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About The Boars Head

Oldest Licensed Premises in Bishop's Castle

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16th Century coaching inn dating back to 1597, and first licensed in 1642 is Bishop's Castle oldest licensed premises.

Darren & Stuart purchased the Boar's Head in December 2008, after it had suffered a period of closure, but being local to the town felt almost obliged to set to and to try to return it to a thriving Inn & Premises, serving our community and visitors a like.

Having more than 30 years experience in the hospitality industry,  and having worked for the prestigious Forte Family in the Stratford Upon Avon area it was my hope that we could bring some of what that to Boar's Head.

Customer service is paramount to our success seeing people return year on year brings us such pleasure, knowing that they feel we have created a home from home, a place of enjoyment taking them away from whatever stresses or troubles they're maybe in their everyday life.

The Boar's Head is our home, you will usually see Stuart front of house, with myself sitting behind the scenes making sure things are as they need to be.

We welcome considerate owners and well behaved dogs in our designated dog friendly room.

Our aim is to be family friendly, we do not cater for bus tours or large groups, our focus is on a relaxing bar area, that you can have a conversation and a giggle with friends or loved ones over a nice drink!  

Monthly quiz nights are held every 2nd Thursday for local and national charities. they start at 8pm and are light hearted fun and open to all. See our events page.

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