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The Woodsman Restaurant, Stratford-upon-Avon
The Woodsman Restaurant, Stratford-upon-Avon
The Woodsman Restaurant, Stratford-upon-Avon
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European

The Woodsman Restaurant

9.4/10
108
4 Chapel Street, CV37 6HA Stratford-upon-Avon
European
Average price £30

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This well-run restaurant sits beside the recently restored former Falcon Hotel (now the Indigo). Have a local ale and some snacks beside the open ...

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Restaurant menu

Dietary optionsVegetarian dishes
Rump Cap of Dry Aged Herefordshire Beef
£29
Sticky cheek, sweet & sour onions, hook Norton ale, smoked ox tongue jus
Pave & Bolognese of Bathurst Estate Fallow Deer
£28
Caramelised parsnip, hazelnut, 85% chocolate, roasted pear
Breast & Thigh of Cotswold Guinea Hen
£27.5
White beans, celeriac & hay, morteau sausage, variegated kale

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Reviews

9.4/10
Excellent108 reviews
9.6/10

Food

9.1/10

Service

9.3/10

Ambience

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What diners said about this restaurant:

Good value for money
Short waiting time
Moderate noise level
  • Lucinda H.2 reviews

    September 17, 2023

    10/10

    Lovely location , staff were excellent , informative and attentive, for was well presented and tasted amazing, portion extremely generous.

  • Jenny W.1 review

    September 14, 2023

    6.5/10

    The side dishes were delicious but the steak was tasteless it was a shame because we paid a lot for it and it looked a very good quality cut but it had not been seasoned at all and even cooked completely plain it lacked flavour I would reconsider your meat supplier. Having said that the service was very good and we had a lovely evening

  • Andrew M.1 review

    August 29, 2023

    10/10

    We had high hopes going in, but they simply overdelivered with every single dish and item. What a phenomenal restaurant.

  • gi hu1 review

    August 22, 2023

    5/10

    Starter had no much scallops. Really small and lacking of wow factor. Nothing special. Main: meat was very chewy, flavours were there but unfortunately the chewyness should not be there ( it was a special and did not taste at all as being cooked on wood). Dessert was horrendous..it was a blackforest cake interpretation where the mouse tasted rancid. We spoke to the waiter about these issues and not even a sorry was received neither a discount from our bill happened. They could see the dessert was not eaten completely and the meat on the plate could not be swallowed and the chewed bits were left on the plate Also, it was a birthday celebration which was mentioned on the booking and normally when we have said that on previous years in other restaurants, they bring the dessert with a candle or even something is given as a birthday complement. We'll not here. Ambience was flat, shame as restaurant has good deco. Operated, overpriced we felt they didn't care about us as paying customers.

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  • Michael B.1 review

    August 10, 2023

    10/10

    When we first walked in, it felt like an experience. As we entered, the entry was like travelling down a Victotian street - quite stunning. The service was first class. As we walked in, you could smell the wood burning ovens, and the open kitchen area was calm and efficient. The food was excellent and of Michelin quality. The cost was very reasonable for the quality of local produce used. Loved it so much that we have booked a weekend break at the hotel.

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  • Rachel C.1 review

    August 8, 2023

    10/10

    We decided to try the woodsman for our 25th wedding anniversary dinner and wasn’t disappointed. Amazing tasty food, lovely friendly staff and a full tummy

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  • Jane-May C.1 review

    August 8, 2023

    10/10

    Voted the no. 1 restaurant in Strat, we booked this venue for our wedding anniversary meal and you wowed us. Excellent service and attention to detail, the food was beautifully presented and delicious and the overall feeling with the dinner was of sumptuous delight. Thank you.

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  • Ashley T.1 review

    August 6, 2023

    10/10

    4 of us went for Sunday lunch. Met by friendly smiling staff. Lovely cosy dining room nice touch being able to see your food being cooked on the flames. Food excellent and beautifully presented. Would recommend and will certainly revisit.

  • JoJo W.1 review

    July 16, 2023

    5.5/10

    Extraordinarily slow service. Very expensive. Car parking £6.50 even if you drink, eat or stay there.

  • Patricia H.1 review

    July 16, 2023

    10/10

    Excellent service with attention to detail. Very efficient staff .

  • Martin W.1 review

    July 2, 2023

    10/10

    From delicious roasts to a fabulous tasting menu The Woodsman excels in fine dining at sensible prices. A great atmosphere with staff who are attentive but not overbearing. As Stratford residents The Woodsman has become a firm favourite.

  • Richard K.1 review

    June 18, 2023

    10/10

    We have dined here many times over the last 5 years. Outstanding quality without feeling stuffy. The food is on a par with the very best, lovely atmosphere and great service

  • Nigel L.1 review

    June 11, 2023

    10/10

    Arrived a little early, to be shown straight to our table, was told how it all worked, re ordering food, drinks etc. Nothing was to much trouble for any of the people @ work, really relaxed atmosphere, food was out of this world, I would personally say on par to Sat Bains in Nottm. Loved the whole experience, will deffo be back. ????

  • Maxine R.1 review

    May 19, 2023

    9.5/10

    Beautifully prepared and presented food, imaginative menu - a real delight!

  • Carol L.1 review

    May 13, 2023

    9.5/10

    Second time at the woodsman and it didn’t disappoint. -delicious food, the quail starter was especially delicious and exceptional but all the dishes were greatly enjoyed by all - would very much recommend

  • Nav R.1 review

    April 8, 2023

    10/10

    Excellent food and attentive service Highly recommended

  • Telma G.3 reviews

    April 7, 2023

    9/10

    It's our second time at the restaurant and we were as pleased as the first. The food is great, good size portions good service, quiet if you go early. Will definitely go back and try other seasonal options

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  • Ursula h.1 review

    March 16, 2023

    10/10

    Absolutely Excellent relaxed atmosphere superb staff, Food to die for, superb evening.

  • Sarah B.1 review

    March 11, 2023

    10/10

    The staff were organised, helpful, professional but friendly. The kitchen had a calm, vibe and food really amazing. We spent 4+hours with friends and didn’t feel rushed. Table a really good size and sense of space really lovely. Would recommend as a treat restaurant as staff go the extra mile food extra special

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  • Joe G.1 review

    February 26, 2023

    10/10

    Really nice restaurant, food was delicious and very well presented. The staff were very attentive and we Shall be dining here again in the near future.

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Opening time
Open today

Monday
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Tuesday
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Wednesday
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Thursday
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 02:30 PM
06:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 02:30 PM
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Sunday
12:00 PM - 02:30 PM
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

How to get to the restaurant

4 Chapel Street, CV37 6HA, Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Additional information

Hotel Indigo Stratford upon Avon

About the restaurant

The Woodsman Restaurant offers a traditional approach to contemporary British cooking in comfortable and convivial surroundings in the heart of idyllic Stratford upon Avon

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