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The Pound at Leebotwood

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Leebotwood | Nr. Church Stretton, Church Stretton SY6 6ND, England
+44 1694 751477
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I went here for our wedding anniversary. The attention to detail was impeccable The service extraordinary by ALL staff members. The food was delicious well presented on hot plates. Lovely atmosphere great service. Thoroughly recommended

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the pound today to celebrate my mum's 80th birthday. Everything was perfect. Great friendly service, delicious food and warm atmosphere. The staff went out of their way to make our special day brilliant. Would highly recommend. Really want to come back to try the evening menu now. Thank you so much

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Thank brigette w
SarahEMcCann, Owner at The Pound at Leebotwood, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a lovely review of your Sunday lunch with us, it was an absolute pleasure to look after you and make it a special day, and I was quite honoured to bring out such a spectacular cake. We are thrilled you enjoyed your lunch with us and your wonderful comments... More 

Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at a very nice B and B locally and only booked our Saturday evening meal at The Pound that lunchtime. They fitted us in without any problem, our only worry being that we had not checked it out first so we were expecting just ordinary pub grub. When the menu arrived, we could immediately see that the... More 

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SarahEMcCann, Owner at The Pound at Leebotwood, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review of your meal with us, we are so pleased you enjoyed all the aspects of your evening with us, your super comments have been fed back to the team, and we very much look forward to seeing you again. Regards Sarah More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

Booked in to celebrate my husband's birthday with a party ranging down in age to a three year old. Sarah and staff were so helpful and hospitable, as always, particularly with regard to the wheelchair user in the party. Truly gorgeous and imaginative food.

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SarahEMcCann, Owner at The Pound at Leebotwood, responded to this review

Dear Wendy, thank you so much for you lovely review of your Sunday lunch with us, for your husbands birthday, it is always lovely to see you all, and we are so pleased you enjoyed your meal. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards, Sarah More 

Hawkshead, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

We called here on Christmas Eve for lunch and were delighted with the warm and friendly welcome we received from the staff, The menu was good as was the wine list we chose the fish pie which was excellent and full of flavour. The place was busy but we were soon found a table, despite the seasonal pressures we were... More 

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SarahEMcCann, Owner at The Pound at Leebotwood, responded to this review

Apologies for the late reply to your lovely review of your lunch with us on Christmas eve. We are so pleased you enjoyed the food and service, we look forward to seeing you again. Regards Sarah More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here by chance following an impromptu Sunday Outing to Church Stretton that is around an hours drive from our home. There is extensive parking outside and as we turned in the car park was fairly full, well it was a Sunday lunchtime. We entered the pub and were warmly welcomed and accommodated within minutes even though the place... More 

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SarahEMcCann, Owner at The Pound at Leebotwood, responded to this review

Wow, thank you for such glowing feedback on your Sunday lunch visit to us, and taking the time. Neil and I are just thrilled with your comments, and that you had such a lovely experience. Your feedback will be passed on to the team, who will be elated. Neil and I have such a great team that work with us,... More 

Worcestershire
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016

My husband and I have just had lunch at The Pound, we were not sure if there would be a full lunch menu as it is New Years Eve but there was, we had a warm welcome, great service and exceptional food. The cauliflower starter was amazing as was the kiev and salmon with muscles, cabbage etc. A great chef... More 

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SarahEMcCann, Owner at The Pound at Leebotwood, responded to this review

Pat & Mark, Thank you so much for your lovely review of your lunch with us on New Years Eve, it was lovely to talk to you both, and Neil is especially thrilled with your comments on your meal, look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Sarah More 

The West
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

12 of us met for lunch which included 3 children aged 8 and twins of 4 years old. The staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The children's lunch was served earlier than the adults which was great and was a very good idea. The food was very tasty especially the triple cooked chips. I had the... More 

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SarahEMcCann, Owner at The Pound at Leebotwood, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post you lovely review of your lunch with us, it was a pleasure to look after you and the little ones. We are really pleased you enjoyed your lunch with us, and look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Sarah More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
1 review
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

The place was virtually empty when we arrived at 7.15 on a Friday in December, and remained that way through the evening. We were attended to promptly but when I asked for the Christmas menu (which is advertised to be available from Dec 1) it wasn't on. From the regular menu, I chose rabbit terrine, which was tasty enough but... More 

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SarahEMcCann, Owner at The Pound at Leebotwood, responded to this review

Dear Mr Donaldson, Thank you for taking the time to review you meal with us on Friday 2nd December here on TripAdvisor, Neil and I are however very disappointed that you felt you could not let us know of these issues on the evening. However I will aim to address them in my response. I will skip over the fact... More 

Holmfirth
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205 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

We went midweek and sat by a roaring fire. My husband had chicken Kiev & I had curried sea bream, both were good. We shared frangipane tart & amaretto ice cream which was lovely. Good wine list. Food reasonably priced, good service, nice ambiance.

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SarahEMcCann, Owner at The Pound at Leebotwood, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review of your midweek meal with us, we are so pleased you enjoyed your experience and meal with us, it was lovely to see you again the following night. Regards Sarah More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $19
Cuisine
British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leebotwood | Nr. Church Stretton, Church Stretton SY6 6ND, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Church Stretton
  • Phone Number: +44 1694 751477
Description
The Pound at Leebotwood is a 15th century thatched country pub and restaurant, situated in the heart of rural picturesque Shropshire countryside and is run by Neil & Sarah McCann. Our menu offers dishes created from fresh local ingredients, we use local and artisan suppliers, within a 30 mile radius where possible. Neil and Harry change the menus in tune with the seasons, so there will always be something new on the menu.
We offer a classic Sunday lunch menu every week, always serving three roasts along with elements of our menu to suit all tastes and appetites.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?