Mereside Farm

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Pubs, restaurants and cafés in Ellesmere

The Boathouse
The nearest restaurant and café to Mereside Farm (300 metres away). They serve breakfasts (from 9.00am), lunches and afternoon teas. Delicious home-cooked food in a fantastic location by The Mere. Dog friendly. Wheelchair access. Outdoor seating. Open every day: 8.30am – 4.30pm.

The Mere Café, Bookshop and Zero Plastic Refill Centre, Church Street
Half a mile from Mereside Farm. Friendly café offering locally sourced vegan and vegetarian food and drink, plus scrumptious picnics to take out and enjoy down by The Mere. Closed Tuesdays. Dog friendly.

Moolah’s, Scotland Street.
Includes Information Centre. Delicatessen providing lots of local, fresh produce. Freshly made meals to takeaway. Café and gifts. Vegan and vegetarian food. Self-service groceries – rice, nuts etc.

Pete’s Café, Cross Street.
Very popular local café and great place for takeaway baps, amazing cakes and cookies etc.

Vermeulen’s Deli, Cross Street.
Renowned deli in the centre of Ellesmere. Local cheeses, hams, bakery etc.

Coco Coffee Bar and Café, Scotland Street
A popular café with home-cooked food and home-baked cakes. Butties for breakfast. Dogs allowed in side room.

Cherry Tree Café, Scotland Street
Light lunches. Homemade cakes and sandwiches – all reasonably priced. Great breakfasts. Popular with cyclists on a Sunday morning!

The Red Lion, Church Street
Less than half an easily walked mile from Mereside Farm. A popular local pub, also serving pub grub. Dogs allowed in Pool Room and outside.

The Black Lion, Scotland Street
Pub with meals. Welcomes dogs.

The Meze, Cross Street
A popular Greek restaurant with outside seating and also offering takeaway. Lots of information on their Facebook page.

Asian Spices, Birch Road
Indian restaurant – eat-in or takeaway.

The White Hart, Birch Road
Popular local pub serving a variety of beers (but no food). Dogs welcome.

Further afield

The Sun Inn, Welshampton, SY12 0PH (3 miles)
Home-cooked food in a very friendly pub with lovely atmosphere. Dog friendly. Outside seating.

The Cross Foxes, Erbistock, LL13 0DR (5 miles)
Overlooking the River Dee. Pub with good food. Hearty dishes to lighter bites. Dog friendly. Outside seating.

The Boat, Erbistock, LL13 0DL (5½ miles)
Quaint old timbered pub and restaurant. Next to the River Dee and with local walks. Locally sourced and freshly cooked food. Dog friendly.
Outside seating.

Ye Olde Boote Inn, Whittington, SY11 4DQ (6 miles)
Located next to the church and opposite Whittington Castle. Serves food 12noon – 2pm and 6.15pm – 8.45pm. Dogs welcome in the Reception area, which includes tables to eat at.

The Dickin Arms, Loppington, SY4 5SR (6 miles)
Newly refurbished pub that’s gaining a good reputation for food. Dog friendly. Outside seating.