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Cromwells Bar and Restaurant

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11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
+44 1743 361440
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (28 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“onion rings” (6 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in for drinks on a Saturday. It was quite busy when we arrived with shoppers having a post expedition refreshment. As time went by it thinned out before the evening drinkers arrived. There was a steady stream of diners too. The staff were...More

Thank DodgetheViper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was fantastic and I can honestly say was some of the tastiest Turkey I have ever eaten. The staff are very friendly and helpful and we had a very enjoyable evening. The only slight problem was the speed of the service but...More

Thank RobLeeDavies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I visited for a special pre- christmas meal and had a great time. The menu offers a good choice of dishes at reasonable prices. Portions are on the large size Service is attentive. We thought our curried parsnip soup was very tasty...More

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The whole family enjoyed the Christmas menu! Lots of choice. The staff were very tentative and the food came swiftly. Was easy to book and pre order, great communication. Thank you so much for an enjoyable evening!!

Thank Snowwhite998
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I have dinned at Cromwells lots of times this past year and had some very very good meals but on the other hand I have had some poor meals also. It seems to me it depends when you go and who is serving on the...More

3  Thank stevev0
MichaelJAvery, Owner at Cromwells Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

With respect, what a sad and unbalanced review. You say that in the this past year you had some very very good meals with us but evidently chose not to share the many positive experiences of those visits but chose to post one that concentrates...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

Very good location and food was excellent, very cosy atmostphere, we would recommend this wine bar for the wonderful food we tried here, particularly the Fish and Chips as the fish was the freshest and whitest we have ever had.

Thank juedale
Reviewed 12 November 2017

A very welcoming room with candles lit on tables even lunchtime. Smiley couple behind the bar, who soon came to our table to take a drink order and deliver menu. A great special offer of a drink and main for £9.95. Comforting food like, liver...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Booked in to meet friends for lunch and spent a leisurely couple of hours catching up over good food, wine/beer in cosy surroundings. The service was good and all courses served with a smile. We sampled the hake (delicious), the salmon, which I believe was...More

1  Thank Janeva5
Reviewed 8 November 2017

My Wife & I stayed here for 3 nights and really enjoyed. Lovely clean room,great breakfast & superb evening meal on 1 of the nights. The staff were all really pleasant and helpful at all times. The only issue is the parking or lack of.

Thank wayne310
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Great place for drinks and food too. Lovely and helpful staff. Fantastic range of drinks from local beers to Italian draft lagers. Such a beautiful garden area too. Dog friendly and this is such a positive thing- only well behaved dogs and people welcome!

Thank ChristineDurham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 61
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Dogpole, Shrewsbury SY1 1EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 361440
  • E-mail
A vibrant and lively popular Inn right in the centre of the historic County Town. Close to all the main attractions. Run by local staff members and owned and by a local family. Based in an atmospheric 500 year old building in the centre of Shrewsbury with a Wine Bar, Restaurant and superb Garden. Six fine guest rooms with three having hand-made fourposter beds which were made just across the border in Heredordshire. Awarded a five star Restaurant rating by the Shropshire Star. Many new features for 2014 including a new Restaurant.
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