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Black Gate

(also known as Smithfield Hotel, formerly Bull Ring Bar)

7 Salop Road
SY11 2NR

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm



About the Pub

August 2017 has seen the welcome re-opening of one of Oswestry’s iconic old Taverns. A Grade ll listed building, originally a house erected c1600, the Black Gate was closed by the Victorian Temperance movement and became tearooms until the 1960’s

The beers on offer are likely to be from Lees or the Copper Town brewery. We understand that the pub is now offering food, and we await further details on this.

Historic Interest

By the nearby Leg Street traffic island is the former Regal Cinema. Until the 1930s this was the site of the Dorsett Owen Brewery, which was closed following their merger with two Wrexham breweries to form Border Breweries.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • JW Lees --varies--

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

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Black Gate, Oswestry


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    See description.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    See description.

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Black Gate

7 Salop Road
SY11 2NR

Sat Nav Reference

52.858908, -3.05307


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On mini roundabout opposite Sainsbury's

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