Worcester is brimming with cute and quirky spots for coffee and a bite to eat that won't break the bank. 

Here is a list of five eateries in Worcester that are unique to the city and a great way to explore what's on offer.

1. Cafe Afloat 

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Cafe Afloat can be found at the Diglis marina and is a popular spot for those who enjoy, walking, cycling or running by the river Severn.

The cafe serves food and drinks out of a narrowboat and is a great option for eating outdoors or bringing your dog along on its walk. 

2. Paradiddles

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Named after a specific drum pattern, Paradiddles is a hotspot for performances of local music in Worcester. 

The cafe turns into a bar in the evening and can be found on Sidbury. It can also be used as a rehearsal space for musicians.

This is a must-visit for any budding musicians coming to Worcester this September.

It also offers an extensive vegan menu including vegan cakes.

3. Sugar Daddy's

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Sugar Daddy's is an LGBTQ+ cafe designed to be a hub for the local queer community. 

It can be found at Trinity Passage in Worcester's city centre and is brightly coloured with a rainbow wall inside.

Sugar Daddy's is the perfect eatery for any members of the LGBTQ+ community moving to Worcester this September in search of a space to relax.

4. Paws and Co.

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Paws and Co is a dog cafe that can be found in Reindeer Court.

The cafe is 100% dog friendly serving specially prepared treats, cakes, ice cream and puppucinos. 

This is a brilliant find for any parents dropping students off at Worcester with the family pet and looking for somewhere to grab a bite to eat or for students feeling overwhelmed by their work and wanting to relax in the company of some canine companions.

5. The Balcony Cafe 

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The Balcony Cafe is hidden away on the upper level of Worcester City Art Gallery on Foregate Street and Museum. 

If you are looking for a fun and free day out, you can browse the museum and art gallery then stop for a coffee afterwards.