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great party, fab venue, lovely team

We recently had my sons 11th Birthday in the cellars at the buttermarket and have to say we could... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Excellent service, incredible atmosphere and epic DJ’s

Grant and the Buttermarket team deliver nothing but excellent service and incredible atmospheres... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cameron S
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The Buttermarket is Shropshire's largest multi-purpose entertainment venue. This iconic Grade 2 listed building has played host to some of the UK's biggest names including James Arthur, JLS, Billy Ocean, Shayne Ward, and Levellers.Boasting three...more
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The Buttermarket Howard Street, Shrewsbury SY1 2LF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently had my sons 11th Birthday in the cellars at the buttermarket and have to say we could not of chosen a better venue. Grant/Clare and the team were fantastic at answering any questions we had and delivering any requests that we made. My...More

Thank littlesweetpeas2018
MartinMonahan, Manager at The Buttermarket, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

littlesweetpeas2018, Thanks so much for your lovely 5 star review. We're thrilled that Finley and his party guests has an amazing time with us and we look forward to welcoming you all back soon. Thanks again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Grant and the Buttermarket team deliver nothing but excellent service and incredible atmospheres every visit. Drinks are a decent price(especially if you get there before midnight to take advantage of the ‘SKINT’ promotion) and the DJ’s are always epic! 3 floors to cater for every...More

1  Thank Cameron S
MartinMonahan, Manager at The Buttermarket, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Cameron S, Thanks for your excellent 5 star review! Great to see you all enjoying your night out with us, we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Thanks again,

Reviewed 7 June 2018

Met up with Grant about 6 months ago to start planning our event in June, nothing was too much trouble for him, he took a lot of stress off my shoulders and made the whole planning process a pleasure! the night was incredible and has...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

14 of us visited the butter market on June 2nd for my husbands birthday . I had reserved seating for us and when we arrived it was so much better than expected. Grant looked after us and made sure our night was a good one...More

Thank Chelseylime
MartinMonahan, Owner at The Buttermarket, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Chelseylime, Thanks for your lovely review and glowing recommendation, I’m thrilled our team looked after you on your visit and made you all feel like VIP’s! We look forward to seeing you all again soon. The Buttermarket.

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I would like to thank Grant so much for his help on this evening. So kind! Not all disabilities are very visible and I could not have enjoyed From The Jam without Grant's help, you dont receive treatment like that in many places.

Thank LMS1963
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Went there for the Steampunk evening and although the entertainment was very good (This was a private show not organised by the Buttermarket) everything else was poor. Very small stage area, fenced in by what looked like road barriers, seating does not face the stage...More

Thank JustKevinB
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We booked the VIP Package for a friends birthday, We had an amazing welcome by Grant with 6 bottles of Prosecco on ice. Grant wished us a great night and told us if we needed anything else to just ask! The Real VIP experience we...More

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend came to Shrewsbury for a night out and looked up buttermarket on trip advisor. It’s absolutely awful and would not recommend. Full of under 18’s, tragic alcohol, tragic music and rude staff. Avoid at all costs!

Thank HayleyJade11
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Brilliant night, amazing music, lovely people and thanks to Grant for all his help and lovely welcome!

Thank Natasha W
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

I contacted Grant at the Buttermarket to arrange something special for my daughters 13th birthday which fell the day before reloaded. Grant arranged a private booth with drinks and presented her with her cake. Nothing was to much trouble and she had a birthday she...More

Thank Sarah D
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Michelle P
11 July 2018|
Response from MartinMonahan | Property representative |
Yes - short and trainers are acceptable for our under 18 events.
4 March 2018|
Response from MartinMonahan | Property representative |
Yes - The Buttermarket welcomes all. There are specific concerts and events for under 18’s and over 18’s so please check the event listing and specific details on your ticket and booking confirmation.
James F
18 February 2017|
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Response from MartinMonahan | Property representative |
Hi James! That sounds fine to us. As a general rule we say : No effort, No entry See you later.