Eating Out

From afternoon tea to the finest restaurants, Stratford-upon-Avon caters for every taste with a wealth of eating places throughout the town.

No trip to Stratford-upon-Avon would be complete without visiting one of Stratford-upon-Avon’s wonderful Tea and Coffee Shops. There’s a huge range of places to choose from, so why not take a well earned break form the shopping and sightseeing to put your feet up for a while?

If you fancy a light bite, there are many Snack and Sandwich outlets around the town to cater for every taste. If you’re short on time there’s a range of Fast Food places to satisfy your hunger.

For something more substantial, relax in some of the Midlands’ finest Restaurants for which Stratford-upon-Avon is famous for. Many cater for pre-theatre dining too, making it easy to enjoy a relaxing meal before the show.

Finally, a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon’s vibrant Pub and Bar scene before retiring for the evening is a must. From traditional ales in country pubs to contemporary cocktails in modern surroundings, it’s a perfect end to a perfect day.


Bella Italia

At Bella Italia Stratford Upon Avon, our Italian menu is inspired by traditional family favourites and prepared with fresh, premium ingredients by our passionate chefs.

Bistrot Pierre

Located within the Swan’s Nest hotel on the banks of the River Avon, full of history and character our Bistrot is the perfect setting to relax and enjoy delicious French-style cuisine.

Boston Tea Party

Funky cafe chain serving up breakfast, burgers, salads & baked goods with sustainable ingredients.

Cafe Rouge

Enjoy life the Parisian way at Café Rouge in Stratford Upon Avon, our contemporary French restaurant serves delicious innovative takes on the classics and dishes inspired by different regions of France, there's something to suit everyone.


Contemporary, white-walled chain Italian cafe-deli, with pastas, handmade focaccia & a kids' menu.

Countess of Evesham

Operating throughout the year, the centrally heated Countess of Evesham travels down the River Avon to Luddington (and back). Whilst cruising at night, the boat lights up the river banks, creating a memorable atmosphere.

El Greco

With Greek dishes and meze banquets, El Greco is a stunning contemporary independent family-owned restaurant located in the heart of world famous Stratford Upon Avon......just yards away from Shakespeare's Birthplace.

Giggling Squid

Enjoy our delicious Thai staples, with an emphasis on seafood. From our famous Salt & Pepper Squid to crowd-pleasing Sticky Chicken – is a work of love, exploring Thailand’s richness of natural ingredients from the land and sea.


Popular with locals and visitors, Lambs offers great food, quality wines and friendly service, making it one of the best restaurants in Stratford. Simplicity, reliability and consistency are the name of the game.

Loxleys Restaurant and Wine Bar

Loxleys Restaurant has the perfect environment for you to indulge in relaxation, enjoy a cocktail or two and treat yourselves to a wonderful dining experience, which you so rightfully deserve.

Mercure, The Shakespeare

The Mercure Shakespeare Hotel is a traditional hotel which sits in the heart of historic Stratford-upon-Avon.

Miller and Carter Steakhouse

Unpretentious steak restaurant offering British & Irish chops plus standard sides & desserts.