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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
52 helpful votes 52 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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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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Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We had a lovely spontaneous family meal out at The Bird in Hand. Tasty food, fantastic relaxed atmosphere and beautiful surroundings. Haven't yet tried it as a hotel, but looked like a stunning place, location was perfect and we'd definitely book accommodation at The Bird in Hand if we were ever staying overnight in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Hello. I have not yet stayed at the Bird in Hand - that is a pleasure for the future. I have however arranged a large family get together in the winter at the Bird in Hand for each of the last seven years. We keep coming back! Every year the food and service are excellent. The meals are great value... More 

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Telford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

We were a party of 8. As I am a local businessman I would normally spend my money with anyone who was not a customer of mine. On this occasion, although I was paying ,someone else made the decision and so we went. The pub was quite busy and the host had reserved a couple of four seaters for us.... More 

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