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Shropshire pubs, bars and breweries: enjoy a real pint in a real pub

Shropshire is a beer drinker’s dream destination, with real ale pubs serving well-kept, locally brewed ales, craft beers and guest beers. Cosy fireplaces, low beams, the occasional ghost…even live music if you’re lucky. Cider and perry drinkers are well catered for in Shropshire pubs and bars. We share a border with Herefordshire and Worcestershire, two of the orchards of England. Shropshire also has many lovely bars, with well-chosen wine lists and dazzling selections of gin. Pubs and food in Britain go hand in hand. Nowhere more so than in Shropshire, where we do both extremely well. From sandwiches and tasty bar snacks (think homemade scotch eggs or fat, delicious sausage rolls) to Sunday carveries or gourmet lunches, Shropshire will ensure you never drink on an empty stomach. You’ll find that all Shropshire pubs serving food are welcoming to families with young children, making them ideal places for Sunday roast or a family meal. Brewing is big business in Shropshire. Several Shropshire pubs have their own microbreweries. Bishop’s Castle in south Shropshire is home to two breweries. One of them is the oldest working brewery in Britain, its licence granted by King Charles I in 1642. There are distilleries too. Speciality and award winning Shropshire businesses, waiting to welcome you. Here’s to seeing you in a Shropshire pub soon…cheers!

Shrewsbury

The Haughmond

A modern coaching inn, with proper food, great wine and a friendly, comfortable atmosphere… the kind of place we enjoy ourselves!  Whether you are looking for coffee, lunch, dinner, drinks, for a celebration or somewhere to lay your head join us in the picturesque village of Upton Magna, just a few miles from Shrewsbury. 

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Shrewsbury

The Market Hall

Often described as a “gem in Shrewsbury’s crown”, the town’s national award-winning Market Hall is well worth a visit for its vibrant blend of delicious street food, unique cafes, boutique stalls, arts and crafts, fresh local produce and much more.  There’s even an artisan gin bar well stocked with more than 100 craft gins. Spy […]

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Bridgnorth

The Swan Inn on the Severn

Welcome to the Swan Inn on the Severn Quirky gastro pub restaurant with six en-suite letting rooms overlooking the magnificent river Severn. The Swan Inn is also a ceremony licence holder with function room available for events, weddings, civil partnerships, parties! Business breakfast meetings available by prior arrangement. Free car park for customers. 100m from […]

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Bridgnorth

The Crown

Located on the High Street in Bridgnorth, the Crown is a lively bar that provides the perfect setting for catching up with friends and family over good food and drink. Stop by for lunch and enjoy our light bites and grazing dishes, or stop by for dinner and prepare to roll your sleeves up and […]

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Church Stretton

The Pound Inn

The Pound at Leebotwood is a 15th century thatched country pub and restaurant, situated in the heart of rural picturesque Shropshire countryside. Our menu offers dishes created from fresh local ingredients within a 30-mile radius where possible. We offer a classic Sunday lunch menu every week, always serving three roasts along with elements of our […]

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BISHOPS CASTLE

The Crown Inn

The Richards-Jones family and the enthusiastic team at The Crown are delighted to welcome customers; old and new back to The Crown.  The family have owned this beautiful, country pub & bed and breakfast since 1983; after eleven successful years of trading, the family leased the business to successive tenants.  After twenty-six years, we are […]

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Shrewsbury

Old Hand and Diamond

A family-run 17th-century border inn that has provided refreshments and accommodation for travellers for hundreds of years. Situated in beautiful open countryside on the Powys/Shropshire border, The Old Hand & Diamond makes an excellent central base to visit all the delights of Shropshire’s county town, Shrewsbury 9 miles away and the rural hilly landscape of […]

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Craven Arms

The Plough Inn

The Plough Inn was established in 1774 and remains on the same spot today. It is a typical country pub where you can hang out and have a pint, grab a bite to eat or watch sports on TV. Wood’s is proud to produce a range of traditionally brewed beers to appeal to a wide […]

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Shrewsbury

The Boat House - Shrewsbury

The boathouse bar and grill  The interiors of this back and white Tudor inn are intimate, a set of small adjoining rooms with wood deck floors and scrubbed oak tables gives the impression of being on a boat sailing down the Severn. The elevated situation above the river captures the reflected light from the flowing […]

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Oswestry

The Bailey Head

Multi award winning pub. Real Ale, Craft Beer, 100 Gins, extensive Whisky, Rum and Vodka range. Large soft drink offering. Currently not providing food but allowing customers to bring their own food, takeaway food and deliveries. Table service only. Booking advised, especially at weekends. Currently closed on Mondays. See baileyhead.co.uk for details Society of Independent […]

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Bridgnorth

Pheasant Inn

Superb Shropshire Food in a real Country Local, restored and now owned by the Community The Pheasant is a stunning Shropshire dining pub with rooms which dates back to the 18th century. Closed for almost 9 years, this quintessential country inn is now open again and welcoming villagers and visitors from far and wide. The […]

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Shrewsbury

The Windmill at Rowton

A truly family-run pub; how many pubs are now in the same family after three generations and 99 years! Jane and Peter have taken on this family heirloom from Jane’s mother, Megan Hughes. It is a pub bursting with stories of locals that have been loyal through generations of families. A place where regulars enjoy […]

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Shrewsbury

Hencote

Set high above Shrewsbury and the Shropshire countryside, the Hencote estate is a reminder of what England, at its best, has to offer. An insistence on authenticity and a keen eye for detail has driven the creation of this unique English experience that comprises wine tasting, vineyard tours, a hilltop restaurant and luxury accommodation. Stroll […]

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