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The Old Vaults

Bar, British, Pub
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Oswestry SY11 2SP Church Street, Oswestry SY11 2SP, England
+44 1691 658668
11:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to the vaults several times for food and drinks or both and have never been disappointed. Portions are generous and the home cooked chips are pure heaven! Would certainly recommend visiting here if you haven't already.

Thank Swishlib
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Although not impressive from the outside or on entering, there is a dining area at the back. The decor looked a little tired,esp in the loos but the staff were friendly. The local brew is good & reasonably priced. Lunch was ordered & it didn't take long, generous portions were served. It was good "pub grub" & extremely good value... More 

Thank noorcaughley
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I've put off this review for months, hoping i'd go back and the quality would be back, but no. Combination of poorer quality ingredients (from the bread to the meat) and the loss of a very good chef (why did you abandon us, lady with glasses?) mean that the food is mid range weatherspoons quality, not good pub quality... And... More 

Thank marcherwitch
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Called in one afternoon for some lunch as we had a couple of hours to spare... Couldn't fault it! Less than £20 for 2 pints of lager and 2 main meals! So cheap! I had the chicken wrap and mum had a pasta dish. Enormous amount of chips with the wrap, certainly left with a full belly. Would certainly recommend!

Thank Ashleigh B
Redruth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I was visiting my mother and decided to take a look around town, at lunchtime I didn’t know where to go but had seen a weatherspoons (you know what you are getting) but I noticed a sign outside the vaults saying home made food and thought I would try it, what a great decision!! Not great first impression walking through... More 

Thank terrey c
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Great pub with great beer. Friendly staff. Always welcoming, a great place to meet after work for a pint!

Thank Chubbs_SY11
Montgomery, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I called in on the off chance and what a great find! We had an excellent meal and received a very friendly welcome would definitely go back.

Thank rainbow147
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This pub has an excellent atmosphere, friendly and efficient staff, good home made food and good prices what more could you ask for.

Thank 550Dave
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

The Old Vaults is essentially a smallish pub, but it goes big in several ways. In the back bar it does lunches. Very very well. And very very cheaply. What would you pay for a decent lunch, in terms of both quality and quantity? A tenner maybe? Well this goes down a treat for around a fiver. I had steak... More 

Thank Nick B
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

I regulary go to the Vaults for lunch .It always tasty and washed down with a pint of locally brewed beer. the staff are always pleasant and helpful .

Thank AndyRad781

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Cash Only, Free Wifi
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Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oswestry SY11 2SP Church Street, Oswestry SY11 2SP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Oswestry
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 658668
Traditional English pub that serves lunchtime food 11am till 3pm Monday to Saturday.

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