...over a G&T perhaps?

Just a little information to let you get to know our pub better...

Your New Local...

...distance is only a number!

When you walk through our doors you will find antique fireplaces, flagstone floors and exposed beams, all of which create the perfect ambiance of a traditional and quintessential pub. You will always be welcomed with a smile and relaxed vibe, the ideal place for a pint, a coffee, and even sumptuous plates of locally sourced food.

We are serious about food at the Thatch and believe that good food comes from sourcing the best local and seasonal ingredients. Don’t take our word for it though! Come down and enjoy a gooey chocolate brownie with a creamy flat white, or a mezze board and a glass of amazing beer. Otherwise, a three course meal with some of our fine wines should do the trick! The choice is yours!

The layout of our eating areas will accommodate you throughout the day for coffee, light lunch, afternoon tea & cakes as well as evening meals. Over the coming months we plan to refurbish and develop the restaurant and bar to make them a space which adds to your experience and comfort.

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The building's structure is historically prevalent due to it having a ‘cruck’ frame. A cruck or crook frame is a curved timber frame structure which depends on two or more A-frames which go from the top of the building down to the ground. The curve of the frame normally uses the natural shape of a tree. It is rare to see a cruck building, with only a few across the UK still in existence. You can clearly see it at the Thatch on its north end of the building.

In more recent times the Thatched Tavern could have been no more with two fires occurring in the early 1900’s. The second fire, in the 1930s, was of grave concern to the area, calling out the horse-drawn fire brigade of Evesham. Firemen not only had to contend with a thatched roof but also a five-hundred-gallon petrol tank which was housed underground at the carriageway entrance.

Living History

‘The’ Thatched Tavern, a thirteenth century building with supposed medieval roots sits at the heart of ‘old’ Honeybourne or to the locals, Cow Honeybourne. You will find it dominates this beautiful part of the village; close to cultural towns such as Stratford-upon-Avon, as well as being on the cusp of the Cotswolds, ‘the Thatch’ is in the perfect setting to relax by an open fire after a long day exploring this historic area.

A listed property, the first record of the Thatched Tavern dates back to the thirteenth century, but some historians believe that there has been a building on the land since early medieval times. The Thatched Tavern was originally a row of three dwellings, before being turned into a public house during the late 16th/early 17th century.

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