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A good idea!!

We visited this small shopping centre which is rather hidden away behind St Mary’s Church. There... read more

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Mike J
Chepstow, United Kingdom
Hidden behind St Mary's Church

An attractive shopping centre with small independent shops and a café which makes a pleasant change... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2018
Ludlow, United Kingdom
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“A good idea!!”
14 Dec 2018
“Hidden behind St Mary's Church”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this small shopping centre which is rather hidden away behind St Mary’s Church. There are a number of unusual shops and a cafeteria that has a separate area for children and mothers. A wonderful idea which means the children can play together and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mike J
Reviewed 14 December 2018

An attractive shopping centre with small independent shops and a café which makes a pleasant change from the two large Shrewsbury shopping centres which are almost entirely filled by national chain stores. The shops include a stamp dealer, a record store and a bookshop, plus...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Visited several times now. Excellent food and staff. Best breakfast we have had in Shrewsbury. Highly recommended to visitors and local people.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Four of us went to The Parade shopping arcade as the ladies were told of a shop selling Japanese groceries. A couple of shops along we called in to the River view cafe for coffee. A very pleasant young man greeted us and showed us...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank StuartC C
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Hidden away in The Parade is this perfect café - The River View Cafe. It was quiet and empty which suited us perfectly. There was plenty of food and drinks on offer. I had apple juice, and they produced a huge glass which beats the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank HellyWelly93
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Whenever we're visiting Shrewsbury we always head for The Parade so that we can enjoy a leisurely light lunch at The River View Cafe. Although a small cafe it is so welcoming and the food and coffee is excellent. Homemade food at its best! Well...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Mei475
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Staying in the area, we walked through on our way back to the Premier Inn down by the river. Nice mix of history in the area. Lots of interesting shops, though most were closed when we passed through in early evening.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 26 July 2016

First time of coming to Shrewsbury! We went to this shopping centre as they were having a mad hatters tea party and lots of things to do. Can say we stayed from start to finish, it was fantastic. Shopping centre was lovely, nice enviroment, clean...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Stef_275
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This parade is in the former Shrewsbury hospital which a lot of us visited in the 1950s. You will find it behind St Mary's Church in the centre of town. My husband was very taken with the gents outfitters which covers several units. Also there,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank WanderingsAscent
Reviewed 20 June 2016

A wide-ranging eclectic mix of small traders in the old Shrewsbury Hospital arranged over two floors with heavy architectural references to the old hospital and finished to a high standard – including the public toilets. The small cafe is worth a visit. Not necessarily easy...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Martin T
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