Eriswell ChequersReal Ale
20 The Street, IP27 9BH
grid reference TL 723 781
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- Mon - Thu 11am - 11pm
- Fri: 1100-0030
- Sat: 1100-2330
- Sun: 1200-2230
- 11am - 9.30pm (all day every day)
regular real ales
Adnams Southwold Bitter, Broadside
1 changing ale
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Local licensing authority for Eriswell is Forest Heath
CAMRA West Suffolk & Borders branch.
last updated 10/12/2016
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)
Restaurant or separate dining area
Separate public bar
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.