Take a tipple with Shakespeare, who reputedly wet his whistle at 17th-century The Bell Inn, a vision of flagstone floors and oak at Welford-on-Avon. And do sample our locally brewed ales, perhaps at The Griffin Inn, Church End, which also serves English wines and farm cider. In addition to traditional pub grub – perfect after a day in the fresh air – you’ll find all sorts of specialities, including Duck Suppers at The King’s Head, Aston Cantlow.
You will find the privately owned Golden Lion (AA 3-star accommodation) in one of Warwickshire’s most picturesque and best-kept rural villages. We have a welcoming bar, plus an award-winning restaurant in the original 16th-century building where you can enjoy outstanding dishes made with locally sourced produce. We are The Good Pub Guide recommended.
Relax in our cosy country pub with low-beamed ceilings and stone fireplaces. We serve beers from the nearby Tunnel Brewery and we have up to ten real ales available at any one time, plus English wines and farm cider. We also provide straightforward but tasty bar food (weekdays and Saturday). The Good Pub Guide award winners 2009.
Discover the very best in ‘countryside dining, drinking and dozing’ at The Halford Bridge. Steeped in history and located on the fringes of the Cotswolds, this impressive stone-built, Grade 2- listed coaching inn dates from 1567 and oozes character. Listed in Michelin’s Eating Out in Pubs Guide 2011.
This 400-year-old Cotswold stone inn on the village green provides fine food and favourite pub dishes, using local suppliers where possible. Featured in The Good Pub Guide 2011, Michelin’s Eating Out in Pubs Guide 2011, Good Beer Guide 2010, Alastair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay – British Hotels & Inns and other top guides.
It is claimed that William Shakespeare’s parents held their wedding breakfast in this flagstoned Tudor pub following their marriage in the village church in 1557. We serve beers from the nearby Purity Brewery as well as award-winning British modern food, including a fresh fish daily specials menu and our famous Duck Suppers. Featured in The Good Pub Guide 2011 and Michelin’s Eating Out in Pubs Guide 2011.
The Orange Tree is relaxed, friendly and informal. Our menu is simple but up-to-the-minute, with lots of comfort appeal like homely pizza, steaks and pasta, plus contemporary, global touches to keep things lively. Our wine list contains well known favourites, alongside little numbers from around the world. Listed in Michelin’s Eating Out in Pubs Guide 2011.
Real ales, fine wines, superb food and a warm welcome from your hosts Sarah and Lisa await you at The Red Lion. This former coaching inn dates back to 1748 and retains the charm and character of a genuine country pub with log fires, stone walls and oak beams. Accolades include AA rosette, CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2010 and Michelin’s Eating Out in Pubs Guide 2010.
‘The Wig’, a characterful listed Georgian building, serves beers from the nearby Slaughterhouse Brewery and caters for diverse pub-going tastes. We’ve a welcoming and lively bar, cosy feature area, innovative sports bar section, relaxed restaurant and comfy, en suite B&B accommodation overlooking the market square. Listed in The Good Pub Guide 2009.
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