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The Checkers

Broad Street, Montgomery SY15 6PN, Wales
+44 1686 669822
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (47 reviews)
“scallops” (35 reviews)
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French, European, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Broad Street, Montgomery SY15 6PN, Wales
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101 - 110 of 401 reviews

Reviewed 2 February 2016

I cannot find fault with our midweek stay at Checkers, the food, ambience, service & welcome were perfect. A lovely relaxed atmosphere & a very comfortable, stylish bedroom. I wasn't sure the taster menu would be sufficient for my partner's excellent appetite but it certainly...More

2  Thank Helen P
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Four of us were fortunate enough to have dinner here on NYE. Lovely relaxed ambience, friendly, efficient service and a wonderful meal. Enjoyed every one of the delicious courses, food beautifully cooked and presented. All outside for Auld Lang Syne just before midnight, with the...More

Thank sue p
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Excellent food, service and ambience in this restaurant on the square in a historic market town in the Marches. While you're there, have a look inside Bunners Ironmongers round the corner!

Thank Mr-good-food-lover
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Our regular visit to Checkers at Christmastime and we found it to be well up to our expectations. First class food, pleasant service. We'll be back !

Thank Halladay
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We stayed for 2 nights over New Year and have nothing but great things to say about the service at the Checkers and most especially the food! The Frenchman and the Farmers' daughter, as they describe themselves are a magnificent team. The service was exemplary...More

Thank Stephen_Mowat
Reviewed 18 December 2015

Fantastic restaurant serving high quality dishes, this place is a real find in an attractive town on the borders of Powys/Shropshire. So often , in this area, I have paid London prices for "country food" but this is the real deal. I have tried lunch...More

Thank Martyn R
Reviewed 14 December 2015

I had a wonderful meal here on a recent Thursday. I didn’t really know what to expect in this quiet Welsh border’s town and was pleasantly surprised by the welcome on a cold, damp winter’s evening. The service was attentive and relaxed on what was...More

2  Thank Zymology
Reviewed 7 December 2015

This has to be one of the best meals I've had in a long time . The restaurant decor is very tasteful not in any way pretentious . It had a lovely friendly ambience . Waiting staff excellent . From the moment we arrived the...More

Thank sue j
Reviewed 30 November 2015

I cannot fault this place. From the moment you walk in you just know that the evening is going to be delightful. Everything is done properly here, with aplomb, no stuffiness , but smart elegance and an immediate sense of comfort. The decor is perfect....More

1  Thank SandemanHere
Reviewed 20 November 2015

Lunch out with friends on a very busy Friday afternoon. It is difficult to pick fault, wonderful staff, great food, a little gem, well worth the effort to get their

Thank BuckleeSalop1
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Nearby Attractions
Montgomery Castle
154 reviews
.35 km away
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.16 km away
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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
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
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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