Places to Eat

Places to Eat (in distance-order from Birch Hill)

Recommended gastro-pubs, take-aways and restaurants near Ellesmere in Shropshire.

Red Lion, Church Street, Ellesmere – old coaching inn – big portions, low cost, popular with families.  Very welcoming landlord.
01691 622632
1½ miles South

Black Lion, Scotland Street, Ellesmere – an old coaching inn with good food.
01691 622418
1½ miles South

New Wan Loy Chinese Takeaway – beware generous portions (to feed 2 people, order the meal for one).  Closed Mondays.
01691 623479.
1½ miles South

The Boathouse, overlooking The Mere, Ellesmere – nice food, relaxing atmosphere.  Dogs welcome on outdoor terrace.
01691 623852
1¾  miles South

The Sun Inn, Welshampton on the main road – good food, good value.
01948 710847
4 miles South-East

Hanmer Arms – nice country pub.
01948 830532
5½ miles North-East

Cross Foxes Erbistock – high quality traditional country pub – advanced booking advised.  Dogs allowed in bar area and there are tables to eat in the bar area.
01978 780380
5½ miles North

The Boat Inn Erbistock high quality traditional riverside country pub – advanced booking advised.
01978 780666
6½ miles North-West

The Royal Oak Bangor on Dee – riverside pub with excellent food.  Dogs allowed in bar area and there are tables to eat in the bar area.
01978 781602
7 miles North

The Dickin Arms, Loppington – nice village pub – good food & beer (huge range of gins).  Dogs welcome.  Free WiFi.  10% meals discount to Birch Hill guests (just tell the landlord that you are staying here).
01939 233471
7¾ miles South-East

Derwen College with Farm Shop & Garden Centre, Gobowen (good value lunches made by catering students).  Daytime only.
8 miles West

Queen’s Head canal-side pub with good range of vegetarian & gluten-free food.
9 miles South-West

Sweeney Hall Hotel, Morda, Oswestry – up-market but good value restaurant – look for the ‘early bird’ offers.
01691 652450
11½ miles South West