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The Bird in Hand Inn

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Surrey
Reviewed 26 September 2016

So lovely to find a truly traditional Pub run entirely by family or locals known to the family. The atmosphere created is one of true dedication to its customers and their comfort and this makes for a cosy friendly family pub. Food is varied and very reasonable giving choices of regular Pub Grub and some more adventurous offerings. Thoroughly enjoyable...

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Thetford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

From the staff at the Inn, (that includes you Steve), and the people and attractions in the local area it was one of the most relaxing and great holidays we have had in years. Thank you all for a special time, John and Lesley.

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Stayed for 3 night break with half board option so ate there every night. Excellent traditional pub food served hot every time. We had family room with all usual facilities, very cosy with view of river. Landlord Steve was very chatty and does most of the running himself including the lovely full English breakfast with superb fried bread. Ideal base...

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Thank Robert M
Rushden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I know one should not concentrate on fried potatoes when starting a review but I felt that these chips were really very special. We only visited this pub because the first one we went to had stopped serving food and the second one had actually almost run out of beer only offering lager. They were in fact closed throughout the...

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Thank delmohawk
Shropshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We went last night as a party of four. Its a good job we booked as the place was full at 7pm. We all ordered and despite how busy it was our meals arrived a short time later. Our meals were excellent, i had steak which was of high quality and cooked to perfection. The pub is quite old fashioned...

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Thank Kevin D
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Stayed for 2 nights and ate at the hotel. Some things to be aware of.... The hotel reception is not manned all through the day. We were advised to check-in at 1700 but arrived at 1630 and could not get into the hotel till the proprietor arrived at 1700. There is no lift and there are a lot of stairs...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We really enjoyed our time at the Bird in Hand. We had dinner there our first night which was very nice and convenient and the food came very quickly. The room was very comfortable and Steve the owner is very warm, welcoming, and helpful. We extended our stay due to how much we were enjoying ourselves at the Bird in...

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Somerset
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Our first visit to the Bird in the Hand. The entire experience from making the initial phone reservation to the greeting when we arrived and the waiting staff would put larger chain establishments to shame. A really varied menu with good pub grub dishes. In fact it was one of the best pub meals we have had for a very...

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Thank BMCT14
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We called by here on a Sunday drive.What a treat, a proper traditional pub with friendly staff. Two meals were ordered, gammon which came with 2 eggs, chips and peas. Ham, 2 x eggs and Jacket potato. Both meals were well priced with very tasty. We will defiantly visit again when we are that way again!

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Wigan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Having stayed in many types of similar types of accommodation in Ironbridge it is clear that the Bird in Hand is in desperate need of a facelift. It would also be a good idea to lose some of the many notices that are posted throughout the place and the same goes for the dated horse brasses. On the plus side...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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A Family run Inn built in 1774 great views and ideal location to all museums. Excellent food ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Bird in Hand Inn

Address: Waterloo Street, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7HG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Shropshire > Ironbridge Gorge > Ironbridge
Price Range: ₹ 5,052 - ₹ 6,996 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Bird in Hand Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“lovely views”
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“Cant comment as didn't stay at Hotel.”
HappytripperSurrey, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 2 and 3 look over river Severn”
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“Choose side rooms if you don't want road noise as its busy in morning rush”
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