Food and Drink
Eat & drink in The Shropshire Hills & Ludlow
Ludlow and The Shropshire Hills remarkable reputation for fine food may be because of our wonderful fresh local produce, lively markets, independent butchers and specialist food shops. Or our magnificent setting.
Ludlow leads the way in gastronomic excellence, where you'll find a Michelin starred restaurant, Ludlow Food Centre, local farmers markets, delicatessens and more. The Slow Food Ludlow group works with local food and drink producers and chefs to deliver a calendar of events throughout the year which aim to reconnect people with where their food comes from.
If your visit to Ludlow coincides with Ludlow Food Festival in September or the Spring Food Festival in May, all the better. The trails at Ludlow Food Festival will take you around the medieval town to sample sausages and bread from independent butchers and bakers and you can see Ludlow's historic listed buildings on your way.
In Bishop's Castle The Six Bells stands opposite the Church, alongside the old mid-Wales to London road. It is a former coaching inn whose brewery now produces several award-winning ales. At the top of the town, beside the Three Tuns Inn, is a Grade II listed Victorian four-storey tower brewery. Born of three generations of brewers, it is a rare survivor of a rural workshop brewery.
So whether it's a pint of real local ale, a light lunch, traditional English tea, the very finest restaurant food, or exceptional pub meals, you'll find just what you want to eat and drink in the Shropshire Hills and Ludlow.
Browse places to eat, drink and shop:
Eat and Drink
- Food Festivals and Events
- Food Producers
- – Bakeries
- – Butchers
- – Chocolate and Sweet
- – Delicatessens
- – Farm Shops
- – Fish
- – Fruit and Veg
- – Sandwich Shop
- Wine Merchants