*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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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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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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Phone, calendar on the wall, diary in the handbag… however you make a note of things to see and do, check out these top 5 Stratford-upon-Avon events in June.
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Union Jacks and fascinators at the ready, because Stratfordblog has a list of places you can watch the Royal Wedding in Stratford-upon-Avon on Saturday May 19.
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Get your diary out, because there are plenty of May events in Stratford-upon-Avon that are worth noting.
The month of May is sandwiched by two Bank Holidays: the Early May Bank Holiday on Monday May 7 and the Spring Bank Holiday on Monday May 28. Add to that a half-term break from school at the end of the month and a Royal Wedding to get excited about, and May is shaping up to be a great time to visit Stratford-upon-Avon.
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Hall’s Croft in Stratford-upon-Avon is the former home of William Shakespeare’s daughter Susanna and her husband, John Hall. The wealthy couple commissioned this grand home, living here for just a few years from 1613/14 before moving to New Place, after the death of Shakespeare in 1616. Today, the property is one of the finest historic homes in Stratford-upon-Avon, and the gardens are a haven of peace and beauty.
Here’s what to expect when you visit Hall’s Croft in Stratford-upon-Avon.
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Afternoon Tea in Stratford-upon-Avon is outranked in Englishness only by the Queen eating fish and chips in a telephone box. Afternoon Tea at the RSC therefore, with views of the Avon and its gliding swans, takes another step towards peak Englishness.
So what can you expect when you take Afternoon Tea at the RSC in Stratford-upon-Avon?
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