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Full Postal AddressChequers Inn, The Street, Doddington, SITTINGBOURNE, ME9 0BG [Map]
Telephone Number01795 886366Pub's Own Website 
Opening Times11-15, 19 (18 FR)-23 MO-FR; 11-23 SA; 12-15, 19-22:30 SU
FacilitiesCar Park, Evening Meals, Real Fire, Beer Garden, Lunchtime Meals, Quiet Bar

The Chequers, May, 1998

An excellent well managed country local and winner of several awards. Well kept Shepherd Neame beers are on offer served by the friendly landlady. If you like complex strong beers, Bishops Finger (abv 5.2%) is definitely the one to go for. It's available almost all the time here and will almost certainly be in top condition as the landlady takes great care of the beer and besides it has only travelled 5 or so miles from the brewery based in Faversham. Bishops Finger also contains Kent Target and Goldings hops, so if you buy a pint of it, you'll be helping to keep the local hop industry going. There's an old Kentish dartboard in one of the 2 bars. I morris danced inside the pub in 1993!

Pocket Pub Walks in Kent,
J Cameron, 2006
This work is a collection of fifteen circular walks, each based on a local pub serving good food. It includes routes near Westgate, Canterbury, Tonbridge, Dungeness, Harrietsham, Goudhurst and Faversham. It also contains maps and photographs.

The Lunchtime Pub Guide in Around Canterbury,
L Whiting & S Kelly, 2006
Pubs to visit in one of my favourite cities

Haunted Inns of Kent,
P Long, 2005
In his sixth book of haunted inns, Roger details supernatural happenings, from London's borders to Deal, from Thanet to wild Walland Marsh and from the windswept Weald to sea-soaked Sheppey. He describes spectral smugglers, nefarious nuns, miserable monks, spirited sailors, murdered maids and many more.

The Which Guide to Pub Walks in SE England,
T Locke & S Gordon, 2004
It details over 50 walks in the south-east of England, from the South Downs to the Chilterns.

Adventurous Pub Walks in Kent,
M Easterbrook, 2004
Twenty circular walks varying in length between 7-12 miles and based around good local pubs including routes near Cobham, Herne Bay, Cranbrook, Hythe and Sevenoaks.

Pub Strolls in Kent,
M Easterbrook, 2002
Thirty short circular walks based around good local pubs and pleasant countryside. Includes maps and colour photographs.

The Hidden Inns of the South East,
J Billing & R Peace, 2000
This guide covers the more secluded pubs and inns throughout the South East.

Short Walks from Pubs in Kent - The North Downs,
D Hancock, 1996
A collection of 20 short circular walks based on good local pubs. It includes walks near Maidstone, Canterbury, Ashford and Dover. With sketch maps and photographs.

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