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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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9 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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gloucestershire
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22 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

This was our third visit and as always we had excellent service from the Poulton family. Rooms comfortable, food excellent. Really good spot for exploring the area, which is all so interesting. Only a five to ten minute from the world famous IRONBRIDGE

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Telford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

we had been promising ourselves a meal here after stopping by for a pint a while ago. we weren't disappointed. After being made to feel very welcome, we both chose something from the main menu (Husband had a pud too). It was all cooked well and served nice and hot which is important to us. It was a cosy relaxing... More 

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Plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The bird in the hand is a great location for visiting the Ironbridge area. We were made so welcome nothing was too much trouble, everyone was so friendly. The food was excellent and great value for money. The rooms were clean and comfortable although slightly dated but were in character for the age of the pub. We would certainly recommend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Just come back from three nights at the Bird In Hand Inn, at Ironbridge. Lovely old Inn, rooms very pleasant and spotlessly clean. Breakfasts and evening meal very good, nice choice. The owners very welcoming, friendly, and nothing too much trouble. Very well located by the river and close to all things of interest in the area. We would certainly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

A nice building right on the river with nice views from the rooms. A little let down by the very old fashioned feel of the rooms - particularly the carpet which really is like the sort of stuff you had in the 1970s! Breakfast was good and the bed comfortable.

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Brierley Hill, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We went to the bird in hand for a meal, we have been before and I must say it has always been consistently excellent quality food. the pub itself is dated but pleasant and the landlord is friendly, the menu is varied and a great selection of meals are available, my only complaint is the vegetarian selection consists of the... More 

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