Eating and Drinking
When it comes to eating and drinking in the Cotswolds, you are really spoilt for choice. There is an abundance of pubs, restaurants and cafe's so you shouldn't have a problem finding one you like. The list below is just a small selection of some we have tried, and definitely worthy of your consideration. Of course, if you discover one that you like and is not on the list, please do let us know!
The Vestry Cafe
South St, Uley. GL11 5SS
Converted chapel, great for a healthy lunch, eat in or sit outside. Best coffee around, vegetarian and vegan options.
Mushroom Farm, Leathern Bottle, GL11 5JD
This place looks fab and has been recommended to us. Hand stretched pizza and anti pasti, to traditional Greek sweets and lamb souvlaki, bringing a taste of the Mediterranean to the local community. We haven't tried it yet, but will soon!
Nympsfield, GL10 3UH
Fantastic setting with breathtaking views across the valley. Healthy local produce, pizza evenings Friday and Saturday, vegetarian and vegan options. Booking strongly recommended. (Closed Monday and Tuesday)
The Falcon Steakhouse
20 Church Street, Wotton-Under-Edge, GL12 7HB
A highly rated steakhouse in a local pub. We have enjoyed fantastic steaks an great service here. You will need to book well in advance, its popular!
7 High St, Minchinhampton, GL6 9BN
Delicious breakfasts, morning and afternoon teas, and lunches. Food is prepared fresh daily, from local suppliers.
Upper Lock Cafe
They say: 'A beautiful canal side location close to the thriving vibrant Stroud town centre. Serving delicious food and drinks at a fair price by friendly happy staff.' We wouldn't disagree with that. Don't be put off by the website. It's a great cafe in our opinion.
The Bell at Selsley
Bell Lane, Selsley, Stroud
Gloucestershire GL5 5JY
We have always had a warm elcome and a great meal at the Bell and they also have a really great selection gins. Enjoy a post dinner stroll on Selsley Common
The Frocester George
Frocester, GL10 3TQ
Lot’s of choices here, lunch, dinner, bar, restaurant, inside, outside! Always a friendly welcome and good food in our experience.
The Old Fleece
The Old Fleece, Stroud, GL5 5NB
Sitting half way between Stroud and Nailsworth, this 250 year-old former coaching inn, has plenty of rustic character and charm. Enjoy a relaxed and homely atmosphere and great food.
Winstones Ice Cream,
Greenacres, Bownham, Stroud, GL5 5BX
The best place to get a great ice cream! Perched on the edge of National Trust land Winstones can be found on Rodborough Common Near Stroud, surrounded by grazing cattle and rolling Cotswold hills.
The Old Crown
The Street, Uley. GL11 5SN
Cosy country pub, a short walk from Underbury. Basic lunch and dinner menu, loveley to sit outside on the village green.
The Old Lodge
Minchinhampton Common, Stroud GL5 5DB
Great for dinner we are told. lovely old Hunting Lodge sitting alone on the common. Offers lunch evening meals also a lovely garden.