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 Excellent Sunday carvery
Had lunch with my family...food was superb, service outstanding. Great price too, can't wait for next weeks visit!!
Wednesday, April 5, 2017Rating: rosettes

Jennie Guard
 Good Swop Over Point
I visit from California to a cousin in Kidderminster and then to cousin in Meols. Your Pub has become the mid point swap over from one cousin to the other. Love the atmosphere, and the food. I miss this type of place in California, love my English Home
Thursday, March 23, 2017Rating: rosettes

 Poor service
I received poor service in November 2014 complained and they asked me to go back and sort the complaint out they having a laugh when It took me 40 mins to get there first time round service was poor management poor, food poor and to top it of I asked them to contact me and 7 months on I'm still waiting for them to contact me , I left a review on the Facebook page after I sent a private message and because I left a poor review they blocked me so the review would be deleted, this place is not worth spending your money on and I hope people stay away, I only went with family for a drive and a meal and received a poor service all round , and thanks to them the service and welcome we received spoilt our evening I would not recommend this place to anyone,Only the WORST PUB IN BRITIAN
Monday, June 8, 2015Rating: No rosettes

Alan B
 Lovely Pub Lunch
I visited with my family. Lovely warm welcome. Traditional pub menu with a good selection of starters, mains and deserts. Mixed grill, lasagne and gammon good. Lovely Wirral brewed beer Trappers Hat. Thank you.
Saturday, April 11, 2015Rating: rosettes

Beverly Barnett
 Stayed here July 1986
Wonderful and haunted!!!...My Husband and I both saw the ghost in our room!!! When meeting up with family the next day who did not know we had stayed there, my cousin said to us....Did you see the ghost....a purple light that flew around the room before disappearing through an adjacent door.....FAB!!!
Friday, March 20, 2015Rating: rosettes

Dave Forshaw
 Always good
We are off for lunch again at Willeymoor Lock today.
Always good no frills food, hot well cooked and NO waiting around.
Always feel very welcome.
Well behaved Dogs are even allowed in the bar now.
Also nice outdoor area when the weather is fine.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014Rating: rosettes

 Friendly, welcoming pub
Staff are LOVELY. always helpful and just genuine. The food is always good, I go often and its the whole package that keeps me running back. It's a little pub, but very charismatic! Food is quick which is great, no hour-long waits! Overall cracking pub!
Sunday, March 10, 2013Rating: rosettes

comfy beds with a heart breakfast
Monday, July 16, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Looking busy
just walked past
the place is buzzing
goin to give it a blast at the weekend.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012Rating: rosettes

T. Bradbury
 Lovely warm and pleasant surroundings
A warm and pleasant welcome awaits you here at this recently renovated country inn. The new owners have given this country pub a whole new life. The restaurant is fantastically decorated with a great log feature wall. The bar is seperate for those who want to just have a drink and relax. But the main attraction is the food, classic modern British cuisine cooked to absolute perfection. Fantastic pub in a fantastic location this pub has it all. It is a must visit.
Monday, July 18, 2011Rating: rosettes

Kim Owen
Friday, July 1, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Derek Trow
 excellent pub god food & beer
We use the Powis Arms for the start of our
Long Mountain Charity run for vintage motorcycles each year. Gerry & Sandra are
very helpfull they put up a marquee for us to sign on the riders bacon sandwiches tea & coffee in the morning.We usually call back to finish the run and have a meal.
Sandra is away this year so lunch will be taken else where. Many thanks to them for alklowing us to use their facitlies
Monday, April 11, 2011Rating: rosettes

David & Christine Baker
 Fantastic Food
We called in to the Powis Arms last Saturday night having stumbled across it by chance, not being on the road we thought we were. We had the best meal of our holiday there, fantastic food and nothing was too much trouble for our hosts. Hope we can find it again next time we are down from Yorkshire.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010Rating: rosettes

 Good Food
The food is very good and the landlady certainly works her socks off to produce it, while the landlord likes to entertain guests with little anecdotes of his youth in Glasgow, help the poor girl out for gods sake! Rooms were clean if a little on the chilly side, some hot water would be good. Sneaked a peak at the shower block and it was really good, perhaps a caravan stay would make the best of both worlds. We would go again as countryside is amazing, and the food makes up for any shortfalls.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010Rating: rosettes

