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The Countess of Evesham
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Restaurant cruiser, operating from Stratford upon Avon

Our Boat & River Avon Cruise

A unique experience awaits you in the historic town of Stratford upon Avon. Countess of Evesham is a popular, well established family run 70ft restaurant cruiser.

Enjoy the peace, tranquility and enchanting views whilst aboard the Restaurant Boat cruising some of the most delightful stretches of the gently flowing River Avon.

Operating throughout the year, the centrally heated Countess of Evesham travels down the River Avon to Luddington (and back). Whilst cruising at night, the boat lights up the river banks, creating a memorable atmosphere.

Whether you join us for an intimate meal for two, dinner with friends, or if you hire the restaurant boat exclusively for a special occasion, we look forward to welcoming you aboard. Countess of Evesham is the ideal place to relax and wine and dine in comfortable surroundings.

About Stratford upon Avon

The birthplace of William Shakespeare, steeped in culture and history. Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the River Avon, it is one of the most important tourist destinations in the UK. With easy road, rail and airport access, Stratford upon Avon is the perfect place for a vacation or short break.

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Current Menu





Only available for exclusive hire of the boat.


Cream Tea

Only available for group bookings of 15 guests or more.


Wine List

  • Chemin Des Dames, France, 2017

    A medium sweet wine, offering ripe honeydew melon, nectarine and pineapple fruit with an attractive sweetness.

    Small glass: £5.30 Large glass: £6.50
  • Big Bombora Chardonnay, Australia, 2017

    This is a soft and rounded wine, with characteristics of cooked apple and underlying notes of vanilla.

  • Alfredini Pinot Grigio, Australia, 2017

    Light and refreshing. Faint hints of stone fruit, joined by flavours of lemon, lime and honeyed edge.

    Small glass: £5.95 Large glass: £7.30
  • Fernlands Sauvignon Blanc, New Zealand, 2018

    Wonderful balance between tropical and herbaceous flavours. Gooseberry and green pepper mingle with mango and guava.

  • Dominio de la Fuente Verdejo, Organic, Spain, 2017

    A crisp, aromatic white wine, showing great purity of aromas. Bright, pale straw yellow with intense fresh notes of grass, fennel and white pepper.

  • Macon-Village Elodie Dupres, France, 2017

    Nicely balanced with crisp citrus fruit providing the backbone and softer notes of green apples and aromas of white flowers adding welcoming delicacy and complexity.

  • La Tierra Rocosa Merlot, Chile, 2018

    Offers good concentration and depth of fruit, with a soft and plummy texture and hints of vanilla.

    Small glass: £5.95 Large glass: £7.50
  • Riscos Malbec, Chile, 2017

    Heavy, bold and brimming with stewed black fruits and hints of coffee. A powerful opulent red.

  • Marques De Laia Reserva, Rioja, Spain 2014

    A complex wine that displays a harmonious blend of dried, stewed fruits and nuances of leather, vanilla and tobacco

  • Baron de Baussac Carignan, France 2017

    This wine is crammed with concentrated and voluptuous black cherry fruit, with subtle vanilla providing a polished finish.

  • Le Bois des Violettes Rosé, France 2017

    Fresh and crisp with very subtle strawberry fruit and a dash of sweet spice. This is a structured and vibrant wine.

    Small glass: £5.95 Large glass: £7.30
  • Torre Alta Pinot Grigio Rosé, Italy 2017

    A pale and delicate rosé with beautiful soft strawberry flavours, nuances of nectarine and perfumed floral notes.

  • Marques Calado Macabeo, Spain 2017

    Fresh, floral aromas reminiscent of aromatic herbs such as anise & fennel, the smooth & velvety palate is fruit driven with citrus & banana characteristics.

    Small glass: £5.40 Large glass: £6.50
  • Marques Calado Tempranillo, Spain 2017

    Classic Tempranillo notes of dark cherry & blackcurrant are lifted by a hint of dried flowers & sweet spice. Superbly balanced, the fruits of the forest flavours are perfectly complemented by soft tannins.

    Small glass: £5.40 Large glass: £6.50
  • Prosecco Bel Canto 20cl, NV, Italy

    Your own mini bottle of a delicate and aromatic fine bubbled wine. Carrying a lots of fresh peach, pear and an elegant zest.

  • Prosecco Corte Alta, NV, Italy

    Delicate & aromatic with a light body & fine bubbles. This wine carries lots of fresh peach, pear, apricot & apple with a revitalising finish.

  • Raboso Rosada Corte Alta, NV, Italy

    The little-known Raboso grape is essentially the sister grape of the white prosecco and here used to make a similarly delicate sparkling wine.

  • Nicolas Courtin Brut, NV, France

    Each and every detail of Nicolas Courtin is attentively observed to ensure that what reaches your flute is pure, elegant Champagne. It's rich and smooth, white notes of toast, citrus and apple and a delicate mousse.

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