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A Town Full of History

A walk through Ludlow's main streets and quiet lanes is to walk through over 900 years of history. 

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Broad Steet, Ludlow

Ludlow Castle

The construction of the Ludlow Castle started around 1085, with many later additions in the following two centuries. It is one of the most interesting castles in the Marches, in a dominant and imposing position high above the river Teme.

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Shropshire Hills

Situated on the edge of The Shropshire Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Ludlow is the perfect base to explore this glorious area.

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Enjoy the View

With many beautiful buildings and fantastic views, Ludlow is a great place for a stroll.

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Ludlow

Where to Eat, Restaurants, Pubs, Cafes, Bistros in Ludlow

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The Cliffe at Dinham - Restaurant with rooms

The Cliffe at Dinham - Restaurant with rooms

Halton Lane,
Ludlow,
SY8 2JE

Phone: 01584 872063

The Cliffe at Dinham has been awarded two AA Rosettes for its food, as well as an AA Breakfast Award, and its accommodation has an AA 4-star Gold Award.

Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, our cooking style is modern British. Ian Pugh has recently joined us following many years experience at Mr Underhills. Together with his team he aims to provide meals full of flavour, largely using local, seasonal produce. Our well-stocked wine cellar offers a good selection and several wines are available by glass.

Our menu is served in both dining areas - the Terrace Room alongside a tranquil garden setting or the Orangery which offers beautiful views of the surrounding countryside. In warm weather you can take an aperitif or eat outside on the Terrace.

Between the dining rooms is our lounge bar, serving a wide range of drinks including House Cocktails, local draught beers from Ludlow Brewery and Hobsons, Robinsons cider and bottled city beers from London, Brooklyn and San Francisco.
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Church Inn

Church Inn

Buttercross, King Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1AW

Phone: 01584 874034

Nestled in the centre of the idyllic Shropshire town, Ludlow, the Grade II listed building harbours the warmth and character one would expect from what was originally an 14th Century house. Hand-picked ales are a highlight, and are proudly sourced from local breweries within Shropshire itself, and also from the neighbouring West Midlands.
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Clive Bar & Restaurant

Clive Bar & Restaurant

Bromfield,
Ludlow,
SY8 2JR

Phone: 01584 856565

The Clive Restaurant; renowned for superb modern British cuisine and awarded two AA rosettes with entries in the Good Food Guide and the Michelin Guide. Emphasis is on the use of fresh locally sourced products. The Clive Bar, with adjoining courtyard provides a comfortable area for enjoying local traditional ales, a wide range of wines by the glass and light snacks.
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Feathers Hotel

Feathers Hotel

The Bull Ring,
Ludlow,
SY8 1AA

Phone: 01584 875261

Variety of meals available in Housman Restaurant. Bar snacks, coffee and afternoon tea in Comus Bar. The Feathers Restaurant, situated in the original heart of the Jacobean building, has been tastefully refurbished. Open to residents and non-residents, the restaurant has been awarded an AA Rosette.
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Koo Japanese Restaurant

Koo Japanese Restaurant

127 Old Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1NU

Phone: 01584 878462

Koo serves Japanese dishes in the traditional Japanese way. We think you will be delightfully surprised with the flavours, the variety and the presentation of our cuisine. Voted one of the top 10 Pan-Asian restaurants in the U.K. by The Times, also in the top ten for Healthy Food Restaurants also by The Times. Also featured in The Independent, The Guardian, Daily Express and The Telegraph Weekend.
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Old Downton Lodge Restaurant

Old Downton Lodge Restaurant

Downton on the Rock,
Ludlow,
SY8 2HU

Phone: 01568 771826

Old Downton Lodge Restaurant is open Tuesday to Saturday Evenings. The dining room is in its pomp when set out for a party of eighteen, but it is equally atmospheric when laid out with tables of two or four. It has the feel of a grand medieval hall. In fact, it was built around the time of the Norman conquest.
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Pizza Ten Restaurant

