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The Bird in Hand Inn

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Waterloo St, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7HG, England
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Ranked #3 of 10 Ironbridge B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely friendly welcome. Fantastic food at great prices.Came back again next evening same excellent food and service, what more could you possibly want. I wish there were more pubs like this.This Lovely Old World Pub has loads of charm and you are made to feel extremely welcome and another plus is it is in walking distance from Ironbridge but if... More

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a three night stay at this inn. The breakfast was great. Brilliant choice on the menu and the meals were faultless. The landlord and his family are very friendly and nothing seems to be to much trouble, even helping with our cases from the car. Our room was comfortable and clean. I read another customers review who... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is a little tired and needs a revamp. From the outside of looks really nice and the view from the room is really picturesque. The wardrobe doors did not open the room smelt a little musty. The only good points were the owner who was a really good bloke and the beer was excellent as well.

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birdinhand1774, Owner at The Bird in Hand Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments on your stay. But your comments totally baffle me!! You said that your wardrobe door did not open (IMPOSSIBLE) as the guest before and after you have had no problems. As you stayed for 2 days and nights I would have expected you to tell me you could not open the wardrobe door. This wardrobe... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just spent a week at this pub and it couldn't have been better. The staff were welcoming and entertaining and the food was varied but always good. Nothing was too much trouble to meet any special requests. Our room overlooked the lovely river Severn and was clean and comfortable especially the bed and although this is a busy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed for 4 nights. I enjoyed my stay at The Bird in Hand Inn, Steve & everyone else were very pleasant & made me very welcome. My room was lovely and food was excellent, I had breakfast & evening meals, all my meals were excellent with a good choice of menu. This is a good base to tour... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a 3 night stay at the Bird in Hand. This is a lovely old pub, full of character but with comfortable, clean rooms with all the facilities you could want. The food was really tasty and hot and the choice was incredible for such a small place (3 en suite rooms !! ). The host, Steve, was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Had dinner here on the Monday with family (2 adults & 3 children under 12), this is a proper pub, excellent food and service, so good came back today, kids loved it it! Loved the food, couldn't have been looked after any better! Highly recommend this place

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Had lunch here recently as says "Oldest pub in Ironbridge"and thought it might be quaint,sadly it's just old,meals were ok and service ok,just all a bit tired,sorry guys just need to up your game a bit,Billy.

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birdinhand1774, Owner at The Bird in Hand Inn, responded to this review

We welcome everyone's feedback. Our pub is definitely old 240 years to be exact! But the interior has had a new bar fitted and all been re carpeted and re-upholstered this year! We try to keep the pub looking old by the carved black beams, the brasses and well framed pictures of our pub and people through the ages. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Having eaten here periodically as a local for some 20+ years now, this hardworking family deserve a mention. When i fancy steak & chips al fresco in the world heritage site of Ironbridge, they have never let us down. Good, fresh, tasty local steak, nice chips & fresh cut salad. No frills, traditional, tasty food. Just as good last week... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Having eaten regularly at The Bird in hand over many years, we can honestly say that we have never had a bad meal there. There is always a warm welcome from Bill or Steve who are a Father and Son team. The food is consistently good, portions are generous and menu is varied. It is a very old inn serving... More

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Address: Waterloo St, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7HG, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Ironbridge Gorge > Ironbridge
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bird in Hand Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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