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The Old Bell Pub

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here for three night stay recently. Lovely room with lovely comfortable bed. Quiet room at rear of pub - no sound from pub at all. Flat walk past abbey to Shrewsbury - lovely real ales available and a local Sainsbury's store for bits and bobs. Excellent breakfasts too. Really enjoyed my stay and will go back one day.

Thank Rob W
North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent staff so friendly and helpful . breakfasts where lovely and we ate there one evening fab food great value for money pub can be busy till about 9 when the stop serving food but great atmosphere .don't be put off with the bedrooms been attached to pub you can not hear any noise . turn right out of the...

Thank _mandyforbes
Tywyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

While staying in Shrewsbury we used the Old Bell pub for food as it was just across the road from our b&b. Nicely decorated modern pub, friendly staff and good food. On their menu there are both normal and small portions, but have to say the small was enough for me as still plenty on my plate. Well worth a...

Thank Liz C
Pontypool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Stayed for two nights over the weekend. Lovely little room with lots of tea, coffee etc. All staff pleasant, helpful and friendly but a gold star must go to the lovely lady who served us breakfast (forgot to get her name). When we told her of our intention to visit the Dana Prison she went out of her way to...

Thank Jan M
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

A very nice pub with good food, including specials with a pint during the week, and a selection of guest ales. The staff were friendly and helpful and the standard of hygiene was excellent, and only 10 minutes walk to the centre.

Thank Tom M
Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great welcoming small hotel and pub, very attentive staff, nicely laid out clean room and great range of meals on pub menu. Located slightly from town centre but this helps to make it nice and quiet. Breakfast time is later than normal but I am certain they would have provided breakfast earlier if I had asked.

Thank dignity2017
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Stayed here a couple of nights in a single room - which was tiny but had pretty much everything in it that you would need. The main drawback was the late starting time for breakfast on Saturdays - about half an hour after the shops open.

Thank same_as_before
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I have been the Bell on numerous occasions and always enjoy the atmosphere and a drink here. The food however I am always a little disappointed with, it's cheap yes I know but you still expect some flavour. Lovely pub but need to up the game on the food please.

Thank 999Nick34
Leigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

It's our 3rd visit now..superb value for money with breakfast & parking included. Great staff and good location for us. The only issue was the shower it's pressure is pants poor and didn't stay in position needs a bit of attention. But thanks for the hairdryer loan much appreciated

1Thank lobbygobbler73
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Just an over night stay but it was very nice. Bathroom could've done with a bit of a refurb as floor wasn't great. DVD stuck in the TV's DVD player but apart from these couple of things it was very good. I didn't have breakfast as was leaving early but for £45 I thought it was good value and with...

Thank Secretchef12

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Old Bell Pub is situated in the Medieval town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire. We are bringing the old style pub into the 21st century. With a stylish bar/restaurant and tastefully decorated rooms all ensuite, you won't want to leave whether you're here to stay, or just for a drink. ... more   less 

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Address: 115 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6BA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Shrewsbury
Price Range: $93 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Bell Pub 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Floors creaky due to age of property.”
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