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The Bird's Nest

Shrewsbury Market Hall | Claremont Street, Shrewsbury, England
+44 1743 600393
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“cakes” (36 reviews)
“sandwich” (13 reviews)
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shrewsbury Market Hall | Claremont Street, Shrewsbury, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

love this place, set in the indoor market and very rustic. The menu is exceptional and varied and everything on there is tasty and fresh. Today we popped in for lunch and my husband had the chicken burger. It wasn't until the same meal arrived...More

Thank Jac8351
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were delighted to happen up this gem of a cafe tucked away in the corner of the market. From the great choice of cakes (plus a great lunch menu) we enjoyed tea and victoria sponge(with the quirky addition of poppy seeds) before returning to...More

Thank Les D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we live locally we are lucky to be able to visit this quirky establishment for a spot of lunch. Must admit I do find the menu a little limited but whatever I have chosen has always been extremely tasty. The staff are very friendly...More

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had an amazing lunch here with my daughter food was great so were smoothies my only complaint was its cash only which we didnt know until we went to pay

Thank jayneyboro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a find, lovely coffee, served on wooden boards, delicious cakes and great service. Quirky wee cafe, excellent service all with a smile, will definitely recommend.

Thank nina t
Reviewed 20 April 2018

We happened to be visiting Shrewsbury from a distance away and recalled that there's an excellent indoor market, so we visited - on a Thursday but found that that's the day it's basically closed! However, a few traders were there and, delightfully, The Birds Nest...More

Thank Graham W
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We visited here with our 6 year old granddaughter....this is our third visit and our we have developed an addiction to their cake I'm afraid.... It's a chilled out place the atmosphere being one of the best ...seems to suit all age groups from the...More

Thank PuppyLRH
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

If you want a spot of lunch with something a little bit different from your average place - head down to this place! It’s quirky layout and hipster vibe teamed with tasty food make it a great place to grab a bite to eat and...More

Thank JayBrappyBrap
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with a friend and it was great, both had vegetarian dishes, full of flavour and well presented. The cakes were amazing, carrot cake to die for. Would visit again, good find in Shrewsbury.

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here, service was really quick, staff really friendly, nice variety of interesting lunches, I had beetroot ‘burger’ which was delicious, my husband had bad boi chilli, we both really enjoyed our meals, vegan and meat eater friendly. They do children’s...More

Thank Jennifer M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shrewsbury Market Hall | Claremont Street, Shrewsbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 600393
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