Great Traditional Pub Fayre

Set in the picturesque village of Stottesdon, 5 miles from Cleobury Mortimer and 9 miles from Bridgnorth, the Fighting Cocks is the true hub of the community. Possibly one of the most recognised and ‘famous’ pubs in Shropshire, appearing on local and National radio,TV, and many pub, dining and walking guides including Hardens, Good Pub Guide, Alistair Sawdays, the Daily and Sunday Telegraph, Guardian Food Weekly  to name but a few.

An historic inn, officially dating back to 1830 as a pub, but older as a coaching inn, and a brew house. and now is famed nationally for its passion for local produce, real ales, and initiatives to support the local community, by opening its own shop(see above), selling produce form the pub, local fruit vegetables, meats, and of course the pubs famous homemade pies. Homemade puds are also served in the pub and the shop - but you will need to get there early!

The Pub

Untouched for many years, the unassuming Fighting Cocks bar offers you a true Shropshire welcome - serving 5 CAMRA accredited real ales, of course all from the area, a wide selection of local wines, from local suppliers, and a good lager choice.

The Restaurant

Eat anywhere, drink anywhere is our policy, but if you prefer a more formal experience, you can hide yourself away in one of the dining areas, either upstairs in the oak beamed Hayloft room, at the rear in the cosy snug or our newly refurbished function room to indulge on the daily menu - See the food tab on this website for more details.
The Beer Garden at the rear offers peace and solitude, with stunning views across the sweeping countryside towards the Clee Hills, while listening to the wild life across the
fields.  There are many walks around the area too.
Don't take our word for it, take a trip, call in, you will not be disappointed.

Live Music and Entertainment at the Cocks

We have live music from local bands on a regular basis normally playing for us most weekends. Please check the head of this page for the latest annoucements on what
bands are playing .
Well behaved dogs with well behaved owners are allowed in the bar area, where it is not uncommon to watch both pooch and owner getting hypnotised by the flames of our real fire.


As a freehouse we can stock a good range of everyones favourite beers and will always listen to suggestions for ideas. We're your local and enjoy being part of a thriving community so come and see us soon.


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