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Church Inn

(also known as Church, formerly Cross Keys;Gaiety Inn)

The Buttercross
Ludlow
SY8 1AW

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Opening Times

11-11 Mon-Thu; 11-Midnight Fri & Sat; 12-10.30 Sun

Meal Times

12-3,6-9 Mon-Sat; 12-3,6-8.30 Sun

Owner

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About the Pub

Popular fourteenth century town centre pub. Starting out as the Cross Keys, it has had several names since then, only becoming the Church Inn in 1979 (following a five year spell as the Gaiety Inn). The pub is located in an alley behind the Buttercross (originally the site of the High Cross, which was the official centre of the town). Behind it is St Laurence's Church, from which the pub takes it's name (the ashes of the poet A. E. Housman, the author of 'A Shropshire Lad', were scattered in the churchyard). Re-opened in December 2016 after a major refurbishment, the main downstairs room now has a very contemporary feel to it, with a range of seating styles to choose from. The original central servery has gone, being replaced by a smaller one to the side. A wide range of local ales is offered. Upstairs at the rear is a gallery-style room with additional seating, which overlooks the grounds of St Laurence's Church. The gents has also seen a facelift, with interesting results. In pride of place next to the bar is an old bell from the church dating from 1756.

Regular Beers

This pub serves 5 regular beers.

  • Hobsons Best
  • Ludlow Black Knight
  • Ludlow Boiling Well
  • Ludlow Gold
  • Salopian Darwins Origin

Changing Beers

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

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Church Inn, Ludlow

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    9 rooms.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Rear upstairs area, seats 26.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • WiFi Wifi

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Sat Nav Reference

52.36775, -2.719156

Transport

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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

435 722 292 492

Nearby Station (450m)

Ludlow

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  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Restaurant Area Restaurant Area
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Restaurant Area Restaurant Area
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Accommodation Accommodation
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Parking Parking
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
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