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The French Pantry

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15 Tower Street, Ludlow SY8 1RL, England
+44 1584 879133
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely delightful little French Bistro hidden away down a side street. Excellent food with attentive service. Well worth finding.

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Thank LudlowVisitor0317
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch and delighted to say the food was fantastic, piping hot and bursting with flavour. Decor was great Service was first rate and the staff we all really friendly. Would certainly recommend this place if visiting Ludlow

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Thank Ray A
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal in this small friendly restaurant. Food and service was excellent, not to be missed!

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Thank LynVictoria
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came across this venue whilst walking through Ludlow. Evening starting at 6.30 -8.30 (last order). Booked table. Very friendly and inviting. Good set menu and range. Food arrived in good time and tasting very good. Definitely a place to try. Service very good

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1 Thank Richard C
Camberley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We randomly came across this little bistro and had a late lunch. It was delightful, with friendly informal service and a lovely atmosphere. The food was excellent from Moules to the crisp, cold butter served with french baguette. Due the size, your conversation is either very whispered or you share it with everyone! The toilet is tiny and just off... More 

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1 Thank Allyson S
Crickhowell
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67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Our first visit to this bistro and we had an excellent lunch. The menu choices were about 8 / 10 for each course and we were happy with our choices of Dariole of Cornish Crab and smoked Salmon & Brie Strudel, followed by Confit of Perigord Duck. Service was quite quick, staff were attentive without being overly so. The house... More 

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1 Thank AlisonS815
Loughton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We managed to get a lateish table on a Friday night. We had two courses, starter and main, and carafe and by the glass wines. Imaginative and original cooking, delicious well-sourced food, excellent French wine list. This restaurant has a wonderful ambience, relaxed, comfortable, warm and friendly, responsive service. They care about food, and they want to delight the customer.... More 

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

We will soon be moving to a new house and my wife said we are having a new bed when we move in. The house has not yet finished but we were in Ludlow and saw a good deal on a bed we liked so we bought it. We then looked around for some lunch and the French pantry was... More 

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1 Thank richard m
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I can agree with the good reviews I read before our visit. Saturday lunchtime busy friendly atmosphere and good food. We had moule frites, fish pie, confit duck, French onion soup and we all enjoyed

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Much Wenlock, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Overall the experience was good. I'm not a lover of overly sweet food and unfortionatly my choices were just that.... I had pork with apricots followed by lemon posset and blueberries. My daughter made spot on choices smokey skate wing with beetroot risotto amazing flavours, and a crab and saffron dish. The bread was all hot and home cooked and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 39
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Tower Street, Ludlow SY8 1RL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1584 879133

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