Located centrally within the sprawling village of Cottenham (6 miles north of Cambridge) and overlooking the war memorial sits the 180 year old Chequers public house.

The Chequers team would like to welcome you to a family friendly free house pub with bar and restaurant, offering real ales and good value, fantastic food. 

The main menu offers traditional favourites at an affordable price, with roasts on Sundays served from 12 until 4.  We also offer authentic Italian pizzas to eat-in or takeaway, made in a wood-fired oven in the garden and cooked by our Scillian Pizza Chef.

In the bar there are a variety of cask ales including Adnams, and a constantly changing range of guest ales together with a varied wine list to suit all palates and pockets! We can also offer Aspall cider on draft, a range of lagers, spirits, soft drinks and a selection of teas and coffees.

We have a beer garden, courtyard seating area under grapevines and a car park.

We hold an annual Beer Festival, Live music on the Sunday evenings of each Bank Holiday, we can cater for Private parties; Weddings, Birthdays, Christening and Wakes – call us to discuss in more detail. 

Gift vouchers available.

See “Whats on” for forthcoming dates / plans.

Italian Pizza

Our authentic Italian Pizzas are now available to eat in or take away

Options include Gluten free, Vegetarian and Vegan

Free House & Restaurant

As a free house we offer a range of cask ales, and our Restaurant offers a range of meals and a Sunday roast

Dates for your diary

Make a date with our regular Quiz Nights and Live music events, as well as our special events, including our Annual Beer Festival

Monday – Tuesday6pm – 10pmPizza6pm – 9pm
Wednesday12pm – 2.30pm
6pm – 11pm
12pm – 2pm
6pm – 9pm
Thursday – Friday12pm – 2.30pm
5pm – 11pm
Restaurant & Pizza
12pm – 2pm
5pm – 9pm
Saturday12pm – 11pmRestaurant
Restaurant & Pizza
12pm – 3pm
5pm – 9pm
Sunday12pm – 10pmRestaurant
12pm – 4pm
4pm – 9pm