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Bird In Hand

51 Coton Hill
Shrewsbury
SY1 2DP

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Opening Times

Monday4.00 pm - Midnight
Tuesday4.00 pm - Midnight
Wednesday4.00 pm - Midnight
Thursday4.00 pm - Midnight
Friday4.00 pm - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - Midnight

Owner

Ei Group

About the Pub

Very much the traditional two room pub which should be celebrated and not overlooked as it tends to be. Once owned by the nearby Southams brewery which closed in 1966, it is located in the Coton Hill area on the edge of the town centre. Note that once you cross the railway going out of town towards Ellesmere you will not see another pub for about 6 miles. This is largely due to the outer areas of Shrewsbury such as Greenfields having restricted covenants placed on the sale of alcohol by the original landowners who were dedicated to temperance.

The traditional bar of the Bird in Hand has darts & pool, the comfortable lounge has proper dining tables and can be accessed from a side entrance or the car park but not directly from the bar. It is run by the longest serving licensee in Shrewsbury (since 1975).

Regular Beers

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Salopian Lemon Dream
  • Wye Valley Butty Bach

Changing Beers

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Hobsons Twisted Spire
  • Salopian Shropshire Gold
  • Sharp's Doom Bar

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Bird In Hand, Shrewsbury

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Sunday lunch, booking only, 12.30-3

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    (Snacks) Friday 4-7, Saturday 1-6

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Don't forget the surprisingly large and pleasant beer garden tucked away at the back of the car-park. Sadly the view of the Castle has been lost thanks to new builds in the vicinity, but other highpoints of the town centre skyline such as St Marys church and the library can still be seen.

  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Regular acoustic music nights.

  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Two smoking areas; a sheltered area at the back by the entrance to the car park and a small area by the front entrance to the lounge.

  • SportsTV Sports TV

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Bird In Hand

51 Coton Hill
Shrewsbury
SY1 2DP

Sat Nav Reference

52.71546, -2.7533

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

501 576

Nearby Station (500m)

Shrewsbury

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