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Things to do in Great Malvern

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Entertainment
“Beautiful Malvern Theatres also has a cinema. Have a look on their website for what's on.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Pub
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“Lively and friendly pub serving great food to suit all tastes in Malvern. Dietary requirements catered for. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“High end supermarket providing a wide selection of quality food and wine and household items Open 8 – 8 Monday to Saturday, 10-4 on Sundays ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Place to eat
“A theatre complex including stage, film and performance venues. A major centre for the arts in the West Midlands. Home of the Malvern Festivals. See www.malvern-theatres.co.uk”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Great light bites, fabulous avocado and eggs on toast and delicious coffee. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious Indian Restaurant. Good quality food. Need to book at weekends gets busy. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“Inexpensive and a good atmosphere. Better crowd than your usual Weatherspoons”
  • 10 locals recommend
Church
“ A cathedral-sized wonder of English medieval architecture, with many treasures to reveal; massive Norman pillars, a huge famous east window, misericord seats carved with lively and entertaining scenes and tiles in many designs, manufactured by the monks. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Sports
“Malvern Splash Leisure Complex in Great Malvern, WR14 3DS, has a main pool (with a flume and a wave machine), a teaching pool and a gym.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Transportation
“Great Malvern Railway Station is only a 20 minute drive away, with links to Worcester and beyond”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“ Another medieval jewel of Malvern, the Abbey Gateway, is home to Malvern's Museum. It is small but filled with exhibits on every aspect of Malvern's history and development; geology, intriguing insights into the 19th Century, era of the water cure and items from Malvern's famous defence research establishment, where historic wartime radar was developed. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Church
“All the adivice you could need and an abundance of leaflets and recommendations.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The food is delicious and good value. The staff are friendly and on a hot summers day you can either sit outside on the terrace and look at Great Malvern Town centre quirky shops, cafes and passers by or sit outside in the garden area. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“They have a really great menu, you can either eat in the pub or the restaurant, both are nice. The food is great and reasonably priced. They do take outs too”
  • 5 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“St Anne’s Well Café, is between Great Malvern and Worcestershire Beacon (WR14 4RF), one of the most popular walks on the hills. The building dates to 1813 and has a Sicilian marble spout and basin. Open seven days a week in the summer, but limited opening in other seasons – check their website for details.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Health
“Great whole food shop with a little cafe, every dietary requirement catered for!”
  • 6 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Pub
“Lively and friendly pub serving great food to suit all tastes in Malvern. Dietary requirements catered for. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious Indian Restaurant. Good quality food. Need to book at weekends gets busy. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The food is delicious and good value. The staff are friendly and on a hot summers day you can either sit outside on the terrace and look at Great Malvern Town centre quirky shops, cafes and passers by or sit outside in the garden area. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“They have a really great menu, you can either eat in the pub or the restaurant, both are nice. The food is great and reasonably priced. They do take outs too”
  • 5 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“- very cheap and tasty and you take your own alcohol. Can come out of there having just spent £10 for a main course with rice. Always full full!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“very good family run restaurant; Italian food cooked by an Italian chef. some very reasonably priced dishes”
  • 2 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Small, stylish decor family run Italian restaurant in the town of Great Malvern ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pizza takeaway and delivery service. You are welcome to order a delivery and eat it in the kitchen”
  • 1 local recommends

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