We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Old Rectifying House

££ - £££, British,
The Old Rectifying House North Parade, Worcester WR1 3NN, England
+44 1905 619622
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (65 reviews)
“meat platter” (8 reviews)
“club sandwich” (9 reviews)
Closed Now
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Old Rectifying House North Parade, Worcester WR1 3NN, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (684)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

151 - 160 of 684 reviews

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I had not been here for over five years and what a wasted five years they have been! The food at lunchtime today was delightful. The meat and seafood platters were devoured far too quickly and the bread came with a balsamic reduction and quality...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant serves delicious and creative food. The menu has a good selection and the restaurant even has its own vegan menu. I am not vegan but I ordered the tofu burger and it was absolutely delicious. Chips are actually homemade which is a rarity...More

1  Thank Teamporsereturns
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My partner and I recently had a wonderful meal here for his 33rd Birthday. I had booked the table some months in advance and liaised with Matt and Ali with regards to sorting Birthday table decorations. I ordered everything and they were great at having...More

1  Thank spillett2016
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Setting is lovely and the food when it finally got there was ok and as you'd expect.. The waiting staff were pleasant however the female manager was awful, rude and obnoxious! Some of our party were late due to unforeseen circumstances and were then...More

3  Thank carolineaH2901BZ
Matt D, Owner at The Old Rectifying House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2016

When you 'phoned to book your meal we had one table left in the restaurant at 6.15pm. You were aiming for a later table but took the booking and, worryingly for us at the time, you signed off the call with; "well, if we're late,...More

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Went to the old rec for our fourth wedding anniversary last night. I'm vegan and my wife is vegetarian so we were delighted to see an entire vegan menu to choose from. A lot of restaurants provide a decent vegetarian/vegan option but to find an...More

1  Thank Joe T
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This place has a real buzz. I joined my daughter in ordering from the vegan menu. This is not a 'token gesture' of a menu - it's full of thought and I can't wait to go back.

2  Thank 242Jack242
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Last decent meal with our son before dropping him off at Worcester University. Attentive and helpful staff. Late afternoon tea so opted for the fish finger sandwich which was very good.

Thank charleyfarleyuk
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Had a delicious lunch here although we were the only diners. It looks nothing outside but the interior is cosy and warm. The waitress quickly picked up that my husband was vegetarian so adjusted the breads we ordered to start with .We both had a...More

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Fantastic meal here today for Sunday lunch. My partner is a vegetarian and his meal was also great. So well presented and tastes as good of not better than it looks. Desserts are to die for!! The staff are friendly and the place has a...More

Thank juliefeehan
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for the firm's Xmas do. As part of the organisation, everyone had had to choose their meals in advance. When we got there, they had not seen the orders for the side dishes, and when they did see them, found that they hadn't...More

Thank Clivel_98
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 hotels in Worcester
Premier Inn Worcester City Centre Hotel
1,085 reviews
.12 miles away
The Crown
517 reviews
.18 miles away
Worcester Whitehouse Hotel
1,105 reviews
.27 miles away
Travelodge Worcester
113 reviews
.33 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Massalla Lounge
660 reviews
.08 miles away
Boston Tea Party Worcester
375 reviews
.16 miles away
The Pavilion in the Park
317 reviews
.15 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Worcester Cathedral
2,187 reviews
.30 miles away
Greyfriars' House and Garden
222 reviews
.33 miles away
Worcester Guildhall
174 reviews
.25 miles away
Worcester Tourist Information Centre
48 reviews
.24 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
14 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Matt D | Property representative |
Hi, We only allow dogs when we are not in food service, so they are more than welcome around the times below. We serve food Tuesday -Thursday 12-3 then 6-9 and then on Friday and Saturday 12-4 then 6-9.30. Hope this... More
Mark M
24 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Matt D | Property representative |
Hi Mark Yep! We have a jolly nice beer garden. Not sure how warm it will be though! Hopefully we’ll see you soon! Matt
16 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Matt D | Property representative |
Of course we would! No problem whatsoever. Matt
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:30
12:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Rectifying House North Parade, Worcester WR1 3NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +44 1905 619622
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Looking for a great restaurant?
Our global travel community is ready to help.
Join TripAdvisor