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

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.

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01453 861177

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The Old Fox

The Old Fox

The St, Coaley. GL11 5EG

Friendly village pub frequented by locals and visitors alike. Good food and ambiance.

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01453 828683

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The Ionian

The Ionian

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!

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07587 329089

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Thistledown Farm

Thistledown Farm

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)

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01453 860420

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The Corner House

The Corner House

49 London Rd, Stroud GL5 2AD

Great food, excellent service, very friendly. Our current favourite!

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01453 298681

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The Falcon Steakhouse

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!

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01453 521894

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The Kitchen

The Kitchen

7 High St, Minchinhampton, GL6 9BN

Delicious breakfasts, morning and afternoon teas, and lunches. Food is prepared fresh daily, from local suppliers.

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01453 882655

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Upper Lock Cafe

Upper Lock Cafe

Wallbridge, Stroud

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.

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01453 297172

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The Old Spot

The Old Spot

2 Hill Road, Dursley, GL11 4JQ

Great pub with award winning local beers and cider. Food, lunchtimes only.

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01453 542870

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The Bell at Selsley

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

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01453 753801

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The Frocester George

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.

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01453 828683

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The Olive Tree

The Olive Tree

28 George Street, Nailsworth. GL6 0AG

We have dined here many times, never been dissapointed. Great food, service and atmosphere.

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01453 834802

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Cafe 53

Cafe 53

Long St, Tetbury GL8 8AA

Highly recommend for lunch. Friendly service, good value and some very interesting dishes.

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01666 502020

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Egypt Mill

Egypt Mill

Nailsworth, GL6 0AE

A wonderful old water mill with some of the original wheels and machinery on show in the bar. Good for lunch or dinner.

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01453 833449

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The Old Fleece

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.

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01453 872582

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Winstones Ice Cream,

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.

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01453 873270

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The Old Crown

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.

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01453 860502

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Weighbridge Inn

Weighbridge Inn

Longfords, GL6 9LW

A very old and popular pub just outside Nailsworth, try their speciality half and half pies.

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01453 832520

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The Old Lodge

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.

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01453 832047

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