Lord hemmington
Best mild and bitter in town. Best staff aswell. Great up and coming super talented bar man , Benjamin brown . Can't wait to visit again.
Friday, January 1, 2010Rating: rosettes

John Walters
 The Best Country Pub in Shropshire
Lovely pub, lovely food and great atmosphere, and the staff are really friendly they couldnt be more helpful as I am in a wheelchair they provided excellent service
Tuesday, October 6, 2009Rating: rosettes

Saturday, August 22, 2009Rating: rosettes

lainy and kenny
wow we just arrived back home tonight after staying at the powis arms
we were going for 2 days but having so much fun we stayed for 5 .
gerry and sandra (the owners) are 2 of the nicest people you could ever meet. Food was the best and rooms superb. Let me also add the local regulars are very friendly and if you go there you are sure going to have a great time .The areas surrounding the powis arms are fantastic with nice long walks and beautiful countryside
Thank you so much gerry and sandra for having us and we WILL BE BACK soon .Thank You so much for the best time .
Love Lainy and Kenny
Monday, August 10, 2009Rating: rosettes

 Correct phone no is 01630 654989
Thursday, February 5, 2009Rating: rosettes

maria luis zuzarte
 lovely place
the powis arms is the best pub in the world.....very vice people....i love sandra and jery and tom....the food is great....the residents are all very good....the beer and the wine very good.....the place is lovely too...love to the powis arms and their owners..xxxx
Wednesday, November 26, 2008Rating: rosettes

Vicki Jackson
 RE: Pete Hodgkiss Comment
The caravan park is actually not the responsibility of the Powis Arms its just they take the money sometimes on behalf of Walcot Hall - If you had a problem you should consult them. The pub does not open on most days until 5pm so they have other things to do like prepare food, clean the shower blocks, prepare/clean rooms, cellar stuff, shopping to restock and have 'their own time'. There are certain places allocated for people that is why you would be asked to move. Oh and I know this as I am the landlords daugther. So get your facts straight before leaving negative comments...its sounds like you are a miserable person so it would be your own fault not the pubs if your holiday was ruined!
Friday, July 25, 2008Rating: rosettes

Pete Hodgkiss
We arived at 11.55 am could'nt find anyone around so followed the instructions on the gate ie set up tent and then notify us later, it took us 90 mins to get settled with rain iminent the landlord told us to move
our holiday weekend was ruined
would'nt go there again
Monday, May 26, 2008Rating: No rosettes

 One night at the Nelson
Ambling around South Shropshire I stumlbed across a small yet vibrant market town. I asked a group of bewildered locals Were best to quench my thurst With a smile and a nod I set off to an Inn at the North side of town past the Rose and Crown They said To Rocks Green where the Nelson can be found I stayed till Monday - with luck I struck apon this pub mid celebration, tradional ale to toast. A colourful festival of ale, friendship, music and Moharolls.....
Tuesday, February 6, 2007Rating: rosettes

 Great Lunch
Travelled from Warrington and called in for a bite to eat. The quality of the food was fantastic and very reasonably priced. The staff were very friendly and gave us a warm welcolme.
Monday, January 29, 2007Rating: rosettes

lawrie smith
 A wonderful place in all aspects.
A wonderful old pub dating from 1640's it is a place of character and charactors! The food is home cooked. very tasty and there is plenty of it (and not expensive at all). The landlords, Pauline and Steve make all,locals and strangers, welcomed.
Wednesday, January 24, 2007Rating: rosettes

 Great Food & Drink
Fantastic home cooking, great beers and service by poeple who care - highly recommended
Monday, September 18, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Previous Guest
Lovely food and great accommodation. Clean and friendly family run public house within brilliant surroundings...pleasent staff always on hand when you need anything.
Friday, September 1, 2006Rating: rosettes

 A real drinkers paradise
This place is a real drinkers paradise. Best pint of Banks's in the town by a country mile !
Monday, July 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

 No thanks
Sunday lunchtime 23/7/06.
I had the roast beef, my partner had the steak.

My roast beef, broccoli & carrots were lovely, cooked to perfection. The potatoes were overcooked, roasted for so long that they were beyond crispy.. just rock hard. What were new potatoes had turned into roasters too. Great yorkshire pudding but the instant gravy made me chuckle. 7-50... Not overly impressed.

