Parts of this popular town centre hotel date back to medieval times and many bedrooms have…
The Royalist Restaurant
“Modern cooking in venerable hotel with royal links.” - AA Inspector
Surrounded by cobbled streets and Tudor buildings in the heart of Shrewsbury, the Grade II listed Prince Rupert Hotel was once the home of the grandson of King James I. The Royalist Restaurant is a suitably regal venue with medieval tapestries and suits of armour in contrast to the contemporary British food.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 85
- Private dining available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Steps for wheelchair: 1
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Wines under £30: 23
- Wines over £30: 23
- Wines by the glass: 6
- Cuisine style: Modern, Classic
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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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