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PorterHouse.sy1

15 St Mary's Street, Shrewsbury SY1 1EQ, England (Formerly Mad Jack's)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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shropshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Helpful and informative staff throughout our stay...great atmosphere in the bar with live music from 4pm till 7ish that was excellent. Had the chicken wings for starter which were yummy, perfectly cooked ribeye and cheesecake for dessert..faultless. Room number 2 was clean and comfy with lovely little extras to make it home from home. Would definatley go again without hesitation.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We booked through travelzoo, to stay with a three course meal. A few days later we received a all to say the deal had been so popular, unfortunately we had been double booked and there was no room available for our chosen night however we would still be able to dine at the restaurant. Nick the manager could not have... More 

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Shrewsbury, Shropshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This was my second visit to the restaurant in two weeks and last. The first visit resulted in two steaks being sent back, one was over cooked and the other under cooked (different cuts). Last nights visit was just appalling! Firstly it took 5-10 minutes to get served at the bar even though I was the only one waiting!! There... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Came for dinner, B&B for an evening. Arrived at 3, room was ready no worries. One drawback is lack of parking, but NCP was close and inexpensive. Room 1 very nice. Separate shower room off a small entrance hall, well appointed with nice toiletries and one of those big shower heads that make you feel like Mylene Klass off of... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Visited 18/1/2015 for the second time to see if food had improved I had fish & chips again. Last time the chips were terrible and I was told they were short of a chef,this time the chips were a little better the fish looked really good until you looked inside it was all batter with a small piece of cod... More 

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Conwy, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
14 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We've stayed in many hotels in Shrewsbury, PorterHouse is our favourite so far. Fabulous welcome from the Bar staff. Shown to our room, which like many small Shrewsbury hotels, was at the top of two small flights of stairs. Lovely quirkily furnished room. Bed was on a stepped plinth. Chefs cookies supplied free of charge. Bathroom modern and extremely well... More 

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midlands
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80 reviews 80 reviews
13 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We had booked the suite and the room opposite.We were given the keys and went to unpack.The suite was great.When we went into the other room it was already occupied.We saw the manageress who sorted out another room but could not see the problem that we had been given the keys to an occupied room.We were disappointed that we were... More 

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Stone, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We decided on a short notice break and as I decided to go by train found Shrewsbury to be a good destination. The Porterhouse SY 1 stood out so booked it. What a great decision! From the quick and easy check in at the well appointed bar to saying a fond goodbye the place delivered in all respects! We were... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights, taking both the second floor rooms. For accommodation the place is hard to fault. The rooms are comfortable and full of character. We ate only one evening meal there, purely as we wanted to sample more that the town had to offer. The meals were excellent, including breakfast and we would happily eat there again.... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Stayed at porter house for 2 nights. Very central parked in car park recommended by hotel with good directions. Stayed on top floor lovely quirky room clean modern bathroom with good shower. Complimentary selection of cakes which were delicious! Breakfast cooked to order. Would definitely stay next time we visit Shrewsbury.

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