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Sparrows

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Battlefield 1403, Shrewsbury, England
01939210905
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Was told to sit down, waited about 15 mins...still no-one to take our drink order...staff kept walking past...felt invisible... so walked out...won't be back

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Thank Katherine T
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11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

I found the breakfast it's self pretty much spot on only sticking point was rock hard butter on slightly cooled toast hard to spread bother than that I couldn't fault the food the service however as a chef myself who was grabbing a quick bite to eat before a 12 hour shift I turned up in a hoodie and fealt... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Popped in for a drink before doing a Hawk Walk with a group of six. Excellent tea, coffee, hot chocolate & awesome scone with clotted cream & jam.

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Thank Meshgrille
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We weren't expecting our guests so we went out for lunch. Sparrows did themselves proud. We all ordered the "hunters board" which is a delightful selection of cold meats, cheese, scotch egg, pork pie and salad. Everything was of the highest standard, such tasty quality food made from locally sourced produce, just perfect. Washed down with tea and coffee, served... More 

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Thank Helen R
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Love the fact this place is practically on my doorstep, always a firm favourite in our family for a spot of light lunch or a cheeky cake with a cup of tea. Love the fact that its all locally made and produced, food is always good, lots of interesting cakes and gluten free options available. Only down side is that... More 

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Thank shimmers99
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

It was a last minute decision to call here for lunch and we were very glad we did. It was busy but helpful staff drew two recently vacated tables together to suit our foursome. Our choices were one pea and stilton rissotto, two game puddings and one "burger of the week". This was very good food, nothing left and the... More 

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Thank redstart2014
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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129 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

There was a waiting list for a table but our turn came round fairly quickly. The waitress gave the table a cursory wipe and took our order. The food portions were very generous. The sample board of local meats, pork pie, cheeses, chutneys, pickles and scotch egg was very filling. The beef pie deeply filled and served with home made... More 

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Thank laNyonsaise
United Kingdom
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Had lunch and a coffee here. Vegetarian choice was pleasantly different and the menu generally had some interesting choices but could make a lot more of local vegetables instead of just meat. This isn't a restaurant so don't expect cuisine, but I think it is definitely better than a cafe. The food was enjoyable but would have looked a lot... More 

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Thank ughdar
Shrewsbury, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

My sister's and I visit here twice monthly. The food is excellent as like the service. Bacon rolls are to die for and nothing is to much trouble. Sll food id to a very high standard. You are able to adjust items on menu. Cakes are gorgeous, on a warmer day you can sit outside and let the world go... More 

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Thank Carol D
Seville, Spain
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

A late Sunday lunchtime visit with tradition Sunday roast on my mind! A nice table was quickly found in the basic but adequate dining area. My starter was the very enjoyable Smoked Salmon which was very promptly served. There was a fairly long wait for the main course of Battlefield roast beef but it was well worth the wait and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Battlefield 1403, Shrewsbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: 01939210905

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