My partner had the Prime Shropshire Sirloin at 13-95.
Shallow fried! Served with bagged salad and a good huge manly portion of chips. Asked for a well done steak, it was pink in the middle. No onion rings, no mushrooms, no peas,..just the meat, a grabful of salad and the chips. He ate the chips & salad, but left half the steak. First time I've seen him do that in 12 years.

They could do with a fly net over the veranda door...diners were besieged by flies.

Bar staff were fabulous. Efficient & very willing and friendly.

Windows could of done with a clean.

1 pint of Guinness & a glass of dry white was the best bit of our lunch out.

Sunday, July 23, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Great country pub
Used to come here and stopped about 2 years ago (beer was poor, food overpriced and owners grumpy). All change now. Beer now excellent, food now proper pub food not that pretentious stuff, staff helpful and smile, prices finally reasonable. Snug bar now a perfect country pub room. Welcome new landlords. I'll be back (I have been back several times)
Monday, June 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

John Simpson
 Top Pub
Great local pub. A real beer drinkers place
Monday, June 12, 2006Rating: rosettes

Diane J.
Came with a large group having been turned away at another local pub and even though they were full (and it was after the published end of food), they accommodated us. We ate some wonderful food (we'd read about the fish) but the homemade pork pie was something else...yum ! The guys all settled into the beers which they tell me were excellent. After closing, we sat outside and the staff kept checking on us so that we could buy some more drinks. Excellent !
Monday, May 29, 2006Rating: rosettes

lauren stone
 powis arms is good
the powis arms is really to nice to eat ni even though my nan owns it and by the way nan its lauren love you all loads xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sunday, May 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

Cherry Barnes
 Best place I've eaten at.
First went on Mothers Day really enjoyed it really good value, nice poeple,great food, the best place I've eaten at so far, the children were welcomed and that's a real plus, I'm going again soon and I know I won't be disapointed.
Tuesday, May 23, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Flat lager and some very rude staff
What a shame the excellent location and alleged wonderful food is spoilt by some of the rudist staff I have ever encountered in a public house.
If you are not a real ale fan and simply enjoy a pint of lager you will be disappointed here, on my visit they served some very flat, tasteless beer.
A word of warning though, don't dare to complain or you may incur the wrath of a very arrogant barmaid who refuses to accept your complaint, and a Manager who can't be bothered to come out of the kitchen to speak to you.
The food sounds great, a pity we didn't get chance to sample it, after having the audacity to complain about a sub standard pint it was made clear to us that we were no longer welcome in the Pub.
Saturday, April 29, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Mark Wilson
 canal side traditional country pub
great food + great real ale found here. Some interesting malt whiskies too. Good trad pub grub - no gastro food here. I had the Sirlion steak which was cooked perfectly, the rest of my party had the freshly battered cod[harry ramsden eat your heart ouit], homemade steak pie[looked fanastic]+ willy moor grill [ dinners delight ] good trad PUB!!!
Friday, April 28, 2006Rating: rosettes

Peter T. Barns
The new owner really has the beer nailed down (I know the pub and he inherited some real problems with the keeping of the ales - we used to joke about its laxative properties). The beer is 1st class and I recommend you try the fresh cod in a Shropshire Lad batter: a refreshing change from brakes frozen microwavefish things.
Monday, April 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

David Brewer
 Excellent beers and great food
I found 4 beers on from the brewery next door all crystal clear (had to sample all 4!!!) and perfectly kept. The food was great -some of us had sunday roast with homemade yorkies and roasts (not aunt bessies) and the gravy...well....Even though they were vey busy, the staff were friendly, attentive and we didn't have to wait long. Had a long chat with the owner who arranged a brewery tour next door for us. Brilliat
Monday, April 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

Ian lennox
 a momentus expereance
A very livley pub with a good mix of young and old. The pub has a pool table and new jukebox to suite the rocker, reggae or dance fan. Bands play most weeks and once a month a host of local dj`s take over. There is some fantastic art work on the walls by the pool table which you dont expect to see. At the bar there is a good selection of largers,strongbow and two real ale`s.
Monday, March 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

sue cooper
 A really good pub and excellent beer
Good atmosphere. Fantastic real ale brewed on the premises.
Saturday, March 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

derick turner
 fab food best steak in shropshire and beyond
contact john or ros addison
Friday, February 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

james Evans
 very traditional
old traditional style very pleasant and a wonderfull atmusphere must include the famous traditional chips which are made by hand and are included in CAMRA good beer gudie 04,05,06 friendly bar staff and must say the young gentle man behind the bar, i belive dave was his name was superb. this is a must see place.
Thursday, February 2, 2006Rating: rosettes

 fantastic pint of banks's
always the best beer in bridgnorth
and the cheapest
most pleasant landlord ive ever met
very kind and entertaining with lots of time for his customers
a proper locals pub
Monday, January 23, 2006Rating: rosettes

