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The French Pantry

15 Tower Street, Ludlow SY8 1RL, England
+44 1584 879133
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Tower Street, Ludlow SY8 1RL, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely little restaurant. Tucked away in a side street in Ludlow.. Cosy, friendly and excellent food. There was a long delay before we actually got our meals. Well worth a visit!

Thank pamfair27
Reviewed 6 days ago

Enjoyed our lunch here. Very tasty . Cheese board came with bread not biscuits . Nothing sweet to cut through the rich cheese, no apple, grapes, celery, chutney. very disappointing. Cheesecake had no base and was bland. Could be so lovely if more attention was...More

Thank stephen e
SimonPeterKing, Owner at The French Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

You enjoyed your lunch but gave us 2 stars (bad restaurant)? Jeez what a world

Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked past here at 1130hrs on the Saturday of The Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre last weekend and popped our heads in on the off chance of getting a table for dinner before we went home. Jade warmly welcomed us and took my number as...More

Thank Jay3025
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have always made a point of visiting the French Pantry on every visit to Ludlow to enjoy it’s excellent cuisine, service and atmosphere. But my visit this weekend was so disappointing with it falling short on every point. I so hope that this is a...More

Thank popspete
SimonPeterKing, Owner at The French Pantry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Two things 'popspete', firstly and most obviously, why on earth didnt you mention anything to me? I was virtually living at the pantry this weekend, so there was plenty of opportunity to rectify any problems. Fair play, when its incredibly busy like it was this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent French restaurant, our fourth trip here and it wasn't disappointing. The onion soup was very authentic and more to the point tasty and our main meals were just as exceptional. It's essential to book a table in advance as its normally...More

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We ordered the terrine and the fondue as starters, both very nice, and the bread was very nice as well. I was intrigued by the duck burger, so I ordered it and it was good, my wife was not as impressed with her pork dish...More

3  Thank AustinSpeedy
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This small restaurant is a delight. My husband and I had dinner there last weekend and am so glad we chose this out of the many excellent restaurants in and around Ludlow. The main course of Civet of Pork was truly mouth-watering. I was transported...More

1  Thank sjpwindsor
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A very confused meal, the restaurant doesn't seem to know whether it is French, Swiss or Italian. The food was really disappointing, portions very small and service wasn't great. All in all I think this restaurant is having an identity crisis and needs to understand...More

Thank Twiglet26
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Well, must now be the best French Bistro in Ludlow. Good old fashion French cuisine to a high quality. We had a lovely evening with Jazz playing which all helped myself and partner get into the holiday spirit as we were going away the next...More

Thank Daxen
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with my parents and we were all blown away with the quality of all our dishes... we could have been in France 🇫🇷 My standout dish was the Normande pork with prunes and mash. Excellent service too. I’d highly recommend if ever...More

2  Thank Sicros
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30 October 2017|
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Response from SimonPeterKing | Property representative |
Austin, sadly not. Monday thru Sat lunch and dinner. cheers, Simon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 39
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Tower Street, Ludlow SY8 1RL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1584 879133
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