Tewkesbury is the perfect place to visit for a quiet stroll in picture perfect surroundings. Tewkesbury Abbey, a selection of unique shops, the quaint streets and the stunning scenery of the surrounding area with the river running through, all add up to make Tewkesbury a lovely day out. Whilst you are visiting, you may want to treat yourself to lunch. There are many fantastic places to have lunch in Tewkesbury, here are just a small selection of some of the best…

The Boathouse Pub – For riverside dining you can’t beat the Boathouse pub. With stunning views over the river, this is the perfect place to spend a relaxing afternoon, whilst enjoying good food! You can even bring your four-legged friend also as dogs are welcome here. With an extensive menu of classic British fare, there is something for everyone. They also offer 2 courses for £11.95 Monday-Friday, 12-6pm, so lunch by the river doesn’t have to cost a fortune!

Crumpets – This lovely, traditional 16th century building is the perfect place for a cosy lunch. Locally sourced ingredients and a varied menu of traditional foods make this cosy café a real treat. If it is a sunny day, there is an outdoor seating area too, or eat inside on cooler days where you will find a welcoming open fire. The home-made cakes are highly recommended, and the breakfast menu is also fantastic if you arrive in the morning.

Abbey Tea Rooms – Whether or not you are paying a visit to the beautiful Abbey, the Abbey tea rooms is the perfect place to enjoy lunch in beautiful surroundings. A home-made cake and cup of tea, or something more savoury such as a sandwich or jacket potato, this is the perfect place to enjoy lunch in amongst one of Tewkesbury’s many beautiful historic buildings.

The Abbots Table – Inside this lovely Tudor building is a tantalising selection of fantastic foods. A selection of locally sourced steaks, and a main menu which features foods such as slow cooked rabbit, pan fried duck breast and salmon steak, you are in for a real treat here. If you have room finish off with one of their amazing puddings!



My Great Grandfathers – This award-winning restaurant offers both A La Carte options as well as a set menu, and you will not be disappointed by whichever you choose. Popular with locals and visitors head here for the expertly prepared food, which attracts rave reviews from diners and has a varied and exciting menu. It is easy to see why this restaurant has won awards for its food!