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At a glance

AA Pick of the Pubs
Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Open all year
Garden
Kids play area

The exterior of this 16th-century coaching inn pushes the description 'creeper-clad' to its limit, and delightful it looks as a result. Birmingham to Ludlow mail coaches used to take on extra horses here for the steep climb up the hill. Much of its period past is evident inside – in the bar, for example, and in Poachers Dining Area, where you'll find exposed beams, stonework and a large inglenook fireplace. The two other eating areas are the Shropshire Restaurant, overlooking the countryside, and the Rent Room, with pine kitchen-style seating, sofas and more rural views. A typical three-course meal might start with pea and mint risotto; smoked haddock, salmon and spring onion fishcake; or Cajun chicken salad; then chef’s pie of the day; wholetail breaded scampi, chunky chips and garden peas; or pork medallions stuffed with apricots and sage; and finally, chocolate brownie and chocolate sauce. The wine list, selected by a local merchant, includes a range of fine ports, Armagnacs and Cognacs.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch opening: Mon-Fri 12-2, Sat 12-2.30, Sun 12-8
  • Dinner opening: Mon-Fri 6-9, Sat 6-9.30, Sun 12-8

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales: Hobsons Best Bitter, guest ales

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Play area available

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

On A4117, 8m E of Ludlow, 2m W of Cleobury Mortimer

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