- Abbots Salford
- Salford Hall Hotel
Grade I listed Cotswold stone former manor house converted into a hotel and quiet leisure complex with a spa, library and games room featuring a snooker table. The interior has many features reminiscent of its ancient past. There are two handpumps in the small bar to the right of the main entrance, and meals are served in the Sir Phillip Hobbie Restaurant.
- Vineyard Inn
Family-run country pub and restaurant. Outside there's an extensive patio area and garden served by its own bar hatch.
- Salford Hall Hotel Abbots Salford WR11 8UT firstname.lastname@example.org(01386) 871300
- Alcester Rugby Club
Clubhouse was officially opened in 1984.
- Alcester Unionist Club
The Club has a modern Lounge and Bar area, fully air-conditioned, where they serve a good range of Beers, Real Ales and Wines to both members and their guests. Large variety of regular events held.
High Street pub which has been re-furbished to a good standard, popular with the younger set. Cask-Marque accredited. Was originally a Coaching Inn (C17).
- Dog & Partridge
15 Bleachfield Street
An old pub tucked away down a side street, with a strong community involvement. The Garden Bar is open Fri eves and all day at weekends in summer. Light meals are available in the pub, and barbecues outside in summer.
- Holly Bush
37 Henley Street
Now run by Red and Sharon. A 17th century local in a historic market town. Recent restoration preserved many original features within the pub. Real fires. Quiet room. Garden. Shakespeare CAMRA Branch Pub of the Year (Warwickshire) 2000, 2001, 2002, 2007. 2011, 2014 while under previous management. Meals resumed from 22 August 2022.
An old inn on the edge of town with bar, snug and restaurant areas, as well as 7 en-suite bedrooms. Free house. A take-away food service - started during the Covid pandemic - continues now that the restaurant is operating again.
- Royal Oak
44 High Street
Shakespeare CAMRA winter Pub of the Season, December 2021.
The Royal Oak is a grade two late 18c / early 19c listed building situated at the lower end of Alcester High Street just to the side of the very impressive gold painted letter box. It is primarily a large open plan pub but with sufficient space to provide the visitor with number of options should they wish to socialise in larger groups or as couples. With a nice welcoming log fire at the front of the pub there are three hand pulled beers on offer, chosen on a rotational basis from regional and national brewers, and there is live music on Thursday nights.
- Turks Head
4 High Street
Converted back to a pub in 1999 after many years as Turks Head Antiques. Bare wooden floors, old furniture, wattle n daub walls and a brick chimney breast combine to give this 17th century town house a rustic atmosphere. It is narrow fronted, extending way back in traditional market town style to a lovely walled garden. An adventurous range of meals and bar snacks feature locally sourced ingredients. Baby changing facilities and toy box available. Real Fire. Garden. Voted local CAMRA branch Pub of the Year 2018 and 2019. 2022 marks the 20th year that Carl and Karen have been landlords of the pub.
- Alcester Rugby Club Birmingham Road Alcester B49 5QF (01789) 764061
Following a major refurbishment by Brunning and Price this former coaching inn reopened in February 2020. An L-shaped bar has 7 handpumps serving 6 cask beers and a cider, each with a handy blackboard description including distance from the brewery. The regular beer comes 224 miles from St Austell whereas a changing beer may come just 13 miles from Church Farm. There is a polished wooden floor with central fire grate open on both sides, as well as several different-sized rooms for eating (dogs welcome in some).
- Bell Shipston Rd Alderminster CV37 8NY (01789) 335671
- Baraset Barn
A gastro pub converted from an old barn. The new interior retains some historic features like the original flagstones, alongside striking new designs like the glass-fronted kitchen. It has a function room and a garden.
An old inn facing the village green, which concentrates on food while maintaining high standards with its beers.
- Baraset Barn Pimlico Lane Alveston CV37 7RJ (01789) 295510
- Ardens Grafton
- Golden Cross
18th Century stone-built pub with glorious views over the Vale of Evesham to the Cotswolds, while inside there are stone-flagged floors and a real fire on one side, a 40-seater restaurant the other side. A large safe garden area is ideal for children, with a covered and heated patio area outside. The Fresh British Food menu sources as much as possible from local suppliers. Often has live bands on a Thursday evening. Garden, Restaurant.
- Golden Cross Wixford Road Ardens Grafton B50 4LG ku.oc.ssorc-nedlog@ofni(01789) 772420
- Fuzzy Duck
Re-opened as the Fuzzy Duck (previously the Fox and Goose, Armscote Inn, the Wagon Wheel). Â£3.60 per pint. Small bar area. Modern contemporary decor inside. Main focus is on restaurant food. Accommodation. Garden. Real Fire.
- Fuzzy Duck Ilmington Road Armscote CV37 8DD moc.etocsmrakcudyzzuf@ofni(01608) 682635
- Arrow Mill
A bar, restaurant and hotel in an old mill, which was valued at 3/6d in the Domesday Book. The waterwheel still turns in the Millstream Restaurant. The hotel has 18 bedrooms and full conference and function facilities. 7 changing ales served on the 14 hand pumps.
- Arrow Mill Arrow B49 5NL ku.oc.ecirpdnagninnurb@llimworra(01789) 333790
- Aston Cantlow
- Aston Cantlow Club
The former Sun Inn was bought for £600 in 1916 as the village club, and lies in the village Conservation Area. The club is CIU affiliated, but it should not prove too difficult to get someone to sign you in.
- Kings Head
The bar has flagstone floors and a low timbered ceiling with many other small areas to drink or dine off a central serving area. Shakespeare`s parents were married at the village church in 1557. Famous since the 1940s for its duck suppers, it was proclaimed Warwickshire Dining Pub of the Year 2007/08. Occasional live jazz, see pub website for full listings. Real fire. Lunches. Evening meals. Restaurant. Garden.
- Aston Cantlow Club Bearley Road Aston Cantlow B95 6HY (01789) 488361
- Round of Gras
An open-plan roadside inn, on the eastern edge of the village with an attractive beer garden. It is named in honour of the asparagus that is the speciality of this part of the Vale of Evesham, the gras features in dishes during the asparagus season, other locally sourced produce is used all the year round. Comfortable seating areas for games and drinking. Garden, Function room.
