Meal & Drink Stops

There are lots of cafes and restaurants in Shrewsbury's historic town centre so you can easily give your group free time in Shrewsbury to make their own morning coffee, lunch or tea arrangements to suit their tastes and budgets. Many establishments can cater for small groups (up to twenty) by arrangement.

Town centre establishments

The Lion Hotel Tel: 01743 353107

The Prince Rupert Hotel Tel: 01743 499955

Old Post Office Hotel Tel: 01743 236019

Ask Tel: 01743 242172

Establishments out of Shrewsbury town centre with free parking

The Lord Hill Hotel (half a mile from town centre) Tel: 01743 232601

Albrighton Hall Hotel (3 miles from town centre) Tel: 01939 291000

Albright Hussey Hotel (3 miles from town centre) Tel: 01939 290571

Rowton Castle Hotel (6 miles from town centre) Tel: 01743 884044

The Mytton & Mermaid Hotel (4 miles from town centre, opposite Attingham Park)
Tel: 01743 761220

Welti Tennis & Leisure (2 miles from town centre) Tel: 01743 369900

The following restaurants close to Shrewsbury can cater for coach groups although ideally like to have prior notice and an estimated time of arrival.

Percy Thrower's Gardening & Leisure, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, SY2 6QW
Tel: 08442 885096
Fax: 01743 351614
On the B4380 just south of Shrewsbury. Signed posted from A5

The Cedar Restaurant at Percy Throwers offers hot and cold food, light snacks, morning coffee and afternoon tea. Can cater for large parties by arrangement. Within extensive Garden Centre run by the daughters of famous TV gardener Percy Thrower.

Opening Times

9.30am - 6.00pm
9.00am - 6.00pm
9.00am - 6.00pm
9.00am - 7.30pm
9.00am - 6.00pm
9.00am - 6.00pm

10.30am - 4.30pm
(Closed Easter Sunday)


Dobbies Garden World, Bayston Hill Nurseries, Shrewsbury, SY3 0DA
Tel: 01743 874 261
Fax: 01743 874 208
At the junction of the A5 and A49 south of Shrewsbury.

Extensive Garden Centre and Farm Deli. Self-service restaurant serving teas, coffees, light refreshments and homemade cooking throughout the day. Easter Sunday, Christmas day, Boxing day and New Years day. Service Station, Little Chef & Burger King adjacent.

Opening Times

Monday - Saturday
9.00am - 6.00pm
9.30am - 6.00pm
9.00am - 8.00pm
10.30am - 4.30pm


Nesscliffe Services, Nesscliffe, Shropshire, SY4 1BZ
Tel: 01743 741851
Fax: 01743 741850
A5, Nesscliffe By-pass (southbound)

Independently run, brand new service station with spacious self-service restaurant seating 80 plus outside tables. All food homecooked on the premises with menus changing daily. Fully DDA. Ample coach parking and toilets. Can cater for 'drop in' but prior notice and an estimated time of arrival will help to ensure prompt service. Open 7am to 8pm all year round. Full service station and forecourt shop.

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