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, a fruit juice as well as a bite to eat as soon as the hospitality industry is allowed to reopen for outdoor catering from 12 April 2021.
Please note some eating establishments and ‘foodie’ experiences will not reopen until after 17 May 2021. Please check their websites via the links provided for further details.
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
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
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
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
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 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
Clives Fruit Farm PYO
Head to Clive’s Fruit Farm to pick-your-own and purchase the freshest fruit straight from tree or plant. 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
Pensons – Michelin Star
Located on a Country Estate near Tenbury Wells is a unique dining experience, with home-reared and home-grown produce direct from their own farm to your table. You can’t get fresher than that! More Info
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
Freshly prepared, authentic Italian cuisine in Great Malvern. Perfect for Malvern theatre, family meals, romantic dinners, fine dining and group bookings. More Info
Top Award-Winning Country Inns For Dining
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
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
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
Terrace on the Hill
This popular café serves everything from classic breakfasts, lovely lunches and one night a week transforms into a fine dining restaurant serving seven-courses of tasting plates. Dishes are top class owing to a Chef with experience in Harvey Nichols (Istanbul) and Selfridges, Liberty restaurants. More Info
The Water Cure
Great Malvern’s newest restaurant opened its doors for the first time in between lockdowns last year and will be serving vegetarian and vegan food located in the former Natwest building near Malvern Theatres. Website coming soon…
Great Malvern’s newest 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
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
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
Upton upon Severn’s newest bar and restaurant is housed in a beautiful timber-framed building offering delicious stone-baked pizzas. Website coming soon…
The Fold Café
This rural eco-shopping centre’s café has a selection of soups, salads and sandwiches prepared with fresh home-grown produce, alongside a range of cakes made by Canapesbygill and pastries by Peter Cooks Bread. More info
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
Shop For Local Food and Drink
If you are on a self-catering break, and love cooking up a storm in the kitchen, or you have just found a new passion for healthy food using locally sourced produce, then you’ll be delighted with the range of food and drink shops on offer for an authentic experience.
Please check out our Food and Drink Shop Lists below.
Please check out a variety of self-catering options here.