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Cardington, Church Stretton SY6 7JZ, England
01694 771 266
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Wed 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thu - Sat 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Description: Country Pub

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fabulous Country Pub.

We booked a table for 7 for Sunday Lunch during a weekend away. A lovely walk down to the pub and we were greeted with smiles from both staff and locals having their Sunday afternoon drinks. The menu had a good choice and there was also a specials board that provided more than enough to choose... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Traci H
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We booked a table for 7 for Sunday Lunch during a weekend away. A lovely walk down to the pub and we were greeted with smiles from both staff and locals having their Sunday afternoon drinks. The menu had a good choice and there was also a specials board that provided more than enough to choose from. Portion sizes were... More 

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Shropshire Uk
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Very good mushroom starters, fish pie and gammon steak followed by diabetic ice cream. Big portions, well cooked, tasty and enjoyable with pleasant service and reasonable prices in an atmospheric country pub. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

29/12/14 met with family here lovely county pub friendly good service we had the pork & black pudding with mash & veg of the specials board 1st class will go again.

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Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We had booked a table for four and were the first diners to arrive on a Friday evening. Nice cheery open fire on entering with two or three individuals having a quiet drink. Young lady behind the bar took our drinks orders which were very slow in being prepared - one pint of Guinness in particular must have taken close... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

we had a girls weekend near here and booked because it was the closest to the holiday house. but the meal was awful and the landlady very rude when we complained. we coukdnt really go anywhere else so we left early but she did reduce our bill. thank god.

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Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Good place in town for the thirsty walker - friendly atmosphere and good choice of bitter and lager, there is a good walk to be had doing the circuit of pubs in the town.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A lovely old country pub in the beautiful village of Cardington - you can feel the atmosphere as soon as you walk in through the door. We had a really good welcome from the landlord and the meals were very generous and nicely presented. We all had different meals - the fidget pie, game pie, burger and Thai curry and... More 

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

It is a lovely old pub but the food was not as good as expected. It is the only pub in the village and was convenient for people staying or living nearby. We visited couple of times and decided to go somewhere else.

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Birmingham
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163 reviews 163 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We had a decent pint here, sat out in the garden, although I received a rather frosty welcome from the landlady, in common with other contributors. The toilets here are something to behold, with a boarded up window and filthy hand towel. I hope hygiene standards in the kitchen are better.

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Manchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Beautiful area, stunning village. BUT We have been to this pub twice and each time both the landlord and landlady have been unfriendly. Enjoyed our drink but would think twice about returning.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cardington, Church Stretton SY6 7JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Church Stretton
  • Phone Number: 01694 771 266

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

Country Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am

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