The Chequers Inn (196074)
Relaunched by Marco Pierre White this quintessential 18th Century Coaching Inn is located in the heart of the Sussex Weald nestled on the edge of the Ashdown Forest on the old London to Brighton coach route. The hotel includes free Wi-Fi onsite parking and widely recognised restaurant. This is a genuine eating and drinking house which offers a stylish yet comfortable place to eat drink and sleep and provides good value for money. The comfortable lounge which leads out onto the decked garden area is a relaxing space to enjoy The White and Sons Tap Room and Oyster Bar, this is the perfect place to sample a pint of real ale or a glass of wine. Bedrooms comprise of doubles twins and two stunning suites the romantic Wellington Suite with its four poster bed and traditional furnishings or the striking and contemporary Shelley Suite. Each room is comfortably styled and furnished and equipped with all home from home comforts including complimentary Wi-Fi toiletries bottled water tea and coffee making facilities plus flat screen TV. Elegant rooms provide a choice of dining areas where tables are dressed with linen draped tablecloths adding a touch of glamour this together with wood panelled walls adorned with Marco''s extensive collection of JAKS vibrant cartoons and photos of Maresfield of old create the perfect ambience in which to dine. Under Marco''s watchful eye Head Chef and his loyal team consistently produce good honest food which delights the varied tastes of today''s guest, from the famously delicious fish pie and Eton mess to the simple potted shrimp and steak and triple cooked chips. A delightful Sunday Supper is available for just £12.50, each dish is freshly prepared to order ensuring the highest standards are met at all times. This is the ideal venue to hold a function whether it be a business meeting or your wedding day. The combination of a private conference room and break out lounge area or designated driving area to seat up to fifty guests plus a pretty garden which has room for a marquee and two decking areas. The hotel can cater for every need and staff are on hand to guide through menu choices and timings paying attention to the finest of detail to ensure that you and your guests can relax and enjoy the fantastic hospitality. On the doorstep what could be better than taking a leisurely stroll in Ashdown Forest originally a deer hunting forest in Norman times this is the home of Winnie the Pooh and now the largest free public access space in the South East. An area of Outstanding Natural Beauty it is a great place for enjoying spectacular views over the Sussex Countryside and has national and international protection because of the vast wildlife. Other places of interest further afield include Brighton Eastbourne Wilderness Wood Ashdown Forest Llama Park Bluebell Railway at Horsted Keynes Station Batemans Kipling''s former home Glyndebourne Herstmonceaux 15th Century moated castle and Bodiam Medieval Castle.
Address: High Street, Maresfield, TN22 2EH
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