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Welcome to the Chequers

A warm welcome is sure to delight all when visiting The Chequers, a friendly pub situated in the south Leicestershire village of Swinford. We are now known as the ‘Leicester City Blue & White pub’ nationally & locally!

Brian together with his late wife Chris first moved to the Chequers 30 years ago and have been providing excellent service, in a beautiful building with fine drink, food and regular entertainment. The Chequers has a selection of lagers on tap, as well as three real ales, including Mild Ale & a constantly changing guest ale. 

During the summer, the public house assembles a beautifully decorated and furnished marquee that is suitable to hire for functions, such as wedding receptions, christenings, birthday parties & other events for up to one hundred guests. The marquee is also used by The Chequers for music nights and their annual summer beer festival. The lounge area can also be reserved for meetings & parties for up to twenty people, buffets can be provided if required.

Dogs welcome on lead under control of owner.

Menus

Our menu contains traditional British Pub Food such as pies, steaks & fish dishes, as well as pizza and a selection of curries. There is also a lighter bite menu for those with less appetite.

Marquee & Functions

Our beautifully decorated and furnished marquee is suitable to hire for functions, such as wedding, christenings, birthday parties & other events for up to one hundred guests.

Bar & Garden

The Chequers caters for all ages and possesses a large garden with a variety of children’s play equipment and toddler facilities. We also serve a range of lagers, draft ales and fine wines.

History & Activities

There are many things to do and visit around Swinford and find out more about our local history. We also have many old images within the pub and these are on public display.

Christmas Menu Available - Book Now!

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Live Music Events

Saturday 2nd December Live music with Behind the Settee From 7pm Rugby's fantastic acoustic band will be starting of the festive season at The Chequers. Saturday 23rd December Live music with The Peas From 9pm An acoustic duo from the midlands will be bringing their...

Christmas Menu 2017

Our popular Christmas menu is available, please book early to avoid disappointment.    ...

Monthly Quiz Nights

The first Sunday of each month we have our popular Quiz Night starting at 8:30pm. £1 each player. This is a general knowledge quiz.

Sunday Lunches

We serve traditional roast Sunday lunches between midday and 14:30 every week. Booking only. Three courses £14.95. Local meat fresh vegetables.