Pizza Ten Restaurant

2 Quality Square,
Ludlow,
SY8 1AR

Phone: 01584 879450

We specialise in Artisan pizzas, individually prepared using the finest fresh ingredients. We also have a selection of other dishes and a carefully chosen wine list. Enjoy an evening in our restaurant in the heart of historic Ludlow. Online Reservations can also be made through our website.
Opening times:
Wednesday to Sunday
Lunch from 12pm
Dinner from 6pm
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Riverside Inn & Restaurant

Riverside Inn & Restaurant

Aymestry,
Leominster,
HR6 9ST

Phone: 01568 708440

16th Century Inn - on the A4110, 15 mins south west of Ludlow. Fine cuisine, real ales, beautiful riverside spot. Together with 4 Star Accommodation, eat either in a lovely relaxed, informal environment of oak beams, stone, pine tables and a log fire. Service performed with a smile. Or eat outside at lunchtime by the river.
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The Charlton Arms

The Charlton Arms

Ludford Bridge,
Ludlow,
SY8 1PJ

Phone: 01584 872813

Located on the iconic Ludford Bridge, The Charlton Arms offers panoramic views of the River Teme and surrounding area. Real Ales, Fantastic Food and a Warm Welcome await you at The Charlton Arms. Independently owned and family run, we offer something for everyone. Well behaved dogs and children especially welcome!
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Aragons

Aragons

5 Church Street,
Ludlow ,
SY8 1AP

Phone: 01584 873282

Restaurant and take-away. Regular menu includes pizza, pasta, children's and vegetarian options.
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Bakers of Tower Street

Bakers of Tower Street

6 Tower Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1RL

Phone: 01584 878720

Situated in the heart of Ludlow, Shropshire our restaurant offers a quality service with fresh locally sourced foods.
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Bistro 7

Bistro 7

7 Corve Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1DB

Phone: 01584 877412

"Our philosophy is simple; smile, buy great produce locally, cook it well and never say no!!"
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Carvells The Art Of Tea

Carvells The Art Of Tea

13 King Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1AQ

Phone: 01584 878833

A family owned and run tea rooms with 2 floors serving a variety of high quality loose leaf teas from an extensive collection of fine vintage bone china.
Come and join us for traditional afternoon tea or a toasted tea cake in the heart of the historical border market town of Ludlow, Shropshire.
We also serve a selection of home baked cakes and freshly ground coffees.

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday - 09:00 to 17:00
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Chang Thai

Chang Thai

3 Market Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1BP

Phone: 01584 874212

Exquisite Thai food served in a relaxed atmosphere, a little piece of Thailand in Ludlow.
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Costa Coffee

Costa Coffee

4 King Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1AQ

Phone: 01584 878147

Coffee, snacks and pastries. Outside seating area.
Opening times:
Monday to Saturday: 07.00 to 18.00
Sunday: 09.00 to 17.00
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Costa Coffee (Tesco)

Costa Coffee (Tesco)

Tesco, Station Drive,
Ludlow,
SY8 2PQ

Phone: 01584 878594

Coffee, snacks and pastries. Outside seating area. Disabled Access. Baby changing facilities. Parking. Located within Tesco.
Opening times:
Monday to Saturday: 08.00 to 19.00
Sunday: 09.30 to 15.30
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Forelles at Fishmore Hall

Forelles at Fishmore Hall

Fishmore,
Ludlow,
SY8 3DP

Phone: 01584 875148

The highly-acclaimed restaurant of this lovely hotel which, with its orangery extension, offers magnificient views. Locally-sourced dishes and tasting menu providing contemporary British cooking. Ideal for private dining too. Recently awarded three rosettes with the AA.
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Golden Moments

Golden Moments

50 Broad Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1NH

Phone: 01584 878488

The Golden Moments is a family run South Asian Restaurant with strong influences from Bangladeshi and Indian cuisine. We opened in February 2001 in Ludlow's famous Broad Street and have been striving to bring the best flavours of Bengal and India to South Shropshire ever since.
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Mortimers

Mortimers

17 Corve Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 2PG

Phone: 01584 872325

Modern British/French food, served in a stunning restaurant in the idyllic historic town of Ludlow.

