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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 6 days 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 6 days ago NEW

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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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago 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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Bristol
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Telford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited the Bird in the Hand for a few years, now mainly to eat, I feel it's time I let the cat out of the bag and tell all and sundry what could be in store if you were to visit this delightful old world hostelry. Guests and regulars are all welcomed by the management or staff with a... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned from our all inclusive stay at The Bird in Hand, Ironbridge. Lovely comfy room, best breakfast ever and an excellent selection of food which was top notch! Now I don't usually post stuff like this but when we were leaving I told the landlord and his staff what a great time we'd had, he told us... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We pulled up outside of the pub and was totally put off by the over grown front garden, but we went in because we where ready for something to eat. Well what a surprise lovely staff amazing value for money food. We had ploughman's and then apple pie and ice cream for £8. So ignore the curb appeal and try... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

we arrived to a warm welcome,our room was a good size with a nice view of the river.we had half board the food was excellent and a wide choice,good size portions.the staff made us feel very welcome and made sure we were well looked after We enjoyed our evenings in the bar and whoever was working chatted to us as... 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*
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