Coffee & cakes
Bakery On The Water, Bourton-On-The-Water
Located just past the bridge, opposite the Cotswold Motoring Museum. An established business for 86 years run by the 4th generation, and now 5-years in Bourton. An artisan bakery, serving a simple breakfast (no fry ups), homemade cakes and bread - all made on the premises.
Blue Zucchini Brasserie, 7-9 Church St., Tetbury
Perfect for a coffee break, lunch and meeting up with friends. Opposite the beautiful and statuesque Market Hall.
Broadway Deli, 16 High St., Broadway
You can’t miss it, with fruits and veg outside, and once inside you will salivate at the mouth-watering cakes, pastries and pies.
Open for breakfast at 8-11.30, lunch 12-4.
Cacao Bean, Moreton-in-Marsh
For those of you, fortunate enough, to have experienced delicious cakes whilst travelling in Austria and Germany, you are in luck. Cacao Bean, just beyond the A44 Oxford road is a pleasure to behold. A coffee, pastry and cake shop.
Cotswold Lion Cafe, The Discovery Centre, Northleach
For home-made cakes, soups and wifi. Comfortable and ideal for meeting up with colleagues and friends. Entrance to the Lloyd Baker Countryside Collection of ancient farm vehicles and paraphanalia. Plenty of parking, too.
Open daily 9.30-4.30.
Fieldfare Cafe, Thistledown Farm
You can expect creative and flourishing fare (food influenced by Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine) in keeping with their raison d’etre, an organic farm in an English landscape of rare beauty. Their clay oven prepares wood-fired sourdough pizzas on Friday and Saturday nights. Open W-Su mostly out of season and all year in the summer holidays.
Food Fanatics, 12 North St., Winchcombe.
A delicatessen and coffee shop serving quiches, cheeses, pates, pastries and cold meats. On hand, gifts such as Gentlemen’s Relish and more.
Foodie Bugle Shop, No 7 Margaret’s Buildings, Bath
An eclectic mix of farmhouse kitchen, street cafe and hardware shop. The food is fresh, from sandwiches to soups, to hot chocolates. Silvana’s produce will prepare you for your day in Bath, and maybe, provide some inspiration.
Gusto Deli and Café, 12 Montpelier Walk, Cheltenham
Great coffee, great breakfasts, a tasty selection of pasta and salads with great views of Montpelier people watching and Cheltenham life.
Hampers Food & Wine Company, Oxford St., Woodstock
A great deli and café provides a wide range of sandwiches, paninis and cakes whilst next door you can sit down, relax and enjoy the crack.
Huxleys, Chipping Campden
Perhaps, a glass of Prosecco, an Earl Grey tea, some Antipasti, a Bruschette, a salad, or breakfast, to start your day, then it has to be Huxleys, where you can sit, alfresco, and watch the world come to you.
Le Patissier Anglais, The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold
Herewith, a delectable experience for those with a passion for pastries, home-made mousses, savoy quiches, and coffee. No bread. The Proprietor is a Chocolatier who trained with Albert Roux. So, if you seek a personal service, and to chat with a Maestro…
Open M-Sa 9-5, Su 9-1. When he sells out, he closes.
Made By Bob, Corn Hall, Cirencester
A popular food emporia open from 7.30 for breakfast, lunch and afternoon teas. It’s got Ciren’s Ladies of Means in a frenzy of excitement, all rushing in for their champagne cocktails and made-up TV dinners.