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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. Brian together with his late wife Chris first moved to the Chequers 27 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.

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Diversion Roadworks

Due to roadworks at the M6/M1 junction at the A14 there are roadworks in place which affect traffic to Swinford from the south.  Please use the attached PDF to...

Weekly Quiz Nights

Every Sunday we have our popular Quiz Night starting at 9pm. £1 each player. On the first Sunday in month is music quiz, the rest are general knowledge.

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.