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Press

Metro News

November 2015

"14 reasons Shropshire is the best place to live" 

Gloucester Citizen

September 2015

"Hidden Delights"

Shropshire Star

November 2014

"Andy Richardson digs in to see if the lion has bite"   

Red Online

May 2014

"26 of best Gastro Pubs with rooms"

Native Monster

April 2014

"Flavoursome food is a real asset to the town's dining scene"

The Sunday People

January 2014

"Understated luxury, topped off with stunning food."

Florence Finds

December 2013

"These guys have hit the nail on the head - combining superbly warm hospitality with delicious, flavoursome food and sylish yet unpretentious surroundings"

The Independent: 50 Best British Breaks

October 2013

"If you're looking for luxury on a budget, head to this boutique spot."

Urban Coco: August Hot 100 Issue

August 2013

"Contemporary decor, free wifi and a rustic restaurant, all wrapped up in a 16th century shell."

RED online: Places to stay

July 2013

"One of the best gastro pubs with rooms, not just in the county, but anywhere in Britain."

The Chronicle

April 2013

"The Lion + Pheasant remains a star turn on Shrewsbury's restaurant scene"

The Shropshire magazine

April 2013

"Local links bring roaring success"

The Independent

November 2012

"Shrop til you drop"

The Times: The Great British Weekend

April 2012

"A Scandinavian style interior and first rate food"

The Times: The Cool Hotel Guide

March 2012

"A mixture of Scandinavian simplicity and occasional antique gives the LIon and Pheasant its own character"

Shropshire Star: Lion & Pheasant Restaurant Review

February 2012

"Chef proves he's a real class act with a winning formula at Lion & Pheasant"

Elle - Five of the Best Inns in the UK

November 2011

"Though the overall feel is light, fresh and modern, there's a real sense of authenticity and history here.."

Elle - Places to Stay

November 2011

"More Stockholm cafe than British gastropub, the interiors boast fresh flowers, vintage furniture and a calming colour scheme."

The Birmingham Post - History is the Future

June 2011

"this collection of 17th and 18th century town houses is one of the loveliest, small hotels you are likely to come across"

The Independent

April 2011

"Stay the night, A fresh contemporary restoration has given a new lease of life to a hotel that dates from Tudor times"

The Shropshire magazine

March 2011

"The bar has a minimilist, stripped down feel which sits perfectly with the new design"

Sunday Mirror: Top 10 Boutique Hotels for under £100

February 2011

"Want a Stylish geteway that will steal your heart but wont be daylight robbery? Check in to one of these chic stays"

The Telegraph: Enjoy England

February 2011

"The interior has been refurbished in a less-is-more Scandinavin style - all bare beams and pale wood panelling"

Shropshire Star: Lion & Pheasant Restaurant Review

December 2010

"this Lion is a very different creature - and could just become king of the gastronomic jungle"