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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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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just had the best pub dinner in years. This is how pubs should be excellent pint, fantastic filling honest pub food at great prices. Can't wait till our next visit when we will defiantly be booking a room in this fantastic

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Ruthin, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first visited this pub eight years ago and my husband still talks about the very large mixed grill that he ordered. We went back last weekend and found that the same people run the place, they have been there 30 years! The pub is lovely, lots of atmosphere and the menu is extensive. It took a while to chose,... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I've just returned from a visit to the Bird in Hand in Ironbridge and what can I say except Wow!! I really don't know how they do it. Each time I visit there is always something extra to make my stay even better. It's not just the big items like the new shower (it's great) or the new doors (very... More 

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

Many thanks for your kind review, we obviously listen to our customers and try to make improvements where we can to benefit our guests. We all look forward to your next visit to our inn..Thankyou More 

Midlands
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24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

First visit having passed many times. Food was very disappointing. When I asked for vegetables and was told they only do peas should have been a clue ..truely was very low grade food.prices far too high for freezer food. Landlord was very friendly.

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

Thankyou for your review We are very sorry you did not enjoy your food when visiting the bird, we do pride ourselves on the outstanding value and quality of our meals and believe they are the best pound for pound in the gorge. We use local butchers and suppliers for the finest quality local meats salad and veg in the... More 

gloucestershire
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44 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Firstly, this is an old pub with rooms; therefore slightly uneven floors and steep staircase so anyone wanting luxury accommodation should go to Telford where there are plenty of new hotels. However this establishment should be visited for a number of reasons. Firstly is it very convenient for all the venues in and around Ironbridge; being near the new bridge... More 

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Bolton, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Stayed from good Friday to Easter Sunday. The rooms are clean and have everything you need. The breakfast was plentiful very tasty. The location is fantastic. The owners look after you so well. Thanks for a fabulous stay. Hopefully I won't leave it so long next time😄

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Midlands
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A very enjoyable 3 nights in an old Inn. Family run by very chatty friendly people. Excellent food and service. Every member of staff was friendly right down to the part time waiting staff. Excellent location for all of the Ironbridge museums, Ironbridge and Bridgenorth.

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