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Cromwells Bar and Restaurant

11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
+44 1743 361440
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Ranked #42 of 279 Restaurants in Shrewsbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $61
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European, English, British, Gastropub
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: A vibrant and lively popular Inn right in the centre of the historic County Town. Close to all the main attractions. Run by local staff members and owned and by a local family. Based in an atmospheric 500 year old building in the centre of Shrewsbury with a Wine Bar, Restaurant and superb Garden. Six fine guest rooms with three having hand-made fourposter beds which were made just across the border in Heredordshire. Awarded a five star Restaurant rating by the Shropshire Star. Many new features for 2014 including a new Restaurant.
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  • English first
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English first
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Called in on Sunday to try this place as it has been quite some time since we were last there. The Sunday menu isn't very extensive, but what we had was absolutely delicious. I had the roast beef, pink and tender and my wife had the lamb which she said was beautiful. Both dishes were served with some very tasty... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We used to visit Cromwells quite regularly but haven't for a few years, in part I suppose because of having a young daughter and tending to go to places where we know that they have a kids menu. However with a friend and her daughter coming to visit we were keen to go somewhere different. I phoned to enquire about... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is a popular location, with a really good atmosphere. Staff are very courteous, friendly and helpful. Nice menu, using locally sourced produce. Thoroughly recommended!

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I have driven or walked past Cromwells well in excess of a thousand times; I knew it was there, but the occasion had never arisen that I was looking to eat or drink at that time. Indeed, as a town centre pub, one probably has to make the pre-planned effort to arrange to eat there - which is exactly what... More 

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Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This place is worth a visit as it has a nice bar and on a sunny day the sun terrace at the back is one of the best beer gardens in the town. Having said that we recently visited for a meal as we hadn't eaten here for a while. I ordered the burger which wasn't so good. It was... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The meal was fantastic value and the atmosphere was excellent, I couldn't fault anything! The menu had a good range of meals and the staff were very helpful. I'll definitely be returning after our first visit to Cromwell's!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Vistied here for lunch on Sunday 28th December. What I really wanted was a roast chicken dinner or chicken burger but chicken is very difficult to find these days I have noticed! I was with 2 other people and we'd already searched several pubs so although there was nothing on the menu that I wanted, we ended up in here... More 

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MichaelJAvery, Owner at Cromwells Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

We do not serve margerine and we do not have a "back room". More 

Grenoble, France
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

enjoyed the meal here, staff were friendly, food was good, but not brilliant for the price, the starters were not what we expected for around the £7 mark, but the mains are very good and flavoursome without excessive salt taste, cheese board was good value

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My fiancé & I visited Cromwells for a Christmas dinner one Saturday evening in late December. We booked in advance. The manager was able to fit us in, even though there were several big groups in that night We had a lovely meal - the Xmas menu had a good choice of dishes, and food was of great quality Staff... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We called in without booking on a Sunday dinner time. They found us a table, a little out of the way but nice all the same. We ordered 1 course each with mulled cider (lovely). The food came piping hot and we didn't wait to long even though Cromwell's looked fairly busy. All in all a pleasant experience.

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Additional Information about Cromwells Bar and Restaurant

Address: 11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
Phone Number: +44 1743 361440
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 61
Cuisine: European, English, British, Gastropub

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