Don't waste your time in poser pubs, get yourself in the BEEHIVE and strut you funky stuff to Randy on Saturday Night
Friday, January 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

 unspoilt by progress
Good real ale.
Good food
Lively chat - no juke box or gambler
Friendly landlord
Highly recommend this pub
Friday, January 13, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Magnet for crime!
Soon as I opened the car door, the smell of cannabis was floating accross the car park - there was more people drinking in their cars (smoking dope etc presumably)than in the pub!
No longer any decent ciders available. Not recommended.
Friday, January 13, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Peter Burke
 Weekend treat
We trave 60 miles each way most weekends and one of the reasons is the fabulous food, real ale and extremely friendly staff at The Green Inn.
Try the beef with peppercorns in whisky sauce, stuffed chicken breast, venison & red wine pie, local game pie with pheasant, wild boar and venison or fish pie.
There is a 'standard' pub menu for the less adventurous.
As a diabetic I can only look at the special desserts menu and imagine.
Try The Green Inn for yourself.
Monday, January 9, 2006Rating: rosettes

Sue Stokes
 The Punch Bowl Carvery
What a lovely pub just on the outskirts of Bridgnorth. The best carvey i have ever had!! Would recommend.
Wednesday, January 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

Daniel webster
 having tried the plough we tried the punchbowl
and as i expected absolutely spot on. Say no more just give them a call on 01746763304
Friday, December 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

Mark giles
 Englands number 2
Mark and louise Giles are very proud of there son and daughter in law and can congratulate them and giving them the title of englands number 2 carvery. Mark always says it how it and gets alot of respect for this not like some other people namely anonomous.
Friday, December 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

Mark Cain
 Couldn't be better
Had a very enjoyable meal. The service was best ever had and could not fault this place one bit. If this is number 2 carvery in england. I have got to go to number 1.
Friday, December 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

kay and antony clarkson
 Best meal ever had
Absolutely superb refurbishment, the food compliments this as well, excellent service, friendly staff and cannot beleive the previous comment made by someone annoymous that about says it all.
Friday, December 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Englands number 2 carvery!
The Punch Bowl Inn is run by friendly staff and highly recommended by regular diners, since the refurbishemnt in December 2005 business could not be better with repeated custom.
Friday, December 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

Nick Smith
Excellent food and beer. Well worth a visit.
Friday, December 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Run by the rudest man in the trade
Very poor service, long wait for food, which was then served on cold plates, abusive manager, if you complain (told group of sixty year olds - we don't want your sort in here - don't come again)

That attitude does not constitute a good night out
Wednesday, December 14, 2005Rating: No rosettes

 Shameful Lunch!
We were first in the pub at lunch time today, looking forward to a lovely dinner, but no such luck!
Peas were like bullets, and the Steak wasn't cooked well, and chips still felt frozen solid. It was taken back three times to give more heat, and each time came back just as cold......Shameful if you ask me! I know many people love your pub, but I am sorry to say you have lost two families of customers now, we won't be coming ever again, it has happened before, and we don't want it to happen again! So, this is also a Goodbye note from us.....Bye all in the Highway man.
Thursday, November 24, 2005Rating: No rosettes

N. Worship
 Excellant Food
The Harvest Home, as myself and partner found out on our first visit had recently changed ownership. The food was excellant as was the serice, standards and cleanliness the pub was very busy on the Saturday night that we visited with many locals surrounding the bar. The atmosphere was very welcoming, we can highly recommend!
Saturday, October 22, 2005Rating: rosettes

Peter Green
 Web Site
check out the web site at www.fostersarms.biz
Sunday, September 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

Peter Green
 Excellent Beer
This must be the best pint of Banks's bitter in town.
Sunday, September 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

Dave Sharnock
 Plough Inn
Contrary to the other 2 reviews, I found a very friendly atmosphere, swift service, and the beer was at a reasonable price.
Sunday, August 21, 2005Rating: rosettes

john doe
 good place
they make good food, i like food
Tuesday, June 28, 2005Rating: rosettes

