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1 Bridge Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
01789 269462
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9:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings,The...
An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings,The Encore serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.
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  • 194
    Excellent
  • 196
    Very good
  • 96
    Average
  • 76
    Poor
  • 53
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Enjoyable

We ate upstairs in the window and could watch the world go by as we enjoyed our lovely meal. Great food, good service however a little pricey. We called in for a drink the day after and the place was buzzing - it's very popular. The young barman was very friendly and chatty and took a lot... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
Sunandmoon10
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Manchester
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We spent the evening here and had a wonderful meal the staff were friendly the food was top quality and I can definitely recommend the Eton mess one of the best I've had.After our meal we retired to the downstairs bar for live music which again was top quality.We would recommend the encore.

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Redditch
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We specifically chose The Encore because of the Gormet Society listing. Before ordering we checked the Terms and exclusions and showed the waitress the card. When we came to pay she took the card away and the manager Rudi returned to tell us that they would not honor the offer because it was fixed price menu. I showed the Encore's... More 

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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133 reviews 133 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Arrived at 4.30 to have something to eat. Walked up and down the bar area for some attention. NOTHING.!!! Some one appeared from the back office to discuss something with the barman who was cleaning bottles but ignoring waiting customers. Asked to eat upstairs sullenly told ok . On arrival upstairs was given the menu bad tempered given th menulay... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I live around here and am used to fairly pricey cost of living locally but just called in to the Encore for a quick drink after a wander around town and am absolutely flabbergasted at the price of 2 glasses of wine.....£16.90!!!! Ok so they were large Sauvignon blanc from NZ (after tasting & turning down the sweet Romania presumably... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Great lunch and then pre theatre dinner at the Encore, friendly helpful staff during both lunch and dinner, very reasonably priced and fillet steak cooked to perfection, definitely eat there again

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Lovely setting, and gorgeous restaurant. We both had steaks which were cooked perfectly. It's a little pricy, but worth it.

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Edwinstowe, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

After the third attempt at bringing me a meal, I gave up to avoid incurred costs on the car park (over an hour's wait) My wife and daughter had finished theirs, so had to send mine back (for a third and final time) after it DID arrive hot and as it should be. Oh well, at least the manager was... More 

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Manchester
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We ate upstairs in the window and could watch the world go by as we enjoyed our lovely meal. Great food, good service however a little pricey. We called in for a drink the day after and the place was buzzing - it's very popular. The young barman was very friendly and chatty and took a lot of time in... More 

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London UK
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

WE booked a table at 5.30 on Friday for pre theatre dinner. Nice place, and decor, five minutes from the theatre, gastro pub atmosphere, however no-one to indicate which was our table although it was ready. Service nice and friendly but very busy. We barely got out in time in spite of having warned them we needed to leave at... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A great pub restaurant offering a good choice of Sharers; Starters; Breads and Stone-baked Pizzas; Mains and deserts. The slow-cooked British Beef & Black Sheep Ale Pie, which was one of the best I have had anywhere, and the Slow-cooked Pork Belly is certainly one to try. If your into wine then buy the bottle, it works out cheaper. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Bridge Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Warwickshire  >  Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Phone Number: 01789 269462

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine

Description

An idyllic retreat set in beautiful country house-style surroundings,The Encore serves a menu of gourmet European recipes. Trained in high-class cookery schools in Spain and Italy, the chefs bring a wealth of experience, and demonstrate knowledge of a breadth of classic and complex cooking techniques. Partnering with Rothschild wine merchants, guests can choose a bottle from the well-stocked cellar.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?