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The Bird in Hand Inn

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Waterloo St, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7HG, England
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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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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, comfortable room with view of river, good food all at a reasonable price. The Bird in Hand is a very old pub with lots of character, but there was no noise from bars in the evening ,so a relaxing place to stay. Staff were very helpful about where to visit in the locality, opening times etc. Great location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

Three nights stayed wish we could have stayed longer. Great food, good beer, lovely spot. 15 minute walk to Ironbridge, and nice to walk along river. Lots of birds, kingfishers, herons, swans and most of the normal small birds. If going to area get the annual pass. The picture is from bedroom window

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Chester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Land lord and staff are very friendly. Room was clean and overlooked the river. A little dated but to a reasonable standard. Allowed to store cycles securely below the pub. Very quiet but only a short walk to iron brige. On the bus route for all the mueseums. Good position for angling , canoeing etc

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Shrewsbury
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Hadn't visited this traditional Inn since 2011 and was pleased to find it hadn't changed a bit! Went for Sunday Lunch with family who had never been before, and they loved it. The menu is extensive, staff very friendly and welcoming, food was very good. I had the Pork and Beef combo with new and roast potatoes, Yorkshire pud, peas... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

thoughly enjoyed the stay, lovely oldie worldy room, good en-suit, all the facilities you need. Very good food and wonderful service, we had dinner and breakfast and fully content with all that was offered Would love to stay again as its right on the river so a lovely view

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gloucestershire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We enjoyed ourselves here in March and booked to return in the summer. We had the same room as before, the smallest I think, but they had read previous comments as there was additional drawer space this time which made a big difference. The welcome, service, food and drinks were to the same high standard as before, and as we... More 

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Haywards Heath, West Sussex, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

My Husband and I stayed for two nights at The Bird in Hand Inn and had a very enjoyable stay. On arrival we were given a warm welcome by Steve who showed us to our room and gave us information on meal times and the local area. We were pleased with our en suite room which was very comfortable and... More 

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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This old pub in Ironbridge is great. The menu is very extensive and there are always lots of specials on too. As a local you are given a discount card to use whenever you visit. With lots of guest real ales and friendly banter from the bar staff, we always enjoy our visits.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Having stayed here before we knew what we were getting ...a warm welcome .. lovely friendly staff ... nice food local beers.... a real pleasure to stay will definitely be visiting The Bird in Hand again

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Probably the worst food we have had in the uk. The salad consisted of .25 of a tomato and a thick slice of onion and a slice of cucumber. The fish was from a supermarket packet. When I asked for a bill he wrote a number in a piece of paper. Do not go here unless you have no taste... More 

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