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Cromwells Bar and Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
+44 1743 361440
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (27 reviews)
“onion rings” (6 reviews)
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We've been here twice now. Once as a couple and once as a table of four. Both times the food has been lovely and the restaurant has a great atmosphere. The waitresses are friendly, service is quick and the menu has a lot of variety....More

Thank jesski207
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried to book this hotel as a place to stay when we visited the city for a week-end break. The hotel was unfortunately for us fully booked so we had to find accommodation elsewhere. I was intrigued with the photos I had seen so...More

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a room at Cromwell's after reading great reviews on Tripadvisor, and it certainly lived up to our expectations. The bar was very busy when we arrived, with a really lovely atmosphere, we couldn't wait to get checked in so we could have a...More

1  Thank Marc H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good typical English food, with a good selection of beer and wine and friendly service at a reasonable price. Definitely worth a visit

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called into the Cromwell's Bar and Restaurant on Sunday 17 September 2017 at tea time with our son. The place has a nice feel with a lovely rear beer garden up some stairs. We sat at a corner table in the Wine Bar and orders...More

Thank Tyke23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very comfortable hotel and restaurant. Good choice of breakfast considering only 6 bedrooms and freshly cooked and served. Second evening we ate in the wine bar and had burgers which were excellent. Tasteful décor without being over the top. Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Irene J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dropped in here while exploring Shrewsbury as the atmosphere is nice and the menu looked both decent and decently priced. We were delighted with our seat on the terrace, which was a sun trap even on a cooler mid-September day and good enough to...More

1  Thank Donna E
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Dropped in while looking for somewhere to eat in Shrewsbury. The outside terrace is just lovely - atmospheric, not too busy but good for people watching. Food was generous and good quality. Veggie/gf options available.

Thank Cherry D
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Went here for a meal on my birthday with my son and partner and little boy. Lovely little place and good ambiance. The staff were very cheerful and helpful. It's a bit like an alladins cave. There are various drawings on the wall and ceiling...More

Thank Victoria_HBirmingham
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Please remember that this is a very old building so don't expect elevators, big rooms and wide corridors. Our room was very clean but small. The breakfast and service was great The only drawbacks were the noise from the road and having to pay £10...More

1  Thank John B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$61
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 361440
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A vibrant and lively popular Inn right in the centre of the historic County Town. Close to all the main attractions. Run by local staff members and owned and by a local family. Based in an atmospheric 500 year old building in the centre of Shrewsbury with a Wine Bar, Restaurant and superb Garden. Six fine guest rooms with three having hand-made fourposter beds which were made just across the border in Heredordshire. Awarded a five star Restaurant rating by the Shropshire Star. Many new features for 2014 including a new Restaurant.
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