17th Century pub which has been a farm, an army billet and a bakery. Two double and two family rooms in converted stable block. Courtyard/BBQ area. Bar Meals. Restaurant (not Sun eves), Function Room.
- Round of Gras Bretforton Road Badsey WR11 7XQ (01386) 830206
- Cottage of Content
15 Welford Road
Traditional village pub with low-beams and flagstone floor. Single bar with two drinking areas, one with tv and games. Seperate restaurant area. Camping field to the rear close to the river and Barton Lock. Renowned for its good home-cooked food and generous portions. Garden. Lunches. Evening Meals. Caravan/camp Site. Play area. Shakespeare CAMRA Pub of the Season, Autumn 2011.
- Cottage of Content 15 Welford Road Barton B50 4NP (01789) 772279
- Bulls Head
34 High Street
Landlady Lisa arrived in September 2017 from the nearby Vineyard Inn and is ably assisted on the bar by Hayley. The pub's facade has been given a new look and there is a sunny beer garden plus a Sports TV bar. Bus 18X between Stratford and Evesham stops half hourly at the door. There is a Sunday carvery.
Riverside pub with its own moorings, the former Frog and Bulrush and Pleasure Boat is a magnet for trippers in summer, but maintains a steady local trade through the winter. A new dining area with riverside balcony, and an extended garden are recent additions. Quiz night each Thursday and live music alternate Fridays. Garden, moorings, Lunches. In the summer months food is also served 5-9pm Tues-Sat.
- Bulls Head 34 High Street Bidford-on-Avon B50 4AA (01789) 772242
- Binton Social Club
Set in a gently sloping field, formerly an orchard, it is a Caravan Club CL site. The wooden clubhouse hosts bingo, pool, darts, and skittles as well as discos and live music at weekends.A firkin of cask is bought for the weekend if an event is happening such as a caravan rally. Otherwise there is none. The choice of beer changes. There is also a 6-acre field for rallies.
- Binton Social Club Nr Stratford-upon-avon Binton CV37 9TW (01789) 750631
- Brailes (Lower)
- Feldon Valley Golf Club
A modern building on the edge of the village. The bar and restaurant feature a roof terrace with extensive views. Garden, Lunches, Eve meals. The bar is open all day nominally 11-6 but may vary if there is an event or the weather curtails play. Non members are welcome.
- George Inn
A traditional coaching inn with elements from 16th to 18th centuries: Grade II listed. It has two inglenook fireplaces with real fires in winter. Outside is a large garden including an Aunt Sally pitch and a covered smoking area. There is a car park through the archway and bus 3 between Shipston and Banbury stops at the door. The pub sign again shows St George and not King George - apparently the masons constructing St George's church opposite lived here in the 1300s. Tracey reopened the pub in August 2020 after some months of closure. The fifth handpump usually serves a seasonal ale.
- Feldon Valley Golf Club Sutton Lane Brailes (Lower) OX15 5BB (01608) 685633
- Fleece Inn
The Fleece Inn is a renowned fifteenth century timber framed village pub owned by the National Trust on the edge of the Cotswolds. Recognised by CAMRA as being one of Britain’s best Real Heritage pubs it houses a world-famous collection of 17th century pewter which can be viewed in one of the three main interior rooms. The pub also has its own orchard garden which is very popular with families in the summer and the food comes highly recommended. As a focus for the local community Morris dancers and music feature all year round and regular entertainment evenings are organised in the adjacent medieval barn. This really is a pub not to be missed if you are ever in the area.
- Fleece Inn The Cross Bretforton WR11 7JE (01386) 831173
- Broadway Hotel
Centrally located on the village green; the 16th Century Broadway Hotel is home to a lively bar, award-winning Brasserie and 19 beautiful bedrooms. The Jockey Bar is full of charming original features from the minstrels gallery to the open log fireplaces and is popular with guests and locals alike for a bite to eat and drink. Outside patio and large separate marque. Dogs are also welcome.
- Crown & Trumpet Inn
14 Church Street
Fine 17th-century Cotswold stone inn on the road to Snowshill, complete with oak beams and log fires along with plenty of Flowers brewery memorabilia. The North Cotswold beers alternate through the seasons. Live Jazz or Blues music on Thurs. Real Fire, Garden, Accommodation. Food is homemade on the premises using locally sourced seasonal dishes for Lunch and Evening Meals.
- Horse & Hound
54 High Street
Like most buildings in Broadway it is built of the local honey-coloured stone. Drinking area to the right and eating to the left. Five letting bedrooms. Accommodation. Restaurant. Lunches. Eve Meals.
- Swan Hotel
2 The Green
A Cotswold stone pub, with stripped-pine bar with a good-value blackboard of bar meals. Real ale was dropped in June 2007, returning during 2008. Part of the Village, Pub and Kitchen chain of public houses (Overall owned by MandB). Lunches. Eve Meals. Patio.
- Broadway Hotel The Green Broadway WR12 7AA (01386) 852401
- Broom Hall Inn
Large black and white building with carvery restaurant, a function room in the Barn and 12 en-suite bedrooms. Accommodation. Lunch and Evening Meals. Garden.
- Broom Tavern
32 High Street
A lovely brick and timber historic building with much character, it has been tastefully made over and still retains a cosy snug. Reopened by 2 experienced chefs with a good pedigree aiming to serve local produce. Lunches, evening meals, 3 beer gardens, Annual Beer and Cider Festival August Bank Holiday weekend, dog friendly.
- Broom Hall Inn Bidford Road Broom B50 4HE (01789) 773757
- Charlecote Pheasant
Owned by Shearing Hotels, it has 70 rooms, a tennis court and outdoor swimming pool. Parking. Accommodation. Lunches. Evening meals. Restaurant. Function rooms. On X17 bus route.
- Charlecote Pheasant Charlecote CV35 9EW (01789) 279954
- Cherington Arms
A 17th century inn with exposed beams and Cotswold stone walls. A real fire will warm you in winter, there is ample parking and the beer garden leads down to the River Stour. The pub re-opened in March 2022 after a three month closure with new hosts Elin and Gilberto. Additional info: Initially reopened offering drinks only but food is planned.
