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Travelling to the medieval town of Evesham? We’ve compiled a list of the best pubs in Evesham for you to unwind in. 

Surrounded by wonderful countryside and the River Avon, Evesham makes an idyllic break anytime of the year. With its wide selection of traditional pubs, you can look forward to a refreshment after exploring the area.

Read on to discover the best pubs in Evesham 

1. The Fleece Inn

Discover this National Trust owned pub in Evesham, The Fleece Inn. This unique gem is the idyllic place to relax after exploring the market town of Evesham.

On cool days, warm your cockles besides a crackling fire and tuck-into hearty pub grub. Or if you’re visiting in the summer time, head out into the open beer garden by the apple orchard. Admire the fresh air as you sip a refreshing G&T.

Dog-friendly: yes

Contact: 01386 831173

Opening times:11am-11pm

2. Trumpet Inn

Man pouring beer in Evesham pub

Open seven days a week, The Trumpet Inn in Evesham is a great place to eat and drink. Serving the finest Hook Norton ales, this traditional Evesham pub is a must-visit.

Tuck-into homemade meals with a selection of freshly baked pies and British cuisine to choose from. The Trumpet Inn also offers light bites, a children’s menu and desserts topped with cream.

Afterwards, take advantage of your central location and wander around the medieval town.

Dog-friendly: yes

Contact: 01386 442816

Opening times: Mon-Fri 12-3pm, Sat 12pm-12am, Sun 12pm-10.30am

3. The Red Lion


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Nestled in the heart of Evesham, The Red Lion offers a vibrant atmosphere for tourists and locals alike. Without TVs or fruit machines, you can simply enjoy friendly chatter and live music.

This unusual pub allows visitors to escape from modern day technology as they sample real ales. The Red Lion also provides hot food for those looking for a snack whilst here.

Dog-friendly: yes

Contact: 01386 429123

Opening times: Mon-Wed 4pm-11pm, Thurs-Sun 12pm-12am

 4. Thatched Tavern


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Settled in the quaint village of Honeybourne, this country pub in Evesham makes a romantic evening out. This Grade II listed property dates to the 13th century, which is reflected in the timber framing.

Featuring flagstone flooring, roaring fires and exposed beams, you can soak up the rustic ambiance. Choose from a wide selection of spirits and ales as you catch up with your friends.

The Thatched Tavern is a great base for adventurers looking to explore this beautiful region. Wander around country lanes either on foot or bike and immerse yourself in the history of Honeybourne.

If you like the sound of this, stay nearby in the village of Broadway. For more inspiration, read our blog: 9 of The Best Pubs in Broadway.

Dog-friendly: yes

Contact: 01386 834273

Opening times: Mon-Thurs 10am-11pm, Fri-Sat 10am-11.30pm

 5. The Royal Oak

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For another dog-friendly Evesham pub, make a stop at The Royal Oak. Whether you’re looking for a frothy coffee or a fruity cocktail, this cosy pub has something for everyone.

This Grade II listed pub is home to oak beams, a flickering fire and rustic décor, so you’re sure to feel cosy.

You can browse a wide range of drinks, real ales and gastro pub food, so you can fill your boots! On a Sunday, why not treat yourself to a heart-warming roast dinner?

Dog-friendly: Yes

Contact: 01386 442465

Opening times: Sun-Fri 11.30am-11.30pm, Sat 11.30am-12am

6. The Star Inn

Battered fish and chips

Looking for a low-priced pub to while away the hours? Discover The Star Inn, located at the foot of Bredon Hill in the rural village of Ashton-under-Hill.

Serving the tastiest homemade meals, this old pub in Evesham is ideal for families and dog walkers.

From battered fish and chips to freshly made scotch eggs, The Star Inn is worth a trip for food alone. You can look forward to meals sources from local produce, which includes meats from the family farm.

Dog-friendly: yes

Contact: 01386 881325

Opening times: 11am-11pm

7. The Fish and Anchor Inn

Cup of beer and water in English beer garden

Perched on the banks of the River Avon and overlooking the Vale of Evesham countryside is The Fish and Anchor Inn.

When the sun is shining, head out onto the lovely garden, where you can relax to the views of luscious greenery.

The fish and Anchor Inn is an excellent position for avid walkers looking for a rest. Wander along the River Avon for a calming stroll before enjoying a refreshment at this family-owned pub in Evesham.

Dog-friendly- Yes

Contact: 01386 40374

Opening times: Fri, Sat 12–10 pm, Sun 12-8pm, Mon, Tues closed, Wed, thurs 12-2pm, 5-9pm

8. Childswickham Inn

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Make the most of your Cotswolds trip with a country dining experience. Situated in the quintessential village of Childswickham, the Childswickham Inn offers a warm welcome.

Savour hand-pumped real ales or a glass of wine indoors or outdoors in the secluded garden.

Inside, you will be greeted by a mix of classic and contemporary décor with both a bar and dining tables to choose from.

From here, you can explore the medieval town of Chipping Campden and browse its unusual High street.

Dog-friendly- Yes

Contact: 01386 852461

Opening times: Mon-Thurs 12pm-2pm, 6pm- 9pm, Fri, sat 12pm-9pm, Sun 12pm-6pm

9. Ye Olden Red Horse

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Next on our list of the best pubs in Evesham is the 15th century coaching inn, Ye Olde Red Horse. This traditional pub is one of the oldest pubs in the Vale of Evesham.

Located near the tourist information centre, Ye Olden Red Horse is a great spot for seeing the local attractions. The little ones can let off some steam at Abbey Park and history buffs can explore the Almonry Museum.

After your excursions, step inside the historical pub and enjoy your favourite draught beer.

Whilst here why not challenge your group to a game of darts? You can also gather to watch your football on the team on the projector for a lively atmosphere.

Dog-friendly: yes

Contact: 01386 442784

Opening times: Mon-Thurs 11am-11pm, Fri, Sat 11am-12am, Sun 12pm-11pm

10. Bell Inn

Roaring fireplace at country pub near Evesham

The Bell Inn is a quaint setting nestled in the village Cropthorne. This gastro pub near Evesham hosts a roaring fire for those chilly evenings, where you can sip your favourite wine.

Enjoying a combination of old and new, The Bell Inn is idyllic anytime of the year. On sunny says, you can have your meals in the conservatory for a light and airy setting.

Their extensive menu offers a great variety of dishes, from home comforts like lasagne to tasty grilled meats.

Dog-friendly- yes

Contact: 01386 861860

Opening times: Fri, Sat 12-3pm, 5-10pm, Sun 12-8pm, Mon, Tues closed, Wed Thurs 12-2.30pm, 5-9pm

11. Coach & Horses

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For fun quiz nights, a juke box, and a dart board, visit The Coach & Horses. Enjoy an evening of unwinding besides the open-fire and sampling the diverse menu.

This friendly, Evesham pub is great for families looking for affordable pub fare. Meals are available Thursday to Sunday, and they can be enjoyed inside or out.

The Coach & horse can be found in the village of Harvington, south of the Lench Hills. Also, a short drive will lead you to Stratford-upon-Avon for those looking for an exciting day trip.

Dog-friendly: yes


Opening times: Mon-Wed 2pm-11pm, Wed, thurs 2pm-11pm, Fri, Sat 12pm-11pm, Sun 12pm-10pm

Delicious pub grub and a superb selection of ales can be discovered at pubs in Evesham. Book a Cotswold holiday cottage today to visit one of these charming pubs.

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