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Castle Hotel

(also known as Castle)

14 High Street
Wem
SY4 5AA

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Opening Times

Regular

Monday4.30 pm - Midnight
Tuesday11.00 am - Midnight
Wednesday11.00 am - Midnight
Thursday11.00 am - Midnight
Friday11.00 am - 1.00 am
Saturday9.00 am - 1.00 am
Sunday9.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

Mon 5pm - 9pm
Tue - Fri noon - 3pm, 6pm - 9pm
Sat 9am - 2pm
Sun 9am - 11am, noon - 3pm

About the Pub

In the days when the Castle was a part of the large local estate of the Shrewsbury & Wem Brewery, beer miles were minimal as the brewery was just across the back yard! It is now owned by Joule's Brewery of Market Drayton who always had plans to have the Grade II Listed building better reflect its 400 year history. The results of their major renovation project were clear for all to see when it re-opened in March 2012, and it is readily apparent that a tremendous amount of money, imagination and affection have been bestowed upon the building. It’s quite large, having a bar, small snug, lounge, dining area and a small meetings room. This incidentally is available to local organizations free of charge. Dogs are allowed in the public bar. All in all it has the air of what it used to be, which was a traditional coaching house.

There is plenty of exposed woodwork to the wall and ceilings, wood panelling on some walls, the floorings are either boarded or tiled, and the wood-burning stoves provide a certain cosiness. In addition, there are features which may be of interest. The front of the bar in the lounge is built from old floor boards, and finding the dartboard in the public bar may prove to be a challenge! But it is there. Also there seems to be a growing collection of local historical photographs enlivening the corridors. In summary, a sympathetic restoration which we hope will come to be appreciated and much used by the locals. Regular 'Quiz & Chips' evenings.

Regular ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Joule's --seasonal--
  • Joule's Pale Ale
  • Joule's Pure Blonde
  • Joule's Slumbering Monk

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Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Also serves early breakfast at weekends.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Garden

    The outside patio has been developed to provide a substantial outdoor drinking area with the old stable block providing the covered quarters, there is also some seating on a small lawn right at the back of the property.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Private meeting room, 10-15 people.

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

    Covered patio at rear.

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Castle Hotel

14 High Street
Wem
SY4 5AA

Sat Nav Reference

52.8558, -2.72366

Transport

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

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Route 511

Nearby Station (400m)

Wem

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Castle Hotel, Wem

Castle Hotel

14 High Street
Wem
SHREWSBURY
SY4 5AA

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Pub
  • Disabled Access
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Function Room
  • Live Music
  • Newspapers
  • Real Fire
  • Separate Bar
  • Smoking Area
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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