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Cromwells Bar and Restaurant

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European, British, Welsh, Pub, Gastropub
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11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
+44 1743 361440
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Description: A vibrant and lively popular Inn right in the centre of the historic County...
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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  • 195
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  • 96
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 12
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Meal and Drinks

My wife and I are frequent visitors to Cromwell's. They have a good choice of draught beer's on offer to try. Last week we had lunch there. We both had scampi and chips and a drink from the menu and it was cooked to perfection. Dan the Bar manager is always most welcoming. And is always cheerful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
martinpeleszok
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I are frequent visitors to Cromwell's. They have a good choice of draught beer's on offer to try. Last week we had lunch there. We both had scampi and chips and a drink from the menu and it was cooked to perfection. Dan the Bar manager is always most welcoming. And is always cheerful which is one... More 

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Thank martinpeleszok
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went here for a surprise Birthday and have to say what a fantastic venue service was excellent, food fantastic and a great atmosphere well worth a visit

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Thank MarkFaragher
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here twice last year with the wife whilst on 2 weekend breaks in Shrewsbury. Great service with a smile and the food was fantastic. Will be back again(And the best peroni in draft)

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Thank Andrew S
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of a group of 16. We ordered a broad range of 3 courses for £20 each. All the dishes were extremely good but for one. The lemon sponge dessert was expected to be a steamed lemon sponge pudding, however, this turned out to be two slices of lemon sponge cake which was not the lightest cake I have ever... More 

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Thank Tony E
Bedale, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an excellent Steak meal here and the service was excellent. A popular place on the Thursday night I was in. Good selection of draught ales and lager. Reasonably priced. They have various regular offers on during the week on menu items which cuts the prices considerably. Well worth eating here and I would certainly eat here again. A 2... More 

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Thank Kenneth M
Stone, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with some friends on Saturday evening. Friendly atmosphere of a busy pub. We had booked a table, this is probably recommended as there didn't appear to be too many tables. Very good, friendly service. Food very tasty and reasonably priced. I had the gnocchi which was delicious but the burgers did look very nice too. Would definitely recommend... More 

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Thank Richard D
midlands
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food and great staff, I had beef dish main menu, husband had fish and chips.....enjoyable,well presented food,but not a vast menu

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Thank rascalMidlands
Telford
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was invited to a Sunday meal at Cromwell's Bar back in December and I have to say I was very impressed. On arrival we were greeted politely and had our drinks order taken fairly soon after. The menu was diverse and had a range of different foods. I personally went for the beef and it was splendid. It was... More 

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Thank Sean18Jenn
Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During a recent extended stay in Shrewsbury we had lunch several times in Cromwell's Bar and Restaurant. The food was superb, and the service was prompt, courteous, and very efficient. It's a fun place for lunch, and one that we have enjoyed a number of times over the years. We look forward to our next visit!

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Thank John B
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I have eaten here many times as I love cromwells as a place to eat and drink but we recently had our works Christmas meal here and it was a long way from its usually high standards. The food was good but the sprouts were hard and service was slow, by the time the cranberry sauce arrived I had almost... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 361440

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 61
  • Cuisine: European, British, Welsh, Pub, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene

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.
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

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