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Housmans Restaurant & Bar

27 High Street | Church Stretton, Church Stretton SY6 6BX, England
+44 1694 724441
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (47 reviews)
“grazing menu” (17 reviews)
“lamb tagine” (9 reviews)
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European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 High Street | Church Stretton, Church Stretton SY6 6BX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attractive interior with pleasing informal ambience. My sea trout fillet with roasted broccoli and asparagus, and tarragon cream, was absolutely delicious. I had to limit the amount of ooh-ing and ah-ing so as not to appear too mad. My OH ordered the burger, which was...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visit the place fairly often as I live local. They always offer a fantastic selection of real ales which are kept and served to an excellent standard. Not sure if they are capable of serving a bad pint. Food and service always looks exceptional,...More

Thank TimePasser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked eight people for Sunday lunch. Three of our friends were running about half an hour late .... no problem, we got drinks and waited for them without any hassle. Friendly and laid back staff. The menu was quite extensive, and all the dishes...More

Thank GenghisandOtherOne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Creative menu that delivers great tasting food. The only downside is the ambient noise can be very loud especially if people are stood at the bar drinking

Thank Streety_D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on a visit to the area. We chose Housmans as we liked the sound of the food, and there was plenty of room inside the restaurant for us, and our daughter in her pram. We had the 'tapas' menu with a selection...More

Thank Kate1234Bristol
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our stay in Church Stretton we had dinner at three different places, this was the first. We were recommended this restaurant by our host at the B&B. When exploring the menu we opted for the 'grazing' option where you can choose 4 out of...More

Thank Mireille M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have previously visited Housmans but it was a little while ago. I remembered the amazing Grazing menu and decided to drop in for a lunch date after a walk but the Long Mynd. Once again I was not disappointed. There were 2 members of...More

Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We stayed in Church Stretton for 3 nights and ate in a different restaurant each evening. We chose Housmans our first evening and it was easily the best. In common with many restaurants it was a bit noisy due to the hard surfaces and unnecessary...More

Thank Dodiegale
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Food pleasant, if 'fully' priced. Told the waitress that the glass of Rioja (at least that's what I ordered) was quite the most disgusting glass of wine I have tasted in a very long time. 'Oh dear' was the response and that was as far...More

2  Thank martinfreeman2
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had an enjoyable meal, with plenty of choice. Very busy on a Friday evening, so booking probably advisable.

1  Thank Lililt2608
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11 September 2017|
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Response from MalcolmShropshire | Property representative |
I'm sorry but I can only confirm my previous response. We do to serve aubergines with the roast, which typically come with cauliflower cheese, carrots & green beans as well as roast potatoes. I will happily post photos or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 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: 27 High Street | Church Stretton, Church Stretton SY6 6BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Church Stretton
  • Phone Number: +44 1694 724441
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Informal style restaurant & bar with an a la carte menu changed three times on average each week, together with a selection of tapas style grazing boards. Wherever possible local fresh ingredients are used and we buy our meat from local butchers.
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