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The Encore

1 Bridge Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6AB, England
+44 1789 269462
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (17 reviews)
“pizza” (44 reviews)
“scallops” (28 reviews)
Open Now
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Bridge Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6AB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We only had a flying visit for a light lunch and a beer but wished we could have stayed for longer. Outside dining location was very good. We ordered a "superfood" type salad and a fish finger ciabatta roll. Both were very tasty and generous....More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Return visit.... This time with family for food. Just, wow. Food was lovely, but portions are small. Atmosphere is great as is service at the bar. Just loved it!

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had lunch and it was great and very reasonably priced the staff were very helpful and service was great.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My self and my husband went for a meal in the restaurant upstairs this seems to be the place we go when in Stratford. The food and service is always good. But !!! The toilets were absolutely disgusting our table was booked for 7 pm...More

Thank Allison W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice pub on the corner, friendly staff, lovely pizza ..recomend the triple fried chunky chips . Visited several times

Thank Francine H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in here with some friends for a drink and ordered the rhubarb gin and tonic, it certainly down well.

Thank ElliottJoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate the two course fixed price menu here before going to the RSC Theatre just down the river. We had an excellent experience eating here. The staff were lovely and helpful, and service was quick. We explained that we were needing to leave as...More

Thank RiganT
General Manager A, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Rigan T for your 4* rating and wonderful comments. We're glad you were able to enjoy a meal with us before you went to the theatre and that you found the whole experience to be efficient and great value for money. We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Passed this place many times and thought I’d give it a try for once... good menu with plenty of variety and a great corner position next to the location ch at the bottom of town. Service was friendly and quick (but then it was Tuesday...More

Thank Richy65
General Manager A, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Richy65 for your 3* rating and lovely comments about your visit. I'm sorry the pesky flies caused you a problem, this is something we try really hard to eliminate and we will continue to do our best at keeping them to a minimum...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I dined here last night and we had a lovely evening here. We managed to book a table very last minute and were seated upstairs with a lovely view of the river. The staff were courteous and friendly, especially our waitress who...More

Thank 6060rachel
General Manager A, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you 6060rachel for your 5* review and excellent comments. I'm so glad you enjoyed every aspect of your visit to us and we hope you are able to visit us again soon. Many thanks, Kyley

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to eat and after a long walk, we decided to try this one. I was pleasantly surprised. The starter- Portobello mushroom was very nice, kids had pizza and we had burgers or the gammon dish. Food was better than...More

Thank George P
General Manager A, Manager at The Encore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you George P for your 4* rating and positive comments about our food. I'm sorry that the service on this occasion has let us down and hope if you are ever able to visit us again you will find everything to be to an...More

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Neil R
28 May 2017|
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Response from R_Billinge_ | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we always welcome or canine friends at The Encore. John Guest Care Manager
22 May 2017|
Response from R_Billinge_ | Property representative |
Hi, We do have room outside in our alfresco dining, but this would have to be on two tables. The alfresco dining is on a first come first serve basis. If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to contact... More
21 May 2017|
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Response from R_Billinge_ | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for the delayed response. We are child friendly and we also provide high chairs. John Guest care manager
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$53
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 10:30 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bridge Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Phone Number: +44 1789 269462
  • E-mail
The Encore is situated next to the River Avon and RSC theatre in the historic town of Stratford Upon Avon. We are open every day whatever the occasion, whether popping in for a drink to dining in our beautiful upstairs restaurant.
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