Royal Priors Shopping Centre in Royal Leamington Spa has a great mix of household brands for shopping alongside restaurants and coffee shops. You’ll find Claire’s, Costa, Hobbs London, Pandora, Superdry, Bistrot Pierre and Carluccio’s among other big names.
Leamington Shopping Park has great stores and food outlets including M&S, Boots, New Look, TK Maxx, Greggs and Subway.
A particular favourite is Regent Court with its fab range of restaurants as well as high street stores. Among others you’ll find Space NK apothecary, Pinks & Blu’s Beauty & Brow Bar, Western Computer, Whitewall Galleries, Nando’s and Wagamama.
On the last Sunday of the month from January to September, we recommend a trip to the Covent Garden Quarter Markets in Leamington Spa with stalls from creatives, designers and bakers.
The town also hosts seasonal markets including Christmas markets with around 60 stalls offering gifts and artisan food and drink.
If you love quality burgers, try Libertine Burger made from quality beef and chicken. There are vegetarian choices including a messy Mac N Cheese burger.
We would go here for the name alone. The Giggling Squid launched by Pranee and Andy brings the buzz of Thai dining to Leamington. The decor is divine!
The White Horse is a popular pub for its Sunday roasts, craft beers and classic British pub food. Sundays were made for this!
The Emperors has a fine reputation for its delicious Peking and Cantonese dishes. The restaurant has been designed to create an elegant Oriental atmosphere. It’s best to book at weekends to guarantee a table.
Robbins’ Well in Leamington Spa is the place to go to watch live sports while enjoying a beer or two. The food is lovely too – the mix & match tapas are particularly good value for money.
Altoria hits the spot for a great night out as it has three dance floors playing different music plus a roof terrace.
Clink Cellar Bar is an unusual underground oasis with amazing decor. It’s popular for drinks after work, parties and late night gatherings.
Number one attraction is certainly the Royal Pump Rooms and Gardens. Today the building houses the art gallery & museum, library, visitor information centre, assembly rooms and cafe. The Royal Pump Room Gardens is a popular place for a town centre stroll. It has a delightful ironwork bandstand and an annual fun fair. Near the bridge is an outside fountain with the only publicly accessible spa water in Leamington.
Make sure you explore Jephson Gardens. These picturesque formal gardens were originally laid out in 1834 and have been beautifully preserved.
Another popular place for a walk or sunbathing is over Newbold Comyn.
Leamington & County Golf Club is in a picturesque setting just off the M40 with an historic club house offering far-reaching views over the course.