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Absolutely amazing

I've heard lots of things about this pub, good selection of all different types of alcohol, and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joshinton
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Best pub in Shropshire

It comes to something when i call my 'local' the dolphin when its actually not. I'm in the dolphin... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
samtitley96
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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The Dolphin a beautiful 1820 style Ale House, with Real Ale, Real Pub Food and Real Fires we have 5 ales a proper cider on hand pulls accompanied by good quality wines, larger and spirits. It is a true Victorian ale house with gas lights and many...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Saint Michael's Street, Shrewsbury SY1 2EZ, England
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+44 1743 247005
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've heard lots of things about this pub, good selection of all different types of alcohol, and the food, is insane, seriously go here, one of the best meals I have ever had, keep it up guys 😊

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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

It comes to something when i call my 'local' the dolphin when its actually not. I'm in the dolphin most weekends for the past 2 years and ive never ever felt the need to complain, brillaint customer service and you feel a very family vibe...More

1  Thank samtitley96
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Me and my cousin both had the butter milk fried chicken, hallumi and Vietnamese fries, with an ice cream sandwich for desert! It was absolutely magical, the chef definitely knows how to whip up a good dish!

1  Thank Buzz B
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Best pub in shrewsbury for me hands down.. the beer/ale/cider tastes great and reasonably priced and same with the food. Great staff and very friendly 😄 beer garden is great when the weather is nice and music nights also.

2  Thank BackPacker402750
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I've been a regular (now ex) for the past 30 years but I've only been a handful of times this year. It's not an Ale House now. It has morphed, for the poorer in my opinion, into something of gastro pub which is at variance...More

5  Thank k100rsblack
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The Dolphin has long been known as a beer drinkers’ pub with a great, traditional atmosphere and good ale. The food is amazing, served Thursday- Sunday and I would describe as tapas style. Great choices for vegetarians, the menu offers an amazing assortment of fairly...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Decided to have a last minute lunch out. One of us had the dolphin burger and the other had a vegan option. Both were lovely, and it’s so nice to have good vegan options that aren’t just a curry!! Atmosphere in the beer garden was...More

2  Thank Tilby87
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Visited this pub the other day to check out the vegan offerings. Wasn't disappointed. The pub's lively and there's a great atmosphere, the landlord and staff are really friendly, and the vegan food was amazing. Can't really recommend this place enough. Dog friendly too. Might...More

1  Thank Ian R
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Wow a refreshing new menu. Crispy beef salad is a must cooked to perfection. Our meals arived quickly they adjusted the menu to prepare chicken for our 8 year old. Lovely friendly atmosphete.

Thank D J L
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Love it at the Dolphin. Its close to my house too which makes it even better. Friendly staff, great atmosphere and lovely food. The Vietnamese fries are amazing! Reasonably priced drinks too. Visited last night, and they had gin and tonic on offer for £2.50!...More

1  Thank Kayleigh A
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