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A lovely old country pub a mile from Batemans Brewery

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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.


Autumn / Winter Opening Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday – Thursday 5pm – 9pm
Friday 5pm – 10pm
Saturday 12 Noon – 2.30pm
5pm – 10pm
Sunday 12 Noon – 8pm

Food Available

Monday Closed
Tuesday – Thursday 5pm – 8pm
Friday 5pm – 9pm
Saturday 12 Noon – 2pm
5pm – 9pm
Sunday 12 Noon – Last orders 3pm

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