- Cherington Arms Cherington CV36 5HS (01608) 685183
- Childswickham Inn
A Victorian inn situated on the main road through the village it is easily accessed off the Evesham to Broadway road. With two dining areas, a relaxed bar and brasserie which mixes modern style with a warm country welcome. There is also a pleasant garden with chairs and tables, primarily on decking, with further separate seating areas under parasols.
- Childswickham Inn Broadway Road Childswickham WR12 7HP ku.oc.nnimahkciwsdlihc@seiriuqne(01386) 852461
- Cleeve Prior
- Kings Arms
Re-opened in October 2018 after refurbishment, this friendly 16th-century village pub with thick stone walls, oak beams and high-backed settles has long had a reputation for traditional home-cooked food using finest local produce. Real Fire. Quiet room. Lunches. Eve meals. Small garden with a lovely outlook over the countryside. Disabled access.
- Kings Arms Bidford road Cleeve Prior WR11 8LQ (01789) 601706
- Clifford Chambers
- New Inn
A 400-year old coaching inn, in what was formerly part of Gloucestershire, with 19 en-suite bedrooms. Real fire. Good value carvery lunchtime and evening. Accommodation.
- New Inn Clifford Chambers CV37 8HR (01789) 293402
- Castle Inn
A most interesting pub which can be seen for miles. Built from local stone as a round tower in 1742 to mark the centenary of the Battle of Edgehill. A wooden drawbridge links the 70ft tower with a smaller square tower. Good views out over the Civil War battle site. Featured in CAMRA book 101 Beer Days Out. Real Fire. Garden. Letting bedrooms are available.
- Castle Inn Edgehill OX15 6DJ ku.oc.llihegdetaeltsac@seiriuqne(01295) 670255
- Caffeine & Machine
The Caffeine & Machine was once the Dower House to Ettington Manor. Phil McGovern and Dan Macken took over the tenancy in autumn 2018, achieving an extensive refurbishment with striking decor and a particular emphasis on the automotive and motorcycle culture. A huge cedar tree overlooks the large garden, where a large twin teepee has been installed to provide an extra bar at busy times.
91 Banbury Road
Taken on by new owners in May 2018, this 18th-century village pub re-opened in April 2019 after extensive refurbishment and offers a warm and friendly welcome to villagers, walkers and other visitors. It now features stylish decor and furnishings, while tables in the L-shaped bar and restaurant areas accommodate increased numbers of diners to enjoy an enhanced food menu which includes vegetarian options (vegan also available if ordered in advance). As well as real ale, an interesting range of wines and gins is on offer. The Chequers is easily found on the A422 in Ettington, between Banbury and Stratford-upon-Avon. There is level wheelchair access to the restaurant, but not to the bar or toilets.
- Caffeine & Machine Banbury Road Ettington CV37 7NS (01789) 740267
- Angel Vaults
11 Port Street
Basic but friendly open plan corner pub with pool table and juke box. Under new management since Oct 2013 with Steve and Sharon.
- BBC/Ecgwins Club
117 High Street
A large Edwardian building, comfortably fitted out with three rooms round a central bar. The former BBC Social Club changed its name in 2007, to honour the saint who founded the abbey in 701AD. Annual membership costs Â£30, and temporary membership may be arranged for pre-booked parties. Runs a small beer festival around Easter.
64 Bridge Street
Opened in 2018 in a 16th-century, Grade II listed building which was previously a cafe/Restaurant. Three, or four, real ales are usually on offer including a house beer from Green Duck Brewery, together with various craft beers and cans. Family run with one main room and a small courtyard outside. No food sales but customers are welcome to bring their own from home or local takeaways. Although the pub is a bit difficult to find if you are outside of the area it usually an interesting choice of beers which are not regularly available in the town. Please check opening times on the pub's Facebook page which also gives an idea of the beers that are currently available.
- Bengeworth Club
18 Coronation Street
Private members Club. Relaxed atmosphere as you chat and socialize. The Club also features many sports including, football, darts, skittles and crib
- Cider Mill
A locals pub on the western approaches to town, refurbished mid-2007 Garden. Refurnished in 2017.
- Evesham Rowing Club
Club with large function room.
- Evesham Rugby Club
Refurbished. Re-opened. Review required.
- Northwick Hotel
A hotel on the banks of the Avon with 29 en-suite rooms. The real ale is in Jacksons Bar across the courtyard. This is decorated in contemporary style and has a conservatory area which backs on to the garden and childrens play area. Flagstoned floor. Accommodation, Lunches, Eve meals. Garden.
- Old Swanne Inne
66 High Street
The Swanne was an inn in 1586 and went through many changes before opening as a Wetherspoons in late 1998. A later indenture, c1650, uses the modern spelling of The Swan Inn. Recently refurbished with many prints about the local history. Handily situated close to the bus stops in the centre of town. Serving a full range of Wetherspoon real ales with more seating available at the rear.
- Olde Red Horse
17 Vine Street
A black and white 15th-century coaching inn with award-winning floral displays. This popular and friendly two-room pub attracts old and young alike. The public bar has TV, dartboard and jukebox, and the courtyard is decorated with gargoyles and grotesques. The lounge has an area set aside for dining and many features linked to the historic Evesham Abbey. Traditional home-cooked food is served including an excellent-value steak night.
A Beef Eater franchised pub and hotel complex on the bypass. Modern interior. Good range of food available all day.
- Red Lion
6 Market place
Free house tucked away in the corner of Evesham's Market Square. First recorded use as a public house in 1728, closed in 1910. Re-opened in June 2014. Very basic but full of character with a small bar, large seating area and smaller snug. Live music is on Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons. No TV, no alcopops and no food, although you are welcome to order from nearby food outlets and the cafe next door and eat in the pub. Plates and cutlery available. Note: Up to 5 Cannon Royall ales may be available.
