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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” (39 reviews)
“sandwich” (13 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 am - 4:00 pm Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shrewsbury Market Hall | Claremont Street, Shrewsbury, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our favourite places in Shrewsbury. Its a shame it can only be open when the market is open, but this is great , just like the best Festival catering, always something interesting to eat and the cakes are wonderful too. We like the...More

1  Thank Geoff R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience. The Birds Nest is a lovely space, with a varied and interesting menu and good veggie (and vegan) options. Staff couldn't be more helpful and polite, even though it was busy. Food quality was excellent (highly recommend the Asian greens and the mezze...More

1  Thank Ro P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I never knew this place existed until out shopping with my wife, we stopped here for a quick bite to eat, after getting seated pretty quick we were quickly served which was good. Now being a major meat eater, and my wife a vegetarian I...More

Thank 68johnam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my family Came here today. My son really wanted a ham sandwich and a milkshake, we was seated and also given menus. And then as we went to order food. We were told they stopped serving. No apology given, didn’t really care. Wasn’t...More

Thank Louis G
Reviewed 30 August 2018

It was a busy place for a quick lunch stop. The service was great. You can help yourself to water, what a great idea. The fattoush flat bread was amazing, so fresh tasting, loads of salad on top and flavour. The bread alone was delicious....More

Thank ErmSn
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Located in the corner of the market hall and a very funky spot indeed. Interesting layout with different seating options next to the stalls in the main floor. Table service and a good range of options on the menu for vegetarians and vegans too. Coffee...More

Thank Hinanospider
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Great food, very tasty. The coffee I had was fab too. Friend enjoyed her food but wasn’t convinced on the broccoli I think it was.. soggy. Lovely cafe and atmosphere. Only thing I’d say if sat for a while or someone heavy is sat the...More

Thank gplambretta200
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

What a find this cafe is. Amazing food, lovely atmosphere and the best coffee I've had all summer. Meze and red hot peppers were both delicious. Milkshakes and smoothies were a big hit with our little crowd too. Will definitely be back.

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The only thing that could improve TBN, is if it were open more days/on Sunday, but then I guess that would mean it would lose its charm. Great menu, with lots of vegetarian/vegan choices, which taste amazing. Staff are ace. And you get to visit...More

Thank Kerry L
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

This great place is like a cafe/ restaurant should be. Great vibe and really friendly staff. Great select of food even has a vegan section! Food prices very fair and will happily pay for the service and food in such a relaxed atmosphere. Well worth...More

Thank Michelle66192018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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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