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Cromwells Bar and Restaurant

) #35 of 286 Restaurants in Shrewsbury $$ - $$$ , British,
11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
+44 1743 361440
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I called in after seeing the sign outside advertising the beer garden. It offered a split level, well thought out and comfortable space. We enjoyed a reasonably priced bottle of Prosecco. We didn't dine here, but the Sunday lunches looked delicious!

Thank BendyBones
Reviewed 4 days ago

Set back just of the main road this pub restaurant is very welcoming, olde world, clean and relaxing to be in. One of my Favorite inns here in Shrewsbury

Thank Graham P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic!! Lovely place, sat outside in the garden area as we had our puppy with us, partially covered by large umbrellas so great in the rain also. The staff were very friendly and helpful - as we had our 9 year old with us they...More

Thank ShawFamily_9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hidden back garden away from all the rushing around, the dining area was cosy and not cramped, seafood platter was lovely.

Thank sue o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate in the small restaurant. The service was friendly and adequate. The 'Thai' fish cakes were not Thai, they were just uninspiring fish cakes with some salad. Probably won't eat here again

Thank qurum5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly helpful staff serving fresh tasty food. Small lunch menu but good quality choices, Tap water placed automatically on the table. Worth a return visit.

Thank Joan And Mike S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here on Saturday night bar and resturant very busy . Excellent food and service cannot fault at all. Only down fall restaurant is very small and some tables far to close the the bar area a bit off putting chairs very uncomfortable...More

Thank annbennett1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In case you are wondering, the title is a quote from Cromwell himself. We found this place quite randomly whilst looking around for something that wasn't a wetherspoons. Food was great, we had the Garden Picnic Platter (unfortunately it was raining, so we didn't have...More

Thank sqrooup
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

WE were there in July and it was a lovely night to sit out in the Courtyard. The staff were nice and the wine and beer were very good.Would certainly go again if in the area

Thank Vicki L
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We chose to go to Cromwells as it was a lovely hot June day and we wanted to eat outside.The sunny courtyard is always lovely at lunch time. It was busy, especially as it was a Monday but we found a table for the three...More

Thank 611Scarlett50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 61
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 361440
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A vibrant and lively popular Inn right in the centre of the historic County Town. Close to all the main attractions. Run by local staff members and owned and by a local family. Based in an atmospheric 500 year old building in the centre of Shrewsbury with a Wine Bar, Restaurant and superb Garden. Six fine guest rooms with three having hand-made fourposter beds which were made just across the border in Heredordshire. Awarded a five star Restaurant rating by the Shropshire Star. Many new features for 2014 including a new Restaurant.
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