The Chess Suite is our match day bar at Chesham United where we host around ninety matches each season. The bar stocks a range of draught ale, cider and lager currently featuring Marlow Brewery’s Rebellion IPA (branded as Generals Beer after the club’s nickname), Marstons Pedigree bitter, Shipyard American IPA, Aspall cider, and Fosters, Carlsberg, Stella 4 & Estrella lagers. Plus a range of additional bottled drinks along with wines, spirits, soft cold & hot drinks, sweets & chocolate bars and crisps & snacks from Chesham’s own Salty Dog crisp company.
With three TVs including a big screen projector the clubhouse also has BT Sports showing live matches when available. Full length windows overlook the ground giving excellent views of action on the pitch with access straight onto the terracing. Drinks bought in the club are allowed on the terrace in plastic containers. Please ask for plastic when ordering at the bar if you intend to take drinks outside.
First team matches
Chesham United’s first team play in the Premier Division South of the Southern Football League. Home matches are at The Meadow with 3pm kick offs on Saturday and midweek games usually on Tuesday at 7.45pm. We also host Aylesbury United first team fixtures in the Southern League Division One Central with home games scheduled on Saturday at 3pm and Wednesday at 7.45pm. Typically the bar will be open from 12.30pm for Saturday games and 6pm for midweek matches.
Entry to the ground, and to the bar on match days, is through the main turnstiles. Both home and away supporters, as well as casual visitors, can pay on the day with cash at the entrance turnstiles for the vast majority of games. If a game is declared as ‘all-ticket’ requiring advance purchase, which is extremely rare, it would be separately publicised when it became applicable. Once in the ground supporters are free to watch the game from whichever position they choose and to move around the ground – home and away fans are not segregated as a rule at this level unless specifically requested for one-off games. The clubhouse and bar is accessible from within the ground on matchdays. NB Only alcohol bought from the club bar is permitted within the clubhouse or ground and any discovered will be confiscated. Alcohol is NOT permitted outside the clubhouse for FA knockout competitions such as the FA Cup and FA Trophy.
Adults – £10, Concessions (over 65s, students with ID) – £8, Under 18s – £3, U12s free.
Programme £2.50. Free Parking.
Ladies 1st XI matches
Our Ladies 1st XI play in the FA Women’s National League Division One South & West. Home matches are usually played at The Meadow on Sundays with a 2pm kick off though the time may vary for some cup ties. Some midweek games may be scheduled on Thursday evenings with a 7.45pm kick off. On Sundays the bar is open from noon regardless of whether there is a scheduled match. Entry through the main Chess Suite bar entrance.