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Cracking as always!

Great old fashioned pub and one of the few proper good uns that still remain. Decent selection of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shrewsbury, England
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Great pub and good selection of ales.

Popped in twice with my wife when we stayed in Shrewsbury. It's small and very oldy worldy inside... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Ian H
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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“pork pie”(9 reviews)
“proper pub”(8 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great old fashioned pub and one of the few proper good uns that still remain. Decent selection of ales and a cracking beer garden out the back too. Friendly staff and just does what it should! A proper pub!

Thank RobLeeDavies
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Popped in twice with my wife when we stayed in Shrewsbury. It's small and very oldy worldy inside but full of character. There were 5 real ales on, all of which i sampled on a pretty busy Saturday afternoon. I also enjoyed their homemade pork...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed August 11, 2018

The Nags Head is on the main road, a real quirky pub with great character. You can either sit in the front and look out of the window or sit in the back room. On the two occasions we visited the pub it was entirely...More

Thank BryoFrank
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little pub, great selection of real ales and gorgeous beer garden. Lovely place to sit in the summer!

Thank Katie W
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love the Nags Head pub! The staff are so lovely and kind and there is always a friendly welcoming atmosphere. As soon as you walk into this little pub you feel at home. I’ve never had a bad experience or even a bad...More

Thank GinnyJones28
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

On a lovely hot sunny day this has to be the most glorious beer garden in Shrewsbury..sat here for a few hours and loved it....old architecture, lovely old trees and birds bouncing around....and good beer...what more could you ask for...oh..and staff are just happy ,happy...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

On a pub crawl round Shrewsbury.. found this place on a real ale guide..very old building..lovely friendly landlady ..lots of beers to choose from..in need on a bit of paint and update...but enjoyable place..

Thank fifibarker
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

Quite simply the best pub in the world - others are just pale imitations Simple menu - pork pie and onions but really really good

Thank biaggi69
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Having endured the many faux bars around Shrewsbury what an absolute pleasure it was to discover the Nag's Head. Excellent selection of cask ales (6 on offer on our visit), unpretentious, old-fashioned pub decor and atmosphere, friendly staff, free credits jukebox loaded with (some) decent...More

Thank BrockBilly
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Stopped in for a quick beer or two. Sat inside as the beer garden full of smokers! Nice to sup a pint and watch the world go by on the street.

Thank EvanlyOfferings
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