THE BIRD AND THE BABY
The Bird and the Baby is the largest tavern in the Shire. It has a barber, a hobby master, and has a special room for Inn League members in the back. Carlo Braggrove is the proprietor and offers one unique wine vintage and original brew: Old Winyards and Blagrove's Brown respectively.
The Bird and the Baby is the nickname for, and was created as an homage to, J.R.R. Tolkien's favorite tavern haunt in Oxford, England: The Eagle and Child.
THE FLOATING LOG INN
Built upon the banks of one of the tributaries of the Brandywine River, the Floating Log Inn is located inside the town of Frogmorton in the Shire. Ponto Hopsbloom, the Inn's proprietor, loves to brag about his Toad Tongue's Ale but as of late has allowed parts of his establishment to become rather run down. Currently the roof is in such a state that the carpenters in charge of fixing the damage have stated that the word 'rot' is inadequate to describe the problem. Irregardless of the inconvenience to his customers, Ponto has decided to keep his Inn open during repairs. One interesting aspect of The Floating Log Inn happens to be a rather large log that is affixed to the wall near the bar. If you're fortunate enough to find the landlord in good spirits then he may regale you with a fascinating tale as to the reason for the log on his wall that inspired the Inn's name.
THE GOLDEN PERCH
Located in Eastfarthing of the Shire, The Golden Perch Inn sits in the idyllic town of Stock just West of the Brandywine Bridge. The Inn boasts of the largest outside entertainment area in Middle Earth that includes a stage and a beer garden. The house ale is Withywindle Ale and the jolly proprietor is Gunderick Grubb.
The Golden Perch may be best known as the desired stopping place of Meriadoc Brandybuck (Merry) and Perigrin Took (Pippin) while they were traveling with Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee (Sam) on their way to Bree. Realizing that stopping for some beer (which Pippin swore was the best in Eastfarthing, or used to be) would cause a long delay in their journey, Frodo chose to bypass the Inn.
On an interesting design note, if you are close enough to the sign you can actually read "Golden Perch" inscribed faintly at the bottom.