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Shrewsbury Market Hall festive late nights
13 Nov 2017
Shrewsbury Market Hall is running a series of festive late nights in the lead up to Christmas. They kick off on Wednesday November 15 when stalls and restaurants will be open until 9pm for the Shrewsbury Christmas lights switch-on and Christmas Cracker event in the town. The evening will include a line-up of live bands starting with Redkix Acoustic Duo at 5.30pm, followed by guitarist Alan Jaggs...
09 Nov 2017
A Shropshire hotel is celebrating retaining its two-rosette status - an achievement it has now held for 18 years. Bosses at the Best Western Valley Hotel in Ironbridge say the award highlights the commitment to maintaining a consistently high standard of food. The AA Rosette Awards are long established and are a much sought after honour throughout the restaurant industry - with only 10 percent of...
Little Dessert Shop
08 Nov 2017
The Little Dessert Shop has opened a highly anticipated new dessert parlour in Shrewsbury, creating 25 new jobs and helping to breathe new life and vitality into the west end of the town. It is the ninth shop for the rapidly expanding dessert phenomenon that has taken the West Midlands by storm over the last two years. The shop has opened at 20 Shoplatch, beneath the town’s Market Hall,...
29 Aug 2017
Shrewsbury Market Hall is gearing up for its second monthly Saturday late night opening on September 2. Bars, cafes, restaurants and a selection of retail stalls will be open up until 10pm.  Market facilities manager Kate Gittins hailed the first regular late night, held on August 5, a “resounding success”. “What a fantastic night we had! The Market Hall was buzzing with people enjoying...
18 Jul 2017
A Shropshire college’s commercial restaurant has retained its ‘Highly Commended’ Rosette award for a further twelve months AND been voted one of the top eight College restaurants in the country Last year, Origins Restaurant at Shrewsbury College received a wealth of awards from the AA College Rosettes Scheme, such as ‘Gold Accreditation’ and a ‘Centre of Excellence’ status as well as their ‘...
The Shropshire Cook Book
04 Jul 2017
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION The Shropshire Cook Book, set for release on 22nd May 2017 encapsulates the diverse tastes of this quietly beautiful English county. From Ludlow’s French flare, to the resurgence of real ale in Shropshire’s breweries, ample delicatessens, and its traditional market towns offering fresh produce alongside local bakeries and butchers. Shropshire’s food scene...
27 Jun 2017
A restaurateur who moved away to study has returned to his hometown to take on an iconic building. Harry Wyatt, 27, opened House of Grain - formerly The Cornhouse - on Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury, this week (June 15) after spending around four months renovating the building. Harry, from Underdale, quit his job on a management graduate programme in Manchester and moved back in with his mum in Shrewsbury...
27 Jun 2017
Shrewsbury Market Hall is throwing open its doors for a Summer Celebration evening on Saturday July 1 when its restaurants, bars and other attractions will open until 10pm. The event follows the huge success of its Lifestyle Festival and a deluge of requests by members of the public for more events like it. The market’s cafes and restaurants, ranging from tapas and Thai to Chinese and seafood,...
Lifestyle Festival
10 May 2017
Shrewsbury Market Hall is hosting a Lifestyle Festival on Saturday May 20 to showcase its array of arts, crafts, food and drink and boutique businesses. The festival is taking place as part of the venue’s participation in the national Love Your Local Market campaign, being held from May 17 to 31, to celebrate British markets. The Lifestyle Festival will include meet the artist events, craft...
The Birds Nest Cafe celebrating its award
05 Apr 2017
A street food café and artisan coffee shop in Shrewsbury Market Hall has been named the best venue of its kind in Shropshire. The Bird’s Nest Café was voted by members of the public as the winner of the Best Independent Coffee Shop/Café in the regional 2017 What’s On Awards. The café is well known for its gourmet coffee and healthy organic street food dishes served up in an open-plan venue within...
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