Convenience stores & supermarkets – There is a McColls shop and post office, 5 mins walk from the house. There is also a Tesco Express and a Morrisons a short drive away (Morrisons will deliver orders over £40 with charges from £1 to £5). There's also a M&S and a Little Waitrose in the town centre that is open 7am - 10pm.
Public Houses – there are 2 pubs within a couple of minutes walk The Telegraph on New Park Street and The Dog & Pheasant on Severn Street. Shrewsbury hosts a whole range of places to eat and drink all of which are an easy walk from Number 53. Below are a few of our favourites
Cafe - Weir Cafe is a 1 minute walk situated on Sydney Avenue, with children's play area and farm animals.
La Dolce Vita, Hills Lane - Award winning family run authentic Italian restaurant. Book ahead and treat yourselves
Tel - 01743 249126
The Boat House - fantastic location (1.75 mile riverside walk from No 53)
The Armoury, Victoria Quay (near Welsh Bridge) – Good for food and real ales.
Casa Naranjo, Barracks Passage, Wyle Cop – Excelllent authentic tapas
Cafe Saffron, Hills Lane – One of the best curries in town, also do take aways
The Curry House - No website but possibly the best curry in Shrewsbury
The Libertines cocktail bar and tea room, Butcher Row – have a cocktail in a tea pot!
The Shrewsbury Coffee House, 5 Castle Gates (near the Station)
The Peach Tree / C21, Abbey Foregate – Restaurant / Cafe bar & Nightclub
The Alb - Food & drink, tapas & cocktails
The Dolphin - a proper pub
Ideas to enjoy the Shropshire countryside?
Shrewsbury has a multitude of small independent shops, explore the back streets and alley ways to find them all but don’t miss the market hall, closed Sunday & Monday and The Parade Shopping Centre, St Mary’s Place. Late night shopping Wednesday until Christmas.
Cinema, Theatre & entertainment
Cineworld - http://www.cineworld.co.uk/cinemas/shrewsbury
The Old Market Hall historic building with a old style cinema - http://www.oldmarkethall.co.uk/
Theatre Severn - http://www.theatresevern.co.uk/
The Butter Market - http://www.thebuttermarket.co.uk
Henry Tudor House - http://www.henrytudorhouse.com
Tourist Information - The Music Hall, The Square, Shrewsbury Tel - 01743 258888