A bit of pub grub and an ice-cold drink can be the perfect way to spend a bank holiday weekend. 

Most people already have a favourite pub in mind but with hundreds of establishments to choose from across Worcestershire, it can be fun to get out and try something new. 

Pub visits can be even better when paired with stunning views from canal and riverside locations to countryside landscapes. 

Here is a list of some of the highest-rated pubs with a view according to Google reviews that you could try this bank holiday.

All of the pubs listed have a 4.5-star or more rating on Google reviews. 

5 best pubs with a view in Worcestershire

The Queens Head

Location: Sugarbrook Lane, Bromsgrove, B60 3AU

Google Review Rating: 4.6 

Kidderminster Shuttle: The Queens Head The Queens Head (Image: Google)

The Queens Head pub and restaurant is situated in a great spot overlooking one of Worcestershire's most beautiful canals. 

Guests can indulge in their favourite glass of tipple and treat themselves to some tasty food from wood-fired pizzas to ribeye steak. 

The pub said it offers a "welcoming space combining classic features such as Victorian floor tiles with beaten copper and the natural textures of wood and stone."

One reviewer said: "Lovely pub on the canal. Great food and atmosphere." 

The Black Star

Location: 1 Mitton Street, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 8YP

Google Review Rating: 4.6 

Kidderminster Shuttle: The Black Star The Black Star (Image: Maria Gooding)

The Black Star is an award-winning, dog-friendly pub boasting a relaxing canal-side garden and a unique 18th-century chapel.

The establishment served a variety of tasty homecooked food that caters for all dietary requirements.

There is also a fine selection of real ales, local ciders and specially selected spirits with live music at the weekend. 

The pub was recently announced as a finalist for the Best Traditional Pub in the Midlands at the Midlands Food, Drink and Hospitality Awards 2024.

One reviewer said: "Always a great selection of beers at reasonable prices. Good food and atmosphere." 

The March Hare Inn

Location: Broughton Hackett, Worcester, WR7 4BE

Google Review Rating: 4.5 

Kidderminster Shuttle: The March Hare Inn The March Hare Inn (Image: Google)

The March Hare Inn is a beautiful country pub with exposed beams, a traditional cider press and open fires.

The pub also offers wonderful views of the Worcestershire countryside whilst serving up a variety of British favourites including its popular carveries. 

There is also an outdoor bar and pizza oven making it a great stop this bank holiday. 

One reviewer said: "It’s a great place for all the family to meet up, the staff are great, food is amazing."

The Hadley Bowling Green Inn

Location: Hadley Heath, Droitwich, WR9 0AR

Google Review Rating: 4.6 

Kidderminster Shuttle: The Hadley Bowling Green InnThe Hadley Bowling Green Inn (Image: Google)

The Hadley Bowling Green is a charming Elizabethan pub in the heart of the Worcestershire countryside. 

The pub is steeped in history dating back to the 16th century with one of the oldest bowling greens in Britain and a spacious outdoor beer garden.

The pub was named Visit Worcestershire 'Pub of the Year' 2023/24 and offers a tasty seasonal menu with pub classics and award-winning Butcombe craft beer and cask ale. 

One reviewer said: "Brilliant service, the food was completely delicious and the ambience and welcome was superb."

The Rock Tavern 

Location: 80 Wilden Lane, Stourport-on-Severn, DY13 9LR

Google Review Rating: 4.7 

Kidderminster Shuttle: The Rock Tavern The Rock Tavern (Image: Google)

The Rock Tavern dates back to the 1830s and has a cosy but modern feel with a log burner in the lounge bar. 

The pub, which is situated next to the River Stour, serves homecooked meals made with locally sourced products. 

The Rock Tavern said it is "handy for the adjacent country walk along the old railway line as far as Stourport, once part of the Severn Valley line, through to Bewdley and beyond." 

One reviewer said: "The riverside area is magical. Very atmospheric just near a disused railway walk."