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Coach & Horses

(also known as Coach)

23 Swan Hill

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Premises Description

Accredited for beer quailty 2019 - 20

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Opening Times

Monday11.30 am - Midnight
Tuesday11.30 am - Midnight
Wednesday11.30 am - Midnight
Thursday11.30 am - Midnight
Friday11.30 am - 12.30 am
Saturday11.30 am - 12.30 am
SundayMidday - 11.30 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2.30, 6 - 9.30 Mon - Sat
12 - 4, 6 - 9.30 Sun


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About the Pub

Set in a quiet street off the main shopping area, the Coach & Horses provides a peaceful haven. In summer. the frontage is ablaze with its magnificent floral displays. Victorian in style, the pub has a wood-panelled bar, a small side snug area and a large restaurant/lounge.

The pub dates back to the early 19th century, it was expanded into the neighboring building in the 1980s by noted former landlord Roger Goodall (who was immortalised by Salopian Brewery in the 1990s when they produced a limited edition bottle conditioned beer called Goodalls Gold (see picture)).

On the opposite corner used to be another pub up until 1820, the Swan, from which the street (Swan Hill) got it's name. (Trivia note: former leader of Mott the Hoople, Ian Hunter, wrote a song on a 1990s solo album called '23a Swan Hill', a nearby address, inspired by his early life in the town.) The Coach was a very early entry in the Good Beer Guide (GBG) in 1975. Detail was sparse in those days but it was described as a "friendly pub in the centre of town" and Bass/Worthington Bitter and Mild were said to be available. A classic pub, unsurprisingly perhaps it has been a constant presence in the GBG for over 20 years now.

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Please note that last entry is 11pm (10.30pm Sunday).

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Salopian Oracle
  • Salopian Shropshire Gold
  • Stonehouse Station Bitter

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Up to 3 guests.

The pub's range of changing beers regularly includes the following rare beer styles:

  • Mild

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Long Mynd. Shropshire CAMRA cider and perry in July & August participant.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Interior of Some Regional Importance

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Carvery on Sundays.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Fish night every Thursday from 6pm.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Monthly Quiz night.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    There is a small patio area upstairs, though it is difficult to find (plus you are not allowed to take drinks up the stairs)

  • WiFi Wifi

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Coach & Horses

23 Swan Hill

Sat Nav Reference

52.706718, -2.756004


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

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Nearby Station (750m)


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