*UPDATE* This post has been updated in July 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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One of the things I missed most during the pandemic was visiting the amazing places for breakfast in Stratford-upon-Avon. There’s something special about the whirr of coffee grinders, the tapping of laptop keys, and the clink of cutlery on a demolished Full English breakfast plate that satisfies my foodie soul.
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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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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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Just try to walk along High Street without going weak at the knees for a sugar fix: a staggering 4 of the top 5 places for a sweet treat in Stratford-upon-Avon have windows on High Street, offering a tempting glimpse into their world of treats, sweets, cakes, fudge and ice cream. Willy Wonka would have a field day.
These are Stratfordblog’s top 5 places for a sweet treat in Stratford-upon-Avon. Is your favourite here?
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I don’t like to make a fuss. I want a coffee. I have child. If someone has to help me drag a pushchair up steps or wrangle with seventeen tables just to let me and the gargantuan pile of plastic through, that’s making a fuss. And I don’t like to make a fuss.
(By the way, I don’t like pushchairs either. But it’s not always practical to carry both baby and all their stuff like some sort of over-sized, double-shelled turtle.)
So where, as a parent with pushchair, can you enjoy a much-needed caffeine hit?
Continue reading Top 5 pushchair-friendly cafes in Stratford-upon-Avon
The Old Slaughterhouse in Stratford-upon-Avon is a quirky, friendly cultural centre celebrating the heritage and arts of the town.
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