Opening Times:
Tuesday - Saturday
12.00 noon - 2.00pm
6.30pm - 9.00pm
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Parkway Restaurant

Parkway Restaurant

Corve Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 2PG

Phone: 01584 873130

The Parkway Restaurant, Tapas Wine Bar & Coffee House is a family run establishment, Situated in the medieval town of Ludlow in the heart of the gourmet capital of England. Parkway serves the best of authentic Spanish cuisine and good quality English food.
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PizzaExpress

PizzaExpress

12 Castle Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1AT

Phone: 01584 874022

Italian style food from this national chain, which is based in a Grade II listed building overlooking the market square.

Opening times: Monday to Saturday 11.30 to 23.00, Sunday 11.30 to 22.00
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Rose & Crown

Rose & Crown

Church Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1AP

Phone: 01584 875726

A hidden gem approached through a cobbled courtyard between the market square and Saint Lawrence church, this traditional Inn is one of England's ancient public houses. Serving six real ales, good wine and a selection of gins. With good honest homemade food using local suppliers.
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Shapla Indian Restaurant

Shapla Indian Restaurant

58 Broad Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1NH

Phone: 01584 875153

Over the last 23 years Shapla Restaurant has changed the emphasis of Indian food, reflecting on the changes in people's desire to try new and innovating dishes. At Shapla we believe in moving with the times while maintaining our rich history. Thus helping us keep in touch with our roots while being creative in our food, taking the food experience to new heights. Catering for the discerning diners who are on the lookout for a dining experience. Combining authentic food and the very best in eastern hospitality, we invite you to complete your stay in Ludlow with a visit to Shapla Restaurant.
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Smoke House & Cicchetti Bar

Smoke House & Cicchetti Bar

10 Broad Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1NG

Phone: 07890 412873

For traditional authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of lovely Ludlow, the Smoke House Deli and Cicchetti Bar is based on the traditional bacari bars of Venice. All of our food and drink is sourced directly from Italy, offering a unique selection of pasticceria, antipasti, meats, cheeses, and fish to eat in or take away.
Opening Times:
We're open daily from 8am to 5pm and on Friday evenings until 8pm for Apertivo; free Italian nibbles with your drinks.
Breakfast: 8.30-11.30am
Piatto (Italian dish of the day) served between 12-3pm
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The Blue Boar

The Blue Boar

52 Mill Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1BB

Phone: 01584 872630

Town centre pub serving food and a selection of beers and wines.
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The Fish House

The Fish House

51 Bullring,
Ludlow,
SY8 1AB

Phone: 01584 879790

The Fish House provides the wonderful opportunity to relax and sample fresh seafood, with a glass of something refreshing, whilst making the most of our vantage spot of Ludlow's town centre.
We are fully licensed and can therefore offer a range of expertly sourced wines and ales, which compliment our soft drinks for those not looking for alcohol.
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The French Pantry

The French Pantry

15 Tower Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1RL

Phone: 01584 879133

Bistro and delicatessen with a French flavour.
Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm. Lunch Service - Monday to Saturday 12pm-2.30pm. Evening Service - Wednesday to Saturday 6.30pm-9pm
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The Olive Branch

The Olive Branch

2 Old Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1NP

Phone: 01584 874314

The Olive Branch Restaurant and Coffee House offers, during the daytime, a counter service providing a deliciously wide range of snacks, drinks and full meals. In the evening the ambience of the restaurant is transformed into an intimate, candle-lit venue with full table service.
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The Queens

The Queens

113 Lower Galdeford,
Ludlow,
SY8 1RU

Phone: 01584 879177

Family run pub and restaurant. Charming vaulted ceiling restaurant with views over Ludford. Large enclosed patio style garden. A choice of real ales and a varied menu using locally sourced ingredients.
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The Sitting Room

