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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 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.

Situated within a converted old church, St Nicholas is home to a bar and grill on the ground floor, luxury Moroccan inspired day spa in the middle floor, along with a cafe and bar and on the top floor. St Nicholas' philosophy is a fusion of ancient expertise with modern innovation.

The bar and grill opened in February 2017 and offers farm-fresh ingredients from a small number of hand-selected suppliers, with traditional and continental beef coming from assured farms in Devon and Cornwall.

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 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.

Ashley's Bar is a fully licensed establishment with a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere. It's the perfect place to sit back and relax in the company of good friends after a busy day shopping. There is an enticing selection of mouth-watering dishes available on the menu and a broad selection of fine wines and spirits. Alternatively, come back for a fun night out with a regular schedule of live music and entertainment.

Please see website for menus and events.

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.

The Kings Head is one of the oldest and best-known pubs in the county town, located on Mardol, close to the River Severn and surrounded by shops and landmarks. The King's Head is a timber-framed Grade 2 listed building, particularly well known for its 15th century wall mural, which draws in many curious tourists. The pub offers a selection of ales, lagers, ciders and soft drinks. Meat is sourced from a local butcher and dishes are cooked from fresh where possible, for the best possible taste.

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.

The Shrewsbury Hotel is located opposite the Welsh Bridge and River Severn. It is a J D Wetherspoon hotel, offering superb quality, choice and value, in food, drink and accommodation. The hotel has 22 individual bedrooms, many with a river view. All rooms are en-suite and include hot drink making facilities, a hair dryer and television. Free Wi-Fi is available in the bar.

There is free on-site parking for guests who are staying overnight, subject to availability.

Please see website for opening hours.

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.

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