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Battlefield 1403, Shrewsbury, England
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 6
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, at a price...

I've been here a few times now, and while I find the food really delicious (the Battlefield Ploughmans is superb) I always think it's a little bit expensive. However... Lovely location, lovely staff, and the deli is full of treats too. It gets quite busy but on a nice day the outside seating is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We visited the farm shop cafe on 21 July just for a quick afternoon tea and cake. The cakes are fab - no question, but I have to say the service could be better. I found myself having to politely nudge one of the staff that my tea and cake were sitting on the counter 'ready to go' (and had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I've been here a few times now, and while I find the food really delicious (the Battlefield Ploughmans is superb) I always think it's a little bit expensive. However... Lovely location, lovely staff, and the deli is full of treats too. It gets quite busy but on a nice day the outside seating is lovely. Overall though, really nice!

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Telford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We were amazed that on a blazing hot Easter Monday, this cafe closed at 4pm despite customers wanting tea.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Visited on a Monday lunchtime and it was very busy. Maybe this is why service was slow. The waitress seemed a bit stressed and when she eventually took our order for a sausage and caramelised onion roll she offered it on granary bread but when it came it was on a wholemeal roll as described on the menu. Whilst the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Four of us went for Sunday lunch......Our drinks order & meal were ordered about 10 minutes after arriving,but then we had a another 10 minutes or so for our drinks to come! 3 bottled soft drinks & 1 cup of tea.! The 3 lamb meals were extremely good when they came,though the veg portions were stingy,served in one small dish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Visited Battle in early June and was surprised how busy Sparrows was. However found a table outside with wonderful views and the service was prompt and efficient. The food was great and in particular the pork belly drew compliments. Some reviewers should remember that quality food takes time to prepare.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

we ordered a tea and a coffee and cake. You have to place the order at a till, giving a table number and then wait. It took 18 minutes to arrive. Whilst we were waiting, several members of staff came into the garden to chat to friends. Clearly customer service is not a priority at this establishment.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

I visited the sparrows cafe today it was fantastic the food was perfect the service amazing , we sat outside and enjoyed the lovely view , it was fantastic we will definitely be going there again soon there are so many places you can go but not with the high standard that this lovely place has I recommend to everyone... More 

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shrewsbury shropshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I had occasion to visit sparrows on a monday and it was full, and very busy. That said we didnt have to wait long to be served. I had a mackeral salad with beetroot and new potatoes with a horseradish dressing, which I asked for on the side. It was fresh and totally delicious and it looked good too. My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

We have visited The Sparrow Cafe on a few occasions and think I should of reviewed before now , it is amazing , the fresh food is fantastic, it is great value and you know when ever your there you will be impressed with not only the service , but the way the food is presented , I would say... More 

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Address: Battlefield 1403, Shrewsbury, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
Cuisine: British

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  • Address: Battlefield 1403, Shrewsbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury

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  • Cuisine: British

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