balance here.

If you like The Chequers Matching Green, You should also check out...

Book & enquire for free

The Chequers Matching Green The Chequers Matching Green The Chequers Matching Green The Chequers Matching Green The Chequers Matching Green The Chequers Matching Green The Chequers Matching Green The Chequers Matching Green The Chequers Matching Green The Chequers Matching Green The Chequers Matching Green The Chequers Matching Green