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The Blood Bay, Ludlow

Pub added by Oggwyn Great
13 High Street
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Real Ale Ray left this review about The Blood Bay

The pub is named after a local prize winning horse, and the painting of this horse can be found on the left hand wall in the front bar. The pub is themed on a Victorian beer house and hosts a curved mahogany serving counter and old handpumps. All the décor throughout is Victorian in style and I especially liked the first floor room, which looked like a room from a museum. There were no pump clips to be seen in keeping with tradition and two beer names were chalked up behind the bar. I tried both an IPA and a Stout. The Stout was very good and prices reasonable, I noticed they didn't charge Victorian prices, as I had my penny to hand. Beware! Beware! no mobiles or laptops allowed in here.
The barmaid and locals were friendly and chatty. Would I return? No! I like the modern day too much with phones and pumpclips.

On 11th January 2020 - rating: 6
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Al Bundy left this review about Blood Bay

A good little two roomed place. The servery is in the front room and a number of handpulls are to be found (4, if I remember correctly). Beers were from Swan(?),Brewery and were fine. Please note that, like my mate, you will be barked at if you use your mobile. I didn't venture into the back room as my mate had a bit of a huff on after being reprimanded. Despite its arcane rule I did like this pub.

On 14th May 2019 - rating: 7
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Oggwyn Great left this review about BLOOD BAY

Ludlows newest pub converted from a 19th century shop , done out in late Victorian style , the beer range will be based on original hand written recipes from a local brewery dated to 1898 .

On 9th June 2018 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 780 recommendations about 669 pubs]

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Ludlow, 0.43 miles, 8 min walk (show)
Craven Arms, 8.25 miles, 2 hr 39 min walk (show)
Broome, 9.32 miles, 2 hr 59 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Blood Bay, Ludlow
11th Jan 2020, 12:09
Review submitted by Real Ale Ray amended by Real Ale Ray
11th Jan 2020, 12:05
Review submitted by Real Ale Ray

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 17 January 2019 by Tris C
  • Car Park : No last updated 17 January 2019 by Tris C
  • Child Friendly : No last updated 17 January 2019 by Tris C
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 17 January 2019 by Tris C
  • Micropub : No last updated 05 July 2019 by Tris C
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 17 June 2018 by Alan Hurdle
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