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The Clive Bar & Restaurant

Bromfield, Ludlow SY8 2JR, England
+44 1584 856565
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pate” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Bromfield, Ludlow SY8 2JR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had dinner tonight here. Overall the meal was very good. There were several cheeses listed but all were cow's milk. Considering the cheese is sourced from LFC next door the restaurant should have some sheep/goats cheese on the menu. They have a very good selection....More

Thank Krys C
Adam J, Assistant Hotel and Catering Manager at The Clive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I was delighted to read that the dinner was very good. With regards to the cheese board, all the cheeses we serve at The Clive are made in the Dairy at the Ludlow Food Centre,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had nipped in here for an odd drink on leaving Ludlow Golf Club & always thought it lacked atmosphere. My wife & I finally booked for dinner one evening last May. Having read the menus + a la carte & specials, we decided to...More

Adam J, Assistant Hotel and Catering Manager at The Clive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, our bar area is proving very popular for informal and relaxed dining. I will pass on your positive comments to the kitchen team with regards to the food. We currently offer over 48 different wines...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for drinks whilst on a nice afternoon walk from Ludlow. We looked around the food centre and bought a few things there, then went to have some drinks and we also intended to have some bar food in the Clive. We felt...More

Thank 535dizzle535
Adam J, Assistant Hotel and catering Manager at The Clive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, our outside areas are proving extremely popular during the summer months for both drinks and dinner. I was sorry to read that you chose not to eat with us however many the dishes on our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for three nights. When we arrived it was very confusing as there is no reception. We eventually found our way into the bar where the staff had to serve customers as well as book us in. We had booked to eat in...More

Thank Hilary o O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having discovered this place for ourselves in January it felt like an ideal spot to meet up with some family on our way down to South Wales. This time sitting in the restaurant the food choice was again great and the portion size impressive. The...More

Thank callcentreman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

5 out of 6 meals great and we sent lamb pudding back and they put it right straight away. All food was very very tasty. Service was good to start but it got very busy and there didn't seem to be enough people to look...More

Thank Rachael554
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us booked for dinner on Sunday night. When we arrived there was no one to greet us ,so one of our party had to go around the restaurant to find some staff. Our first course was brought to the table before the wine...More

Thank rm48il
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

4 of us went on a Monday night for my mums birthday. The food was very good and couldn't be faulted. I had beef medallions which were very tender and tasty. The waitresses although nice could do with being a bit more organised and knowledgable....More

1  Thank Vikmay25
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Nice enough atmosphere, if a little bland, and good service, but the food is really not good enough for what they're charging. Scotch eggs hard boiled to death, a dried husk of a pan fried fish and all rather greasy.More

Thank MrsMinns
Adam J, Assistant Hotel and Catering Manager at The Clive Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip advisor. We work very hard at The Clive at ensure that our guests have an enjoyable time and I was pleased that you rated the service good. I was however shocked to read...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We booked for a family get together on a two night deal with dinner included for £300. The room (111) we stayed in was straight off the carpark. The room was tired, shutter broken and wifi was near non- existent from the room. I did...More

Thank Portis20
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21 September 2016|
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Response from brodiesmate | Reviewed this property |
Not posh but very pleasant atmosphere and nicely decorated, great staff and the food is glorious.
24 January 2015|
Response from Theclive1 | Property representative |
We are in the process of changing our menu, if we could have your email address we would be happy to send them to you. Kind regards Alison 01584 856 565
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bromfield, Ludlow SY8 2JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ludlow  >  Bromfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1584 856565
  • E-mail
15 En-suite bedrooms situated in period outbuildings tastefully converted to provide contemporary accommodation. Bedrooms are very well equipped and some suitable for families. With an emphasis on fresh local produce the Clive Restaurant is renowned for locally sourced food, two AA Rosettes and entries in the Good Food and Michelin Guide. The Bar offers less formal dining and lighter menu. Located in Bromfield just 2 miles north of Ludlow with ample parking.
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