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The Squirrel

$$ - $$$, British,
Foldgate Lane, Ludlow SY8 1LS, England
+44 1584 879940
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“rump steak” (12 reviews)
“pudding” (32 reviews)
“marstons pub” (15 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Foldgate Lane, Ludlow SY8 1LS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. My husband had the steak which was cooked perfectly med rate and I had the rotisserie chicken that was PERFECT! You must try the cookie for 2 as dessert. It was so great we went back for breakfast the next morning...More

Thank mohawkmission3129
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

visited on 9th June 18 @1430. 2 out of the 4 meals ordered were satisfactory. exceptionally poor on the tiger top meal. sweet potato fries very, VERY over done and turned to ash when forked, microwaved cheese and soggy greasy chips. burger was well done,...More

Thank websterkaz5
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went for a meal with my sister and her two children, although there was a child playing area. It felt like we were forgotten and ignored, we had to ask for our main, drinks and for the bill all on separate occasions. We were...More

Thank Mimi W
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I had a good evening meal at the Squirrel. He had Plaice and apple pie while I enjoyed a prawn cocktail and cottage pie/ T he food was hot and tasty and service a little slow but we weren't in a hurry...More

Thank Margaret R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not overly busy but understaffed. The staff on duty were doing their best but service was slow. Drinks took an age. The food was really slow arriving and when it did, the rotisserie chicken was overcooked, stale and dry. The salads were limp. The coleslaw...More

Thank 808JTW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure what’s happened at the squirrel but the menu is unnecessarily complicated. Couldn’t eat some of the starter platter as too greasy. I will return when menu changes again.

1  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great value . Staff helpful. Service great . Wines good prices . Food reasonable but not like portrayed in menus which is not surprising! Always a good fall back when it’s just what you want and not upmarket.

Thank RedorDead58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with a large family contingent (14) on the Friday evening of the first May bank holiday (Fri 4 May). We had no booking and the pub was very busy, however the assistant manager Ryan managed to sort out a large table for us....More

Thank Hickf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have passed The Squirrel numerous times when travelling to and from mid-Wales and it always looked welcoming. Decided to eat there last night in the way through. What a mistake. Golden Scampi was in fact dark brown and mushy and looked as though they had...More

2  Thank kd2001Swindon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we visited here whilst on a weekend break to ludlow and had an evening meal. it was a very nice experience. the staff were very friendly and knowledgable and offered table service. the food was delicious and the portion sizes were great. the drinks were...More

2  Thank davenvee
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22 March 2017|
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Response from Gentleman-diner | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't when I went during the week. Not sure about weekends.
Derran J
6 September 2016|
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Response from Bankss-Brewery | Property representative |
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises.
19 January 2016|
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Response from Bankss-Brewery | Property representative |
Unfortunately pets are not allowed into the pub, they are however more than welcome on our patios. Only guide dogs are permitted indoors, sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Foldgate Lane, Ludlow SY8 1LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1584 879940
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