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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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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 13
    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
Most recent review
Good location and nice food

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Mr_Rigsby
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Teesside
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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159 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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

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
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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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Senior Contributor
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
8 helpful votes 8 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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Stafford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Decided to do something different for New Years Eve so we drove to Iron Bridge and had an amazing walk around the Village before going for an early dinner to the Meadow Inn. We hadent booked anything it was a spare of the moment thing so after having a drink we asked if they could fit us in. Its definitely... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We celebrated my sisters birthday on the Monday night steak night. We were seated quickly by a young girl who took a drinks order. When another girl came to take our order she informed us they had no fillet steak left (on steak night) but we're offering rib eye. We waiting around 40min for the starters. I had lamb kofta... 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?