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A lovely old country pub a mile from Batemans Brewery

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We will be reopening from Saturday 4th July.

We would like to reassure customers we are Covid Secure (please see Covid Secure Information Poster below)

We look forward to seeing you all in the near future.

Saturday 4th July – 12 noon till 8pm
(Outside only – Stonebaked pizzas available weather permitting)

Sunday 5th July – 12 noon till 6pm

(Outside Beer Garden only – No Food Available)

Monday 6th July – Closed

Tuesday 7th till Thursday 9th July – 5pm till 9pm

(Outside Beer Garden only)

Friday 10th July – 5pm till 10pm

(Food 5pm till 8.30pm)

Saturday 11th July – 5pm till 10pm

(Food 5pm till 8.30pm)

Sunday 12th July – 12 noon till 6pm

(Open for food 12noon till 4pm, two sittings 12 & 2pm)

A full list opening hours will be available shortly.


Welcome to The Old Chequers Inn

This charming country inn is a listed building and is said to be the oldest pub in Lincolnshire. It once served as a jail and ‘hosted’ prisoners from Lincoln jail prior to their departure to an uncertain fate overseas. Fortunately for today’s guests there’s a much warmer welcome in store!

The Inn is surrounded by rolling Lincolnshire countryside and overlooks Lymn brook. It’s certainly a pretty spot to enjoy a drink or a pub meal. In the colder months there are two roaring open fires to welcome you. The pub is dog friendly too, so feel free to bring your well-behaved pets along. Whether you’re eating with us, staying at The Sunset Brook Caravan Park that’s adjacent or just popping in for a pint of Batemans, you’ll feel right at home.


Fourth-generation family brewing

Batemans has been brewing quality beer in Wainfleet since 1874. It’s still owned and run by the Bateman family, now in its fourth generation, and they use the same traditional craft brewing methods as their legendary great-grandfather, George Bateman.


Summer Opening Hours

Monday TBC
Tuesday – Thursday TBC
Friday TBC
Saturday TBC
Sunday TBC

Food Available

Monday TBC
Tuesday – Thursday TBC
Friday TBC
Saturday TBC
Sunday TBC

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