V. Milken
Having spent a long time away from Bridgnorth, it's been wonderful to arrive back and to see The Crown flourishing. The new interior is amazing and the atmosphere of a night time is mind blowing. I was greeted by the door woman with a friendly smile and an even bigger one from the barmaid, who seemed genuinlely happy to be doing her job. Keep up the good work!
Monday, June 6, 2005Rating: rosettes

Janet Pulley
 Parents' Diamond Anniversary
All the staff gave us all an exceedingly warm welcome and were very attentive to detail without being over intrusive.
The choices of meals were varied, well prepared and presented.
We didn't feel hurried, as do some restaurants/inns.
Sunday, May 22, 2005Rating: rosettes

Perry Williamson
The interior is bland and unimaginitive for its situation and exterior appearance. The range of beers is poor - nothing too outrageous or daring. The food selection is limited and is significantly overpriced. The staff are friendly and courteous and efficient. I think the whole business is resting on a previous reputation and is propped up by regular locals of whom there are enough to keep it just about a financially viable proposition.
Friday, May 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

 thank u
i think its the best pub in bridgnorth i just moved eya 8 months ago every 1 is so friendly there. i would like to say thank u to minda & max and ben who has now left 4 makin me feel welcome.
Monday, May 16, 2005Rating: rosettes

Rob Parle
 New Management.. Well worth a vist
Taken over recently by B & L Kinsella, revamped and waiting to welcome all. Very friendly welcome, cosy surroundings & good beer. Well worth a visit.
Sunday, April 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

 good food, good company
following a major refurbishment the combermere arms must be one of the finest places to eat in the area,
well worth a visit
highly recommended
Thursday, March 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

V. Impressed
Wow congratulations to pathfinder on an excellent makeover. The toilets were extremely popular with the ladies. A bar like this has been a long time coming. And in the evening wow. I spent a weekend there and on friday it was really funky music house and rnb and some old time classics
The saturday was a lot more mainstream but it suited the mixed audience. I can't wait to go again. So fancy a change its worth it!
Wednesday, March 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

 a great place to be!!1
well my mum used to run this pub with much help from myself!
Friday, March 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

mis behaving
 Friendly, cheap, fun
Good drink offers, lost some of its atmosphere since it's been refurbished though. Still a top place to start your night out or for a game of pool
Thursday, February 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

Tony Deeley
 Very disappointing !!
Went with a large group. Not very welcoming.
Food very poor and staff not receptive to complaints !
Beer also disappointing and over-priced considering the adjoining brewery.
Thursday, February 17, 2005Rating: rosettes

Sue Smith
 Welcoming, very good food
Lovely welcoming pub, pleasant staff, excellent food. Well worth a visit
Wednesday, February 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

P White
 best pub in bridgnorth
This pub really is a the best in bridgnorth. it caters for a wide range of people. The food in the day is some of the best ive had, and the entertainment at night is outstanding. The waitresses and bar staff are friendly and polite.
Wednesday, January 19, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Brilliant pub!
Brilliant pub! The food was delicious, the waitresses were friendly and obliging and the atmosphere was cosy. There were sofas too!
Wednesday, January 19, 2005Rating: rosettes

 A real beer drinkers pubs
Best pint of Banks's Bitter I have had for a long time. Friendly staff also.
Tuesday, January 11, 2005Rating: rosettes

Poet Dog Jane
 Great pub with real ale and good food.
This pub has recently been taken over and the new owners have quickly made an impact. The pub is lively with a great, friendly atmosphere. If you like ghosts its the place to go! Sunday lunch is highly recommeded and they have live music every few weeks. Definitely worth visiting
Thursday, December 23, 2004Rating: rosettes

billy bob
amazing pub, great pool league and player, Super land lady.
Tuesday, November 2, 2004Rating: rosettes

S d'Albuquerque
 Great bar, great atmosphere
Looks like a pub, but on entering you are greeted with a modern well decorated cafe bar serving great meals during the day and music entertainment in the evening until 1am (the only place open until 1am!)
Friday, October 22, 2004Rating: rosettes

andrew hazel
great pub,great people, go and have a drink there
Thursday, October 7, 2004Rating: rosettes

 Lovely Place !
Wednesday, March 21, 2001Rating: No rosettes

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