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Bars and Pubs

If you like to listen to new music in very old venues, mix mojitos in cool cocktail lounges or join a real ale trail, then you really will be spoilt for choice for original night-time finds in Shrewsbury.

Across town there are mixologists and talented bartenders waiting to take your order.

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The Vaults is a pub and hotel on Castle Street, a short distance from the train station.

The Bull Inn is located on Butcher Row, right in the heart of Shrewsbury town centre. The Bull Inn has seven rooms available, which provide excellent accommodation. Most of the rooms have en-suite facilities or private bathrooms and all are luxuriously decorated and furnished with traditional features. All rooms have colour TV and coffee & tea making facilities. The Bull Inn provides a cosy, comfortable atmosphere to enjoy a wide range of home cooked foods and traditional ales.

Please see website for room prices and menus.

Henry Tudor House is a restaurant and bar located in one of the most historic half-timbered buildings in Shrewsbury, believed to be the place where a beleaguered Henry Tudor sought refuge on his way to the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. In the ground floor bar, customers can try a selection of carefully chosen wines and beers. The first floor restaurant offers a range of dishes, including hearty stews, delicate souffles, creamy risottos and perfectly seared steaks.

The Bulls Head is a friendly, family-run pub situated on Castle Gates, a minute's walk from the railway station. This traditional town-centre venue offers customers a good selection of drinks and food to enjoy. The pub stocks a variety of cask ales, from the old favourites such as Marston's Pedigree and Banks's Bitter to a few newer additions. The pub hosts regular events such as disco & karaoke nights, drum and bass nights, indie & alternative nights and much more.

The Old Post Office on Milk Street is a traditional family pub & hotel, serving an excellent menu throughout the day. There are six beautifully furnished guest bedrooms, as well as a function room which is available for private parties. The Old Post Office hosts regular live music and events, including a pub quiz. The characterful Grade II Listed building still retains many of its original features. The pub offers a wide range of traditional cask ales and home-cooked food.

Please see website for menus and opening hours.

The Loggerheads is a traditional beer house, selling good food and real ale. Situated on the corner of St Mary's Street and Church Street, the building is thought to date back to 1665, and it has been recorded as a public house since 1780. The Loggerheads name is a reference to the three leopard's faces' depicted on the Shrewsbury coat of arms. The pub offers traditional games including darts, dominoes and the now less common shove ha'penny. The pub also hosts regular music nights.

Please see website for food menu and opening hours.

Open from 8am until late every day with food available from 8am until 11pm. DJ every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Children welcome until 8pm when dining. Outdoor seating areas, free wi-fi, extensive menu and great selection of real ale.

PorterHouse.SY1 is a bar and grill house with boutique rooms. Food is served all day from brunch, lunch and dinner to bar snacks through to 10pm. The menu offers an extensive range of dishes full of American flavour with a twist on British favourites.

The Albion Vaults is a traditional inn, conveniently situated a stone's throw from the railway station. The pub has a pleasant atmosphere, great choice of beers and real ales, as well as bar lunches and Sunday specials. Rooms are comfortable and cosy.

Named after a Shropshire naval hero, the Admiral Benbow is conveniently situated in the heart of this historic market town. Its offering includes award winning real ales, ciders and a great variety of fine wines and whiskeys. There is a selection of guest ales from established local breweries available throughout the summer months.

An open fire in winter and outdoor seating all year round mean that the Admiral Benbow quite literally extends a warm welcome to all!

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