Restaurants

Pub Food in Church Stretton

Bridges

Some 5 miles northeast of Church Stretton, at the base of Long Mynd by the river, this is one of those secret country pubs revered for its Three Tuns ale, live music, riverside terrace, relaxed accommodation (dorm/d…
British in Ludlow

Mortimers

For fine dining, this is Ludlow's top table. Dark timber panelling and cosy nooks and crannies create a romantic backdrop for intricate dishes such as scallops with truffled pumpkin purée or lacquered Ludlow duck wi…
Cafe in Ludlow

Ludlow Kitchen

Produce from the Ludlow Food Centre artisanal farm shop is served at its sunlit cafe. Fantastic breakfasts (granola with homemade yoghurt; full English fry-ups with farmhouse eggs, artisan bacon and black pudding; e…
Deli in Ironbridge Gorge

Dale End Café

This wonderful cafe is far and away the best place in the area for a light meal. Steaming soups, salads, sandwiches and pizzas are all freshly made; take them away or else dine in the cosy shop or at umbrella-shaded…
Indian in Ironbridge Gorge

Pondicherry

Original features of this 1862-built former police station and courtroom include four lock-up cells (one's now the takeaway waiting area), the magistrate's bench and blue-painted bars on the windows. Above-average c…
Deli in Church Stretton

Van Doesburg's

A fantastic place to pick up picnic ingredients, Van Doesburg's has over 80 British cheeses and other deli items, such as as chutneys. Ready-to-eat dishes to take away include chicken-and-mushroom pies, salads, quic…
Cafe in Shrewsbury

Number Four Butcher Row

Tucked away near St Alkmund's Church, this bare-boards split-level cafe is best known for its fantastic breakfasts, from eggs Benedict to bacon baguettes or a full English with freshly squeezed juices. Light lunches…
Cafe in Shrewsbury

Ginger & Co

A successful crowd-funding campaign propelled the opening of this airy, L-shaped cafe filled with upcycled furniture. It's a great option for a light brunch or lunch (avocado on artisan toast with oak-smoked streaky…
Bistro in Ludlow

Bistro 7

Ludlow's red-brick former post office is the setting for creative bistro cooking. Knowledgeable staff can guide you through the regularly changing menu, which might feature dishes like wood pigeon salad, black puddi…
Pizza in Ludlow

Pizza Ten

Tucked away in a charming courtyard, this little split-level space brings the region's famed produce to its 10 different pizzas, with toppings like minted minced lamb, Ludlow sausages, Shropshire smoked ham and Here…