We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Great service and food

Me and my cousin both had the butter milk fried chicken, hallumi and Vietnamese fries, with an ice... read more

Reviewed today
Buzz B
via mobile
Pub

Best pub in shrewsbury for me hands down.. the beer/ale/cider tastes great and reasonably priced... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BackPacker402750
,
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 55 reviews
23
All photos (23)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“guest ales”(6 reviews)
“the pub”(10 reviews)
“ale house”(3 reviews)
About
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
Contact
Saint Michael's Street, Shrewsbury SY1 2EZ, England
Website
+44 1743 247005
Call
Reviews (55)
Filter reviews
55 results
Traveller rating
48
6
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
48
6
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsguest alesthe pubale housewell worth a visitlandlorddolphinsdoylesdog
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 55 reviews
Reviewed today 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!

Thank Buzz B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

1  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

3  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

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

1  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
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Fantastic selection of drinks with some delicious guest ales and gins. Food is delicious and staff a good laugh. Always a great atmosphere and can bring our dog with us.

Thank thearmadill0
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

One of the best Sunday lunches in Shrewsbury & quality beer, can’t beat it! Also dog-friendly, as an added bonus👌🏼

Thank robgrierson11
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 17 hotels in Shrewsbury
Premier Inn Shrewsbury Town Centre Hotel
1 654 reviews
.85 km away
Prince Rupert Hotel
1 335 reviews
1.10 km away
The Shrewsbury Hotel
792 reviews
1.11 km away
Lion + Pheasant Hotel
700 reviews
1.23 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 395 restaurants in Shrewsbury
Lilys Tea Garden
188 reviews
.76 km away
Brooklyn Craft
313 reviews
.75 km away
The ALB
637 reviews
.76 km away
Castle Thai
185 reviews
.76 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 167 attractions in Shrewsbury
The Dana Prison - Jailhouse Tours
1 220 reviews
.62 km away
St Mary's Church
263 reviews
1.00 km away
Theatre Severn
292 reviews
1.03 km away
Shropshire Regimental Museum
196 reviews
.72 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Dolphin staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines