Lion + Pheasant

Member rates available
Claire Stapleton
Deal Expert

Why We Love This Hotel

  • The hotel is set in a Grade II-listed former coaching inn where Charles Dickens once stayed
  • The restaurant is listed in The Michelin Guide 2016 & has 2 AA Rosettes
  • The property has featured in The Times's Cool Hotel Guide
  • It's 30 minutes' drive from the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty

Enjoyed This
"The food was excellent"
23 Apr, 2019 - Saint HelensSt Helens, UK
See All 5 Member Ratings

Rooms & Rates

Check Rates
Check Rates


The Lion + Pheasant hotel is set in a former Grade II-listed coaching inn on Wyle Cop, in the market town of Shrewsbury. Parts of the inn date from the 16th century, and Charles Dickens reportedly once stayed there.

The hotel is a 2-minute walk from the banks of the River Severn and a 5-minute walk from Shrewsbury Abbey, which was founded in 1083 and was the setting for ITV's "Cadfael". Quarry Park -- an area known for its landscaped gardens and flower displays -- is a 12-minute walk away, and the hotel is around 20 minutes' drive from the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty.

The restaurant is listed in The Michelin Guide 2016 and has two AA Rosettes. It is split between two floors and serves modern European food, using local and seasonal ingredients.

The property has featured in The Times's Cool Hotel Guide and received praise for the interior's "Scandinavian simplicity" and Red magazine picks out The Lion + Pheasant as one of the country's best gastropubs with rooms. The hotel uses natural materials such as limed oak, linens and silks. The rooms are contemporary in design, with silk furnishings, antiques and oak and wrought-iron beds.



  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Restaurant
  • No pets allowed
  • No elevator / lift


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • Laundry / dry cleaning

Room amenities

  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Off-street parking (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restaurant


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 11am.

Children and additional guests: Infant's cot/crib and extra bed are not available.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

Enjoyed This
(5 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for E CHIDLOW COMPANY LTD t/as The Lion and Pheasant Hotel over the past 15 months.
4.6 Ambiance
4.6 Location
4.8 Rooms
5.0 Quality of Service
3.8 Value for the Money
Show Reviews
Enjoyed Most
The food was excellent
Other Comments
This was a great hotel. The only downside was that it is on a main road and we stayed on a really hot day so needed to have the window open - that made it a little noisy at night
Clare 23 Apr, 2019 Saint HelensSt Helens, UK
Enjoyed Most
Understated luxury. Great vegetarian breakfast
helen 31 Mar, 2019 Stoke-on-Trent, UK

Recently viewed deals

Popular pages

Lion + Pheasant