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Canal Central

Maesbury Marsh, Oswestry SY10 8JG, England
+44 1691 652168
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (17 reviews)
“egg sandwich” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British
$$ - $$$
Maesbury Marsh, Oswestry SY10 8JG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely terrific, we came back as planned for another Montgomery Canal walk. First class tea and home made scones again

1  Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we set off on our Montgomery canal walk, our goal was Canal Central for coffee and scones. What a lovely surprise we had as we were a party of more than twenty and we were welcomed and all sat outside in the glorious sunshine...More

Thank Ron D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day here during the half term canoeing along the canal with family. Staff very helpful and friendly stopped and have a lovely pot of tea and a freshly baked scone on site.

1  Thank rachel p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With my elderly parents enjoyed a tranquil boat trip and to finish off our outing a visit to this cafe where we indulged in a fab scone with cream n Jam and good pot of tea .that was really enjoyed no complaints and all food...More

1  Thank myra_benson
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Try the egg sandwiches - my favourite. Excellent loose leaf tea. lovely couple who run it and really good sound cakes and meals. well worth going - walk along the canal, hire a canoe for an hour or two - really recommend it.

1  Thank Harriet B
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I have already visited you last year can you please tell me when you are open now as we came yesterday 26/4 but you were closed

Thank Marian H
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a really great place for afternoon tea. The best I have found in shropshire. If you like tea in pots covered with tea cosies, with as much extra hot water as you need, nice china cups jugs of milk, home made cakes ,...More

Thank PennyOscarson
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is a super centre from which to start your walk down the Montgomery Canal. The tea here is delicious (don't know what the blend is) and the scones freshly baked. Look forward to visiting again.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed 1 April 2017

A bit in the middle of nowhere but in a great location for walking and watching the horse-drawn boat and actually, once found, not far of the main Oswestry roads. I would describe this place as simple and unpretentious. Nice log cabin type building with...More

1  Thank anthonyfj
Reviewed 22 February 2017

we were on a seven mile walk, today February 22nd 2017. & called in for a coffee, could,nt resist the great food, bacon & cheese sandwich on wonderfully fresh granary bread, Daughters enjoyed an Omelette/ Toasted teacake/tea/coffee. lovely friendly service. looking forward to going back...More

Thank Anne M
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Dale G
Are you disabled friendly for your canal trip? My husband is an amputee with a mobility scooter. Many thanks
3 June 2017|
Response from Harriet B | Reviewed this property |
i suggest you contact canal central asn ask - they are very accommodating and helpful.
Hello, Please advise cost of camping per night in May/June for 2 tents, 3 adults, 1 child age 14 plus 1 child age 8 and 1 car Alan Armitage.
15 January 2017|
Response from Neil H | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you contact them directly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maesbury Marsh, Oswestry SY10 8JG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Oswestry
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 652168
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