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The Checkers

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Broad Street, Montgomery SY15 6PN, Wales
+44 1686 669822
18:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

While serving classic french cuisine to a high standard this place fails to provide good value for money. The food is very rich and somewhat smothered in rich sauces - definitely ask for any sauce to be served on the side. The ambience is good, service was excellent, definitely a place to check the menu online before booking since food... More 

1 Thank jwforden
Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We had a mid week break here which included the 6 course tasting menu and breakfast in the morning. The Checkers is a former coaching Inn that has been converted into a restaurant with 5 bedrooms The bedrooms are shabby chic in pastel colours and very comfortable, whilst the restaurant has a bar area with sofas and two dining rooms... More 

Thank DannyEugene
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80 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

exceptional food, exceptional service and beautiful surrounds are part of the experience at the delightful checkers restaurant, in montgomery. my friend and i visited for a saturday evening dinner and enjoyed sumptuous dining. it's been a while since i've eaten at a restaurant where every course is memorable: at checkers, it was. from a beautifully earthy-sweet starter of goats curd,... More 

Thank pickyfella
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2015

The Autumn Taster Menu and accompanying wine flight were superb. Subtle, interesting, enjoyable, well-matched wines with seven courses of fine food. All this doesn't come at discount prices, but If you are looking for something exceptionally good out in the Welsh countryside, you'll go a very long way to improve on this restaurant.

Thank Alan F
Berriew, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Food, service all excellent, great place for a special occasion. we will be visiting again next month with friends

Thank Pete J
London, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Four of us came here for dinner. The staff were extremely helpful from the moment we arrived. Drinks were served in the ante-room along with some delicious canapes. The cheese souffle as a starter was great, as were all the main courses. We drank some Austrian Pinot Noir which was very good and not overly-expensive. Excellent!

1 Thank Richard b
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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418 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Our third visit already (a bi-annual affair it is becoming) and still very satisfied. We were recognized by the two sisters, our food was delicious, the wine was exquisite: well worth the visit. Prices are reasonable, the food is tasty (my beet and port soup was delicious), the decor is friendly and the service personal.

1 Thank Stalex24
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Visited with old University friends and weren't disappointed with food, service or accommodation. The restaurant feels intimate and the four of us ordered a wide range of courses and drinks without any issues. Well worth a M-star. The rooms are well furnished and homely. Montgomery is a small but charming hamlet.

1 Thank HSD_Wolves
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

We ate some very good food at this restaurant but we also ate some average meals. The highlights included the steak main course and the halibut main course. The rabbit on the specials list was cooked really well but was a bit daunting in appearance as basically it was a large plate of meat cooked in different ways. The vegetarian... More 

Thank ERyan
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146 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Let me start by saying the service here is second to none! Friendly, efficient, excellent! It's welcoming and friendly!! Now from the second you sit down as you have entered and had your gin & tonic or what ever your tipple is (actually I adore gin and tonic with cucumber like I get it here instead of lemon) to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Welsh, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?