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The Good Life

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73C Wyle Cop | Barrack's Passage, Shrewsbury SY1 1UX, England
+44 1743 350455
8:00 am - 4:00 am
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 am
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just like the last reviewer, this was our first visit to Shrewsbury and we arrived in need of a coffee, coming across this cafe by chance. The home-cooked food, the delicious aroma and the healthy ingredients brought us back for lunch. The food is delicious and is very good value. Definitely to be recommended.

Thank Louise C
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First visit to Shrewsbury & no idea where to eat. We came across this little cafe by chance. The food was very tasty, excellent value & the staff were lovely. What more can you ask for!! Would definitely go back.

Thank Caroline W
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have had lunch here a few times now and it never fails to please. A great selection of salads always on offer to accompany lovely quiches, nut roasts, lasagnes and vegetable stews and much more. Excellent prices. Not to be missed if you like your food healthy.

Thank Stuartandlinda
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for coffee and cake we popped in here. Cakes did not dissapoint, and as a tea room owner myself I am hard to please. Lovely sticky chocolate flan and a pecan tart. However the cappucino was a disapointment. Over heated and underflavoured. Get that bit right and it would have been perfect. The lunch options looked lovely as well... More 

Thank Jill E
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Natural ingredients. friendly staff and decent value. The breakfast is vegetarian and is so delicious. I'm not vegetarian and its one of the best in Shrewsbury.

Thank Lobesmith
Norwich, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent wholesome, tasty food. Thoroughly enjoyed the beetroot chocolate for desert. Friendly service, great menu choices and best of all, even after eating platefuls of delicious food, you can leave reassuring yourself that it was healthy!

Thank Andrew L
Tarporley, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the Good Life by accident yesterday during a trip out to Shrewsbury. The restaurant is in an old quirky building, fairly small but has a dining area both downstairs and upstairs. A small but very well priced menu with the majority of dishes priced at £3.95. The food is fresh, homemade and great value for money. I noticed... More 

Thank Jules268_12
Preston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a pleasant surprise to find a vegetarian restaurant serving lovely tasty food on our 3 day visit to Shrewsbury visiting family. We have highly recommended this restaurant, and hope that our son and his wife will visit. We live in the North West and vegetarian restaurants are sadly lacking. Please pay The Good Life a visit, it is... More 

1 Thank Marjorie S
Baltimore, Maryland
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place kind of takes you back to the early days of vegetarianism - but in a good way. There are a wide range of choices and quirky recipes to keep you interested alongside traditional and expected favourites. The Good Life offers both vegetarian and vegan selections and you can go in for a full meal or just a snack.... More 

1 Thank PookieBlix
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this lovely restaurant by chance, on a visit to Shrewsbury today. The wonderful smell of food on entering assured we would stay. We enjoyed a lovely fresh lunch reasonably priced, served by friendly staff. The ambience was relaxed, the meal delicious. We used to eat at the vegetarian restaurant Hockneys, and the Good Life reminded me very much of... More 

1 Thank sukkie87

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73C Wyle Cop | Barrack's Passage, Shrewsbury SY1 1UX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 350455
Quality, freshly prepared vegetarian and vegan food in relaxed surroundings. Wine supplied by Tanners Wines. Families welcome.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?