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Not been for goodness knows how long

Have not been in here for the last 20+ years!! It is just the same way as I remember it, it is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
terreyc
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Still one if the best pubs

We’re lucky in Shrewsbury to have a number of proper pubs. As well as the usual fizzy pop joints... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2019
daddytommy
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have not been in here for the last 20+ years!! It is just the same way as I remember it, it is a pub nothing else just a pub and it's just great, rammed with character, at great escape from the soulless places trying to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank terreyc
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Having heard some good things about the real ale. A small group Of us decided to visit this establishment for a pint while out in Shrewsbury only to be told as we weren’t 30 we couldn’t get a drink (I’m 45 and there was only...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

I am 24 years of age and was refused a drink in here because apparently you have to be 25. DISGUSTING.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

Found this pub off the beaten track. Real ale pub much to hubby's delight. The barmaid knew her stuff and got him a good pint. Very nice ambience and friendly

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

We’re lucky in Shrewsbury to have a number of proper pubs. As well as the usual fizzy pop joints which seem to be increasing by the day. The Admiral Benbow is one of the best. Great beer. Nice beer garden, useful in summer,

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank daddytommy
Reviewed March 4, 2019

Tucked away, so not very obvious when visiting the town, but definitely worth a visit! We only popped in as we walking by and ended up staying all evening! Some great Shropshire Ales on for the other half, busy with locals, fairy lights and candles...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

We stay in Shrewsbury quite often on business and discovered the Admiral Benbow quite by accident, tucked away up a side street (Swan Hill) off the main town, it's a place worth seeking out. Its a pub steeped in history, full of character (and great...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2019

My mate and I were having a few pleasant scoops. I opened a 50g pack of peanuts and put them on the table. The glass collector came round and threatened to bar us. Nuts to you.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Peanuts1966
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Tucked away on a side street, this is a large building separated into rooms and alcoves. Busy on a weekend but you can still get a seat. A good choice of beers, I had a Hobson's ale which was very nice. I'd recommend here if...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris W
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

This classic pub does what pubs should do! Good ales with good conversation in a proper old school pub setting. Yes, it’s not to everyone’s taste but if you like a old fashioned pub then this is for you.

Date of experience: September 2018
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