The Cross-Restaurant.
Hathaway Tearooms
The One Elm Beer Garden Stratford-upon-Avon

Food & Drink

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No matter whether you’re looking for a family meal for five or fine dining for two, Shakespeare’s England has eateries to suit every occasion, and some of the quirkiest venues.


Start your day with a full English breakfast at the chic-but-comfy Boston Tea Party in Stratford-upon-Avon.


Indulge in a traditional lunchtime cream tea (not forgetting the scones!) at Hathaway’s Tearoom. Spend your afternoon in Henley-in-Arden getting creative in a chocolate making workshop run by Henley Chocolates – try not to get too messy!


Round the day off with the romantic meal of your dreams at The Cross in Kenilworth, an exquisite, Michelin-starred eatery situated in a quaintly beautiful market town. Or, if a more relaxed setting is more yourthing, Stratford-upon-Avon’s The One Elm offers a great range of mouthwatering meals, from traditional pub fare to contemporary cuisine, and a fine selection of drinks to wash them down with.

Speaking of drinks, for beer lovers no visit to Shakespeare’s England can be complete without a trip to the Purity Brewing Co.’s brewery and shop, located on a picturesque farm in the gorgeous Warwickshire countryside. Take the brewery tour to discover how Purity’s award-winning ales are made, try a sample or two, and find out why Warwickshire is so renowned for its local artisans and their produce.

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The Cross-Restaurant.

The Cross

Overview Kenilworth’s only Michelin starred restaurant. The Cross is a beautiful Michelin starred restaurant in a grade ll listed building in the heart of Kenilworth. The food is freshly prepared using local produce by award winning chefs. Expect a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere with friendly service and stunning seasonal dishes using the very best local ingredients.

Hathaway Tearooms

Hathaway Tea Rooms

Step back in time and experience High Tea in all its quintessentially English glory. Located on the High Street, Hathaway Tea Rooms is a Grade II listed building, which was constructed around 1610 and is known as one of Stratford’s most historic properties. Good service is at the heart of Hathaway Tea Rooms and it is one of the best places to enjoy afternoon tea in Shakespeare’s hometown.

The One Elm Beer Garden Stratford-upon-Avon

The One Elm

A friendly, neighbourhood pub just yards away from Henley Street and Shakespeare’s Birthplace. As well as a perennially busy bar, there is an eatery on two floors and a secret courtyard where those in the know while away a sunny afternoon or evening. The One Elm takes huge pride in serving the best ingredients sourced from ethical producers, freshly prepared by in-house chefs.

Purity Brewing Co. Tours and Craft Beer Shop

Award Winning Brewery Tours, Craft Beer Shop and Stunning Venue Based on a working farm in the heart of the beautiful Warwickshire countryside, Purity Brewing Co. are committed to brewing beer with a conscience. Our brewery practices are designed to be environmentally friendly and in the case of our wetland system, environmentally enriching. Purity has been producing award winning beers since 2005 and now offers an award winning brewery tour to tell the story. Join us on one of our tours and you will see how our fantastic, flavoursome beers are made and also get an insight into the passion…

Henley Chocolates Chocolate Hamper, Henley-in-Arden

Henley Chocolates

A little gem set in the heart of rural Warwickshire, visit our artisan chocolaterie and see our chocolate team hand crafting our chocolate creations, or browse our visitor shop and try your hand at making your own chocolates. Visitors can view our chocolatiers at work through the viewing screen and taste, smell, see and even play with chocolate in all its forms with our make-your-own activities and workshops.   Our chocolates not only taste great but they are genuinely hand made by our team of dedicated chocolatiers using sustainably sourced chocolate. Visit us today and join in the chocolate fun…