Photo of Chequers

grid reference TL 723 781

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free house

Data from the Food Standards Agency live feed.

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opening hours:

food times:

(Times last updated 19/12/2017)

regular real ales

Adnams Southwold Bitter, Broadside

guest beers

1 changing ale

Local licensing authority for Eriswell is West Suffolk

CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.

last updated 21/01/2020

Eriswell Chequers

Real Ale sold

Real Ale is available here

20 The Street, IP27 9BH

01638 533000

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A busy local with a long established food trade. Now a free-trade establishment with their focus being on home-cooked British pub food & real ales. On-site free Wi-Fi & baby changing facilities.

One of a number of pubs sold off by Greene King in the early 21st century.

Lunchtime meals (not just snacks) Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)

Evening meals Evening meals

Restaurant or separate dining area Restaurant or separate dining area

Separate public bar Separate public bar

children-welcome Family friendly

free WiFi Free WiFi

parking parking

Beer garden or other outside drinking area Beer garden or other outside drinking area

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

(1861 census information from Malcolm Fairley)

(some old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)


The Chequers sign is an ancient sign probably brought to England by the Romans. Later the sign became associated with a money table e.g. an exchequer or type of chessboard. Some pubs displayed the sign to indicate that they would change money or acted as bankers in some way.