The Chequers Inn - hotel, restaurant and bar in Thornham on the North Norfolk coast

Dating back to the 16th century, this pretty village inn on the North Norfolk coast is a welcoming sight for visitors wanting somewhere enticing to stay, relax and enjoy a great meal in comfort. Combining rustic charm and contemporary style, The Chequers Inn has a compelling atmosphere making it popular with both locals and visitors from further afield.

Inside you will find a traditional bar with a warm country feel, a vast open fire and low beamed ceiling. Enjoy a pint of real ale and a pub meal by the crackling fire, or try the a la carte menu with daily changing specials in the contemporary dining room. If you are looking for a unique setting for a group gathering, celebration or party our charming courtyard with two cedar wood pavilions offers one of the best al fresco dining experiences on the Norfolk coast.

There are also 11 stylish bedrooms, recently refurbished with a coastal theme. The luxurious rooms and en-suite bathrooms offer contemporary 21st century comfort and style to relish in.

The Chequers Inn in Thornham is perfectly placed for exploring the subtle beauty of the North Norfolk coast. The stunning beaches of Brancaster and Holkham are close by, as are the nature reserves at RSPB Titchwell and Holme or visit numerous historic houses, including the royal estate at Sandringham. Try the art galleries and delicatessens of Burnham Market or the craft shops and local food stores of Wells- next- the- Sea. 

WHETHER YOU'RE SEEKING A ROMANTIC WEEKEND, A WALKER’S PARADISE, VISITING THE AREA ON BUSINESS OR JUST A RELAXING HOLIDAY BREAK, THE CHEQUERS INN, THORNHAM, IS A PERFECT COASTAL HIDEAWAY

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Dinner, bed & breakfast

An indulgent break with dinner from £165 per couple.

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Lazy Sundays

A relaxing break with 2 course Sunday lunch from £150 per couple.

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Latest News

Pan-roasted fillet of black bream with spring onion & crab risotto recipe

20th March 2017

Head Chef, Shayne Wood, shares his recipe for Pan-roasted fillet of black bream with spring onion & crab risotto, Bloody Mary and tempura soft shell crab

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The Chequers Inn celebrates 3 AA Silver Stars

17th March 2017

The Chequers Inn has been awarded 3 AA Silver Stars and the restaurant received 1 AA Rosette for culinary excellence.

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Pan-roasted cod recipe

13th March 2017

Head Chef, Shayne Wood, shares his recipe for pan-roasted North Sea cod, lightly spiced puy lentils, cauliflower and cumin purée, curry oil.

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