The ‘Walter’

The Walter de Cantelupe Inn is situated in the village of Kempsey, just 4 miles from Worcester City centre on the A38, The Walter de Cantelupe is the perfect place for lunches, evening meals or a room for the night. Large open log fire, plush comfy furnishings, paved walled Garden – an Inn for all seasons.

Another chance to enjoy live music at its best in an intimate, informal setting.

Easily mistaken for a contemporary ‘speakeasy’,
Walter de Cantelupe welcomes this time, The Jazz Habit.


A versatile three-piece playing tunes from , and around, the jazz genre. Vocalist Lucy Mae, the self-styled soulstress, fronts this for-one-night-only performance.


Chicken Chasseur with fondant potatoes and french beans.

Vegetarian alternative*

*Must be chosen when buying ticket

Wild Mushroom, red onion & Jersey Royals frittata with asparagus, beetroot and baby corn salad.

Doors Open; 7pm
Supper served from 7.30pm
The Jazz Habit; from 9pm

 Tickets:  On the Day,  £20.00  (£16.00 in advance/ up to and including 15th )

Payment by calling 01905 820572 Visa/MasterCard or purchasing at the Bar up to 3pm Saturday lunchtime or on the door from 7pm on the night.

Ticket price include the supper and entertainment.

Please note this is a Special Event and entrance to the the Inn on this evening will only be by valid ticket holders. The Management reserves the right to refuse admission.


The Walter de Cantelupe Inn is A small, old village inn keeping the genuine character of an English Public House with good food & a friendly welcome…

The Walter de Cantelupe Inn, Kempsey - Near Worcester

This privately owned & run free house, the Walter de Cantelupe Inn, is understated in appearance yet embraces a soul brought to life by the Landlord & the staff. The house, partly dating back to the 17th Century, retains original features such as exposed beams & roaring log fire in the winter months. One of the bedrooms is in the oldest part of the Inn and is said to be haunted.
A comfortable room at the Walter de Cantelupe Inn

The food on offer combines both traditional pub dining as well as imaginative and exciting comtemporary creations all prepared in the pub’s own kitchen, using as much regional, seasonal and traditional produce as possible.

Dining at the Walter de Cantelupe Inn, Kempsey - Near Worcseter

Great emphasis is also placed on top-rated British cask conditioned ales. There are normally four hand-pulled beers available featuring at least one guest ale. The wine list is small but carefully chosen reflecting the knowledge and interest of the landlord. There is even wine from the local award winning vinyards.

“The Landlord Martin is the finest of hosts, whose attention to beer keeping, providing superb food and ensuring a great atmosphere are second to none. All this and great value, what more can you ask for in a wonderful period, intimate pub.”

Walter de Cantelupe Inn