FOOD & DRINK
Shropshire is full of great pubs, restaurants, and cafes, many of which champion the use of the local produce grown on our doorstep or handmade by superb local producers. We urge you to get out there and try some of the best, not only the pubs and restaurants, but also the gems that you will find down many a country lane that will fill your picnic basket with home made goodies for a day of adventure and fine food. Beneath Shrewsbury's iconic clocktower is the town's award-winning indoor market. Cosmopolitan pop up restaurants such as Thai, Beijing dumplings, Spanish tapas, Champagne & Oysters seafood bar, thrive along with traditional fruit and vegetable stalls and family butchers. We have picked out a few of our favourites! If you prefer to stay on site, we can host a personal wine tasting evening for you.
Pubs & Restaurants
Located in our own village of Baschurch, the New Inn is just a few minutes drive away from Riverside Cabins. The New Inn is a welcoming traditional village pub and restaurant that serves a wide variety of dishes, including a full vegan menu, along with a great selection of wines and ales. You can even get a gourmet pizza to take away to your cabin.
Located in the village of Loppington, The Dickin Arms is just a 15 minute drive away from Riverside Cabins. The Dickin Arms has been beautifully renovated over recent years and is a very popular village pub and restaurant that serves a wide variety of dishes, including tapas. The team take great pride in serving the best locally sourced produce and often change the menu to suit the season.
Located in the village of Myddle, The Red Lion is just a 10 minute drive away from Riverside Cabins. The Red Lion dates back to the 17th century, its original floors and beams remain a feature. The Red Lion serves food and drink 7 days a week.
Farm Shops, Delis & Cafes
Located in the village of Baschurch Moor Farm shop and cafe is just a few minutes away from Riverside Cabins. The shop serves meats reared on the farm along with a variety of vegetables, breads, cakes and deli delights. BBQ, breakfast and cream tea hampers are just some of the treats that can be delivered to your cabin.
The on-site cafe serves home cooked meals, cakes and drinks throughout the day with lots of open space and walks to enjoy during your visit. Tables can booked ahead.
Located approx. 20 minutes drive from Riverside Cabins, Battlefield 1403 is more than just a farm shop, it’s one of the best butcheries in the UK, a well stocked deli counter, a shop full of speciality great tasting local food and drink, a museum celebrating the Battle of Shrewsbury, a Falconry Centre, Archie Sparrow’s trail for children, and a cafe full of homemade fresh food.
Battlefield 1403 are one of Shropshire's top foodie destinations!
Located approx. 15 minutes drive from Riverside Cabins, Churncote farm shop is a beautifully converted former cowshed, just five minutes from Shrewsbury town centre.
Here, in relaxed and friendly surroundings, customers are guaranteed fantastic-tasting food thanks to Churncote's continuing focus on freshness, seasonality, and local sourcing.
That commitment extends next door to the Cote Kitchen with a menu that showcases Churncote's own produce as well as fresh, quality ingredients from other local suppliers.