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The Horseshoe Inn

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Minsterley Road, Pontesbury SY5 0QJ, England
+44 1743 790278
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (4 reviews)
“puds” (2 reviews)
“pies” (2 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:30 Hours
CUISINES
Pub, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Minsterley Road, Pontesbury SY5 0QJ, England
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the last of the three pubs in Pontesbury that we visited during our short stay in the village. The welcome we received at the other two could not compare to the friendly “hello” we received from both the staff and regulars sat at...More

Thank BMJ104
Reviewed 13 April 2018

This was our first visit to this pub and it was fantastic. This is what pub food should be like, homemade tasty food. The portions are generous and the chips that come with the meals are delicious homemade chips. The deserts are homemade too and...More

Thank shropshirenick
Geoff C, Owner at The Horseshoe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review, very much appreciated. We endeavour to provide tasty home cooked food at reasonable prices using local suppliers where possible. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 29 March 2018

Good service friendly customers and staff. Food lovely and hot .set in a lovely village the horseshoes is well none for good food.

Thank Edna M
Geoff C, Owner at The Horseshoe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again at 'The Shoes'.

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

This was one of our first visits to the Horseshoe Inn and will not be our last. Car parking is available and can accommodate varying size vehicles. We had a warm welcome upon entering the premises for afternoon lunch and were allowed to seat at...More

Thank bladethedaywalker
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Wrote my last review about one year ago and since then, health and circumstances permitting, my wife and I have made more visits to this excellent pub. Geoff, Teresa and staff run a great pub, a true local. It's just a pity we live a...More

Thank Malcolm D
Geoff C, Owner at The Horseshoe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you for your review. It is good to know we have stood the test of time and you still enjoy coming to The Horseshoe Inn. We look forward to many more visits.

Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Visited many times and it remains a firm favourite. Food always delicious, staff friendly and the warm relaxed style perfect. Highly recommend.

Thank Rosie B
Geoff C, Owner at The Horseshoe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Thank you Rosie B for taking the time to send in your review; very much appreciated. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Quick service for a Monday afternoon, food was delicious. It is a lovely local pub with great and friendly staff.

Thank jedders78
Geoff C, Owner at The Horseshoe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We try whenever we can to use locally sourced food at a reasonable cost and were glad you enjoyed it. See you again soon

Reviewed 20 August 2017

The staff were friendly and service good. All the food we had was home cooked, hot and tasty. Can recommend the baileys and chocolate cheesecake ! Mmmmm!

Thank Jean L
Geoff C, Owner at The Horseshoe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed the food. We are proud to home cook our food whenever possible using locally sourced ingredients. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Monday lunch, table of 7, booked. Waited at least 45 minutes for food, no idea why as only a couple of other tables in. When food arrived we were disappointed, kids meal had more chips than the basket meal, chips on everyone's meal was just...More

Thank Abbiejay
Geoff C, Owner at The Horseshoe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we are so sorry that you had a disappointing experience last Monday. The issues you have raised are certainly unacceptable to us and we have made investigations in to how these could have happened....More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

Me and my partner popped in for a meal we had booked a table . the place seemed a little empty for 8pm on a Saturday . it took about 15 minutes to seat us ? . we sat down ordered our meal and drinks...More

1  Thank Andy P
Geoff C, Owner at The Horseshoe Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you for your review. As we don't know which Saturday you visited it is difficult to comment on your wait to be seated. However, you had booked a table so I assume you chose to sit in the bar area until your meal order...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minsterley Road, Pontesbury SY5 0QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Pontesbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 790278
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Description
The Horseshoe Inn, Pontesbury is an English village pub becoming increasingly well known for it's good food, sourced locally at reasonable prices. Guests frequently rave about the homemade Steak and Ale pie, Beef lasagne and succulent steaks, not forgetting Teresa's delicious ice cream. There is always a selection of great cask ales on offer including Butty Bach from the Wye Valley Brewery and Black Sheep together with a guest local ale from the numerous micro-breweries in this part of the country - you will not be disappointed.
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