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The Dun Cow

171 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6AL, England
+44 1743 356408
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“t bone steak” (3 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
“minty lamb” (2 reviews)
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British, Pub
$$ - $$$
171 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6AL, England
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 30 January 2018

one of the oldest and best pubs in shrewsbury with really great pub food - what is there to not like. and a roaring fire in the winter, and speedy's pub quizzes too !!!!

Thank flameondontinterrupt
Reviewed 21 December 2017

enjoy the short time we spent here bar staff was lovely , a happy welcoming pub,Everyone was friendly

Thank ASmilieGirl
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This is my third visits to the Dun cow. Previously was Sunday lunch and an evening of food and drinks with friends, both meals were perfect and then today we came down for breakfast and it really was a full English cooked to perfection. I...More

Thank Steffihoulston
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Business breakfast at dun cow food is great freshly made service very quick big plate of food quality produce very quiet more of a traditional pub but great prices will come again

Thank Jaydle15
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Been to visit family and we came here for a Sunday roast,all I can say is wow what a wonderful meal it is enormous and so well cooked. Great value for money,I would highly recommend a visit. They have a band in every Friday!

Thank manin_9
Reviewed 20 August 2017

This is another belting pub to visit when your here in Shrewsbury Just a short walk into town this pub ticks all the boxes Good food, good ale, relaxing surroundings and again polite hosts.

Thank Graham P
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Rang up and ask if they catered for Gluten and dairy free. Answer was 'no we don't' - no attempt to try and work anything out, no apology, nothing. I was so excited to come and I really do not understand why a steak restaurant...More

2  Thank PurpleStar4444
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Dropped in for coffee and chat. Despite having an espresso machine the coffee was made from instant granules with hot water added from the machine - cost £2 a cup......

1  Thank whiterj
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is an honest pub not attempting to be any more. We visited after reading a Trip advisor review and were not disappointed. We have very specific dietary requirements that were all met by the brilliant lady behind the bar who took our order. Meals...More

Thank SoniaP900
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Good honest fare and a good pint. Nothing fancy but just what a pub should be. Interesting history to the building too. Shropshire Gold on tap, enough said!

Thank Stephen D
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British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 171 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 356408
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