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The Boar's Head

) #6 of 15 Restaurants in Bishops Castle ££ - £££ , British,
Bishop's Castle, Bishops Castle, England
+44 1588 638521
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bishop's Castle, Bishops Castle, England
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Went on Sunday with family for lunch , we all had a lovely meal , especially the roasts . Good service , friendly and helpful , plenty of choice and good prices .

Thank harktobounty
drrnp, General Manager at The Boar's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us, always helpful to others who are considering a visit, and of course to me so that I know we are doing ok... Regards Darren

Reviewed 8 May 2017

we arrived at 20.45 as the restaurant closed at 21.00 according to the A sign outside. That said one of our group was also staying there, so we had to book him in, we were lucky we were staying at the Castle Hotel. when we...More

Thank diningdetective
drrnp, Owner at The Boar's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our property, although it is a shame that you have chosen to use TripAdvisor to write a malicious review in order to cover up you disgraceful behaviour in the bar which led to your being asked to...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Dog friendly pub with separate area so you don't need to fret about normals. Really good, locally sourced food and ales served by friendly and accommodating staff. Lovely decor gives it a proper pub feel without being dingy or badly lit. Despite being in a...More

Thank marcherwitch
drrnp, Owner at The Boar's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, we really appreciate your comments so that we can continue improving our offering to you, and correct anything that we may get wrong! After all we are human! We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

My husband and I had an evening meal, lovely food, excellent service and friendly staff, dog friendly, would highly recommend

Thank Margaret H
drrnp, General Manager at The Boar's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate your comments so that other travellers can make an informed choice. We hope to see you again soon! Regards Darren

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Good standard and value of food, B&B rooms a little cold with very high window, but spacious for two with modern bathroom.More

Thank LisaBurton67
drrnp, Owner at The Boar's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our establishment. The heating is set to constant and controlled by the guest in the room, we apologise if you missed this in the guest info that is placed in your room. there are also 2 sets...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

Booked a table at short notice, nice venue, dog friendly area, ample parking. Great selection of drinks, good menu choice including some smaller portion meals. Reasonably priced fare. The staff were very friendly.

Thank brent_jay
drrnp, Owner at The Boar's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate your comments and look forward to seeing you again soon! Regards Darren

Reviewed 14 April 2017

Food here was ok for pub grub but the staff let it down. Waitress did not seen to have a clue and bad staff was harrassed with only 6 customers in the pub. Dirty glasses left on bar and service slow.More

Thank LizzyD2
drrnp, Owner at The Boar's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our property! I must commend you on your observation skills, how clever of you to note the glasses were gathered on the bar ready for washing, and not left on the tables! I have yet to find...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went there with my wife and three young children. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. The food was excellent, fresh, homemade and wholesome. Would highly recommend.

Thank Nathan L
drrnp, Owner at The Boar's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for giving us feedback, it always help others to make there choice and of course for us to ensure we are getting it right! Hope to see you again soon Regards Darren

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great beers from the local micro breweries. Tasy food - great selection. Very friendly staff & a roaring open fire too.

Thank Ros896
drrnp, Owner at The Boar's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time ti review us, we are thrilled you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. Regards Darren

Reviewed 1 March 2017

I visited for the valentines meal in 2017 with my wife. We were allocated a nice cosy table in the corner of the pub, and drinks were brought to our table. The food was tasty and plentiful, and the service though a little slow to...More

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drrnp, Owner at The Boar's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we really appreciate your feedback, and hope to see yo again soon! Regards Darren

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bishop's Castle, Bishops Castle, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Bishops Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1588 638521
Description
Typical British pub serving great food
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