- Royal Oak
From the outside this looks like a quaint olde worlde tavern, refurbished inside during 2014. Their main interest is food (Fresh, locally sourced and ethically produced) full menu is available all day, every day from about 9.30am
- Strawberry Field
A large modern family orientated Hungry Horse branded pub features a Wacky Warehouse for children. Located just off the bypass. Lots of bric-a-brac decorates the pub, some of it suspended from the rafters.
Having been a keg only pub for some years the Swan introduced cask beer in early 2013 at about the same time that rock bands began to perform at weekends. Live music every weekend (usually Sat). The landlord observed that these bands and their supporters have a great liking for real ale. Not to be confused with Wetherspoons Old Swanne Inne, High Street.
- Trumpet Inn
13 Merstow Green
Traditional pub with a great local support offering a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Many facilities including darts and monthly live music nights. Homemade cooked food served daily with many weekly specials and Sunday roasts - call for further details. Large grassed garden with covered shelter at the rear of the pub and further seating at the front. Tucked away at the Southern end of the High Street close to the Merstow Green car park.
- Valkyrie Cafe Bar
Opened in January 2017 - previously PJs Moon & Sixpence.
- Angel Vaults 11 Port Street Evesham WR11 3LA (01386) 47188
- Great Alne
- Mother Huffcap
A Country pub. Closed for nearly 3 years from 2019. Reopened to serve the local community in December 2021 under new owners S Pert and A Taylor. Menu includes gluten-free, vegetarian & vegan options. Bus X19 passes the door. Ample car park. Garden.
- Mother Huffcap Spernall Lane Great Alne B49 6HY ku.oc.pacffuhrehtom@olleh(01789) 488800
- Halford Bridge
A stone-built Grade II listed coaching inn dating from 1567 on the Fosse Way (A429). There is a restaurant and a flower-decked courtyard, plus 12 en-suite bedrooms. Reopened November 2021 (bar only, maybe no real ale at first) under new management.
- Halford Bridge Fosseway Halford CV36 5BN (01789) 748217
- Hampton Lucy
- Boars Head
Cosy and attractive free house, built in the 17th Century as a cider house and now owned by a local trust; the present kitchen was originally a mortuary. Situated on a Sustrans route close to the river Avon, popular with cyclists, walkers and visitors to nearby Charlecote Park (NT). A sheltered rear garden is popular for Sunday afternoon barbecues in summer. Real fire, garden. lunches & evening meals. Warwickshire County Champion Pub of the Year 2010.
- Boars Head Church Street Hampton Lucy CV35 8BE moc.liamg@yculnotpmahdaehsraobeht(01789) 840533
- Golden Cross
Village pub situated on the top Alcester cross-roads of the village. Beers are sold on three handpumps with Wye Valley ales always present and a range of national brands sold on an ever changing basis with an Adnams option usually available as the main third option. A traditional cider is also sold on hand pump.
- Golden Cross Village Street Harvington WR11 8PQ (01386) 304505
- Thatched Tavern
12 High Street
A long, narrow, Grade-II-listed pub divided into bar, lounge and restaurant areas. A child- and dog-friendly pub with log fires, a garden, and bar food available as well as restaurant meals. The nearby holiday cottage sleeps 5.
- Thatched Tavern 12 High Street Honeybourne WR11 7PQ ku.oc.nrevatdehctaht@sgnikoob(01386) 834273
- Howard Arms
A 400-year-old rambling mellow stone-built inn, located in the village green. It has eight individual letting bedrooms and has received numerous accolades including the Good Pub Guides. An ideal base for a walking or touring holiday in the Cotswolds and Shakespeare country. Real Fire. Accommodation. Garden. Lunches. Eve Meals.
- Red Lion
A traditional country pub providing excellent company, food and drink including a wide selection of Hook Norton ales and artisanal gins. The tenants as from March 2018 are Dee and Andy, who have been part of the village community for many years. There is live music once a month.
- Howard Arms Lower Green Ilmington CV36 4LT (01608) 682226
- Iron Cross
- Queens Head
County pub offering an extensive Indian cuisine menu and traditional roasts on Sundays (noon-4pm).
- Queens Head Iron Cross WR11 8SH moc.oohay@fehcpotnaidni(01386) 870257
- Carpenters Arms
Reopened in October 2018 under new management.
- Kineton Sports & Social Club
Large bar and separate event hall, KSSC already plays host to a wide range of activities on a regular basis. These include live music, circuit training, badminton, skittles.
- Swan Hotel
Modernised and comfortable hotel with an open plan bar and real fires with a beer garden and patio. There is a separate restaurant and accommodation is available. The lease was taken over late 2019 by the El Café tapas bar based in Shipston on Stour, and a similar delicious menu is available here in Kineton.
- Carpenters Arms Banbury Street Kineton CV35 0JS (01926) 640364
- Kings Coughton
- Kings Court Hotel
Originally a tudor farmhouse, with many additions over the centuries, including a modern accommodation block. The hotel has many bedrooms, a restaurant and three function rooms. Real ale is in the Twisted Boot bar. The bar is open all day, food is served lunchtimes and evenings every day. Accommodation. Function room. Restaurant. Garden.
- Moat House
An L-shaped black-and-white timbered inn with period details with old beams and flagstones. Warm and welcoming. Refurbished to a high standard by the Lovely Pubs Group. Restaurant. Has a native American tent for smokers in the garden.
- Kings Court Hotel Kings Coughton B49 5QQ (01789) 763111
- Little Compton
- Red Lion
This Cotswold stone pub has flagstone floors, and welcoming fires in winter. There are settles in the public bar on which to relax and maybe watch a game of pool. Close to the boundary of three counties, it's a popular base for exploring the Cotswolds and the nearby Rollright Stones.
- Red Lion Little Compton GL56 0RT ku.oc.notpmocelttilnoildereht@ofni(01608) 674397
- Long Compton
- Red Lion
A stone built pub on the edge of the Cotswolds. Bus 50 passes the door. There are five letting bedrooms, plus a pool room. Children and dogs are welcome inside the pub and in the large garden. Accommodation, Lunches, Eve Meals, Garden. Food available all sessions.
