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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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Cromwell's Hotel, Restaurant and Bar offers high quality, en-suite accommodation in Shrewsbury town centre, as well as contemporary food, fine wines and real ales in traditional English surroundings. With a lively bar, atmospheric oak-panelled restaurant, buzzing walled patio garden and quirky bedrooms, Cromwell's is full of character. The hotel has six en-suite rooms, each retaining its historical context while offering all the modern comforts you'd expect, including Wi-Fi and flat screen TVs.

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!

The Libertine is an English bar, cocktail bar and tearoom, located in Butcher Row. It has a great atmosphere, with quirky decor, and is an ideal place for birthdays and celebrations. It offers a range of teas, coffees, hot chocolates, cakes and more. The Libertine also has a great selection of cocktails, beers and wines. Breakfast offerings include croissants, teacakes, hot cross buns and Danish pastries. Please see their Facebook page for opening hours and photos.

Morgans @ The Exchange Hotel is an independent venue established in 2008, offering top notch food, real ales, beers and accommodation for everyone. Customers can stay overnight in one of the superb en suite bedrooms, enjoy a snack or meal in the restaurant or just nip in for a drink with friends. The brilliant team of staff are ready to welcome you, whatever the occasion, and ensure that you throughly enjoy your visit.

Please see website for menus.

Albert's Shed is a bar and nightclub located in Barker Street. Entering through double doors, the Island bar is straight ahead, and the friendly bar staff serve a good selection of drinks. A staircase on the right leads up to the VIP area, and there are several large TV screens, ideal for watching sport. At the far side there is a dancefloor and DJ booth. Albert's Shed is the perfect place to enjoy a great night out with friends.

Shrewsbury’s latest addition to the late night entertainment! Fever & Boutique is the brand new twin room venue with fantastic booths to reserve. Fever & Boutique serves a great variety of refreshing cocktails, with lots of special deals, as well as the usual range of spirits and ice cold beers. They also offer an array of drinks packages for parties, which can be booked in advance. DJs play music to every taste, creating the perfect atmosphere for everyone to have a fantastic night.

Please see website for more details.

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 Nags Head is a friendly, traditional pub, located on the historic Wyle Cop. In existence since before 1780, the pub has kept the same name throughout its history. The Nags is a perfect place to enjoy a traditional pint of ale and good company. The pub offers a changing selection of ales such as Brakspear Oxford Gold, Salopian Shropshire Gold, Sharps Doom Bar, Stonehouse Station Bitter and Timothy Taylor Landlord.

Situated alongside the River Severn, the Salopian Bar is a unique establishment, offering a great selection of real ales, Belgian beers and ciders, served in a relaxed, contemporary atmosphere. There are eight ales permanently on sale, and the pub holds two real ale festivals each year. There are also three Belgian Beers on draught and a good choice of bottled American and Belgian Beers. The Salopian has won accolades from CAMRA, as well as being named Shrewsbury & West Shropshire Pub of the Year on several occasions.

Please see website for opening hours and more information.

The Wheatsheaf is a traditional pub, situated in an original half-timbered building on Shrewsbury High Street. The pub has gradually expanded its choice of real ales and fine wines and now offers something for everyone. The pub's award winning chef prides himself on providing freshly prepared food from local produce. Each dish is prepared to order, and there is a specials menu which changes regularly. The pub has a great range of guest ales, as well as about 35 different wines from around the world.

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