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Prince Rupert Hotel
Butcher Row

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Situated in the heart of medieval Shrewsbury, the Prince Rupert is firmly established as one of the town's finest hotels. The former home of Prince Rupert, the grandson of King James I, it combines old-world charm with modern facilities and is an oasis of tranquility in the centre of town. Surrounded by cobblestone streets and Tudor buildings, The Prince Rupert is perfectly located to explore all the town's main attractions that are just a few minute's walk away.

The hotel has three superb restaurants to choose from offering classical, English and Italian cuisine plus banqueting and conference facilities for up to 120 people. The hotel also has a fully equipped Nautilus gym, jaccuzi, sauna, steam shower, beauty salon and a full size snooker table. The Prince Rupert has 70 ensuite bedrooms including 12th century Mansion House Suites and 15th century Tudor Suites. Valet parking is provided to our private car park for all guests.


Ratings/Awards: RAC 2 Blue Ribbons
Silver Swan Award, Grand Heritage Hotels
Number of Rooms: 70
Number Ensuite: 70
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Name: Royalist / Chambers / La Trattoria
Cuisine: Classical / English / Italian
Chef: Graeme Willias

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Sample Menu:

Royalist Restaurant
Table d’hote Menu

A warm salad of bacon, black pudding & feta cheese served with a walnut dressing

Tomato, mozzarella & basil salad with balsamic dressing

A slice of chicken liver brandy pate with Cumberland sauce & warm granary bread

A cocktail of melon & pineapple laced with a mango & ginger syrup

Chef’s homemade soup of the day


Sauteed breast of chicken filled with stilton, cranberry & mushroom sauce

Lemon poached rainbow trout glazed with a Veronique sauce

Saute of kidneys & pork fillet in a green peppercorn sauce with pilaff rice

Smoked loin of ham & red cabbage served with a rich maderia sauce

Vegetarian mushroom & babycorn stroganoff

A selection of vegetables and potatoes


Chocolate rum truffle

Lemon tart

Rhubarb & raspberry frangipan

Fresh fruit salad

Crème caramel


Freshly brewed coffee served with chocolate mints

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