- Red Lion Main Street Long Compton CV36 5JS ku.oc.notpmocgnol-noilder@ofni(01608) 684221
- Long Marston
- Masons Arms
Built in 1685 and a pub since 1861. Food served lunchtime and evenings 7 days a week. The function room has a skittle alley, and also doubles as lounge/restaurant. Real fire. Lunches. Eve meals. Function room. Front and rear gardens.
- Masons Arms Long Marston CV37 8RG (01789) 720586
- Lower Quinton
- College Arms
An old pub, the stone-built part dating from the early 16th century. Was a farmhouse up to 1897, the brick-built part being outbuildings. The college in the name is Magdalen, Oxford, which was the Lord of the Manor, and this is the only pub in Britain permitted to bear Magdalen arms on its sign. Bus 3 provides an hourly service to the village Mon-Sat from Stratford. Last return from opposite the pub is at 3.30pm.
- College Arms Lower Quinton CV37 8SG ku.oc.smra-egelloc-eht@aynat(01789) 720066
- Fox Inn
Having closed in January 2020 this pub happily reopens on 21 May 2021, as a community pub now wholly owned by a group of shareholders following a successful campaign. National Cycle Route 41 runs within 0.3 km of this friendly village pub which welcomes cyclists and walkers as well as local people.
- Fox Inn Goldicote Road Loxley CV35 9JS (01789) 840933
- White Hart Inn
16th century traditional country pub and restaurant with low-ceilinged timber-frames. Open fires, flagstone floors and a warm and friendly atmosphere. Food is served every session. Well behaved dogs and children are welcome. This pub still retains the old game of Ring the Bull. Large garden. Ample car park. The previous landlord, Jim Cruttwell, ran the pub for 36 years.
- White Hart Inn Stratford Road Newbold-on-Stour CV37 8TS (01789) 450205
- North Littleton
- Ivy Inn
Located in the heart of North Littleton, The Ivy Inn has undergone refurbishment since being purchased in August 2017 and now boasts new fixtures and fittings whilst maintaining many of its original features, including a beautifully inviting open fire in the bar, ample parking and a green at the front of the property. The restaurant area features a log burner and bare stone walls in keeping with the country feel. Private dining area seating up to 14 people.
- Ivy Inn Arrow Lane North Littleton WR11 8EF ku.oc.nniyvieht@ofni(01386) 834841
- Norton Grange
Refurbished in 2011 which has resulted in very pleasant outdoor drinking areas for the family and subtle use of outside lighting. The Marstons logo is more prevalent around the pub, offering two for the price of one meals. Large garden and patio.
- Norton Grange Evesham Road Norton WR11 4TL (01386) 871477
- Bridge Inn & Ferry
Traditional country freehouse dating back to the 1700s with its own moorings and a garden leading down to the Avon. It provides a great venue for whiling away those lazy summer afternoons down by the riverside. Real Fire. Garden. Lunches. Eve Meals.
- Fish & Anchor
Pub with a restaurant, beer garden and large car park. Dog-friendly in the bar and garden with walks from the pub. Friendly, knowledgeable bar staff and well kept beers. Ice cream sold from the garden in the summer. The caravan park behind the pub is now run independently and renamed as Offenham Touring Park.
- Bridge Inn & Ferry Boat Lane Offenham WR11 8QZ ku.oc.bupegdirbeht@nimda(01386) 446565
This smart village inn with a restaurant changed hands in 2015 when owner Mark Farrel took over. It has 4 changing ales and is open all day, with food served daily Tuesday-Sunday as well as Bank Holiday Mondays.
- Peacock Main Street Oxhill CV35 0QU (01295) 688060
- Masons Arms
Broad Marston Road
Friendly village pub which reopened in October 2018 after 2 years closed. Three real ales are served, with Cask Marque accreditation achieved in 2019. Separate games-room has a pool table and a TV showing major sports events. Feature nights may highlight open mic, ladies' darts or poker activities, for example.
- Masons Arms Broad Marston Road Pebworth CV37 8XN (01789) 721612
- Rose & Crown
A superb country pub at the bottom of the village, now with the new landlord Simon Porter. Dating back to the 11th century, it is stone built with exposed beams and a flagstone floor. Ownership of this free house changed early in 2014, so did the tenant, Quentin. Log-burning stoves provide winter warmth; Aunt Sally is played in the garden during summer months. This friendly local is reputedly haunted by the ghost of a Roundhead from the nearby battle of Edgehill. Always has a specialty keg beer on (changing). Selection of bottled beers, ciders plus non alcoholic with a TV screen at the bar showing the beer & cider menus. Children's room. Garden. Wheelchair-friendly.
- Rose & Crown Featherbow Lane Ratley OX15 6DS moc.liamg@yeltarnworcesor(01295) 678148
- Salford Priors
The black and white timbered exterior belies the light modern interior of this refurbished pub having a nice cosy bar with real fire, leather sofas and low tables. Do not be deceived by the exterior.
- Bell Evesham Road Salford Priors WR11 8UU (01789) 509486
- Queens Head
1 Main Street
Although this venue became an Indian restaurant in May 2021, the bar trade continues independently and normally serves at least two real ales.
- Queens Head 1 Main Street Sedgeberrow WR11 7UE (01926) 642171
- Black Horse Inn
The oldest pub in Shipston, this ancient stone-built 15th century pub is the only thatched building in Shipston. The licence dates back to 1540. Cosy and welcoming lounge with large inglenook log fire. Excellent Thai Food restaurant (take-away available). Garden with large decking area. Traditional pub games and sports TV are popular in the left hand bar. Live music in the garden during summer.
- Coach & Horses
16 New Street
This end of terrace brick pub has an L-shaped bar in an open-plan layout, and has been extended to include the next-door premises. A central open real log fire provides winter warmth to the carpeted restaurant area on one side and the bar on the other. Dominoes, cribbage, darts and Aunt Sally are all well supported and there is occasional live music. Garden.
- George Townhouse
Previously the George Hotel. A Brakspear-owned hotel in the Market Place. Restaurant with Food lunchtimes and evenings daily. Accommodation. 16 rooms all have flat-screen TV, CD/DVD player/iPod dock.
