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Gazeley Chequers



Real Ale

The Green, CB8 8RF

01638 551 511

grid reference TL 719 640

opened 16th cent

owner Free House

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opening hours:

  • Sunday - Thursday 6.00pm - 11.00pm
  • Friday - Saturday 6.00pm - 12.30pm
(Times last updated 03/01/2012)
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Local licensing authority for Gazeley is Forest Heath
last updated 22/02/2015

The pub is 400 years old and has been recently decorated to a high standard. Walkers and ramblers welcome. The owners specialise in Real Ales from Adnams, Nethergate and other guest micro-breweries.

Beer served through handpulls Beer served through handpulls

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

Evening meals Evening meals

Traditional separate public bar Traditional separate public bar

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

dogs-welcome Dogs are welcome

children-welcome Children are welcome

Pub is accessible to disabled customers Pub is accessible to disabled customers

Bus stop Bus stop nearby (see public transport tab for details)

station within five miles Railway station within about five miles (see public transport tab for details)

Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox Quiet pub - no electronic games, piped music or jukebox

Car park Car park

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)

(old PO directory information courtesy of londonpublichouse.com)


Note

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.