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Cross Foxes

(also known as Foxes)

27 Longden Coleham

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Premises Description

Accredited for beer quality 2019 - 20

Opening Times


Monday11.00 am - Midnight
Tuesday11.00 am - Midnight
Wednesday11.00 am - Midnight
Thursday11.00 am - Midnight
Friday11.00 am - Midnight
Saturday11.00 am - Midnight
Sunday11.00 am - 11.00 pm



About the Pub

This former Butlers house has been in the same family since 1985. It’s not really a town pub, and yet it’s not suburban either. The Cross Foxes is probably the nearest thing in Shrewsbury to the traditional boozer, with all the emphasis on drink sales, and most of the clientele is local. Maybe this is because it is noted for the quality of its Bass, its largest seller. The pub is “L” shaped with just one room and it’s obvious from the many trophies that bedeck the walls, that darts and dominoes are popular. There is a nice welcome, and at once you will get a comfortable feeling from being there.

Sunday night is a quiz night. The TV is used mainly for major sporting events and afternoon racing. Beware the M&B Mild pumpclip which is attached to an unconnected handpump (Keg M&B mild is available further along the bar).

Disabled access: For wheelchair or disabled entrance, please phone the pub on your approach, and they will unlock the rear gate and assist with navigation.

Regular ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Draught Bass
  • Salopian Shropshire Gold
  • Three Tuns XXX

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    See note in description.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts & Dominoes.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    If you are a smoker, be prepared to rub shoulders (literally) with another smoker, as the area at the back of the pub is tiny.

  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Cross Foxes

27 Longden Coleham

Sat Nav Reference

52.70429, -2.74643


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

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

26 544 546

Nearby Station (900m)



Close to River Severn in suburb of Longden Coleham

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Cross Foxes - Shrewsbury

Cross Foxes

27 Longden Coleham

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Pub
  • Disabled Access
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Real Fire
  • Separate Bar
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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