- Horseshoe Inn
An early 17th century coaching inn in the historic market town of Shipston on Stour. New tenants took over in October 2020.
- Lazy Pug
Known as the Falcon from 2002, the pub returned to its old name of White Horse in the summer of 2019. After closing for 5 months because of COVID-19 it reopened under new management in September 2020, and in 2021 is renamed the Lazy Pug.
- Shipston Rugby Club
Visitors are welcome to support the rugby on match days and make use of the bar. Past Captain`s Luncheon held during 2012 to mark 50 years of the club`s existence. The ram is the club`s mascot and motif. Bar and kitchen facilities available for functions. Outdoor drinking area, Function room.
- Thirst Edition
46b Church St
Shipston's first micropub opened on Good Friday 2018 and offers 4-5 changing real ales which are served straight from the cask and cover a wide range (265 in the first 14 months), often local, nearly always including one dark beer and often a vegan option. Up to 8 ciders, bottled craft beers, several wines and 6 gins are also available. There is seating for twenty, and bus 50 from Stratford runs every two hours with a stop outside. Limited kerbside parking, pay-and-display car park 150 m on Telegraph Street (40p per hour up to 2 hours, free after 6 pm). No children under 18 years of age. Reopening after Covid restrictions: serving outside from April 2021 (weather permitting), live music and other events resuming late May. See Facebook for details and updates.
- White Bear
Georgian pub situated in the Market Place. Punch Taverns sold this pub in 2013 to the Donnington Brewery in nearby Stow on the Wold. Food is available lunch and evenings. Real Fire. Letting rooms. SKY Sports TV available. Separate function room at rear of pub has a pool table. Car park.
- Black Horse Inn Station Road Shipston-on-Stour CV36 4BT ku.oc.notspihsesrohkcalb@ofni(01608) 238489
Set in the middle of the Shottery one-way system, this Greene King pub attracts visitors to the nearby Anne Hathaways Cottage. Historic pub (est.1728), tastefully and comfortably furnished. Food is served all day every day. Extensive menu and plenty of separate eating/drinking areas including a modern patio area. Shakespeare CAMRA first ever meeting held here on Oct 20th, 1981. Shakespeare CAMRA celebrated their 30th birthday here on Oct 20th, 2011.
- Bell Bell Lane Shottery CV37 9HD (01789) 269645
- Snitterfield Arms
Friendly village pub, popular in normal times for meals and ale. The stylish bar area is in a modern style, whilst the restaurant area shows a relaxed environment with two seating areas. Reopened under new management October 2021. The landlord aims to include a darker ale among the three changing beers on offer.
- Snitterfield Sports Club
In the Sports Club Building there is The Snipe Bar with both SKY & BT Sports. Also provides table tennis, snooker & pool.
- Stratford Manor Hotel
Hotel with bar, restaurant, health club, meeting rooms and 104 bedrooms.
- Snitterfield Arms Bearley Road Snitterfield CV37 0JH moc.liamg@dleifrettinseht(01789) 777034
- Stratford Upon Avon
- Stratford Sports Club
Swans Nest Lane
Stratford Upon Avon
The club house has a licensed bar which is open everyday, and has a wide selection of locally sourced products, and well known brands, including changing guest cask ales.
- Stratford Sports Club Swans Nest Lane Stratford Upon Avon CV37 7LS ku.oc.tropsdroftarts@nimda(01789) 296629
- Arden Hotel
Located in historic Stratford-upon-Avon, directly opposite the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatres. Formerly part of the Thistle Hotels group. Ceased real ale in autumn 2007 after more than 20 years due to low demand. It has re-gained the original name after a major refurbishment (opening July 2010) as a 45-bedroom luxury hotel. Real Ale back on in 2011. Â£4 plus for a pint.
- Bear Freehouse
Swan's Nest Lane
The riverside Shoulder of Mutton, then a mere pub, was enlarged in 1673 by Sir John Clopton as part of his scheme to develop the Avon navigation. The Bear Freehouse is now part of the Swans Nest hotel, next to Bistrot Pierre restaurant. Lunches. Eve meals. Outside seating area.
9 Bull Street
This old pub tucked away in the narrow backstreets of Stratford's Old Town has been known as the West End at various times over the years, but was taken over in 2020 by the local Melt Pub Company and has reverted to its old name once again. Live music and other events. Garden/large heated patio.
- Church Street Townhouse
16 Church Street
A 400 year old grade II listed building in the heart of Stratford with two bars, The Library a cosy, oak beamed room with bookshelves and oil paintings and The Blue Bar, light and airy with views over the ancient, half timbered buildings the area is famous for. All day bistro. On Mon-Sat at 5.30pm a pianist tinkles the ivories for an hour so we can have music while we sup. Good food and 12 en-suite letting rooms.
- Coach House
42 Rother Street
A 475-year-old pub in Rother market area of Stratford. Recently renovated to reveal many of the original features. Disabled facilities have been installed to make it more accessible. Previously called The Lamplighter, it is a Davenports brewery’s managed pub.
- Cox`s Yard
Apostrophe Pubs owned Pub. Previously the Lazy Cow, Coxs Yard. Lively modern music bar / leisure complex with upstairs function venue for restaurant food all day. Comfortable riverside terrace with fine views of Clopton Bridge and the river. Originally opened by Charles Wells in a converted timber yard on the banks of the Avon in September 1998. Former home of the small Coxs Yard Brewery. Family area.
- Dirty Duck
Originally the Black Swan, it has traditionally been the local for actors at the nearby Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Many of their signed photos adorn the walls. A cosy and popular Greene King Old English Inn overlooking the theatre gardens and the Avon. Restaurant food served all day. Garden. Real fire.
- DoubleTree by Hilton Stratford-upon-Avon
Modern hotel built in retro style in the mid-90s on the former Hospital site and originally named the Stratford Victoria Hotel. 2008 saw a £7-million transformation into a `chic venue` known as the Stratford Hotel. In July 2018 it was renamed again after Hilton had taken over the parent company. Garden. Parking. Accommodation. Restaurant. Separate bar is open to non-residents - ale £4.50 a pint.
