The Bailey Head

Multi award-winning pub, The Bailey Head, is situated on Bailey Head.


Multi award-winning pub, The Bailey Head, is situated on Bailey Head (market square) in Oswestry specialising in great real ales and craft beers from microbreweries. They don’t sell any mainstream draught beers.

With an extensive Gin Menu and a growing range of whiskies, rums and vodkas there’s something to match your tastes.

The Bailey Head does not serve food, except for snacks, but you are welcome to bring in a takeaway or have a delivery of food.

It is a friendly pub, working with the local community and community groups.

Whether it is a “stitch and bitch” group, or a local club or society, many enjoy The Bailey Head as a meeting venue. So, just ask for and area to be reserved.

Dogs are very welcome, just ask for a water bowl. And there’s always doggy snacks available.

AWARDS

Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA)

  • Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) UK’s Best Independent Craft Beer Pub/Bar – Rural: Winner 2020, Highly Commended: 2024 Finalist: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2018.

Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA)

  • Shropshire CAMRA Pub of the Year: Winner 2024, Runner up 2023, 2018
  • Shropshire CAMRA Cider Pub of teh Year: Winner 2024
  • Shrewsbury & West Shropshire CAMRA Pub of the Year: Winner 2024, 2023, 2018; Runner up  2022, 2020, 2019, 2017
  • Shrewsbury & West Shropshire CAMRA Market Towns Pub of the Year: Winner 2024, 2023, 2022, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
  • Shrewsbury & West Shropshire CAMRA Cider Pub of the Year: Winner 2024
  • Marches CAMRA (Shropshire and Herefordshire): Third place 2018
  • CAMRA Good Beer Guide: 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

TripAdvisor

  • Travellers’ Choice: 2022, 2020
Certificate of Excellence: 2019, 2018, 2017

Oswestry Pub Scene

  • Best Pub, Best Atmosphere, Friendliest Staff 2021
Best Landlord/Landlady 2023

Oswestry In Bloom

  • Public Houses and Hotels: Gold and Winner 2023, Silver 2022
Town Centre Commercial Premises: Gold 2023

Oswestry Life Magazine

  • Local Hero Awards: 2020 Winner Customer Service/Diversification

Dogbuddy/Rover

  • West Midlands Most Dog Friendly Pub: Winner 2017

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Opening Hours

monday Closed
tuesday 3pm-11pm
wednesday 3pm-11pm
thursday 3pm-11pm
friday Noon to Midnight
saturday Noon to Midnight
sunday Noon to 10.30pm 

Facilities

Food & Drink Pub

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