The Mytton and Mermaid

“Confident cooking on the banks of the Severn” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

SHREWSBURY, SHROPSHIRE

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Our Inspector's view

Alongside the River Severn, this handsome Grade II listed building has a dining room that's partially separated from the large open-plan bar but the atmosphere flows well across both areas. The modern British menu is split between pub favourites and specials which often lean towards the Far East as in the Vietnamese bahn mi salad.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

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1 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Mytton and Mermaid
Atcham,SHREWSBURY,SHROPSHIRE,SY5 6QG
Phone : 01743 761220

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 80
  • Private dining available
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 18
  • Wines over £30: 6
  • Wines by the glass: 15
  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian menu

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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