Restaurant, all-day foodThe pub is Cask Marque accredited for beer quality.
- Falcon Indigo Hotel
0330 102 7244
A 16th century, Grade II listed timber-framed hotel reopened April 2019 after substantial refurbishment both inside and out. Now known as the Falcon Indigo Hotel, it has 93 bedrooms,the Woodsman restaurant which is praised for its venison dishes, and a garden. The bar serves two cask beers on handpump. Opposite the hotel is the site of New Place, Shakespeare's last home. Could the Bard have used this as his local?
25 High Street
A timber-framed building dating from 1594. It has been a pub since 1718, and known as the Garrick since 1769, in honour of the famous actor who arranged the first Shakespeare’s Birthday celebrations in that year. Like many town pubs it extends a long way back, but the front bar is probably the smallest in Stratford. Lots of beams throughout which were renovated in 1912. A large brass plaque commemorates a 30 foot deep well. All day meals. Dogs welcome.
- Golden Bee
42 Sheep Street
A large, town-centre Wetherspoons within easy walking distance of the river Avon and theatres. Opened in 2001, it takes its name from the refreshment rooms which occupied this timber-framed building in the early twentieth century. The walls are adorned with many pictures of Shakespeare and his plays. Free Wi-Fi. Regular mini-festivals throughout the year. Cask Marque accredited for beer quality. Outdoor drinking area. All-day food. Shakespeare CAMRA Pub of the Season, Winter 2013.
6 Ely Street
An old pub just off the High Street (previously the Cross Keys). Refurbished in Oct 2014. The new look has an open airy feel with many exposed beams and sympathetic painting. A separate dining area serves lunches and evening meals specialising in Sharing Platter boards. Live music every Thursday evening and Sunday afternoon.
- Loxleys Restaurant
3 Sheep Street
Although this is principally a restaurant they have a cosy bar area with traditional low beams and oak timbers. You are welcome to sit in the bar area with draught ale without having to order a meal.
- Old Thatch Tavern
Situated on the corner of the market place, Stratford-upon-avons 2nd oldest pub actually does boast a thatched roof. Acquired by Fullers in March 2012. Food is served all day every day.
- Old Tramway
Formerly the only Davenports pub in Stratford, the building dates from 1856 and is a four-square red brick edifice which seems Georgian rather than Victorian both inside and out. The embankment of the old Moreton-in-Marsh tramway runs at the bottom of the garden, now acts as a footpath into Stratford centre. An outside bar was constructed during 2012. Friendly atmosphere. Garden. Food served lunchtimes and evenings.
- One Elm
Formerly the Bar Humbug / Recession and before that the One Elm. A narrow pub extending a long way back from the road, done out in a bare wood style. Closed January 2003, reopened August 2003 as a Gastro-pub with real ale, reverting back to the original name of One Elm. Refurbished in March 2012 to give a clean modern environment. Patio Garden at rear, front drinking area.
37 Evesham Road
This roughly triangular edge-of-town building became a pub in the 1890s and was until recently known as the Salmon Tail after the shape of the plot it was built on. After a period of closure during the Covid pandemic, it reopened as an Irish pub on 17 May 2021 under new ownership and with a new name.
- Pen & Parchment
Originally a boatbuilders yard, then the Unicorn and the Navigation, the pub is situated between the Avon and the canal. At this Greene King pub you can sit outside and observe the open topped tourist buses as they come and go at the boarding point next door. Food all day.
38 Guild Street
A little touch of London in Stratford upon Avon, The Phoenix is owned by local hospitality entrepreneurs Rachel & Sue Hawkins. The Phoenix is open all day every day for food, drinks, cocktails and wines. The Rosé Terrace is a place to grab a seat under the palm trees and pretend you’re on holiday for an hour or a day.
- Queens Head
Lively 18th-century town pub, extended. February 2015 has seen a major refurbishment of the pub interior and exterior plus a very keen landlord with over 20 years experience. Features include exposed beams, two real fires, a stone-flagged floor and an L-shaped bar. Evening meals Fri, Sat. Owned by Punch Taverns. Garden. Accommodation. Lunches. Eve Meals.
- Red Lion
This canalside pub is part of the Whitbread Table-Table group which often features a place to stay at a Premier Inn (in this case opposite the pub).Garden, Play area.
Riverside is an outstanding iconic architectural structure overlooking the River Avon.
- Rose & Crown
15-17 Sheep Street
A rambling old pub: like a Tardis, it seems to get bigger the further in you go till eventually reaching the barn and beer garden. Cask Marque accredited for beer quality. Garden. Loyalty card scheme.
- Royal British Legion Club
29 Bull Street
An old building tucked away in the narrow backstreets of Stratford Old Town. Quiet interior with a typical club environment. Membership to British Legion is not required but guests will need to be signed in before entry.
A brick built pub on the Bishopton estate just off the Alcester Road 1 mile from the town centre. Its 2 rooms have polished wood floors and the lounge has a raised carpeted area with a large bay window containing green banquette seating for comfortable dining. The Sports Bar has darts, a pool table, sports TV. A quiz is held on Sunday evenings. Garden area with smoking den. Bus 19 from town stops here. Food is available most hours of the day but the kitchen has a break between 3-5 Mon-Fri.
- Stratford Alehouse
12B Greenhill Street
Family-run, one-bar micropub serving real ales, ciders and wines. Since opening in 2013 more than 1380 different real ales have made an appearance, all dispensed by gravity. No gaming machines. Occasional TV sports games shown and there may be music events / bands such as Stratford Folk Club (1st & 3rd Weds) - check Facebook for music details. Snacks are served.
- Stratford ArtsHouse
14 Rother Street
A multi-purpose venue offering a diverse range cultural events, arts and educational activities. Open during performances.
- Stratford-upon-Avon Rugby Club
Pearcecroft, Loxley Road
IPA is the regular beer, but on first-team matchdays one (or sometimes two) guest beers may be available. Outdoor drinking area, function room.
