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Barkworths Seafoods

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Market Hall | Bellstone, Shrewsbury, England
+44 1743 352138
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

A fantastic sea food restaurant in the middle of the market hall. This is not fine dining but beware it will knock your socks off, absolutely brilliant food at great prices. The staff were helpful and very friendly. It's like a little oasis.

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1 Thank chrisandduckie
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Went to the market hall as it is open Sundays and I've never visited a fish restaurant before now. The lady that served us explained thoroughly what was in the dishes as I can be quite fussy when it comes to fish. I opted for the Bouillabaisse and my other half went for Cullen Skink. Great recommendations as the dishes... More 

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1 Thank JasSinghDhillon
Wem, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I planned a special surprise for my husband and took him to Barkworths, we were not disappointed. Everything was perfect from the lobster starter to the fish of the day main, freshly prepared while we waited. The only disappointment was no champagne, though this was on the website: however this can be ordered in advance. Staff friendly and knowledgeable and... More 

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1 Thank Sheena H
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

This seafood stall has developed into a quirky,fabulous lunch venue. if you visit Shrewsbury,don't miss it. I love the crab ciabatta but everything is equally delicious.The owner of the stall really knows what he is doing and we love to support him.

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2 Thank traveller16130
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

I had an excellent lunch here- the seafood platter and a lobster soup both shared between two, together with a couple of glasses of wine. Thoroughly recommended!

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2 Thank Philip S
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Shrewsbury market halls best kept secret is out. Yes primarily it is a fish stall, and has an excellent selection on display, at reasonable prices. But it also serves excellent food. As stated previously fine dining it is not especially if you are perched on one of the wobbly bar stools. But the quality and quantity of the food is... More 

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1 Thank Edwin57
Shropshire
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261 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

Small and rather rustic but with superb fish & shellfish. Not a fine dining experience but the food is excellent!

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1 Thank John W
Sharnford, United Kingdom
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95 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

I was told by a friend this place was good but that hardly does it justice. I have not had a better fish soup and the crab was sweet and tasty. My friend's fish stew was excellent. Looking forward to returning.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

For a fish lover, this place is a must! The fresh fish counter is superb, such a range of fish and shellfish and plenty of expert advice. There is a small seafood bar with amazing food. A brilliant menu. The Market Hall is a good place to visit but having visited Barkworths I can't keep away!

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Thank digit_11
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

The fish is always fresh, fantastic quality, keen well informed staff. The fresh served as meals in the mini resteraunt is fantastic best fish I have ever eaten cooked fresh and with passion and love. Everyone should go.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, British
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Hall | Bellstone, Shrewsbury, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 352138

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?