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Charles Darwin

(also known as Darwin)

Sutton Road

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Opening Times

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

Meal Times

12 - 4 Sun



About the Pub

Billed as the 100th pub in Shrewsbury when this estate pub was built by the then Banks's Brewery, opening in 1967. However, the Darwin theme did not originally extend to the pub's sign, as there was some confusion between pictures of Messrs Dickens and Darwin! Happily, Darwin now takes pride of place. After nearly 50 years in the hands of Banks's/Marston's, the Darwin re-opened in early December 2015.

The view from the bar window has changed due to the construction of a shop in the car park over the summer of 2016. Free of tie from November 2017.

New management September 2020.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Plan B Boscobel Bitter

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Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury


  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Whilst all disabled drinkers are welcomed, there is no access for disability scooters at the moment.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Sunday only.

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Public bar only.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Sunday evenings.

  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    The front entrance incorporates an outdoor (unheated) smoking area.

  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Charles Darwin

Sutton Road

Sat Nav Reference

52.692, -2.7332


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Nearby Bus Routes (10m)

Arriva: 8 (To/From Sutton Farm)


350 metres from Sutton rd junction with B4380 (Oteley Rd)

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