Shepherd and Crook
The Shepherd and Crook is one of the oldest hostelries in one of the Marsh's oldest villages, Burmarsh, which has for centuries been involved with sherpherding, wool and, of course, smuggling.
This 15th century Grade II listed building is made of the same stone as the nearby Norman All Saints Church and is as historic inside as out, with many antiques on display. These include a pair of Queen Victoria's stockings, complete with embroidered crest and signature of authenticity.
The Shepherd and Crook has a dog friendly bar and a separate restaurant, which can also be used for private dining occasions. The charming village public house hosts freindly locals, has a lovely log fire to welcome you in the cold winter months and then for the summer there is a sheltered beer garden for you to enjoy a cold drink on a hot summers day. Amongst the beers, they serve well kept, usually local, real ales and a cask cider.
The Shepherd and Crook is full of antiquities, including a blow lamp collection. It also has a traditional ‘ring the bull’ game, which is reputed to be one of the oldest pub games going, so make sure you try when you visit.
The Shepherd and Crook
Food is cooked to order using local produce, where possible, with vegetarian and gluten free options.
Food is served:
Tuesday to Saturday: 12 –to 3pm and 6 to 9pm
Sunday: 12 to 4pm
Bank Holiday Mondays: 12 to 4pm
The Shepherd and Crook is open:
Mondays closed. Except Bank Holiday Mondays
Tuesday to Saturday: 12noon to 11pm
Sunday: 12noon to 6pm
Bank Holiday Mondays: 12noon to 6pm
Shepherd and Crook Landlord Shaun at main bar