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Pubs Welsh Borders
Cafe at Weston's Cider, Herefordshire

Places To Eat In The Welsh Borders
...pubs, cafes, restaurants

(Grid Reference, and sometimes phone number, in brackets)

Ludlow, Shropshire
Ludlow, ShropshireThe Olive Branch Restaurant and Coffee House 2/4 Old Street. Open every day 9.30 to 4.30. Ludlow is gastro town with lots of good pubs etc, but the Olive Branch is still my favourite place to eat.

Maesbury Marsh near Oswestry, Shropshire
The Navigation Inn (SJ 314 250; 01691 672958) - lovely pub with great food and real-ales beside the Shropshire Union Canal.

Ironbridge, Shropshire
Cherry's Real Food Cafe in The Green Wood Centre in Station Road, Coalbrookdale. ( - just minutes from the famous ironbridge.

Yorton, Shropshire
The Railway Inn (SJ 515 239; 01939 220240) - old-fashioned pub with beautifully kept real-ales. Try the Wood's Shropshire Lad ale. No meals but may do a sandwich.

Weobley, Herefordshire
Jules cafe in main street (SO 401 516) - great cafe/restaurant. Note the "Cyclists Welcome" board by the door - Jules is an old-time cyclist.

Brampton Bryan, Herefordshire
Aardvark Books Cafe (S0 370 722) - lovely soups and delicious cakes. Open 7 days. Tea, cake, old maps, books - what's not to like? Also while you are at Brampton Bryan village note the yew hedge around the churchyard.

Eardisley, Herefordshire
The New Strand cafe at the New Inn pub (SO 310 497) - cafe, pub, 2nd-hand book shop and Post Office all in one building. Closed Tuesdays?

Much Marcle, Herefordshire
The Scrumpy House restaurant at Weston's Cider mill (SO 650 331) - good place to eat. They also have a cafe in the mill.

The Malvern Hills Kiosk (SO 763 404) on the A449/B4232 junction by Herefordshire Beacon - excellent local ice creams from this roadside kiosk. Try the damson and sloe gin!

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