Eating & Drinking
Even though Ironbridge is quite small and quaint, there are a large number of quality wine bars/bistros, restaurants, public houses serving quality wines and real ales within walking distance of the cottages (closest less than 50 metres).
A selection of quality restaurants are listed below, should you wish to pre-book:
Da Vinci's - quality Italian restaurant: www.restaurant-guide.com/details/default.asp
The Swan - quality restaurant/bar (with real ales)/bistro. Closest restaurant and bar to the cottages with a warm welcome for all ages including young people, families and couples. www.theswanironbridge.co.uk
The Malthouse - boasts a quality restaurant and jazz music in the 'jazz bar' several evenings a week. www.themalthouseironbridge.co.uk
Restaurant Severn - small, intimate quality restaurant, specialising in fresh ingredients: www.restaurantsevern.co.uk
Pondicherry Indian Restaurant - stylish elegant indian restaurant: see review: http://www.thebestof.co.uk/telford%20and%20wrekin/restaurants%20-%20indian/1/the_best_of.aspx
In addition there are numerous other restaurants of differing types including a more mainstream Indian restaurant and take away, again within walking distance, together with other wine bars/bistros and public houses.
There are also numerous cafes and tea shops, some of which (including the Ironbridge 'Tea Emporium' - less than half a mile from the cottages) are listed in the local cyclists guide: http://www.cycleshropshire.org.uk/cafeandpublist.htm