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The Townhouse, Stratford-upon-Avon

Refurbished restaurant with 12 bedrooms and a lively cocktail bar in the centre of historic Stratford-upon-Avon opposite Shakespeare's Schoolroom.

Enjoy a romantic value-for-money getaway at his stylish period B&B in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon close to all the attractions.

It has 11 individually designed en-suite bedrooms. Each room varies in size and view to cover most budgets but all have freshly prepared English or continental breakfast in the morning, as standard, Feather & Black beds, Nespresso machine, luxe en-suite bathroom with Temple Spa toiletries and free wi-fi.

Brakspear has enhanced and updated the interior style of this 400-year-old Grade II listed building, highlighting not only its many original features, but also giving a smart, pared-back revamp to its bright, airy bar and relaxed dining spaces. Start the weekend in style with a dinner, bed and breakfast special offer for just £120 per room. There’s regular live piano by students from King Edward’s School close by and a bespoke gin menu, plus a pre-theatre set menu from 12pm – 3pm & 5pm – 6.30pm.

Expect calming shades of sage green and white and collections of contemporary art and prints downstairs. Upstairs, the bedrooms are decorated in bold, dark shades with funky, geometric wallpapers by Cole & Son, soft, velvet curtains, giant onion glass lamps, painted vintage furnishings, Feather & Black beds and high pressure rain showers or rolltop baths.

The Townhouse, run by manager, Neil Hanson, is right opposite Shakespeare’s Schoolroom and Guildhall with Stratford’s main shopping area, The Royal Shakespeare Theatres and the River Avon all within a 5-minute walk.

Townhouse executive head chef, Antony Ely, has created a delicious, new menu of seasonal, rustic and flavourful British dishes made using the best locally sourced produce available. It’s popular, well-established, and enjoyable place to drink, dine and stay in this celebrated historic tourist town.

The Townhouse is a 15-minute walk from Stratford station and the journey time from London Marylebone is two hours. By car, Stratford is two hours drive from central London. Oxford and Cheltenham are a 40-minute drive away.

16 Church Street, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6HB
01789 262222

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