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The ALB

14 Smithfield Road | Smithfield Rd, Shrewsbury SY1 1PB, England
+44 1743 367600
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (59 reviews)
“churros” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, British, Street Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
14 Smithfield Road | Smithfield Rd, Shrewsbury SY1 1PB, England
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1 - 10 of 647 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped off in Shrewsbury on our way home and after waking around the town and looking at all the other food options we found The Alb was the most appealing from a quick browse of the menu. We were seated straight away in a...More

Thank SR1922013
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We've eaten at the Alb many times. An inventive and varied menu, particularly good for vegetarians. The food is very tasty and the bar is well stocked and has knowledgeable bar staff, especially Tom. Our server Nancy was great! All the team are very friendly...More

1  Thank RockItUk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food and great service will definitely go again 👍🏻Got 10% off my next visit too, can’t wait to go again

1  Thank sophieswain
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went in the Alb for a drink on a Saturday afternoon. It was very busy when we arrived but didn’t have to wait long to get served. As it was a nice day we ended up outside. The beer wasn’t the best it was...More

Thank Oli_M_1980
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have dined and had cocktails at The Alb on previous occasions and always enjoyed the experience, so this time we though we would try the Sunday lunch. The halloumi fries we had as starters were great and then we followed with the roast beef....More

1  Thank SAEvans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can't recommend this place enough. Cool decor great staff and delicious dishes.... Had the mac bites to start which were amazing :) Sunday dinner wrap was a real delight :). Deserts don't get much better than the bourbon pecan pie... top work guys :) x

2  Thank Bob Z
James-ALB, Guest Relations Manager at The ALB, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Such a lovely review! We really appreciate you finding the time to leave your kind words about our business. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed a positive experience and hope that you will return again soon! Thanks James

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for first time on a Tuesday evening. Staff friendly and efficient. Clean tables and good choice of food. I think it is primarily a cocktail bar but we ate well there. A good choice for friends to meet up.More

1  Thank deann25
James-ALB, Guest Relations Manager at The ALB, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there Thankyou for finding the time to leave us this kind review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your first experience here at our venue. We hope you will visit us again soon for some food and maybe one or two of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been several times and will be back. Staff are always very welcoming and friendly. Helpful when choosing from their extensive cocktail menu. Food is tasty and fresh. Great atmosphere!

1  Thank Tereza23
James-ALB, Guest Relations Manager at The ALB, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there! We are glad to hear that you continue enjoying your positive experiences here with us at The ALB. We hope that you keep your word and visit us again soon! Thanks James

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had Roarsome cocktails and such a carnasourous atmosphere ... best cocktails, great atmosphere.. it was mint...

2  Thank EmmaB5216
James-ALB, Guest Relations Manager at The ALB, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Emma Did you have the dinosaur cocktail by any chance? Haha!! Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience. Hope to see you soon for another dino-mite experience ;) Thanks James

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good beer, excellent food, well priced and the staff are as good as it gets. If you’re visiting Shrewsbury, pop into the Alb and you won’t be disappointed.

1  Thank Jules S
James-ALB, Guest Relations Manager at The ALB, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jules Thankyou very much for your kind review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed a positive experience here at The ALB. We hope to see you soon! Thanks James

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MRSHAZLEHURST
20 September 2017|
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Response from James H | Property representative |
Hello Children are allowed in until 9:30 and we have a Children's menu. Regards James
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Janebenton
21 October 2016|
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Response from GazBouch | Reviewed this property |
5pm to 7pm weekdays; and all night Weds/Thurs/Sun. Excellent food, drinks & service
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Smithfield Road | Smithfield Rd, Shrewsbury SY1 1PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 367600
  • E-mail
Description
We are a family run Cocktail bar in Shrewsbury town centre, near local amenities and transport. Offering an impressive back bar, friendly service and a wacky food menu to boot. We also feature: Accommodation, Private Dining, Function Rooms, Work Spaces, Meeting Rooms and Facilities for larger parties i.e. weddings or birthdays.
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