Top ‘Foodie’ Experiences


Top Food Experiences

A visit to The Malverns isn’t just about the spectacular scenery, amazing views, our unique heritage and culture and health and wellbeing.  If you love sampling amazing local food and drink produce, then we have a great selection of local independent businesses who will be sure to tantalise your taste buds.  Plan a break in the Summer, Autumn and Winter months and enjoy some great ‘foodie’ experiences.

And, there’s quite the variety on offer, from local producers, farm shops, vineyards, breweries, cider mills, deli’s and also a fishmonger; to an abundance of eateries, serving an authentic food experience. Many of our restaurants, pubs and cafes source their food and drink produce locally so the food is even fresher and tastier.

What’s more, we have plenty of beer gardens and outdoor spaces at our hospitality venues, so you can enjoy a pint of local real ale, cider, or fruit juice as well as a bite to eat alfresco.

Plenty More Places To Eat and Drink
We have plenty of restaurants, pubs and cafes to choose from on top of those listed below.  Visit our Food & Drink page for more eating out options.

Visit Local Producers

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Astley Vineyard

Take a tour and enjoy a tasting experience at one of England’s oldest vineyards which was once the most northerly vineyard in the world.  The original founders, the Bache family, were visionaries of their time. More Info

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The Hop Shed Tours

Take a tour around The Hop Shed near to the Suckley Hills. This is a real ale microbrewery in the farm’s old chicken shed, which uses the hops straight from Stocks Farm. Please do book ahead. More Info

The Pudding Shop

The Pudding Shop

If you’ve got a sweet tooth or just love a decent pudding, then make sure you stop off and sample one of the homemade traditional steamed puddings in the lovely riverside town of Upton upon Severn. More Info

Participatory ‘Foodie’ Activities

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Our Lizzy Cookery School

Enjoy a relaxed day out in Malvern and learn how to cook a variety of plant-based recipes. Our Lizzy offers a wide choice of themes using a variety of ingredients, including locally grown seasonal produce, with inspiration from around the world. More Info

Mr Thom's Chocolate Shop and Factory

Mr Thom’s Chocolate Factory

Mr Thom’s is a confectionary shop and bakery in Tenbury Wells which sells a range of food including delicious chocolates. The latest developments include an on-site chocolate factory with workshops and garden area. More Info

Clive's Fruit Farm

Clives Fruit Farm PYO

Head to Clive’s Fruit Farm to pick-your-own and purchase the freshest fruit straight from the source. Different types of fruit are available from June-October, including strawberries, raspberries, cherries, plums, damsons, apples and pears. More Info

Dine Out And Stay The Night At Top Restaurants

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Stanbrook Abbey

This converted 16th Century Abbey in the Worcestershire Countryside boasts not only characterful rooms but also a three AA Rosette restaurant in what was originally the nuns dining room. More Info

Corse Lawn Hotel

Corse Lawn House Hotel

Discover this award-winning hidden gem and long-standing favourite amongst food and wine connoisseurs. If you plan to stay for a few nights in the historic house hotel you may even given a cellar tour. More Info

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L’amuse Bouche

A taste of French-style cuisine in a quaint English setting at The Cotford Hotel, with  views across the beautiful gardens. Discover a unique style of creative cuisine using only fresh, locally sourced and organic produce. More Info

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The Mulberry Tree

Located at the Mount Pleasant Hotel in Great Malvern, the Mulberry Tree restaurant uses the best locally sourced produce and all of the dishes are prepared in house. The menu includes a great choice of meat and fish and there is also a selection of vegetarians dishes. More Info

Cottage in the Wood Hotel

Cottage in the Wood

Situated high up on the eastern slopes of the Malvern Hills you’ll find a lovely hotel and restaurant with far reaching views across the Severn Valley to the Cotswolds. Dine in the restaurant, or on warmer summer nights the terrace is a great spot. More Info

The Manor Arms

The Manor Arms

The chef and the kitchen team at this award-winning traditional country pub are proud to serve delicious locally sourced and home-cooked ingredients, which is located in the village of Abberley in the Teme Valley. More Info

Cuisine From Around The World

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Anupam Indian

This is Indian dining at its best, wonderful aromas and delicious flavours to please all tastes and ages. The restaurant has been located in the heart of Great Malvern since 1987. More Info

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Boathouse Tapas

Sample a variety of tapas dishes whilst enjoying the peace and tranquillity being located next to the River Severn in the riverside side town of Upton upon Severn. More Info

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Peppes Italian

Freshly prepared, authentic Italian cuisine in Great Malvern. Perfect for Malvern theatre, family meals, romantic dinners, fine dining and group bookings. More Info

Chimdoo Thai

Chimdoo Thai

You’ll find this restaurant serving authentic Thai cuisine in a unique rural setting in the Teme Valley near Martley. More Info

Top Award-Winning Country Inns For Dining

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Bear and Ragged Staff

The Bear and Ragged Staff is situated in the Teme valley in the glorious Worcestershire countryside. Whether you prefer to eat an informal lunch or a lavish dinner, the country pub and restaurant serves fresh, local produce daily. More Info

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The Butchers Arms

The 16th century Butchers Arms is first and foremost a rural pub, where the bar is the hub of life, with low ceilings, wooden floors, roaring fires and real ales but also a wonderful dining experience. More Info

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The Inn at Welland

Dine at this stylish award-winning country Inn, serving classic British cuisine described as delicious food crafted with passion, which is located between Malvern and Upton upon Severn. More Info

A Great Spot For Lunch

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Sunbeans Café

For great food on a budget head to Sunbeans Café in Malvern Link. Home made cheesecakes are their speciality along with a range of paninis and cooked breakfasts for less than a fiver! More Info

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Café in the Green

This friendly, family-run café has everything. Premium coffee, expertly prepared. Traditional cooked breakfasts, using only the finest locally-sourced ingredients. Homemade cakes, soups and specials. Café classics, lovingly prepared. Free Wi-fi. More Info



Great Malvern’s popular café is located in the former Brays department store building which has undergone a recent transformation. Celebrating the finest in local food, drink and craft, foraged from the wilds of Herefordshire, Worcestershire and the neighbouring counties. More Info

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St. Ann’s Well

A picturesque café situated on the slopes of the Malvern Hills, providing delicious wholesome meals, scrumptious homemade cakes, coffees and teas in a tranquil location with plenty of outdoor seating. We are 100% Vegetarian and offer a range of Vegan options. More Info

The Glasshouse

The Glasshouse

Dine inside the conservatory, with stunning views of the Suckley Hills or, on warmer days you can eat outside in the courtyards. Each month the chefs create a new Glasshouse menu, focusing on the very best seasonal produce using local suppliers wherever possible. More info


Mojitos Pizzeria

Upton upon Severn’s newest bar and restaurant is housed in a beautiful timber-framed building offering delicious stone-baked pizzas. More Info

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The Fold Café

This rural eco-shopping centre’s café has a selection of seasonal vegan lunches prepared with fresh home-grown produce, alongside a range of cakes and pastries. More info

Mill Farm

Mill Farm Country Retail Café

The Den Cafe Bar is located in an old barn part of a rural shopping village in a rural setting in the Teme Valley. This beautiful café/bar has comfy sofas and a warm log fire serving both breakfast and lunch. More info

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