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The George Townhouse - Pub in Warwickshire

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The George Townhouse 8 High Street, Shipston-on-Stour, CV36 4AJ, Warwickshire
England, United Kingdom

Emma Sweet
www.thegeorgeshipston.co.uk
+44 (0)1608 661453(landline)

Handsome, historic inn in a pretty market town close to Stratford-upon-Avon. Super food, wonderful walking, the Cotswolds on your doorstep

Celebrate the refurbishment of this gloriously handsome inn with a pint of Brakspear Oxford Gold at the long bar that gleams with speciality gins and wonderful wines. Slap-bang in the centre of pretty Shipston, the George is a treat of a place to eat, drink and be merry. Full of snug corners and private spaces (free to book) for family gatherings, you'll struggle to find a more cheering spot so close to Stratford. Deep blue velvet banquettes, mustard yellow chairs, your choice of log burners to sit beside as you tuck into local menus (pork and beef from award-winning Todenham Manor Farm; artisan bread). Our Welsh rarebit with roasted tomato was excellent, with a hearty mug of potato and leek soup. The Cotswolds Distillery is nearby, as is the Wychwood Brewery. Smashing.

Features
Wheelchair access
Wheelchair access to some public rooms and to wc's.
Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
WiFi
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Vegetarian meals
Good vegetarian options on the menu.
Dogs welcome
Dogs welcome in some public rooms.
Handpumped ales
Pub serves four or more handpumped ales.
Wine list
Pub serves eight or more wines by the glass.
Food all day
Food is served all day long.

Local points of interest from Emma Sweet:

Local points of interest from
Emma Sweet:

  • Located in a old barn conversion in the beautiful village of Stourton, near Shipston on Stour, the Cotswold Distillery is the first craft distillery, using the best local ingredients to create world-class spirits.
  • A charming golf club with 6,230 yard Par 71 golf course and stunning views of the Cotswolds, 5 miles from the George Townhouse. The course offers a fun and challenging round of golf in calm, relaxing surroundings.
  • Explore the palace, park and gardens of Blenheim Palace, located just over 20 miles from Shipston on Stour.
  • Explore the internally famous birthplace of Shakespeare. With more that 800 years of history, the market town of Stratford upon Avon offers a wide variety of leisure and shopping experiences for you to join in your own time.
  • Clay Pigeon shooting – Enstone
Points of interest

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Details

Meals:

Starters from £5. Lunch from £9. Dinner from £9.

Closed:

Open all day.

Address:

The George Townhouse 8 High Street, Shipston-on-Stour, CV36 4AJ, Warwickshire

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