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The Meadow Inn

Barbecue, British, Tapas
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Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7BJ, England
01952 433193
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food, very long wait.

We visited as a group of 4 to celebrate a birthday. We had booked a table earlier that evening. The restaurant was busy on arrival and staff seemed very stretched. We waited half an hour and had to ask for our order to be taken. The table next to us were advised about a long wait however we were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Amytip
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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161 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Telford, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Visited for the first time for dinner after reviewing their website. By chance and it was a steak and grill Wednesday, 2 steaks and a bottle of wine for £28. Well there was 3 of us but that's the luck of the draw I guess. Looks a good offer when compared to the main menu. However.... Our waitress seemed to... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was a meal for our after-show cast party. We had ordered in advance (a menu and spreadsheet for recording orders was provided) and the food all arrived as ordered. We were a group of 28!! The food took some time to arrive, but it was worth the wait - people were very happy with the steaks; and I had... More 

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Teesside
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I visited the Meadow Inn with my girlfriend on Saturday evening. The location is lovely, right next to the river, and the interior pleasant and cosy. The service was good. The food was also good, I enjoyed my sticky barbecue ribs which came with plenty of very nice chips (always a good thing in a traditional pub!) and my girlfriend... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Went on a Saturday Evening with my family,service was slow mainly because they were clearly understaffed.There appeared to, be two poor girls trying to serve a very busy restaurant, with i presume the owners barking orders but not doing much else.When the food did arrive it was lukewarm and of a poor standard.When we complained to the Manager he did... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

We visited as a group of 4 to celebrate a birthday. We had booked a table earlier that evening. The restaurant was busy on arrival and staff seemed very stretched. We waited half an hour and had to ask for our order to be taken. The table next to us were advised about a long wait however we were not.... More 

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Neston, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We arrived without booking very welcoming member of staff showed us to a table in the dining room which was lovely. Decor nice lots of exposed beams, food was good and we were told that as we had selected 2 steaks we could have complimentary bottle of wine. We had ordered drinks on arrival my husband was driving so only... More 

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Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Booked a table for 7 of us to take my partners mum out for Mother's Day we decided to go on the Saturday evening so it would be not so busy, the door was broken and stayed wide open and as we were sitting right by it we got very cold we did keep getting up to force it closed... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Many years of great food tarnished buy half a mushroom. Last night table of 4 and two of us had steaks with onion rings,tomato, hand cut chips and half field mushroom, so I asked why and the very nice waitress went and asked chef, reply came back " field mushrooms are bought by weight and they are expensive so you... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Breakfast comes with a huge choice of continental selection and cooked breakfast. Anything you want they will pretty much do, and lots of it! We had a quick evening meal which was cooked perfectly and a good sized portion we didn't go hungry.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Visited for Sunday lunch! 3 members of staff were more interested in discussing possible new jobs at the Woodbridge or the mistakes made by their colleagues last night. Two things here, I didn't want to here it and I'd rather be served. From taking order to collecting money very slow service from a disinterested staff. My advice to customers Is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ironbridge Gorge  >  Ironbridge
  • Phone Number: 01952 433193

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, British, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?