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Coffee, TEA  & cakes



Bakery On The Water, 1 SHERBORNE STREET, Bourton-On-The-Water GL54 2BY1

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.

01451 822748   
bakeryonthewater.co.uk      Photography: Supplied By Subject

Broadway Deli, 29 High StREET, Broadway WR12 7DP

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.

01386 853040
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Cacao Bean, HIGH STREET, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 0AT

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.

 01608 652060  
cacaobean.co.uk       Photography: Supplied By Subject

THE OLD PRISON, Northleach GL54 3JH

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.  Due to a restoration project it will re-open on 1st October, 2019.

01451 861563
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Fieldfare Cafe, TINKLEY LANE, Thistledown Farm, NYPSFIELD GL10 3UH

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.

01453 860420
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Food Fanatics, 12 North St. Winchcombe GL54 5LH

A delicatessen and coffee shop serving quiches, cheeses, pates, pastries and cold meats. On hand, gifts such as Gentlemen’s Relish and more.

Open daily

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Hampers Food & Wine Company, 31 Oxford StREET, Woodstock OX20 1TH

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.

Open daily.

01993 815535
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Huxleys, HIGH STREET, Chipping Campden GL55 6AL

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.  

 01386 849077
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Le Patissier Anglais, The Square, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 0GF

Herewith,  a delectable experience for those with a passion for pastries, home-made mousses, savoy quiches, and coffee.  No bread. The Proprietor is a Pastry Chef who trained with Albert Roux. So, if you seek a personal service, and to chat with a Maestro…

Open M-Sa 9-5.  When he sells out, he closes. 

01451 870571        Photography: Supplied By Subject


Made By Bob, Corn Hall, 26 MARKET PLACE, Cirencester GL7 2NY

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. 

01285 641818  
foodmadebybob.com             Photography: Supplied By Subject


A friendly greeting awaits you. And, few places serve better coffee. I had the Italian sandwich with mozzarella, parma ham, tomatoes and focaccia bread. Quite delicious. This is the Suffolk Road area of Cheltenham where there are independent shops selling antiques and interior design. Worthy of your visit. Opens at 8am   01242 2526060