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The Bailey Head

Bailey Head, Oswestry SY11 1PZ, England
+44 1691 570418
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“scotch egg” (9 reviews)
“pies” (4 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 11:59 PM Hours
British, Pub, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Bailey Head, Oswestry SY11 1PZ, England
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Traditional interior, comfortable and clean. Good bar service, informative and helpful. Good variety of food available at excellent prices. Great choice of real ales, well served and kept.

Thank cinders747
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

I have frequented this pub for some time now and they have the best selection of well kept ale around. They have a massive selection of gin and other spirits as well as good pilsner and larger not the common rubbish that you might find...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 27 March 2018

A truly traditional pub with a brilliant range of real ales. They do not have a large menu, but what food there is, is good. There is a friendly welcoming atmosphere when you enter. Would certainly recommend this wonderful pub to anyone.

Reviewed 21 February 2018

A number of us who had travelled to Oswestry for a football match based ourselves here. It's a very welcoming pub, great staff and friendly regulars. If you like your ale and / or gin, this is the place for you.

Thank TartanArmyEdinburgh
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Not a very extensive menu, but this was more a pub for locals than one for visitors - but the food that was available (scotch eggs etc) was really good & fantastic value.

Thank BigAnnII
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Atmosphere-perfect. Regret not trying the Scotch Eggs, but we shall return. Friendly to travelers, including the patrons!

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We were looking to watch the rugby this weekend, they had the rugby on and served food, bonus. Someone recommended the locally made Scotch Eggs, they were indeed delicious. I had the chilli variant. We were seated at the table by the TV, naturally, everyone...More

2  Thank Adrian P
Duncan B, Owner at The Bailey Head, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2018

Thanks for the review. We are not a "sport pub". The only time we have sport on is 6 Nations, Wimbledon and Olympics. We have a lot of regulars, including families with children, who don't want loud sport and come in every Saturday and throughout...More

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

The Bailey Head has now become our local and we look forward to our Friday evenings now with great enthusiasm! The owner's are amazing and not very often you find a pub with fantastic atmosphere and always great ales which are different every week along...More

1  Thank JosefBea
Reviewed 9 November 2017

First time to oswestry called in to the daily What a jem had loads of guns camr a beers had the witch Brilll Lovely Linda had the pinot wine The Food Looke Good All Prices Reay good wished we d had more time we came...More

2  Thank gra777
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It's fine if you like dogs, but I didn't like having a large one putting its head on the table where I was eating my lunch and leaving its slobber on the table. Maybe they should have a separate area for diners. However, the venison...More

1  Thank frances110545
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Ann E
27 July 2016|
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Response from Grace G |
Yes very! Grace here (Landlady). Dogs are always welcome and a water bowl and dig chew are always on hand! We have several doggy regulars and we are always delighted to meet a new four legged friend.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bailey Head, Oswestry SY11 1PZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Oswestry
  • Phone Number: +44 1691 570418
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Community centred free house. Serving great real ales, craft beers, wines. Locally made pork pie and scotch egg platters, local hand made cheese boards, antipasti. Soups and casseroles. Dog friendly.
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