The people of Kidderminster have a wide variety of options when it comes to great restaurants right on their doorstep.
Whether it’s a family-run restaurant with the best Asian cuisine in the region or an elegant bistro overlooking the River Stour, locals are spoiled for choice.
So where to start ? To make the most of these amazing choices, we’ve compiled a list of the best restaurants in Kidderminster according to diners on Tripadvisor.
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In no particular order, these are the restaurants they think you should definitely try in Kidderminster.
Did they miss your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.
Sher-E-Punjab is a family owned restaurant, known among Kidderminster locals for offering some of the best traditional and contemporary Asian cuisines in the region.
Most of the hundreds of rave reviews on Tripadvisor mention the delicious and genuine curries along with the friendly customer service.
One reviewer said: âThe welcome was warm, the service excellent despite the crowds and the food was simply impeccable.
“Our new favorite Indian choice in Kidderminster.”
Another guest said: “Great food, lovely staff, helpful and friendly. Food always fresh, tasty and delicious.”
2) Bistro Pierre
Overlooking the River Stour, this stylish bistro offers a relaxing spot where you can enjoy affordable French-style dishes, freshly prepared by its chefs daily.
A visitor wrote: âI stopped here to interrupt a long journey.
“This was our first experience with this chain and I highly recommend it. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food was delicious.”
3) The train station hostel
The Station Inn is a family-run pub in the heart of Kidderminster and perfectly located for those wishing to visit the historic Severn Valley Railway.
His pub food drew rave reviews from visitors, with one reviewer saying, âHere on vacation, so I used Tripadvisor to find this place.
“We are so glad we did. Food – plentiful, well prepared, delicious and very reasonably priced.”
Another added: “The food here is always great, I won’t have a steak anywhere else but here.”
4) The Brewery
La Brasserie is a restaurant located in the city center that offers modern and classic style cuisine, with a range of quality food and wines available.
The venue also includes two functional suites suitable for wedding receptions, private parties, conferences or meetings.
A reviewer on Tripadvisor wrote: âYou really can’t fault the food, menu and fabulous service at the brewery.
“Fabulous birthday party last Sunday. Absolutely everything was fantastic. The menu was awesome and everyone was stunned.”
Another said: “Easily the best restaurant in Kidderminster. Perfect food, perfect service, great atmosphere.”
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5) The Swan, Blakedown
Venture a little further out of the town center and you’ll find The Swan in Blakedown, a family-run village pub serving home-cooked food and real ales.
The pub offers a contemporary dining experience and caters for special occasions, romantic dinners and families.
His Sunday roasts have been popular with Tripadvisor reviews in particular, with a rave review saying, âI have to say the Sunday roast is as good as homemade as I have come across.
“Beautiful experience and I will definitely return.”
Another said: “I booked for lunch while we were visiting the West Midlands Safari Park, upon arriving we found a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere, the staff were friendly and polite and very helpful as my friend is in a wheelchair rolling.
“The food was excellent and well worth the money.”
A little further from Kidderminster town center is also Gil’s, a lively and stylish cafe in the heart of Wolverley village.
Many reviews on Tripadvisor praise the idyllic location, the wide choice of food and the friendly staff.
A visitor wrote: âI visited Gils for lunch yesterday, a very pleasant experience. The staff were welcoming, friendly and efficient.
“My husband and I had crab and shrimp sandwiches, which were generous, fresh, and served with a huge side salad.”
Another said: âWe recently visited Gil’s for lunch when we docked at Wolverly Lock while on a canal boating vacation.
“There was a wide choice of food and toppings, including toast, sandwiches, Buddha bowls and a hearty plowman.”
7) love Italian cuisine
According to diners on Tripadvisor, Love Food Italia in downtown Kidderminster is the best place to go for delicious Italian food.
One reviewer said: âWe had a fabulous meal last Tuesday night.
âWe shared a list of mushrooms and parmesan fries. Then we both had the carbonara.
“The sauce was superb and the chef didn’t want to tell us the secret of the recipe. We then shared a very good tiramisu.”
Another said: “Lovely and cozy restaurant with delicious food at great prices.
“This place has become the go-to restaurant for dining with my parents because we all love Italian food.”
8) the royal spice
This South Indian restaurant is located in the heart of Worcestershire and was recently named one of the best in the country by the Good Food Awards.
Judging by the reviews on Tripadvisor, it’s not hard to see why.
A happy guest said: âThis is a lovely restaurant that exceeded our expectations.
âThe food was really tasty and well presented, the staff are very attentive and friendly.
“The restaurant is very clean and very well presented, nice decor.”
Another said: âMy favorite meal is always a dhansak and I tend to use this dish as a gauge.
“It was by far the best version of the dish I’ve tasted, even surpassing nostalgia for my first one.”
9) Cafe Masala
CafÃ© Masala is a family-run Bangladeshi Indian takeaway restaurant based in the city center and first established in 2003.
A Tripadvisor reviewer said: âThe masala cafe is a real gem and serves the most delicious food to eat in and take out.
“The restaurant is small with a vibrant atmosphere, a large selection of delicious recipes and a welcoming, friendly and professional staff who always make you feel special.
10) Lodge of China
Experienced chefs serve Chinese and South Asian cuisine at this restaurant on Bewdley Road, which has tables in the courtyard overlooking a park.
One reviewer said: âExcellent service, great atmosphere, impeccable cleanliness.
âThe food was absolutely beautiful and the portions very generous. When everything is going well, that makes for a great meal and dining experience.â
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