The Cotford Hotel
Our Gothic, Victorian hotel is set in award winning mature, landscaped gardens at the foot of the beautiful Malvern Hills. It was built in 1851 as a summer residence for the Bishop of Worcester. The history of our charming hotel is visible throughout with its abundance of original details and features.
What used to be the Bishop’s private chapel now hosts an award-winning restaurant – L’amuse-Bouche, where you can experience French-style cuisine in a quaint English setting. With its high ceilings and views across our beautiful gardens it’s the perfect spot for fine dining, and has won various awards including Worcestershire Restaurant of the Year for 1016 and 2017 and has maintained two coveted AA rosette awards for culinary excellence since 2010. You can also find us in the new Michelin guide for 2018/19.
You can sit back and relax on the comfy sofas in our piano lounge, soak up the atmosphere and watch the world go by in our newly refurbished bar and explore the many treats that our award winning gardens have in store.
We have 15 beautiful rooms that have all been individually decorated to create a stylish and comfortable experience during your stay.
Some rooms have Gothic, Victorian architectural details such as stone windows and high ceilings, some have views over the Malvern Hills, the Severn Valley and our award winning gardens. All our rooms are non-smoking and complete with their own en-suite.
You can choose from single rooms, double rooms, twin and family rooms and our superior rooms have those extra special touches to make your stay even more unique. Whichever room you choose, you can be assured of a fantastic service from our friendly staff and all our room prices include a full English breakfast.
Aiming to be recognised as the finest dining venue in the area, ‘L’amuse-Bouche Restaurant’ is a taste of French-style cuisine in a quaint English setting. And it has gained and maintained two AA coveted rosette awards since 2010.
Chris Morgan, our Chef/Patron has worked in some of the world’s premier hotels and has developed his own unique style of creative cuisine using only fresh, locally sourced and organic produce.
Chef, Craig Englefield who has worked with Chris since 2012 and has an amazing wealth of experience in Michelin starred establishments has more recently taken over the day-to-day menu development with a wonderful touch of theatre, imagination and modern flair being brought to the table.
We have exclusive tables for our guests and are also open to visitors looking for a quality dining experience.
With its high ceilings and views across the beautiful gardens, the restaurant comfortably seats 38 and can be personally tailored for any occasion.
Visit Malvern an impressive shopping destination, thanks to its hillside setting. There are bookshops, antique dealers, quality furniture, fashion and food.
The best way to appreciate what Malvern has to offer is to visit and explore – there is much to find.
Visit Worcestershire a great destination for family fun with lots of attractions, great events and action-packed outdoor activities.
In the south are the Cotswolds and their enchanting stone-built villages and heart-lifting rural scenery.
And to the west is the Malverns; dark, brooding hills that rise suddenly over the valley of the River Severn that courses north to south down to the Bristol Channel.
Worcester is the main city with its cathedral and medieval charm, and to the north of the county is Worcestershire’s 19th-century industrial legacy, at restored mills and canals.