Today – Top 10 Stratford Upon Avon Restaurants. The best places to eat in Stratford upon Avon as chosen by the locals.
While Shakespeare is obviously the main reason that people visit Stratford upon Avon, the collection of great restaurants scattered around the small town centre give visitors plenty of reason to hang around. Of course, you’ll find the usual handful of well known Italian restaurant chains and coffee shops. However, Stratford is now home to a growing number of independent restaurants of various types. I’ve collected up ten of the best as decided by locals to help you choose. So don’t forget to schedule some time for foodie fun in between theatre trips.
Top 10 Stratford Upon Avon Restaurants
1 – Lambs, Sheep Street – With a varied menu including British, Italian and Asian influences Lambs will have something to suit most tastes. A reliable choice in a beautiful venue in the centre of town. Budget ££
2 – 33 The Scullery, Greenhill Street – Specialising in locally sourced traditional British food including game and fish, this small restaurant may not look much from the outside but will win you over with its menu and service. Budget ££
3 – Salt, Church Street – New to Stratford in 2017 Salt offers a modern fine dining experience including the option of a five and eight course tasting menu. Budget £££
4 – No.9 Church Street – Modern seasonal fayre in a pretty grade II listed building. Options include both a nine course tasting menu and themed evenings celebrating seasonal ingredients. Budget ££/£££
5 – The Opposition Bistro – Known as The Oppo, this informal bistro focusses of modern Mediterranean style dishes and is ideally placed for a light pre-theatre meal. Budget ££
6 – The Deli Cafe, Meer Street – Perfect for a quick lunch. The Deli serves everything from paninis and jacket potatoes to more filling dishes like chilli, gammon or a curry. Budget £
7 – The Vintner, Sheep Street – Describing itself as a ‘cafe winebar’, The Vintner serves a menu of mainly British and French origin with the option of a private dining room. Budget ££
8 – Mida, High Street – A relaxed family run Moroccan restaurant and coffee shop serving traditional Moroccan dishes in a colourful venue.
9 – The Townhouse, Church Street – Combining a restaurant with bar food and 12 hotel rooms the Townhouse is a great choice for a pre-theatre meal. Budget ££
10 – The Countess of Evesham, Waterside – How about cruising down the Avon while you eat? Traditional food with a view on a converted canal boat. Booking normally required. Budget ££
What do you think?
Hopefully one of these Stratford upon Avon restaurants will appeal. Do leave us a comment if you have another suggestion. We love finding new places! Don’t forget to check out our review of Malmaison Wine Dinners. One last thought, our post on things to do in York might be of helpful. I hope you like it!