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Walter de Cantelupe Inn

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3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Main Road, Kempsey, Worcester WR5 3NA, England
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Walter de Cantelupe Inn
Ranked #14 of 36 Worcester B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stumbled upon this fantastic establishment whilst trying to source a new 4x4 ,we were far from home and needed a place to recuperate from the selection of "mutton dressed as lamb" that we had viewed. Martin the landlord runs what i reckon to be one of the finest small bespoke inns in the uk,and that's coming from someone who has... More

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What this pub offers is a refreshing journey back to when pubs were pubs, where you can drink locally and intelligently sourced ale, and eat good food freshly prepared at a leisurely pace with no intrusive sports TV, music, or games machines, served by local slightly eccentric characters with a vast knowledge of the beautiful local area. Long may Martin... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Whilst away for a weekend we booked this local restaurant for an evening meal and were so impressed on our first visit that we returned the following evening. Staff were friendly, attentive and welcoming and food was cooked to order, fresh, delicious and of a high standard. We would definitely recommend eating here when visiting the area.

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Yet another wonderful stay at the Walter de Cantelupe. We stayed a couple of nights in a large spacious room with a recently added ensuite. The pub's atmosphere is always friendly & cosy with customers being greeted by name by the landlord, Martin, which is a great personal touch. The menu didn't extensive but varied & it's so obvious that... More

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WalterdeCantelupeInn, Owner at Walter de Cantelupe Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your appreciative comments and useful feedback. I'm really glad you like the accommodation and the latest improvement ie the new en suite. The fact also that I'm able to cook dishes that are not currently on the published menu ( but will be soon ) shows customers that unlike many places, the menu reflects... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We had a large family gathering at the pub for lunch. The service, especially from the older female waitress, was joyless and amateur. She was not only surly and unhelpful, but also got our orders wrong. And sadly the food was presented without much love, let's be honest. Even though it's local we won't be going back there again. A... More

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WalterdeCantelupeInn, Owner at Walter de Cantelupe Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sean777 Tthank you for posting on Tripadvisor. Firstly, I am disappointed you did not enjoy your recent visit to Walter de Cantelupe Inn. You decided, for reasons yet unknown, not to seek and speak to me before leaving after lunch, choosing instead to air your views on the internet anonymously. Maybe your past experiences of complaining directly have proved... More

Gloucester, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
16 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We had dinner with some friends at this pub. Despite the fact that we'd pre-ordered it took about 2 1/2 hours for us to complete a three-course meal. This was due entirely to the long wait before we started to eat, which was then repeated between courses. The place wasn't exactly crowded, either: I reckon there were only about 15... More

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WalterdeCantelupeInn, Owner at Walter de Cantelupe Inn, responded to this review

Dear John Q, Thank you for taking time to post a review. It's a shame we were not able to chat when you were here as I do like to take the opportunity to personally discuss customer's experience especially if it is their first visit. I'm sorry you were not satisfied with the service and choice of dishes on the... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We visited for lunch on Saturday. The service, and food were excellent, far better than the average with delicious freshly cooked vegetables all very attractively presented. The food was excellent value for money. Steak and ale pie was rated as particularly delicious by the company. We will certainly return. The atmosphere was extremely pleasant and could not really be faulted... More

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WalterdeCantelupeInn, Owner at Walter de Cantelupe Inn, responded to this review

Dear Robert, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Walter de Cantelupe Inn subsequent to your recent visit. It is heartening to know that our customers have enjoyed the food and service. I and the staff look forward to welcoming you again, hopefully, in the near future. More

Bury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

'The Walter' is a genuinely lovely country pub with a warm welcome for us and our Labrador puppy, After a long day travelling and visiting a nearby dog show in Norton, we booked in to stay for one night Bed, breakfast and evening meal. A cosy corner of Worcester, the roaring log fire and friendly locals made our stay perfect,... More

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WalterdeCantelupeInn, Owner at Walter de Cantelupe Inn, responded to this review

I'm really glad you had such an enjoyable stay here at Walter de Cantelupe Inn last weekend. Having also Stella, your fun-loving black lab to stay brought back memories of my late lab, Monty. So well behaved - Stella, not Monty ! Very glad, too, you liked the Sunday morning breakfast. I believe the extra effort in using good commodities... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We were having a family reunion dinner in Worcester and needed somewhere to stay overnight and via the internet we found the Walter de Cantelope Inn. On arrival we were greeted by Martin the owner who made us most welcome and immediately showed us to our room. The room was most spacious,well furnished, warm and comfortable. Before leaving we had... More

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WalterdeCantelupeInn, Owner at Walter de Cantelupe Inn, responded to this review

Guest reviews are always useful, however, positive reviews are especially welcome. The staff and I realise that satisfied customers are what we are here for and there's never a moment that we are not considering what visitors might want, whether they are just dropping into the Bar for a drink or staying for one or two days. So thank you... More

Derby, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

I stayed for the first time at the Walter de Cantelupe Inn, and what a refreshing change from the over priced corporate hotel chains I normally frequent. The owner, Martin, greats you with a warm welcome shows you to your room which, as bags of character and was warm and comfortable. I went down to the bar for an evening... More

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WalterdeCantelupeInn, Owner at Walter de Cantelupe Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for your comments after your stay here. Despite a number of years welcoming people from all walks of life, I'm always eager to learn from each guests' stay. Last year brought it home to me that the Inn was offering an overnight ( or, a number of nights ! ) accommodation that is genuinely delighting... More

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Address: Main Road, Kempsey, Worcester WR5 3NA, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Worcestershire > Worcester
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Walter de Cantelupe Inn 3*

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