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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 29/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 29/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

MICHELIN Guide's Point of View

A local forest gives this 16C townhouse restaurant its name. It has plenty of character, courtesy of exposed stone, sloping floors and lovely wood pane...
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The MICHELIN Plate: Good cooking
Comfortable restaurant
US$35 - US$86
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
European, British, Contemporary
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Free off-street parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well it's was Christmas eve and very Close to Lockdown 3 ! And it's always a tradition for me that every year I will always finish off the year here in Ludlow and for lunch in Mortimers!! After have a good old Christmas food shop...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 13 January 2021

We booked a table at the fine dining restaurant as a Christmas treat to ourselves. The outside is understated but the inside is quite grand with oak panelled walls. Greeted at the door and shown to our table - We asked for Christmas tunes instead...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 26 December 2020

We ate there Christmas last year and I returned again this year, I started with the "snacks" which comprised of their version of fish finger, cheese tartlet and chicken parfait cornet. The next dish was goose with apple puree, celeriac and hazelnut. I then had...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 23 December 2020 via mobile

Wow! Bowled over by this lovely restaurant! Fabulous service and lovely setting, and then there is the food and drink, better than Michelin Starred eatery’s we have been to.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 12 December 2020 via mobile

The food and setting was fabulous as was the service. The Head Waitress was just perfect in every way and made the evening all the more enjoyable:thank you. I had local Venison for the very first time and it was first class.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 25 November 2020

Due to Covid19 had that many problems with bookings forgot to post about this great restaurant, back in Oct. It is only fitting to say how much we enjoyed our tasting menu with wine flights. The scallop with sage and black truffle, the trout with...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 21 November 2020 via mobile

Having finding out that we are going back into Lockdown yet again, and all the pubs and restaurants will be shutting yet again! So It was time to travel back to my favourite destination Ludlow, and back to one of my favourite restaurants Mortimers.. Having...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 5 November 2020 via mobile

We hadn't been to Mortimer's for ages but the food is excellent as ever. We had the tasting menu + wine pairing and it was a fabulous treat before lockdown. Beautifully presented and flavours carefully thought out - my personal favourite on this occasion was...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

I decided to take my mum here for her birthday, after reading countless reviews recommending Mortimers. Upon arrival, the welcoming staff checked our temperatures, sanitised our hands, and asked us to check in on the NHS COVID-19 app. We were directed in to the lounge...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

As I had hoped, after reading the reviews, the food was absolutely superb, each course and extra exquisitely presented. My choice of scallops then beef was perfect, and dessert was equally divine. I must go back for the tasting menu.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Adele F
19 September 2018|
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Response from Mike P | Reviewed this property |
It's not really the sort of restaurant to take a dog.
13 July 2018|
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Response from Dorsetpete | Property representative |
Hi yes it is
26 June 2018|
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Response from Brian J | Reviewed this property |
I certainly didn't notice any air-con, and strongly doubt that there is. If it is a significant concern, I'd check directly with the restaurant if I were you. We had a drink outside at the rear of the building and there was... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mortimers
    Is Mortimers implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, Mortimers is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is Mortimers rated?
    Mortimers is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5