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Llanfair Waterdine | Near Knighton, Llanfair Waterdine LD7 1TU, England
+44 1547 528214
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19:00 - 23:00
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Tue 12:00 - 15:00
Thu - Mon 19:00 - 23:00
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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We stayed for dinner bed and breakfast and enjoyed some of the finest cooking around! It's the third time we've visited, but our first overnight stay, and we brought friends along too. Isabel and Ken are the perfect hosts and long may they and the Waterdine continue to be one of the 'jewels of the Marches'!

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Thank Deborah F
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This is Michelin star territory without the inflated price tag! Not the largest menu but all the better for it; meaning what is on offer will be fresh and cooked with careful attention. The food is to a high standard with a good wine list to match. This is a former village pub that is now a restaurant and small... More 

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1 Thank Selvedge
London
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

On arrival here, we were met by Ken, busy cooking in his chef whites. He took us to our room and told us to sit anywhere downstairs when we were ready, he would find us with tea. We sat in the main lounge by the roaring log fire, and were presented with a lovely cream tea. Home made scones and... More 

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Thank 8434
Egham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Homemade preserve, freshly baked scone, cracking pot of tea and service with a real smile. The surrounding area is very picturesque and the gardens look out onto a stream which is very quaint. Great place to stop and grab a nibble.

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Thank James M
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 November 2015

The restaurant has a very relaxing and intimate ambiance. The food was first class and was delivered with attentive but not overbearing service. We cant wait to come to the area again and sample this real treat.

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Thank Barry G
Cheadle, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Visited last weekend and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The food was excellent, using locally sourced and seasonal produce. Our room was very comfortable with amazing views. At breakfast we enjoyed watching the birds feeding in the garden. The location is stunning and we enjoyed a long walk in beautiful countryside. Isobel and Ken are welcoming and friendly hosts.

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1 Thank CoJEl
warrington
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Been here three times, each time I have walked here either with my wife or with friends. It has a timeless quality, put in perspective by the thousand year old Offa;s dyke running nearby. The food is amazing, drawing on the rich seam of local produce and passed though the lens of a classically trained French chef. Is like getting... More 

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Thank ajea
Malvern, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We stayed overnight and ate in the restaurant. Ken and Isobel were very welcoming, chatty and friendly, lovely cream tea on arrival - thank you very much. The building is old and homely in a lovely very quiet setting by the river Teme - lots of bird life to keep us entertained at breakfast. The food was delicious, both dinner... More 

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Thank Anne S
Walsall, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Visited on Saturday evening. Such a wonderful little building, full of character, the lady that served us all evening was so friendly and attentive and the food was amazing we can't recommend enough.

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Thank Debs280684
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Excellent food in a delightful setting, Isobel and Ken are very welcoming and are very good at what they do. We enjoyed our meal and stay enormously, it was finished off with a top notch breakfast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 45 - USD 65
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Llanfair Waterdine | Near Knighton, Llanfair Waterdine LD7 1TU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Llanfair Waterdine
  • Phone Number: +44 1547 528214
Description
Nestled in the Shropshire countryside is a half timbered building, the picture of relaxed country living. Luckily for us The Waterdine, just outside of Knighton, is a restaurant and B&B, open to world weary diners who want to experience good food without pretentious surroundings and obsequious service. Rustically charming and comfortably homely, The Waterdine restaurant feels welcoming and restful thanks to burgundy painted walls, knobbly old beams and feature wood burning stoves, not to mention staff who’ll make you feel like one o the family. With an experienced chef in the kitchen the menu, based on local and organic produce as far as is possible, is a modern take on traditional British dining.

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