The Chequers Tavern is a cosy traditional English pub with fruit machines and satellite TV. They serve a range of traditional English pub food.
Venue Details & Map
The Chequers Tavern
16 Duke StreetSt. James'sLondonSW1Y 6DB
- +44 (0)20 7930 4007
- Public transport:
- Green Park, Underground
This place is on a a pretty quiet block and we stumbled upon it while exploring the city and needed a place to take a break and get a local drink. The pub is pretty small. When you walk in there are a few tables and a bar. The restroom is downstairs and you have to go down a spiral staircase to get there. I could definitely see how one might struggle with those steps if they spent a lot of...more
Tiny inside, but with a huge paved space behind the pub for taking drinks and conversation. The staff are a bit less-than-charming, however. Chequers is neat in that it's an old place and still has the look and feel of a rather traditional pub. The ceilings downstairs are at all angles and the surfaces in the main pub area are a bit sticky. Nothing terribly great, and nothing terribly bad....more
A small little pub with OK food (thoroughly cooked chips though..which I always respect) and your average beer selection. It's your normal stroll by grab a pint kind of place. Nothing else can be said.more
Very nice location, but google maps will mislead you. It's better accessed from Duke Street St James, NOT St James Street (taking St James street you have to use a long and rather hard to find back alley)
The bartenders are nice, it's extremely unpretentious with a surprisingly mixed crowd for the 'hood it is in.
There's a bit of outdoor space, an alley really, outside the back that, while...more
This place is a simple pub in a very posh area. Just off Jermyn St., near Picadilly Circus - the epicenter of men's clothing - where I somehow found myself while wandering around alone. Perfect place for a chick to hang out and have a pint of cider alone and dish with the two utterly charming bartenders. Quiet, unpretentious, and chill.more