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Housmans Restaurant & Bar

27 High Street | Church Stretton, Church Stretton SY6 6BX, England
+44 1694 724441
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (54 reviews)
“grazing menu” (20 reviews)
“lamb tagine” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
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 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice casual bar/restaurant offering tapas style food which was of excellent quality, plentiful and good value for money. Seven of us ate there and we all enjoyed it. Would have given 5 stars but for the absence of a goodbye and thanks from any...More

Thank solofarrell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On Wednesday, my husband and I decided to eat out. Our waiter, a young man called Archie, could not have been more knowledgeable and helpful. However, my desire for vegetarian food was not able to be accommodated. Instead we decided on the tapas option. Our...More

Thank janetnewt0n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband took me to this restaurant on my birthday after a recommendation from a friend. Good varied menu and the food was great. The Staff were friendly and the service was very prompt. I would definitely return and would encourage others to visit this...More

Thank Claire60M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t really know what to expect. Looking through the window it didn’t look too inviting and upon entering the stale smell of a pub hit us. Undeterred (we were hungry) we approached the bar and were then seated at a table. Service was a...More

Thank pelham_11
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am absolutely appalled that after visiting three times this establishment has failed to deliver three times over. 1. Poor service, lack of drinks! The bar lady brought me a cocktail that didn’t include all ingredients listed and charged the same. Had to wait 40mins...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We've been visiting Housmans since it opened, it was certainly something that the village needed. I didn't really enjoy drinking there much, it's a bit cramped and the tables are really for eating at. The new owner has opened an Ale House across the road...More

2  Thank RazzyBthefirst
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We have been to Church Stretton several times but somehow have never noticed this tapas bar before. We saw that they were doing a deal [ 'tapas for £10'] and thought that sounded interesting. We were not disappointed. The three courses of tapas [whitebait, mussels...More

Thank Annie beg T
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Visited sat 17 feb while staying in the area for the weekend. 14 of us,mixed age and dietary requirements. Excellent response in the lead up with menus & trying to sort out ore ordering Food lovely we all enjoyed it. Service fine Nothing to complain...More

Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Went for a quiet meal on a Saturday night. Last time we went the place was buzzing, but this time everyone seemed to be over the road at the new eatery. The atmosphere was lacking and we were very aware of the people drinking at...More

2  Thank JUMUMSI
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve been to housemans many times before and this time really wasn’t the greatest.. food and drinks were great. Fab selection of gins which were perfectly made. Only let down was the service.. young girl didn’t pay much attention and was mostly on her phone...More

Thank Georgie W
MalcolmShropshire, Owner at Housmans Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Good afternoon, I am very sorry to hear about this. When was your visit please?

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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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, 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
  • E-mail
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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