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The New Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Hook-a-gate, Shrewsbury, England
+44 1743 860223
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“roast beef” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
Closed Now
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hook-a-gate, Shrewsbury, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Any occasion I try to come here! Sunday lunch is great! Evening meals are great i recommend the nachos, hunters chicken and lamb koftas! A great pub that doesnt need to change a thing! All staff are friendly!

1  Thank Shrewsbury14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a table for 4 of us for Friday 5 October at 8 pm. It was a wet night but we were welcomed into the New Inn. A real fire in the bar area warmed us up and we then went through to the...More

1  Thank Steve D
Deborah H, Owner at The New Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thankyou for taking the time to write this review Steve. Our lovely staff strive to create a warm and friendly atmosphere, so we are delighted that this is what you experienced, coupled with an enjoyable meal cooked by our chef Tom. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I want to keep this place a secret I can't not post a review about our fantastic Sunday lunch today. Good home cooked food and excellent hospitality and service. Don't know how you keep the standards so high guys but we love The New...More

1  Thank traveller1955_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We all enjoyed our meals. One thing I noticed was how hot our meals were - cannot stand it when meals come out warm rather than hot! Good selection of mains and very flexible when asking for tweaks. Their dessert menu was very good and...More

1  Thank Jacksta88
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here yesterday for Sunday lunch with my mother-in-law. Have to say the food and service were excellent and we will definitely return soon. I don’t eat meat and usually a Sunday roast is a bit of a nightmare for me, however even though there...More

1  Thank Gee2020
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We went as a couple on a Wednesday for the fish and chip special, which was great. Then with friends for Sunday lunch, which was superb. Friendly atmosphere, comfortable seating, excellent food and reasonable prices. We'll be back when next visiting Shrewsbury in November.

Thank rvdrive
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We decided to spend our day quietly but then decided to eat out locally and having eaten at the New Inn several times new we could expect a lovely meal and we were not disappointed . We both went for the Sirloin Steak which was...More

1  Thank ChristineM2899
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We often have friends staying in the area and I always suggest a visit here. A warm welcome, friendly service and just first class freshly cooked and tasty meals. We visited last night and weren't disappointed!!

1  Thank traveller1955_10
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Accidentally, and occasionally, you come across a real treat, in the way of country pubs. Well I stumbled across a real gem. The New Inn, Hook-A-Gate. We stopped for an after work pint, as it looked so inviting. ( I’m told I suffer from, public’s...More

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The New Inn serve high quality pub food and the staff are always very welcoming and friendly. The bacon and cheddar burger is very tasty. The steaks are also great, always cooked exactly as requested and the creamy stilton sauce is incredible. Meals are a...More

1  Thank 1SBD1
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Response from Helen J | Reviewed this property |
yes in the bar area
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hook-a-gate, Shrewsbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 860223
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