IF 2020 has you reaching for the bottle, why not check out the five best places in Worcester to enjoy an adult beverage.

With 35 pubs and clubs reviewed on Trip Advisor here are the top five as rated by users.

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1. The Eagle Vaults, Friar Street

This beautiful hidden gem of a pub has been a faithful watering hole for over 200 years. It is no wonder it is top of the list. 54 out of 75 reviewers agree The Eagle Vaults is excellent.

Tash wrote: "Amazing place, amazing cocktails and amazing staff a definite must if visiting Worcester. A delight to get a great cocktail and the atmosphere was just right."

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2. The Hand in Glove, College Street

Stealing second place is the well established, Hand in Glove. 58 out of 77 people agree it is the place to be.

Hope wrote: "I had a lovely time in the Hand in Glove with a large group of friends. The bar staff had a good knowledge of all the gins. Excellent cocktail making! Would recommend a visit."

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3. The Wheatsheaf, Henwick Road

This surprising beauty of a pub is nestled away from the city centre on Henwick Road, but that doesn't make it any less appealing. A whopping 36 out of 40 reviewers say The Wheatsheaf is excellent.

Mike said: "Some of the best real beer and ciders I've had the pleasure of drinking in a pub, the Wye Valley ales are ambrosia.

"A big shout out to Tony and the staff who made me and my friends feel welcome and were utmost professionals in these troubling times. Would highly recommend."

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4. Oil Basin Brewhouse, Copenhagen Street

The new kid on the block gives some of the old timers a run for their money, snatching up fourth place. 23 out of 30 reviewers rated the brewhouse as excellent.

Kevin wrote: "Only recently discovered this lovely pub, dog friendly great staff and very good beer. We haven’t eaten yet but everyone tells us how good the pizzas are."

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5. Retroids, New Street

Turns out arcade machines and a nice cold pint are the perfect pair! Retroids gets a full house with 13 out of 13 visitors rating them as excellent.

Vacation 436 said: "Great night tonight, amazing pinball and arcade machines. Me and partner went to the bar for the first time tonight and it was absolutely amazing will definitely be going back for sure...."

Where is your favourite place to go and let your hair down?