The Old Post Office is a beautiful Grade II listed half timber building set in the heart of historic Shrewsbury. The hotel is conveniently located with town centre shops on the doorstep, just a short walk to local history and attractions such as Shrewsbury Castle, Rowley's House Museum and Shrewsbury Abbey with Wroxeter Roman City just a short drive away.
Shrewsbury is a very tranquil town by day, boasting extraordinary scenery, fantastic architecture and hundreds of years of history. At night you can find theaters, cinemas, excellent restaurants, wine bars, cocktail bars, pubs and clubs. Shrewsbury has something for everybody, with The Old Post Office conveniently situated in the center of it all!
The Old Post Office is a traditional family pub & hotel. We serve an excellent new menu throughout the day. Click on the Restaurant Link for the full menu and details on booking a table. For more information on accommodation please VISIT OUR WEBSITE.
The Old Post Office dates from the 16th Century and is the last of 5 public houses that were licensed in Milk Street. The others were The Angel, The Beehive, The Mug House and The Sun Tavern. The Old Post Office has kept the same name throughout it's history. The has nothing to do with The Royal Mail, but refers to a posting house horse-drawn coaches and as late as 1900 there was stabling for thirteen horses. Wagons to Lyth Hill, Condover, Ryton and Wheathall would depart the inn on Wednesdays and Saturdays of each week.
The pub currently has six hotel rooms and a function room which is available for private parties as well as playing host to a wide variety of live music events. The building is Grade II Listed and many features of the original building still remain. The pub maintains it's reputation for excellence with a wide range of traditional cask ales and home-cooked food.