Eating Out, Accommodation, Guest House / B&Bs in Montgomery
“Imagination should be the centre of your life.” R. Bradbury.
Situated in the Welsh county of Powys, The Checkers is a picture perfect 17th Century, former coaching inn, with low-slung beams, wood burner and four inviting guest rooms, which ooze classic, understated elegance with crisp white linens and muted opulence. Owned by Chefs: Andrew and Rachel Birch, who together bring a wealth of experience to the formerly Michelin-starred restaurant; The Checkers, have poured all their love, time, and creativity into a dream come true for both themselves and their guests. Andrew has spent his life dedicated to his craft, and is a chef who has worked in Michelin-star and AA-rosette kitchens, working for the Tanner brothers and Kenny Atkinson, becoming head chef at Fishmore Hall, where he achieved three rosettes and built his profile by appearing on BBC 2’s Great British Menu.
FOOD FOR THOUGHT
The Checkers is a 5 star picturesque, 17th Century former coaching inn, that is as appetising to the eye, and to the senses: as a box of exquisite handmade chocolates, all wrapped up with a gorgeous, luxurious ribbon. Having formerly worked as head Chef at Gordon Ramsey’s Savoy Grill, and appearing on BBC 2’s Great British Menu; husband-and-wife team Andrew and Rachel Birch, have blended their years of high end culinary experience, and together created a masterpiece of sublime food and heavenly accommodation. The restaurant with rooms offers relaxed fine dining, with an exciting modern British cuisine, served in a friendly, harmonious environment, with a clear focus on carefully sourced seasonal ingredients.
Sharing with the world, his individual vision and unique approach to life and art, has always been the dream of british sculptor, painter, performance artist and owner of high end jewellery brand; Andrew Logan.