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Ego at the Grapes, Shrewsbury

The Grapes, Welshpool Road, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury SY3 5BH, England
+44 1743 369621
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (8 reviews)
“moroccan lamb” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Italian
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
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LOCATION
The Grapes, Welshpool Road, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury SY3 5BH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was my first visit to the Grapes since it’s re-invention as Ego. The interior is excellent - there were various types of seats and tables available catering for most group sizes. The lunchtime ‘rapido’ menu caught out eye as a good balance of choice...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank vtex001
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve been here twice now. On both occasions the water glasses had lipstick on them, my dad doesn’t wear lipstick to my knowledge so the bright red lipstick on his glass today was a shock. Same with my friends purple lipstick he found on his...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Shrewsfoodie12
MariaSmithson, Guest Relations Manager at Ego at the Grapes, Shrewsbury, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello, Many thanks for taking time to let us know about your two recent visits to the Grapes. We are so sorry to hear about the issues with the glasses - we will pass this on to the team immediately and make sure it doesn't...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s nice to see the grapes as this brand new and modern eatery, far from what it used to be in the way of offering cocktails and a lovely new Mediterranean menu. I love the 2-4-1 cocktail offer before 7pm and we enjoyed the food...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Hannah28-R
MariaSmithson, Guest Relations Manager at Ego at the Grapes, Shrewsbury, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello Hannah, Thank you for your feedback and we are really pleased to hear that you loved our new restaurant and enjoyed our food. We will however, pass on your feedback about the service you recieved to the Management team for them to investigate. We...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked online which was very easy and quick. And when I needed to make changes to.our booking, those were easy too. Ego customer service was great, very friendly and helpful both via email and in house. We brought a birthday cake with us and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank _jjmaxw
MariaSmithson, Guest Relations Manager at Ego at the Grapes, Shrewsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good evening, Thank you so much for your lovely feedback, we are so happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your special meal with us! We will pass on your amazing comments to the team and hope you will all come and see...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A fantastic visit tonight to an excellent restaurant. The food was exceptionally good and the staff were professional, courteous and very very friendly! Truly delighted with a Birthday family meal and we will definitely be going again. Also, very reasonable on price with some good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank JamieW187w
MariaSmithson, Guest Relations Manager at Ego at the Grapes, Shrewsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for your fantastic 5 star feedback Jamie - we are delighted that you enjoyed our half price steak night and we will pass on your lovely comments to the team - they will be so pleased. We hope you had a wonderful...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a change. It has been open for just over 3 months following a refurbishment.. The rooms are modern and clean. The staff are first class and the food is high standard.. I had belly pork. Tender and tasty. Hubby had pink lamb. Delicious.More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Alfiemoon795
MariaSmithson, Guest Relations Manager at Ego at the Grapes, Shrewsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Alfie, We are so happy to hear that you love our new restaurant and enjoyed your first visit to us!! We will pass on your great feedback about our belly pork and lamb dishes to the team and look forward to seeing you again...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed our visit to Ego's at The Grapes for a family meal. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was good, albeit a touch on the expensive side for the a la carte options. We have taken advantage of the membership offer,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Kevin R
MariaSmithson, Guest Relations Manager at Ego at the Grapes, Shrewsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

This is great to hear Kevin - thank you very much for letting us know. We do hope to be able to welcome you and your family back again really soon...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening on our first visit to Ego. Great welcome, service friendly,helpful, not over the top but attentive. Had the fixed price menu , and cocktails at half price. Food was delicious so had dessert too. As my husband had joined the Ego...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank happymittens
MariaSmithson, Guest Relations Manager at Ego at the Grapes, Shrewsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Good evening, What a wonderful review to read - thank you so much for the 5 stars - we are thrilled that you had such a lovely time! We hope we helped you to enjoy your Birthday and yes, please do join us again soon...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited Ego on a number of occasions since it opened in Nov 2018. It's a great refurbishment of a previously tired pub. This is a gastropub as ever one was intended to be. Relaxing lavish decor, a great cocktail list, great menu (albeit...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 70lizzyg
MariaSmithson, Guest Relations Manager at Ego at the Grapes, Shrewsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Lizzy, Thank you for getting in touch and letting us know what you think of our new restaurant. We will take all of your feedback on board and pass it on to the Mangement team for them to look into the points that you've...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Ego at the Grapes, Shrewsbury last night with five others to celebrate my birthday Between us we had 1 rump steak, 1 fillet steak, and 4 ribeye steaks and we could not fault the meal, including the cooking of the various steaks...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Andrew C
MariaSmithson, Guest Relations Manager at Ego at the Grapes, Shrewsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Andrew, Thank you so much for your wonderful 5 star feedback - we really appreciate it and are so glad to hear that you all enjoyed our half price steak night! We will let the kitchen team know! We are delighted to hear that...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$45
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Hot New Restaurants
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Grapes, Welshpool Road, Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury SY3 5BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 369621
  • E-mail
Description
OPENING 22nd NOVEMBER 2018 Enjoy freshly cooked Mediterranean food, wine, cocktails and cask ales in the soon to be refurbished The Grapes, Shrewsbury. Located in Bitcon Heath and only a few miles from the centre of Shrewsbury, Ego at The Grapes is a must visit for its Mediterranean food, family friendly dining, local cask ales and Sunday roasts.
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