From five-star fine dining restaurants to cosy gastro pubs, Shropshire is jam-packed full of fantastic places to eat. With its strong farming heritage and the world-famous Ludlow Food Festival, our wonderful county is the perfect place for food lovers. Check out our recommended places to eat in the stunning Shropshire Hills below…


The Lowfield, Marton

The Lowfield Inn is our closest pub here at Moonrise Lodges, set in the beautiful Shropshire/Powys countryside in the idyllic village of Marton. This charming country pub serves a combination of classic British dishes and internationally influenced meals, as well as the best local ales and fine wines from all over the globe. Sink your teeth into the most delicious fresh fish, enormous pies, juicy meats, and creative puddings.


The Checkers, Montgomery

Embark upon an exciting fine dining experience by renowned chef Andrew Birch in the lovely town of Montgomery. The Checkers’ fabulous selection of modern British cuisine is served in a relaxed and intimate environment, made from locally sourced seasonal ingredients. This 17th Century coaching inn is oozing with character and charm, providing a real home from home atmosphere amongst peaceful countryside surroundings.


The Castle, Bishop’s Castle

The Castle serves modern hearty pub food that is exceptionally flavoursome and fresh. With three separate themed bars, a spectacular oak-panelled restaurant and beautiful south facing gardens with a fantastic terrace, The Castle is a bustling hive of activity – especially during the summer months. They use as much locally sourced produce as possible, as well as stocking one of the finest selections of real ales in Shropshire.

The Three Tuns, Bishop’s Castle

This famous and historical pub-come-brewery has been the beating heart of Bishop’s Castle since its establishment in 1642. With a separate public bar, snug bar and lounge bar, and a classy oak-framed, glass-sided dining room, you’re sure to find a space to suit every occasion. The Three Tuns serves an amazing array of real ales from the adjoining brewery, as well as a variety of fresh dishes from their modern eclectic menu.


The Bridges, Ratlinghope

Situated in the heart of the Shropshire Hills, The Bridges is nestled between Longmynd and Stiperstones – making for the ideal pit stop after a long walk on the surrounding hills. Renowned as one of the best foodie pubs in Shropshire, they serve homegrown, locally sourced food and drink all day every day, with visitors flocking from near and afar to sample the tasty Three Tuns ales.


The Nags Head, Garthmyl

This Grade 2 listed former coaching inn is sandwiched between popular canal routes to Welshpool and Newton, serving only the highest quality food and drink. As a celebrated AA Rosette holder five-times-over, The Nags Head sources the best local produce for all their homemade dishes. The restaurant is a bright, light, and airy room, with double doors leading out onto the suntrap patio – they even grow their own herbs here!


Luxury Lodges in the Heart of the Shropshire Hills

Our two beautiful lodges are set on a family farm in the Shropshire Hills: a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Situated on the Wales/England border, we are ideally placed to discover all that Shropshire has to offer. If you don’t feel like going out to eat then the lodge is fully equipped with everything you should need to create your own feast! For the BBQ lovers among you we have a fully covered BBQ shelter which is extremely popular with our guests all year around.

Our lodges are filling up fast for the spring and summer seasons. Click here to book your break at Moonrise Lodges today!

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