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The Bridge Inn - Michaelchurch Escley

Pandy to Hay on wye road via Longtown | Powys, Michaelchurch Escley HR2 0JW, England
+44 1981 510646
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Pandy to Hay on wye road via Longtown | Powys, Michaelchurch Escley HR2 0JW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We first went there for a Sunday lunch a few weeks ago and although the service was appalling we had a nice Sunday lunch. We liked the idea that they had a campsite so decided it would be lovely to take the camper van and...More

1  Thank brooklyngirl2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

During a family weekend nearby, we needed to feed 7 adults for Sunday lunch at a time to get a toddler to his afternoon sleep by 1.30. Due to other parties already booked, the staff kindly agreed to allow us to be seated early. We...More

Thank paulstaylor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst it's in a very picturesque setting, you'd be forgiven for assuming that the pub does basic pub food as both the inside and outside are a bit rough around the edges. However, the food is excellent. I ordered the lamb tagine with Moroccon spices...More

Thank Helen_RosemaryB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the Bridge Inn twice. The staff were incredibly friendly and laid-back, while being very organised. You got a very welcome, family feel from them all when you came in. You can see they really enjoy what they do. On the...More

1  Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Helpful and friendly staff (especially the youngsters) Food was excellent quality and value for money

Thank brewis79
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Quite often when you are in a stranger in a pub you are treated like a stranger. How different that was at The Bridge Inn, We initially went just for a drink ,but decide to book a meal for the following evening (a Thursday). Initially...More

Thank Ernzviewz
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here many times. Always great. Lovely people. Beautiful surroundings. Take it easy, relax, enjoy it.

Thank amanda j
Reviewed April 3, 2017 via mobile

I worry that I only ever seem to give 4 or 5 stars in my reviews. But I suppose if I use Tripadvisor to select the best places, then this is almost inevitable. Which brings me to The Bridge Inn. Talk about off the beaten...More

Thank Giles T
Reviewed March 22, 2017

We are locals to Hay and eat here whenever we have time, sadly not often enough but then it keeps it special and a treat to look forward to! So it was Auntie Lizs' birthday and her choice was thankfully The Bridge, we were all...More

1  Thank Clare F
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Glyn (owner) was a top host for a group of 18 friends I brought to Michaelchurch. We had a delicious buffet lunch that was extremely simple to organize with Glyn. The Scotch eggs need to be sampled if you go to the pub, even if...More

1  Thank thomaslgriffiths
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Eric M
Are dogs permitted in the pub
February 4, 2017|
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Response from ManamentTripA | Property representative |
Hi, sorry this question seemed to be lost in cyber space!!! We do welcome dogs in the bar - where we also serve food. Sorry for the delayed reply...probably as much use as a chocolate tea pot by now!!! Hope you enjoyed... More
Miranda R
Is the Bridge Inn open on 27 December, 2016?
December 24, 2016|
Response from Tattiehead | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Miranda, have been away and not checking messages so unable to post to you before 27th. Hope you found out. Happy New Year "Tattiehead"
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pandy to Hay on wye road via Longtown | Powys, Michaelchurch Escley HR2 0JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Michaelchurch Escley
  • Phone Number: +44 1981 510646
  • E-mail
Riverside Inn with rooms, B&B and small Campsite with electric hook up available. Eat | Drink | Enjoy and Sleep