Explore Harden's - The restaurant guide created by you for you

survey result

For 25 years we've been curating reviews of the UK's most notable restaurant. This year diners have submitted over 60,000 reviews to create the most authoritative restaurant guide in the UK.


A stylish country inn with an “excellent restaurant” and views of the Malvern Hills; reports have been polarised in the past, but were uniformly solid this year. “The menu changes regularly, even for vegetarians and vegans”.

* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.


Reporters are evenly divided on this “former pub in the middle of nowhere”, which inspires a good deal of interest; while fans say that it’s a “very relaxed” spot, where the frequently changing menu “never disappoints”, critics find it merely “mediocre”, and are “sad to think this is regarded as one of the best in the Malvern area”.

* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Have you eaten at Inn at Welland?

Owner's description

We located to the area in 2004 after purchasing the Verzon Hotel in Ledbury. Following an extensive refurbishment we created a small luxury boutique hotel resulting in recognition from prestigious guides such as Mr & Mrs Smith. Previous to this we operated a successful 2 AA rosette riverside restaurant for 16 years in Derbyshire.

Our food is prepared from fresh local produce and made from ‘scratch’, by a team of five talented chefs headed by Chris Exley and all sharing our vision and passion for quality food.

From the outside the Inn is located in a truly rural setting with quintessential English views of the Malvern Hills. When you step inside you will experience a genuine home-from-home atmosphere, flagstone floors, walls in muted colours, shabby chic furniture all unite to create a stylish and comfortable ambiance.

When the weather is warm enjoy lazy lunches or evening suppers in our terraced gardens with an external fireplace - we have cosy wool blankets to enjoy alfresco drinks as winter approaches, under our new glazed veranda. For that special occasion dine in private in our library themed room for up to 12 people.

Our philosophy is simple: – ‘attention to detail, value for money, aimed at the style conscious with discerning appetites’.

We look forward to welcoming you.
David & Gillian

Restaurant details

12.00 -2.30pm Lunch 6.00-9.30pm Dinner

Inn at Welland Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Inn at Welland Restaurant in WR13, Welland by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Inn at Welland restaurant.
Colin M
Visited here very early in the New Year whe...
Reviewed 7 months, 10 days ago

"Visited here very early in the New Year when many other places were still shut and recovering! Food was very good, staff attentive and the overall atmosphere relaxing. Prices a shade high for the area but we enjoyed our meal and will return. Cannot really ask for much more."

Report this comment
Have you eaten at Inn at Welland?
Post your own review of Inn at Welland and contribute to our annual restaurant review guide.
Post your own review
Hook Bank, Drake St, Welland, WR13 6LN
Make A Booking
Number of Diners:
Required Time:
Powered by OpenTable
Opening hours

lunch; tues-sun noon - 2.30pm, dinner; tues-sat 6pm - 9.30pm
Last orders: 12.00 -2.30pm Lunch 6.00-9.30pm Dinner

The 2018 Harden's Guide

2018 Hardens Restaurant Guide

"User friendly in price, size and outlook"

Financial Times

What social media is saying