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Countess of Evesham

Countess of Evesham

Countess of Evesham


Mr and Mrs Nick Longden

07836 769499


Bancroft Basin, Bancroft Gardens,
CV37 6ZG


The Countess, nicknamed Stratford's own 'Orient Express', is a purpose built 70ft restaurant cruiser. Enjoy luxury, dining along the floodlit banks of the River Avon. Chef, Richard Burkey, has a reputation for his fine cuisine. The Countess has a fully-stocked bar, is central heated, open throughout the year and offers all the amenities of a top restaurant.

Speciality: Boat restaurant

Covers: 44

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessFacilities for groupsOn-site cateringPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for visually impaired

Opening details

Lunch Cruises: Monday to Friday 12.30 - 2.00pm; Saturday to Sunday 12.00 - 3.00pm
Evening Cruises: Monday to Friday 7.30 - 10.30pm; Saturday 7.30 - 11.00pm; Sunday 6.30 - 9.30pm

Cruising times may be flexible for group bookings


Monday to Friday Lunch, May to September, menu at £19.50 per head, set 2 course meal
Saturday and Sunday Lunch, available all year round, menu at £26.50 per head, 3 course meal
Sunday to Friday evening, menu at £29.50 per head, 3 course meal
Saturday evening, menu at £36.00 per head, 4 course meal
Drinks not included.




Plan route to Countess of Evesham using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SP 203554  Lat: 52.19645 Long: -1.70353

From the bottom of Bridge Street head towards the river and go along Waterside. 300 yards from the front entrance of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre is The Countess of Evesham in the Bancroft Bay.


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system
  • YesVisual alarm system


  • YesSteps to the main entrance
    • 2
      Number of steps to entrance
    • YesHandrail by steps
  • YesEntrance is well lit
  • YesAutomatic door at the main entrance


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

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