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Craven Arms Hotel

(also known as Top Hotel)

Shrewsbury Road
Craven Arms
SY7 9QJ

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Opening Times

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

Owner

Star (Heineken UK)

About the Pub

According to the Secret Shropshire website, The Craven Arms Hotel was built in 1803 by the Earl of Craven as a coaching inn. The Hotel gave its name to the local Railway Station and eventually to the town of Craven Arms itself.

The Hotel has several bars, such as the Public Bar with darts & TV and also has pictures of Old Craven Arms on the walls. The ‘Ale Bar’ which hosts live music at times, has a wood burner, and the Lounge bar which has comfortable seating and open fires in winter. Pictures of monarchs adorn the walls, plus large mirrors from various breweries such as John Roberts Brewing Co & Salopian. A plaque also proclaims proudly that it is 71 miles to Aberystwyth (incorrectly spelt as Aberystwith) The pub re-opened after a makeover of the hotel including fully refurbished kitchens (Mar 2015), and plans afoot to re-instate the Hotel facilities (Dec 2015). New management from April 2016.

Historic Interest

Before the inn was built by the Earls of Craven, there was just a hamlet nearby called Newton, hence most of the town only dates from the 1860s when the railway junction was established.

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Changing Beers

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Jennings Cumberland Ale
  • Theakston XB
  • From the Star portfolio.

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Craven Arms Hotel, Craven Arms

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • Garden Pub Garden

    There is an outside patio area by the large car park.

  • Parking Parking
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Under-18s not allowed in the Bar, just the beer garden & carvery if accompanied by an adult.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Pool table.

  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Separate smoking area by the rear patio.

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Craven Arms Hotel

Shrewsbury Road
Craven Arms
SY7 9QJ

Sat Nav Reference

52.43954, -2.83588

Transport

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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

435 745 860

Nearby Station (350m)

Craven Arms

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Accommodation Accommodation
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • 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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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • LocAle Accredited LocAle Accredited
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Real Cider Available Real Cider Available
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Wifi Wifi
  • LocAle Accredited LocAle Accredited
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
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