*UPDATE* This post has been updated in April 2021, to take into account current COVID restrictions
The best Stratford-upon-Avon outdoor dining experiences are not always easy to find: tucked away behind a hotel, occupying a quiet corner by the riverbank, nestled among the historic rooftops of William Shakespeare’s hometown.
With Stratfordblog at your fingertips, however, that sun-drenched restaurant table is closer than you think.
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It’s good to support local, so here are my top 5 independent cafes in Stratford-upon-Avon, for when you’re next in need of a coffee-and-cake fix in Shakespeare’s hometown.
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Use these Christmas tips from Loxleys restaurant to up your festive game this year and enjoy the best tastes of the season.
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The Encore in Stratford-upon-Avon has had a makeover and Stratfordblog writer Jeanette Parkin was given a special preview. So what’s new at one of Stratford’s oldest inns?
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I took a brief culinary journey around Stratford-upon-Avon today (Sunday Sept 23) on the Stratford Town Centre Food Festival Taste Trail.
Find out what my five-year-old son and I made of the treats on offer at the nine town centre venues taking part in the 2018 Stratford Town Centre Food Festival Taste Trail.
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Stratford Town Centre Food Festival takes place every autumn. It’s one of the most popular events on Stratford-upon-Avon’s busy calendar.
So when does the next food fest come to town and what’s on?
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Afternoon Tea Week offers in Stratford-upon-Avon
If you’re nuts for scones, potty for clotted cream and just plain crackers for sandwiches, you’ll be delighted to know that it’s Afternoon Tea Week!
This annual celebration of Afternoon Tea – that perfect collection of sandwiches, scones, cakes and tea (perhaps with a side of bubbly) – runs from August 14 to August 20 2018.
And there are some delicious Afternoon Tea Week offers in Stratford-upon-Avon this year.
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When the weather is hot, hot, hot, you need the top 5 places to cool down in Stratford-upon-Avon.
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I don’t like beer. But I do like good food, great views and new experiences. And I rather like my husband, who LOVES craft beer. So here we are, attending the Purity beer evening at the RSC, riding the lift to the third-floor Rooftop Restaurant for a flight of beer and a whopping five courses of expertly matched food.
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Take a look at the top 5 Stratford-upon-Avon summer experiences to discover the quintessential things to see, do and eat during the most popular time of the year in Shakespeare’s home town.
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