The Sitting Room

Mill Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1BB

Phone: 01584 879474

Film Bar: Film, Food, beers, Wines and Cocktails
Above the The Blue Boar in Mill Street
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The Square

The Square

Quality Square,
Ludlow,
SY8 1AR

Phone: 01584 878000

The Square is nestled in the pretty cobbled courtyard of Quality Square. Once an old bakery, this lovely brick building now bakes more than bread. Using all locally sourced products where possible we now provide dishes for brunch, lunch and dinner.

Listen to jazz and gaze at old film stars whilst enjoying great food, maybe even try a cocktail or two!
Live jazz every Saturday night from 7.30-10.30pm.
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The Squirrel

The Squirrel

Foldgate Lane,
Ludlow,
SY8 1LP

Phone: 01584 879940

A modern family friendly pub on the outskirts of Ludlow. Food served all day every day. Beer garden and childrens play area. Ample free parking.
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The Unicorn Inn

The Unicorn Inn

Corve Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1DU

Phone: 01584 873555

The Unicorn is in the lower part of Corve Street, about 5 minutes walk from the town centre. Attractive timber-framed pub with riverside garden, real ales and food featuring local produce.
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Waterdine Inn and Restaurant, The

Waterdine Inn and Restaurant, The

Llanfairwaterdine,
Knighton,
LD7 1TU

Phone: 01547 528214

16th century Drovers Inn. Picturesque and tranquil setting by the River Teme. Modern English cuisine (classical undertones!) prepared by patron/masterchef Ken Adams. Full of charm and character the inn offers accommodation.
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Wesleys Cafe

Wesleys Cafe

Broad Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1NH

Phone: 01584 875422

Come and sample the delicious home-cooked Fair Trade food and a warm welcome at Wesley's Cafe. Open Monday to Saturday (except Bank Holidays)) from 10.00 a.m. till 2.00 p.m.

The cafe serves hot and cold drinks, snacks and light lunches. The menu includes sandwiches, toasties, jacket potatoes, quiches and salad, as well as home-made soups, cakes, scones, etc. We also serve gluten free products.
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Wheatsheaf Inn

Wheatsheaf Inn

Lower Broad Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1PQ

Phone: 01584 872980

Located just through the Broad Gate at the bottom of Broad Street, the Wheatsheaf is a traditional, small olde-worlde pub with a cosy bar and a restaurant serving good pub food.
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Wildwood Kitchen

Wildwood Kitchen

5 Broad Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1NG

Phone: 01584 701701

Relax, have coffee, enjoy a drink, eat lunch or spend the evening experiencing our freshly prepared homemade Mediterranean cooking at one of our Wildwood Kitchen restaurants.

We offer a wide selection of daily seasonal specials. We appeal to the whole family with our extensive kids' menu and our 'make your own' pizza mornings.
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Working Together Cafe

Working Together Cafe

3 Fish Street,
Ludlow,
SY8 1TY

Phone: 01584 318925

A small cafe in the centre of Ludlow. It is staffed both by learning disabled members and by volunteers. This provides work, training, and social opportunities.

In addition to tea, coffee and lunches, we sell kindling, local produce, handmade cards and gifts. Many of these are produced by our members and associates.
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Ye Olde Bull Ring Tavern

Ye Olde Bull Ring Tavern

The Bull Ring,
Ludlow,
SY8 1AB

Phone: 01584 872144

Colin and the team welcome you to The Tavern. Built in the 14th century with history dating back as far as 1365, our popular venue received a complete makeover in 2012 but still retains much of its historic feel.

We aim to deliver a relaxed atmosphere, flavour packed food, and truly enjoyable drinks. We open early and close late, from coffee to cocktails our bar has something for everyone; an exciting and accessible wine list, a full range of premium spirits, world renowned Lavazza coffee, and a whole lot more.
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