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1 Milk Street

Shrewsbury, 

Shropshire, 


SY1 1SZ,  United Kingdom
The Old Post Office is a beautiful Grade II listed half timber building set in the heart of historic Shrewsbury. It offers 6 bedrooms for bed and breakfast accommodation. We have live music in the bar three nights a week,a weekly quiz night and monthly Comedy Club.
  • Central
  • Restaurant
  • Beer garden
  • Haunted
  • Live Music
  • Friendly staff
  • Traditional
  • Historic
  • Flower Show
  • Comedy Club
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Guest Reviews
Guest reviews for The Old Post Office, Shrewsbury are provided by real guests who have actually stayed at the property.
Rooms:
4.1
Value:
4.5
Friendliness:
4.6
Cleanliness:
4.4
Facilities:
4.0
Staff service:
4.6
Location:
4.8
Breakfast:
4.6
Guest Rating: 4.4
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Deborah
Mature Couple
Stayed: Jan '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Excellent"
Very enjoyable evening excellent service and very clean… Read more
"Excellent"
Very enjoyable evening excellent service and very clean Read less
Likes:
The location was excellent
Dislikes:
No
Guest Review for The Old Post Office, Shrewsbury
Christopher James
Alone
Stayed: Jan '16
5
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
5
Value:
5
Friendliness:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Facilities:
5
Staff service:
5
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"I Shall Return"
Excellent as ever, but next time I shall specify en-suite room.… Read more
"I Shall Return"
Excellent as ever, but next time I shall specify en-suite room. Read less
Likes:
As always, the room was clean and comfortable, the staff are amiable and helpful, and it was convenient for me that the event I was attendingws held in The Loft.
Dislikes:
My own fault for not specifying an en suite room.
Guest Review for The Old Post Office, Shrewsbury
ian
Mature Couple
Stayed: Dec '15
4
Would recommend to others.
Rooms:
3
Value:
4
Friendliness:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Facilities:
3
Staff service:
4
Location
5
Breakfast:
5
"Value for money"
We wanted an overnight stay in a lively pub environment in the centre of Shrewsbury.… Read more
"Value for money"
We wanted an overnight stay in a lively pub environment in the centre of Shrewsbury. Read less
Likes:
The Pub was certainly lively with an evening option of Karaoke or separate Comedy club in their function room,(unfortunately sold out). The staff were friendly and accommodating. The pub located in th
Dislikes:
Parking was a small issue, having to leave the car about 5 min walk from the accommodation. The room was a little cool in the evening because the heating was on a timer. It came on just after 9pm.
Guest Review for The Old Post Office, Shrewsbury
More Information
4 Stars Self Assessed Guest HouseDirect tourism 4*
Parking
Off-site parking, Long-term parking
Types of Payment Accepted at The Old Post Office
Cash (Sterling), Credit card, Debit card
Payment Cards accepted at the property
Master Card Maestro Visa Visa Electron Solo 
Check-in: 3:00 PM till 11:00 PM
Early check-in available on request.
Check-out: 10:30 AM
Policies
Children Policy: Children welcome
Smoking Policy: No smoking
Pet Policy: No pets
Cancellation Policy
Booking Terms and Conditions
Accessibility
Languages Spoken
English
The hotel is conveniently located with town centre shops on the doorstep, just a short walk to local history and attractions such as Shrewsbury Castle, Rowley's House Museum and Shrewsbury Abbey with Wroxeter Roman City just a short drive away.

Shrewsbury is a very tranquil town by day, boasting extraordinary scenery, fantastic architecture and hundreds of years of history. At night you can find theatres, cinemas, excellent restaurants, wine bars, cocktail bars, pubs and clubs. Shrewsbury has something for everybody, with The Old Post Office conveniently situated in the centre of it all!

The Old Post Office is a traditional family pub & hotel. We serve an excellent new menu throughout the day. Click on the Menu Link for the full menu and details on booking a table. For more information on accommodation please click on the link.

The Old Post Office dates from the 16th Century and is the last of 5 public houses that were licensed in Milk Street. The others were The Angel, The Beehive, The Mug House and The Sun Tavern. The Old Post Office has kept the same name throughout it's history. The has nothing to do with The Royal Mail, but refers to a posting house horse-drawn coaches and as late as 1900 there was stabling for thirteen horses. Wagons to Lyth Hill, Condover, Ryton and Wheathall would depart the inn on Wednesdays and Saturdays of each week.

The pub currently has six hotel rooms and a function room which is available for private parties as well as playing host to a wide variety of live music events. The building is Grade II Listed and many features of the original building still remain. The pub maintains it's reputation for excellence with a wide range of traditional cask ales and home-cooked food.
Style of property
Comfortable, Homely, Rustic, Traditional, Unique
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