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Checkers' chef Stéphane Borie handed back his Michelin star in 2018, opting to focus on private clients. His wife Sarah Francis and her co-owner sister Kathryn have since turned it into a more casual breakfast and lunch spot, Checkers Pantry.

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Summary

After eighteen years, the Shropshire and Mid-Wales region has lost its last star – or handed it back, after Checkers chef Stéphane Borie opted to focus on private clients. Under the aegis of his wife Sarah Francis and her co-owner sister Kathryn, a more casual breakfast and lunch spot, Checkers Pantry, was due to open in November 2018; it was too early for a rating as we went to press.

£88
 ££££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Traditional and classic French cuisine with wonderful twists and flavour marriages” justify the pilgrimage to the Welsh outback for the many loyal fans of Stéphane Borie & Sarah Francis’s 17th-century inn on the town square – a “peaceful and private” escape with five rooms.

£90
 ££££
5
Exceptional
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“You don’t expect to find such sophisticated and refined food in the wilds of Wales”, but prepare to be wowed at Stéphane Borie & Sarah Francis’s “beautiful” inn. “They have stopped doing à la carte and now only offer a tasting menu” – the latter is “truly outstanding”.

£74
  £££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
45
8+ at D

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Brunch £9.50  

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£5.00 £10.00 £6.00 £2.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £19.00
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Broad St, Powys, Montgomery, SY15 6PN
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday9 am-4 pm
Wednesday9 am-4 pm
Thursday9 am-4 pm
Friday9 am-4 pm
Saturday9 am-4 pm
SundayCLOSED

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