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Ragleth Inn

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Ludlow Road, Little Stretton, England
+44 1694 722711
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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely country pub, provided a room beautifully decorated for 30 adults and 6 children, fantastic food, attentive service and super atmosphere. This was our family get together to distribute our Christmas presents and catch up. We had all travelled from all corners of GB everyone had a great time.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Tuesday night for the first time, thinking there'd probably be a limited menu, but how wrong could we be! Pheasant in a rich wince sauce, plaice stuffed with crab meat and pork with posh mash, and brilliant chips! Gorgeous, every mouthful. The beer selection was excellent, we were really, really impressed. The surroundings weren't fussy, it... More 

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Thank Sandra D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent an evening here for a meal and a couple of drinks. The staff were very welcoming and friendly,the food was delicious and very filling and the beer was good quality. The atmosphere was very warm and the locals very friendly Was also dog friendly. Would recommend

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Thank Steve B
Cotswolds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Had a lovely meal at this pub two years ago so decided to return recently whilst in the area, and what a big mistake this was. I elected to try the fresh plaice fillets stuffed with white crab meat in a sea food sauce and was led to believe this was chef prepared and may take some time. I was... More 

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Spain2005, Owner at Ragleth Inn, responded to this review

We would like all visitors to the Ragleth Inn to enjoy their experience if this is not the case we expect them to inform us at the time of the visit. You chose not to do this and decided to put pen to paper to Tripadvisor. With out doubt, as you say "can not fool this guy" I would have... More 

warrington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Popped in here after a morning's walk. As a group we asked for a plate of sandwiches. What we got was a selection of the best mini baguettes I have ever tasted: beef and cheese, sausage and onion, bacon and brie, ham and cheese. The onion was so beautifully fried, just slightly caramelised, and the beef and cheese was sublime.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had an enjoyable meal with friends, good steak, nice steak pie and friendly service. Cannot say anything really stood out but it was all well cooked, the crumble was probably the best part, for dessert

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Thank littlerocky5
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Warm and welcoming inn. Little Stretton is off the main A49 but its worth the detour to visit this inn. Only opens at 6:00 so don't visit earlier. Menu and food worth waiting for. I had the roast duck and it was really nice, with plenty of crisp vegetables. I treated myself to the Meringue roulade and I was delighted.... More 

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Thank Olwyn H
Keswick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

What an amazingly welcoming place - the reviews are all spot on, a beautiful country pub, with great food and a very relaxed professional team. The kitchen really knows how to cook. Really recommend. Superb.

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Thank Awandal37
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Having hiked up to view point on the Long Mynd, what could be a more welcome sight than a pub serving good food that also has a garden to relax in, on your return

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Thank Janet M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely pub and super staff who would really put themselves out for you. Makes me feel mean for only giving 3 stars but we just felt the meals needed a bit of polish....portions were excellent, service was prompt, prices good , it's just that they are aiming at restaurant quality but unfortunately missed the mark on the night we visited!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ludlow Road, Little Stretton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Little Stretton
  • Phone Number: +44 1694 722711
Description
Situated in the lovely village of Little Stretton 12 miles south of Shrewsbury, The Ragleth Inn is set in beautiful countryside a quarter of a mile off the A49.Dating back to 1663, the Ragleth Inn offers all you expect from an English Country Inn. The village is just south of Church Stretton, lying snug between the hills on what used to be the main road to Ludlow before it was by-passed. To the east are the wooded slopes of the Ragleth and to the west rises the Long Mynd.The Ragleth boasts one of the best pub gardens in Shropshire, set in approximately half an acre of lovely shrubs and trees. With the Ragleth Hill to one side, and the Longmynd to the other, the surrounding views are spectacular.The garden itself has benches which can seat up to 70 and is ideal for younger children with two large trampolines. Just two minutes walk behind the pub is the Small Batch campsite, nestled at the base of Ashes Hollow.The Ragleth offers two lounges with seating for 40 between them. There is also a separate dining room, which overlooks the garden area, and which seats 30.The new propriaters took over as new owners of The Ragleth Inn in June 2005. They closed the pub straight away to completely renovate it. The first thing was to knock off the plaster and expose all the lovely old brick walls and sand blast the old beams back to the original. Having fitted a new log burner in one of the lounges, The Ragleth now guarantees a warm and friendly welcome.

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