Eating and Drinking around Ludlow and Sutton Court Farm
Ludlow’s reputation as a foodie destination is well founded with the Ludlow Food Festival showcasing the best the area has top offer.
Restaurants and Pubs close to Sutton Court Farm
This lovely, cosy pub is situated in the picturesque village of Bouldon overlooking Corvedale towards Wenlock Edge. Good food and a selection of local beers. This is one of 2 pubs on the 3 Castles Walk.
This is the other pub on the 3 Castles Walk, the Swan is on the opposite side of Corvedale in Aston Munslow. Great selection of beer and a good restaurant. This pub is very popular at weekends so book well ahead.
Your fine dining option is served well by the excellent Fishmore Hall on the outskirts of Ludlow. The kitchen is headed by Joe Gould and aims to source the majority of it’s ingredients from a 30 mile radius. Fantastic views over Titterstone Clee, and it’s sunday lunch won a runners up prize in the Observer Food awards. There is also a health spa on site.
Restaurants and Pubs around Ludlow, South Shropshire and North Herefordshire.
South of Ludlow lies this great country pub on the banks of the River Lugg in Herefordshire, the Riverside is housed in a ‘black and white’ Tudor half timbered former coaching inn. The Chef Patron Andrew Link serves ‘traditional fare with a modern twist’. Recommended.
Read the Telegraph review of the Riverside here –
Coach House, Norbury.
The Coach House in Norbury, close to Bishops Castle, is well worth a trip out to from Sutton Court Farm. Head Chef is local lad Harry Bullock, assisted in the Kitchen by owner Sean Morris. Sean’s wife Lexi, who is a qualified wine maker, is in charge of the wine list, and a few local ales are always available on tap. The 7-9 course taster menus showcase everything that is good about Shropshire’s food scene. Open Wednesday – Sunday.
Already mentioned in the Ludlow section the Ludlow Brewery was established in 2006 and is already a local institution, brewing such celebrated tipples as Ludlow Gold, Best, and Black Knight. There are also tours of the brewery and regular live music events.
Based in Cleobury Mortimer Hobsons is one of the biggest of the Shropshire brewers. Beers include Twisted Spire, Old Prickly and Postman’s Knock.
Teme Valley Brewery
Another example of the upsurge in craft brewing in the region over the last 20 years is this brewery based at the Talbot Inn in Knightwick, Worcestershire. Beers include the excellently named and otherwise excellent This, That and T’Other.