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The Squirrel

$$ - $$$, British,
Foldgate Lane, Ludlow SY8 1LS, England
+44 1584 879940
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible17%
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“rump steak” (11 reviews)
“pudding” (30 reviews)
“marstons pub” (15 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Foldgate Lane, Ludlow SY8 1LS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Ludlow has lots of great places to eat so do not go here that often. Some friends wanted to go. I had the half chicken and was pleasantly surprised. Long wait for food despite not being that busy but had a great night and good...More

Thank ludlow2016
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As with other large chains. A little bit and miss but the last twice has been good. Quite a wait for food even when quiet but ok if tour passing and want food

Thank Kylie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The worst fish n chips I've ever had anywhere. Over cooked hard batter with very little fish. Partners meal involved a combination of chicken n pulled beef, dry, salty rubbish. When asked if food was OK I said no actually judging by the amount left...More

2  Thank ANN J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited an hour for starters to arrive even though place was not busy - no explanation or apology. Didn't complain as it was my daughter's birthday. Some simple things could have created a much better impression, e.g limp/old salad, old brown bits of chopped cabbage...More

1  Thank castleview53
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a table of 5,four of us friends for 27 years and my husband in tow.We had a nice greeting on arrival and had a large table. Our waitress was very patient,as we spent the first 30 minutes talking,instaed of looking at the menu!When...More

Thank ShrewsburyChefette
Reviewed 6 November 2017

my wife and I went for dinner the other night ! we found the staff very friendly, and attentive. drinks were on the table just after we ordered. I had chicken and chips....lovely , and my wife had the veggie burger....again lovely . Pudding was...More

3  Thank chrishead
Rachel J, General Manager at The Squirrel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for leaving us your lovely review, I'm pleased to read you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 6 November 2017

The starters took forty minutes to arrive and when they finally did they were overcooked and virtually inedible, with no cutlery or accompaniments. We ordered very simple main courses, just basically burgers and fries, which you would think would be difficult to get wrong. However,...More

2  Thank MrandMrsKRDavies
Rachel J, General Manager at The Squirrel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. All the points raised have been noted and passed on to relevant team members.

Reviewed 3 November 2017

We visited Ludlow with friends and enjoyed the evening in the Squirrel pub, which is very clean and tidy with a relaxing atmosphere. The meals and drinks are all served to you at your table by very good friendly staff. We ordered rotisserie chicken and...More

1  Thank russty61
Rachel J, General Manager at The Squirrel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your lovely review. I'm pleased to read that you enjoyed all of your meals. Hopefully we will see you again, when visiting ludlow.

Reviewed 1 November 2017

I should have looked at Tripadvisor reviews before I went. I had a chicken, gammon and mustard pie with new potatoes, garden peas and gravy. The pie was presumably a standard Marston’s issue and I guess there wasn’t much The Squirrel could do to improve...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I came here with my friend for our regularly curry night. We were very disappointed to find out they no longer do this offer. We weren’t the only ones as heard 2 other tables ask for it. Instead they do a chicken night on a...More

2  Thank nlm244
Rachel J, General Manager at The Squirrel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

I'm sorry you were disappointed with your lastest visit. We change our offers and menus regularly, and may even go back to the curry deal at some point. I'm sorry that neither of our current offers are suitable for your friend. We do offer a...More

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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, Bar Scene, Groups
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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