The Boot, Old Warwick Road, B94 6JU, close to the Stratford Canal, one of a small chain of gastropubs, this charming pub has all the traditional bits mixed with plenty of modern touches, and is very popular with diners. Food can be eaten in the bar area, restaurant, or the marquee, and there is also a tepee in the garden available to hire for private events, and holds 25/30 people. Fire pits can be used to heat the tepee on colder days. Dog friendly in bar and garden. Tel: 01564 782464
The Fleur De Lys, Lapworth Street, B95 5HJ, is in the picturesque village of Lowsonford, on the banks of the Stratford Canal, and famous for its pies! Full of quaint charm beneath its 16th Century beams, an acre garden with outdoor tables and benches plus a children’s playground. It is ideally situated for walkers and ramblers or whether arriving by bike, car or narrow boat. Dogs are welcome in the lower bar area and in the garden. Tel: 01564 782431 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Navigation, Old Warwick Road, B94 6NA, a family run, canalside, traditional country pub serving real ales and including Guiness on handpull! Food is served in the snug and garden, or in the restaurant for more formal dining. Check out their website for Special Events including Curry Nights and Music Nights. Free wifi and dogs welcome inside and within the grounds. Tel: 01564 783337
The Punchbowl, Mill Lane, B94 6HR, The Punchbowl offers a modern slant on the traditional English pub with oak beams and luxurious decor. The Punchbowl has a bar, two restaurants, and eleven individually designed hotel bedrooms. The Kingswood Room is also available for private functions. Assistance dogs only allowed. Tel: 01564 781743 or email email@example.com
The Railway Inn, Grange Road, B93 8QA, located on the Dorridge/Packwood/Lapworth border, has recently changed hands and after undergoing internal refurbishment, is now open.
The Inn will retain its old school British pub looks and will be serving good ‘pub classic’ food. It will remain a family pub complete with outdoor children’s play area, and dogs (on a lead) will be allowed in the bar and in the garden. All table reservation bookings online only.
The Rowington Club, Rowington Green, CV35 7DB, formerly the Rowington Men’s Club, (ladies are very welcome). It has been transformed to a high standard by the present steward, Adrian, and attracts many customers from the surounding area. A great selection of beers.
It is a member’s club, so guests must be signed in by a member and obtain a day pass, but the drinks are usually less expensive than the surrounding pubs. Tel: 01564 782087
The Tom O’ The Wood, Finwood Road, CV35 7DH, a nice pub in a quiet location, alongside the Grand Union Canal. Strictly speaking in Turners Green although very close to Lapworth. Several draught beers, Real Ales and serving good, fresh, homemade food, locally sourced from local suppliers and farms. Events include Thursday nights – Pie Night; Friday nights – Fish and Chips; Live Music Nights; Afternoon Tea every weekday (2-5pm). A dog-friendly pub that caters for all. Tel: 01564 782252