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The Checkers

Broad Street, Montgomery SY15 6PN, Wales
+44 1686 669822
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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (51 reviews)
“scallops” (35 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Broad Street, Montgomery SY15 6PN, Wales
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101 - 110 of 418 reviews

Reviewed 3 April 2016

We are two couples of a certain age (we own to 310 years between us) who are always up for somewhwere exceptional to enjoy a few days jolly. The Checkers proved to be the perfect place for us. The Checkers is unpretentious which is just...More

2  Thank KenLittleHaven
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Booked for our 30th Wedding Anniversary and we weren't disappointed. Booked Le Chataignier room (overlooking the square, with the wet room) and it was gorgeous. Down for pre-dinner drinks and canapés at 7.15pm, then choose your wine for your meal and either the 5-course or...More

Thank ZigandZeb
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We stayed for 2 nights having the 5-course tasting menu on the Friday and then the 8 course tasting menu on the Saturday. Both nights were excellent. The food was superb and the service was exemplary, both professional and friendly. I enjoy food and the...More

Thank debbie w
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We found Checkers a couple of years ago when we were touring around Wales and dropped in for lunch and left promising ourselves we'd come back to stay. Since then the friends we'd told about our fabulous find have all been and have loved it....More

Thank Hilary S
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The Checkers is a real treat both in culinary terms and staying. The staff are friendly, relaxed but very attentive. It is so nice to have a level of service that is uncomplicated and not fussy but of a very high standard. The food is...More

Thank grumpyolddrunk
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

What's not to like about Checkers. The owners are friendly and helpful, the building is beautifully fitted out and the food is amazing. This was our second visit here and it was just as good as the first one. It's not cheap but it is...More

Thank Sjgregory
Reviewed 12 March 2016

In February my partner and myself thoroughly enjoyed, the 9 course taster menu, with yourselves. The food was divine and paired with perfect wine. My only criticism is, I felt the dishes were a little on the large side, given the amount of dishes upon...More

Thank NiaJones59
Reviewed 9 March 2016

My first Michelin Star experience and I was not disappointed. The restaurant's décor is tastefully simple and homely and the staff friendly and obliging. The 5 course taster menu was a an amazing combination of tastes that truly excited the taste buds. My only niggle...More

Thank Estes08
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Such a lovely, family friendly restaurant with beautiful decor and wonderfully spacious. We went as a group of two adults and two teenagers (14 and 17) and everybody enjoyed their food. They were so helpful with choosing wines, explaining courses and totally catered for my...More

Thank SweeAK
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

DO NOT be confused by the terms 5 or 8 course "taster menu" this is 5 or 8 courses of pure quality taste explosive portions of pure heavenly food!! I have had taster menus in the past and was up in arms that checkers had...More

Thank FrAndrew B
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Response from Deanna D | Reviewed this property |
We stayed overnight . ( bed and breakfast). We had two glasses of champagne before the meal. I had one glass of wine with the meal but my husband had the ' wine flight ' which is a glass of wine with each course and I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Broad Street, Montgomery SY15 6PN, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +44 1686 669822
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