Our three pub restaurants are open for outside eating and drinking. 


All our teams have all been extraordinary in their efforts through these challenging times. We continue to invest in all three beautiful sites and when you visit, you can expect a very warm welcome.

The George at Backwell near Bristol was our first venture and opened in June 2011. In January 2014, we added a garden dining room and seven individually designed en suite bedrooms.  

Our first pub restaurant in Yorkshire, The Square & Compass, opened in September 2012. It is popular with both locals and people visiting the beautiful countryside. Located in the village of North Rigton, The Square & Compass is four miles south west of Harrogate.

The Castle Inn sits at the heart of the historic village of Spofforth, five miles south east of Harrogate. The inn opened in November 2016 following extensive renovation and refurbishment. A range of stunning dining spaces and twelve individually designed bedrooms make it a very special place to visit. 

The George at Backwell
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Bar & Restaurant | Private Dining
Courtyard Garden | Seven En Suite Bedrooms

The Square & Compass

Bar & Restaurant | Outside Terrace
Private Dining | Parties 

The Castle Inn

Bar & Restaurant | Private Dining 

Courtyard | Twelve En Suite Bedrooms


Malvern Inns was created by David Roffe and  Alastair Scott in October 2010. Both David and Alastair have worked in the hospitality industry for over three decades and share a passion for developing inns guests love to visit.  

The company is named after the Malvern Hills that span the Worcestershire and Herefordshire border. They are a beautiful destination and are regularly visited by David and his family. 

David and Alastair have key strategic and operational roles within Malvern Inns – but day to day management is delegated to highly experienced General Managers and their teams. Guests are greeted by knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff tasked with offering the best possible customer service.


Our three key operational partners are Punch Taverns,
Star Pubs & Bars and Catton Hospitality.  



We offer a wide range of opportunities and have team members who work either part time or full time.

If you are passionate about hospitality and would like to work as part of our Kitchen, Front of House or House Keeping teams, please email your CV and a covering note to samroffe@malverninns.com. We would love to hear from you.