The Cliffe at Dinham

“Modern cooking in reinvented Victorian mansion” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

LUDLOW, SHROPSHIRE

Official Rating
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Awards
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  •   Social distancing and safety measures in place
  •   Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
  •   Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
Disposable gloves and either masks of face screens will be worn by all staff and will be available for guests if requested. All other measures are shown in the attached documents

Our Inspector's view

A handsome red-brick Victorian mansion beside the River Teme with views across to Ludlow Castle, The Cliffe has morphed into a stylish restaurant with rooms with a breezily modern approach to its interior decor. Sporting sage-green walls, bare floorboards and unclothed tables, the restaurant is a suitably contemporary spot for the kitchen’s modern bistro dishes.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

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2 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Cliffe at Dinham
Halton Lane, Dinham, LUDLOW, SY8 2JE
Phone : 01584 872063

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 60
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2.30
  • Dinner served from: 6.30
  • Dinner served until: 9
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 29
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 11
  • Cuisine style: Modern British

About The area

Discover Shropshire

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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