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Cromwells Bar and Restaurant

$$ - $$$, British,
11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
+44 1743 361440
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (28 reviews)
“onion rings” (6 reviews)
“fish and chips” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
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1 - 10 of 512 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Very good location and food was excellent, very cosy atmostphere, we would recommend this wine bar for the wonderful food we tried here, particularly the Fish and Chips as the fish was the freshest and whitest we have ever had.

Thank juedale
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very welcoming room with candles lit on tables even lunchtime. Smiley couple behind the bar, who soon came to our table to take a drink order and deliver menu. A great special offer of a drink and main for £9.95. Comforting food like, liver...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked in to meet friends for lunch and spent a leisurely couple of hours catching up over good food, wine/beer in cosy surroundings. The service was good and all courses served with a smile. We sampled the hake (delicious), the salmon, which I believe was...More

1  Thank Janeva5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Wife & I stayed here for 3 nights and really enjoyed. Lovely clean room,great breakfast & superb evening meal on 1 of the nights. The staff were all really pleasant and helpful at all times. The only issue is the parking or lack of.

Thank wayne310
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for drinks and food too. Lovely and helpful staff. Fantastic range of drinks from local beers to Italian draft lagers. Such a beautiful garden area too. Dog friendly and this is such a positive thing- only well behaved dogs and people welcome!

Thank ChristineDurham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed 3 times in 18 months. The rooms are fabulous and very tidy. Breakfast is tasty,I had excellant poached eggs and my partner had a full English which was huge. I tried the Mac n cheese one evening and to my delight it...More

Thank labgirlTelford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled on this place whilst wondering around, I’m so glad we did. The food was simply delicious, the staff really welcoming and helpful. I had the mushroom and goats cheese with tomato chutney. Tasted fresh and delicious. My partner never really gets excited about...More

Thank goodclaret
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We've been here twice now. Once as a couple and once as a table of four. Both times the food has been lovely and the restaurant has a great atmosphere. The waitresses are friendly, service is quick and the menu has a lot of variety....More

Thank jesski207
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We tried to book this hotel as a place to stay when we visited the city for a week-end break. The hotel was unfortunately for us fully booked so we had to find accommodation elsewhere. I was intrigued with the photos I had seen so...More

Thank Rick W
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We booked a room at Cromwell's after reading great reviews on Tripadvisor, and it certainly lived up to our expectations. The bar was very busy when we arrived, with a really lovely atmosphere, we couldn't wait to get checked in so we could have a...More

1  Thank Marc H
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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, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 361440
  • E-mail
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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