20 The Street, IP27 9BH
grid reference TL 723 781
(details under review)
- Mon - Thu 11am - 11pm
- Fri & Sat 11am - 11.30pm
- Sun 12 pm - 10.30pm
- 11am - 9.30pm (all day every day)
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Local licensing authority for Eriswell is Forest Heath
last updated 17/03/2015
A busy local with a long established food trade. Now a freehold establishment with their focus being on home-cooked British pub food and real ales.
The pub features a weekly guest ale straight from the barrel as well as the house regulars - Adnams Broadside and Southwold bitter. On-site free WiFi and baby changing facilities. Credit cards accepted.
Lunchtime meals (not just snacks)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Traditional separate public bar
Children are welcome
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.