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Welcome to The Old Chequers

The Old Chequers is a warm and friendly pub situated on the bank of the flowing Lymn brook, in the village of Croft, five miles from Skegness. It is a listed building and believed to be the oldest inn in Lincolnshire. Surrounded by open countryside this is truly a country inn well worth a visit.

In the winter there is a roaring fire and in the summer plenty of areas to sit outside.

There is a separate static caravan park at the back of the pub. Details can be found on otherwise email or telephone 07771 881027 during office hours for further details.

There is always at least two Batemans beer on the bar.  The Old Chequers also prides itself on a great selection of gins.

Booking is advisable fro meals, however not essential and all effort will be made to find you a table as quickly as possible.

To book a table please either telephone 01754 880320, or direct message through Facebook page

Opening Hours

Monday & Tuesday Closed
Wednesday – Friday 5pm – 9pm
(Food: 5pm – 8pm)
Saturday 12 midday – 9pm
(Food: 12 midday – 8pm)
Sunday 12 midday – 4pm
(Food: 12 midday – 3pm)

Booking is advisable but not essential, as we will always do our best to get you seated.

About The Old Chequers

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. Dogs are welcome in the outside areas, 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 did.


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