The Drawing Board
“A classy, independent gourmet food bar” - AA Inspector
ROYAL LEAMINGTON SPA, WARWICKSHIRE
Two levels of family- and dog-friendly, rug-strewn, timber-floored spaces, mismatched furniture, soft leather sofas, log-burners, framed vintage comics and shelves full of old children's annuals await you here. The drinks list, from five craft ales to 32 wines and way beyond, is impressive. So is the food, from tapas to pork belly with pork ballotine, Jerusalem artichokes and Savoy cabbage; and Korean-style short-rib of beef with Asian noodles and lotus root crisps.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Coach parties accepted
- Main course from: £8
- Closed: 2
- Wide selection of Ales
- Wide selection of ciders
- Micro Brewery Ale
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About the area
The sparkle of sunlight on a gentle river as it meanders through beautiful countryside; the reflections of sailing boats on a lake; relaxing with a pint in the garden of an old English pub in a picturesque village; brightly coloured narrow boats making their way through a flight of lock gates; the imposing silhouette of an historic castle. These are the scenes that make Warwickshire a delight.
There may be few seriously high hills in this fertile plain, but it is an area full of attractive walking in rolling countryside, blessed with a fascinating history and wonderful places and buildings to visit. This is Shakespeare’s county, and the footprint of the famous Bard appears almost everywhere. He was born and brought up around the beautiful Warwickshire town of Stratford-upon-Avon, and many of his plays draw upon his own experiences in the area.
Warwickshire has a history that embraces the Civil War, castles and large country houses are scattered over the county. Warwick Castle is the home of the Earl of Warwick, Kenilworth Castle was a stronghold for lords and kings of England in the 11th and 12th centuries, and so the list goes on.
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