- White Swan Hotel
Pleasant 15th century timber framed hotel opposite the American Fountain in the Market Place, with an ancient wall painting of Tobit and the Angels. Passing through several chains it was bought by Fullers in 2011 and has undergone an impressive restoration. Central located bar with several pleasant seating areas. Accommodation. Lunches. Eve meals. Restaurant. Function room.
22 Church Street
The Windmill has been an inn in Stratford upon Avon since 1599 and claims to be the oldest in the town. The timber-framed, low-ceilinged building has a large bar area made from several smaller rooms, plus a lounge on the right, with an outdoor patio/smokers area at the rear. Lunches. Evening meals. Good value for Sunday lunch. Part of the Greene King chain.
- Yard of Ale
A modern sports bar just off the Birmingham Road, with a multi-generational local trade. Pool table and wide-screen TV for sports fans, and occasional live music or Karaoke evenings. Real ale returned in January 2007. Buses 221 and 222 stop outside in Justins Avenue.
- Arden Hotel Waterside Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6BA (01789) 298682
- Plough Inn
A small stone built village pub with an inglenook fireplace and a flagstone bar with a side room for dining. Deservedly popular with villagers and visitors alike for both its well kept beer and quality food. It is very friendly and well worth a visit. Small garden.
- Plough Inn Stretton-on-Fosse GL56 9QX moc.hguolpnotterts@ofni(01608) 661053
- Temple Grafton
- Blue Boar Inn
Stone-built hilltop pub just over the boundary from the dry parish of Temple Grafton, it has been an alehouse since the 1600s. A central serving area dominates interconnecting bars and restaurant area. It features a 35-foot well and flagstone floors, open fires in winter, an outside patio with umbrellas for summer, and widescreen Sky Sports TV all year round. Acquired by Marstons in 2007. Garden, Accommodation, Lunches, Eve meals.
- Blue Boar Inn Temple Grafton B49 6NR (01789) 750010
- Crown Inn
14 Main St
Refurbished and re-opened on 4th April 2012. Two separate bar areas, one with games and pool table and one for eating and drinking. Separate dining area. Lots of outside drinking space (out front and two gardens). Large car park.
- Crown Inn 14 Main St Tiddington CV37 7AZ (01789) 297010
Pub reopened September 2021 after refurbishment, under new owners and with new name (previously White Lion). A friendly, traditional English pub on the main road (A3400), with wooden beams and thatched roof. Outside patio area. Large garden. Large car park. Bus services 50 and 50A stop near the door.
- Lion Stratford Road Tredington CV36 4NS (01608) 664411
A large two-bar pub with a separate dining area which doubles as a Chinese eat-in (or takeaway) when pub is open (except Tuesday). Lunches. Eve meals.
- Peacock Main Street Tysoe CV35 0SE (01295) 680338
- Bell Inn
Old country pub with real fires in the winter and a large patio garden for the summer. Food is available all sessions. Real fire, Garden with circular smoking den.
- Four Alls
This riverside pub has undergone extensive development and has recently reopened as an upmarket Country Pub and Dining by Oakman Inns. Re-opened June 2018.
- Shakespeare Inn
The Shakespeare Inn is in the heart of the historic centre of Welford on Avon. Enthusiastic landlord and good value bacon sarnies (JR). Pub re-opened April 6th 2013.
- Bell Inn Binton Road Welford-on-Avon CV37 8EB (01789) 750353
- Kings Head
A comfortable old hotel near the church, which has recently upgraded its accommodation. This Vintage Inn has a flagstoned bar area with wooden floors and persian carpets. Lunchtime and Evening meals. Accommodation.
- Kings Head Warwick Road Wellesbourne CV35 9LX (01789) 840206
- Royal Oak
An ancient stone-built pub in the middle of the village, it dates back to 1168 and was originally built to house masons building the church. The extensive inglenook contains rungs leading to a hideaway. Patronised by Cromwell's officers after the nearby Battle of Edgehill. Previously it was a Hook Norton pub, but now free of tie. Completely refurbished and re-opened in Sept 2017. Food is served all sessions; Michelin star 2021. Outdoor drinking area.
- Royal Oak Whatcote rd Whatcote CV36 5EF ku.oc.etoctahwkaolayoreht@maeteht(01295) 688100
- Norman Knight
The stone-flag-floored pub has two rooms plus a restaurant and a garden with tables overlooking the green. Seven handpumps dispense local beers and ciders. Food is locally sourced where possible, including lamb and pork from the family farm. Classic cars gather on the third Thursday of the summer months. Live music features occasionally. A great village pub.
- Norman Knight Whichford CV36 5PE ku.oc.thginknamroneht@ofni(01608) 684621
- Mary Arden Inn
A comfortable hotel facing the village green and in sight of Mary Ardens house, the home of Shakespeares mother. Now part of Utopia Inns. Has with a flagstoned bar area and a welcoming open coal fire in winter. Each of the 11 bedrooms has a complete works of Shakespeare as well as TV, tea-making, etc. Food Mon-Sat Lunch and Evening, Sun 12-4. Accommodation. Garden.
- Wilmcote Sports & Social Club
16 Aston Cantlow Road
Large Function Room. New Members Welcome
- Mary Arden Inn The Green Wilmcote CV37 9XJ (01789) 267030
No separate rooms, but distinct dining, lounge and public bar areas. Meals all day Friday and Saturday. Steak night Thursday, fish night Friday. The outdoor smoking area has armchairs and a pool table! Riverside garden/patio.
- Fish Wixford B49 6DA (01789) 778593
- Wootton Wawen
- Bulls Head
Reopened under new management 24 May 2021. An ancient, Grade-II-listed, half-timbered inn with many rooms, low ceilings and wood fires. Parts of the church opposite are Anglo-Saxon. Hourly bus service X20 between Stratford and Birmingham stops nearby. Garden. Parking. Real Thai food a speciality.
- Navigation Inn
A canalside pub and restaurant on the A3400 next to the canal marina. Live jazz occurs some Mondays and bus X20 stops hourly in the village during the day. Garden, Childrens play area. Reopened November 2021 after refurbishment, under new management
- Bulls Head Stratford Road Wootton Wawen B95 6BD bup.daehsllubeht@emoclew(01564) 795803