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The Talbot Country Inn

€€ - €€€, ,
Church Street, Ruyton-XI-Towns SY4 1LA, England
+44 1939 261716
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:45 Hours
Bar, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Church Street, Ruyton-XI-Towns SY4 1LA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We live about 4 miles from this pub and visit often. It has a car park to the rear for about 20 cars I would estimate, so parking is not a problem. It is an old English pub and has that very cosy feel, but...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was so good kids from age 2 up to adults something for everyone xx they put some happy birthday banner up for us xx so friendly helpful and kind xx kids and adults enjoy our night xxx

Thank Deejay2810
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very disappointing mal at The Talbot Inn on Saturday evening Will start with the positive the young man behind the bar and the young lady waiting on were very pleasant .I ordered a pizza well trade description comes to mind The base was as...More

1  Thank molly504106
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say about the Talbot, apart from excellent, the food is great and the staff are so helpful and friendly, we had visitors a few Sundays ago and asked them what would they like to do about lunch, go to the Talbot please,...More

Thank Jayne C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pub is on the up however every time we go in we see too many “bumpkins” and our advise would be ; try and get more femails socialising in the pub (bar and restaurant). We like the place but too many “bumpkins” socialising, 😋...More

Thank Tina T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked here for a friends birthday , the landlady kindly decorated a booth for us and organised a cake . Pub itself is a cosy pub with open fires . Sunday lunch was perfect , attentive and friendly service . Great gin selection at the...More

Thank Steph L
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We went a few times over Christmas and also went for Christmas lunch, The lunch was a carvery with turkey ,roast ham and beef, a great selection of veg and yorkshire pudding. A lovely Christmasy atmosphere and help yourself to veg and trimmings. Very busy...More

4  Thank incomers2017
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Visiting over Christmas, been in and out over the whole period. Landlady, lord and staff extremely welcoming. Locals very much the same too. Great atmosphere throughout. Food was spot on, this sampled on a few occasions too. In conclusion, great people, great atmosphere, great food,...More

Thank Grgprsh
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I hadn't been to this pub for some time, since the last landlords were there, but the welcome was so friendly as soon as we walked through the door. As a young couple we tend to never feel welcome going out for food but here...More

1  Thank WalkerChick
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I visit The Talbot regularly and whether its just for a drink, a spontaneous bite to eat or a meal to celebrate a special occasion it never disappoints. Since Tracey & Sean took over almost a year ago they've worked really hard to make 'the...More

2  Thank WobblyWheeler
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Mac N
14 January 2015|
Response from Ian1960-4 | Reviewed this property |
Have there!!! Well each to their own, I enjoyed the restaurant personally.... Also I'm not sure who you are asking this question to.... in general each individual reviewer wouldn't know as they only write their own... More
Mac N
14 January 2015|
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Response from missmillie30 | Reviewed this property |
Sometimes, simple and classic dishes done well are always worth consideration. Not that that's the case with every meal,on offer at The Talbot. I've recommended the venue to several people locally and further afield, all of... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Bar, Grill, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
14:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:45
12:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Ruyton-XI-Towns SY4 1LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ruyton-XI-Towns
  • Phone Number: +44 1939 261716
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We are fortunate enough to sit right in the middle of some outstanding countryside with fantastic producers & suppliers on our doorstep, we do our best to source locally & make the most of all they have to offer . Don't miss out on everyone's highlight of the week on Friday from 5pm 'till gone, Joule's complimentary sausage rolls- sourced from our friends at Fordham Farm who look after our herd of Joule'so Happy pigs fed off the brewery's spent grain. Tuesday to Saturday homemade food served 2-9 Tuesday,Wednesday & Thursday, 12-9 Friday & Saturday, Sunday 12-4 for Sunday roast waitress service in the main bar or carvery in the old brewery .Premises taken over by new tenants as of the 1st of December 2016, kitchen opened by them on 13/01/2017
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