House of the Rising Sun
“Spanish tapas meets the far east in a riot of flavours and ideas” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
This restaurant is tucked away down a narrow lane, where in medieval times butchers plied their trade. The two dining areas vary greatly – upstairs is very clubby with dark walls and geisha-inspired artwork, while the ground floor is more open plan with long tables. The staff are well informed and clearly passionate about the food on offer – imagine Asian street food meets Spanish tapas.
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Facilities – at a glance
- Seats: 52
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Lunch served from: 12
- Lunch served until: 6
- Dinner served from: 6
- Dinner served until: 9
- Wines under £30: 21
- Wines over £30:
- Wines by the glass: 12
- Cuisine style: Modern International
- Vegetarian menu
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About the area
Perhaps nowhere else in England will you find a county so deeply rural and with so much variety as Shropshire. Choose a clear day, climb to the top of The Wrekin, and look down on that ‘land of lost content’ so wistfully evoked by A E Housman. Peer through your binoculars and trace the course of Britain’s longest river as the Severn sweeps through the county, from the Breidden Hills to Wyre Forest, slicing Shropshire in two. To the north is a patchwork of dairy fields, hedgerows, copses and crops, broken at intervals by rugged sandstone ridges such as Grinshill or Nesscliffe, and dissected by a complex network of canals.
Spilling over the border into neighbouring Cheshire and North Wales is the unique meres and mosses country, with serenely smooth lakes glinting silver, interspersed with russet-tinged expanses of alder-fringed peat bog, where only the cry of the curlew disturbs the silence. South of the Severn lies the Shropshire Hills AONB. It’s only when you walk Wenlock Edge that you fully discover what a magical place it is – glorious woods and unexpectedly steep slopes plunge to innumerable secret valleys, meadows, streams and farmhouses, all tucked away, invisible from the outside world.
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