Black Bear

Situated at the top of High Street, the Bear had 6 real ales on - well kept and tasty. The building dates back to 1662, and the black and white timbered exterior testifies to over 3 centuries of history. Food served. Hundreds of guest ale beermats on the beams. Lots on the tables too. Separate bar and restaurant area. The bar is dog friendly. Tel - 01948 663800 Visited Jun 2018  
Pub website
Dark Star Hophead
Merlins Dark Magic
Salopian Shropshire Gold
Stonehouse Station Bitter
Twisted Angel Cloud Drifter
Readers comment - Visited on a Thursday night - popular with diners - the Merlin Dark Magic was our favourite beer of the evening - Jun 2018 

Bulls Head

New owners in 2013, the pub feels fresher, and has been awarded the Cask Marque. Food served. Welcoming wood burning stove. Background music. Pool table. The Cask Ales on offer are well kept. Beer garden. Situated on Watergate Street. Tel - 01948 664401. Visited Nov 2018  Pub website
Banks's Sunbeam
Brains Rev James

Cock & Greyhound Inn

Nicely refurbished and now with an open plan layout. Piano. Food served. Background music. Coffee served. Note the ceiling which features old wooden doors mostly still with their locks on, and the 1940's glass light pendants. Accommodation. Featuring 3 Shropshire real ales - served at a nice temperature. Little car park at the front. Situated at 20 Bargates. Visited Aug 2017  Pub website

Salopian Oracle
Salopian Shropshire Gold  
Stonehouse Cambrian Gold
Readers comments 
- Back open again, this is now an Atwill pub - Nov 2014
- Closed and boarded up again - Jun 2018

Dodington Lodge Hotel

It's not a pub but a hotel that does serve real ale in the bar. Open to non-residents. The lounge has an institutional feel to it. Large beer garden. Car park. Accommodation. Food served. Tel - 01948 662539. Visited Apr 2012   Pub website
Tetley  Bitter
Landlords comments: We always have one Cask Ale on occasionally two - Apr 2007

Last Orders

Popular town centre pub - but no real ale on our last visit.  Formally called the Bull Ring Vaults. Situated on Watergate Street, the pub is long and thin with lots of tellies. Visited Jul 2018 Facebook page 

Readers comments: Called in midweek and no real ales being served - Jul 2018 


Old Eagles

Marstons pub. Traditional, basic local with beams and occasional live music - so don't sit under the speaker. Pool table. A couple of real ales were on offer. Real fire. Beer well kept. Popular pub. Situated on Watergate Street. Tel - 01948 662605. Visited Nov 2018  Facebook page
Marstons Pedigree
Saddle Tank
Thwaites Wainwright

Old Mill
 Converted to a Thai restaurant in 2015. Park Avenue


Old Town Hall Vaults

Joules pub. This is a lively small pub tucked away down St.Marys Street. Recently the choice of real ale has grown to 5 ales! There's a real fire and food served. Dog friendly pub.  Well kept beers mostly from the Joules Brewery in Market Drayton, together with a guest ale. Food served. Tel - 01948 662251. Visited Apr 2017  Pub website
Burton Bridge Bramble Stout
Joules Blonde  
Joules Pale Ale
Joules Slumbering Monk
Readers comments - Becoming quite a star! As itís a Joules pub, their Pale Ale was on. Hancocks is a regular, but most of the other 4 are  guest beers.  4 star! A nice snug available for a bitter winter night! - Dec 2010

The Railway

This is an Indian restaurant that happens to serve beer from the small bar. Situated on Talbot Street. Tel - 01948 661811.  Facebook page
Sharps Atlantic
Sharps Doom Bar
Wells Bombardier 
Readers comment - Now an Indian Restaurant - Jul 2017

Red Cow

No real ale on our last visit despite the sign outside saying real ales are served! Old pub with beams and a low ceiling. Pool table in the front room and darts and dominoes in the back room. This used to be a Vaux Brewery pub. Situated at 5 Pepper Street. Tel - 01948 664681. Visited Aug 2016
Readers comment - No real ale - July 2016

Reubens Bar

The newest addition to Whitchurch's real ale scene. Opened in Summer 2018, Reubens Bar and BBQ is very nicely appointed with a stylish interior, three real ales and a very friendly welcome. Check out the murals in the main bar and in the room at the back. Situated at 7 Pepper Street which is off the High Street. Food served. Coffee. Formerly called the Anchor. Visited Jan 2019  Facebook page
Fox Paw Ale
Naylors Yorkshire Ale
Oakham Citra

Star Hotel / Percy's Coffee Shop 
Ex-Marstons pub. Now a coffee and curios shop, with a couple of ciders on hand-pull. Situated on Watergate Street. 



The real ale is back. The Wheatsheaf has had a tasteful renovation - with honest wooden furniture, a nice colour scheme and clean lines. The Wheatsheaf Since 1861 ale is brewed for the pub. Food served. Situated at 19 Green End. Visited Apr 2017. Tel - 01948 666653  Pub website
Goffs Lancer
Goffs Tournament
Wheatsheaf Since 1861

Readers comments - Interesting selection of real ales - July 2016


White Bear

The White Bear is long and thin, and comfortable. Beer garden at the back and tables outside at the front as well. During the day the pub doubles as a coffee shop. Four real ales on offer - well kept, and served at a nice temperature. Background music. There's a useful sign outside to let you know what beers are being pulled. Major refurb in 2012. Situated just off High Street. Tel - 01948 662638. Visited Jun 2018 
Bear Town Bear Ass
Brains Rev James
Salopian Symphony
Sharps Atlantic
Sharps Doom Bar
Sharps Sea Fury
Readers comments - Recently re-opened after a refurb.  Much improved - 3 real ales on - May 2012