A great way to find places to eat is to view our interactive map filled with delicious treats to make you feel hungry. We start you off looking at the centre of Shrewsbury, but zoom out from street level to view the whole county and pick up some great farm shops, pubs and restaurants along the way.
Shrewsbury Food Map
While we do not have the diversity of a city like Birmingham, we do still have a great choice of food right here in Shropshire, and the types of food available to us get more interesting by the year. We now have more than twenty categories of food; from the traditional British restaurant, to Spanish tapas.
Food by Type
Brilliant Artisan Bread. Baked on site fresh from scratch. Their Sourdough loaves are to die for.
More reviews: Bread and Loaf
A friend from Shrewsbury on a visit brought me a Country Habit fruit cake. Moist, tempting crumbly texture, full of fruit. Quite exceptional quality, which is why I felt moved to track the company down on the web and write
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Lovely chips and variety of extras. Good kababs (hubby recommends the mixed Donner in a naan) but I love the sausage chips and gravy in a tray myself, true comfort food and the perfect sized portion.
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Brewing experienced something of a revival in popularity during the last five years as the number of craft or microbreweries grew substantially. In Shropshire we currently have seventeen breweries mixing grain, hops, yeast and water to produce award winning ales.
A lot of people seem to have the misconception that vegetable box schemes are expensive. If you are used to paying supermarket prices, you will be pleasantly surprised. Here is a round up of the best fruit, vegetable, meat and fish box schemes the county has to offer.
Veg Box Schemes
The Market Hall at Shrewsbury is a fantastic place to buy your fresh fruit, vegetables and meat from local producers. The market stall holders are a friendly and knowledgeable bunch and between them offer some of the best locally produced Shropshire food. Opens most days of the week.
Shrewsbury Market Hall
If you are some way from home, or local and just looking to make a night of it, there are some great places to eat before or after a night at the theatre. On the following page we highlight our top picks, with something for every appetite and pocket.
Shropshire has a large rural economy so it stands to reason there will be plenty of interest in food festivals. We certainly have our fair share of great events. From the well established Ludlow food festival to the newstart Shrewsbury food festival, late summer equals fantastic local food.
Shropshire Food Festivals
Whether you want the traditional cod and chips, a slightly more adventurous grilled plaice, or any other combination of battered sausages, pies, fish cakes, and onion rings, your local chippy won't be far away. Find out more about Shrewsbury's fish and chip restaurants on the following page.
Local fish and chips