Cirencester has a large number of eating establishments including superior and take-away restaurants, cafes and public houses. We are delighted to feature some of the eateries which Cirencester has to offer.
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The Fleece Hotel, Market Place, Cirencester
The Fleece Hotel
Tel: 01285 658507
In the heart of the market place, the Fleece Hotel is open from 8am till late. Enjoy morning coffee in our lounge, a light bite in the bar or Dinner in the Restaurant, the choice is yours. Or why not take a break in our courtyard area, a sun-trap just perfect for a chilled glass of Sauvignon Blanc!
We take our time to create seasonal menus that sample some of the best local produce, alongside Head Chef's Plat du Jour - classic dishes, prepared with locally sourced ingredients, with a little bit of a French twist, some of our favourites are the Brittany Fish Stew and the traditional Coq au Vin.
Following the purchase of the hotel in April by Daniel Thwaites, a family owned Lancashire Brewery, the final plans are being put together for our redevelopment programme, where we plan to retain the character and charm of this wonderful building and enhance the experience for our guests.
The Waggon and Horses, London Road, Cirencester
The Waggon and Horses
11 London Road
Tel: 01285 652022
Offering a very highly rated choice of real ales and an English menu. The Waggon and Horses is an 18th Century Grade II listed Coaching Inn just outside the Town Centre of Cirencester. Famed for being the last stop for market Traders as they left the town. These days the interior offers a cosy bar and comfortable dining rooms. Situated close to the town centre, with public carparks to either side and surrounded by private hotels and guest houses the recently refurbished Waggon and Horses, is a pub and restaurant that offers a warm welcome in a pleasant atmosphere.
Jesse's Bistro, The Stableyard, Cirencester
Restaurant, Coffee House and Fresh Fish Shop
Tel: 01285 641497
Jesse's Bistro is ideally situated in Blackjack Street, not 50 metres from the famous Roman Museum in Jesse's Courtyard. We pride ourselves on the freshest of ingredients â€“ Aberdeen Angus Beef, Old Spot Pork, Cotswold Lamb, all the best of fresh fish and seafood daily delivered. These are then cooked for you in our unique woodburning oven.
Finish the meal with a delicious selection of puddings made by us.
The service is friendly and efficient - we have a superb choice of wines and excellent coffee.
Extensive tables 'Al Fresco' for that English summer day.
Whether you wish to have a snack or full meal, we are open 10.30 - 2.30 Monday through to Saturday, and in the evenings Wednesday through to Saturday 6.45 - 9.30 (last order has to be in by 9.30).
Please call to avoid disappointment.
We can also cater for parties and meetings.
Giraffe, Tesco Extra, Cirencester
Kings Meadow, Cricklade Road
Travel the world with their global menu without getting on a plane at family-friendly restaurant group giraffe. Whether you’re settling in for a leisurely breakfast, enjoying a welcome coffee break from shopping or treating the little ones to the Kids Meal Deal before your weekly Tesco visit - giraffe Cirencester is the ideal destination.
Dishes vary from comforting classics and familiar sandwiches, stir-fries and salads to around-the-world-plates with a ‘giraffe’ twist for culinary explorers. Start the day with a health-conscious Daybreaker Omelette or indulge in the classic Full Brunch; tuck into small plates and sharers including Firecracker Chicken Tenders and Nachos Nirvana; mains such as the Mexican Chicken Burger with chorizo, melting manchego, guacamole & roasted corn & tomato relish; or deliciously tempting desserts such as Chocolate Tart with cherry ripple ice cream.
Open from breakfast right through to dinner, diners can get great value throughout the day at giraffe by taking advantage with one of the many fantastic offers. Start saving early with a £5 ‘Good Morning Brekkie’ with hot drink before noon or ‘Roll With It’ a hot-filled, soft white buttered bap with a filter coffee or tea for £3.95; have ‘Lunch for Less’ for just £6.75 (noon – 5pm); or a ‘Feel Good’ dinner – two courses for £10.75 available every evening from 5pm. And be sure to ‘Wake Up Wednesday’ with all regular take-out coffees just 50p until 10.30am!
At giraffe, little ones are just as important as the grown-ups and have their very own menu of mini-mains, desserts and drinks complete with puzzles and games to keep them entertained. Sit back and relax in the knowledge that the dishes such as the Open Face Omelette or Grilled Salmon Fillet, served with salad and a choice of veggies, baby baked jacket potato wedges or sweet potato fries, are 100% fresh and healthy. Also available all day, every day is the Kids Meal Deal – a mini main and selected drink for just £5.65.
Cotswold Artisan Coffee
Bishop's Walk Cricklade Street, Cirencester
Tel: 01285 293327
This is a coffee lover’s dream venue, but it also has an excellent selection of tea in Cirencester. There’s a choice of espresso blends on the go, with the local roasters Rave Coffee as the staple and a guest sitting alongside. But for the real coffee aficionados, there’s also a brew bar with all the paraphernalia for your V60, drip or aeropress. The flat white was excellent, due also probably to the milk, which is supplied by a local dairy. So top marks for the coffee. Tea is also excellent. Lots of loose leaf options, mostly blended in Germany, but the well-established Ronnefeldt company. And the cakes are delicious, too: we had two goes, with a moist carrot cake to accompany the coffee and their speciality banana bread to go with our pot of tea in the afternoon.
Unit 1 - 2, 12 Castle Street, Cirencester
Tel: 01285 885709
In our coffee shops you'll find beautifully handcrafted coffee made with passion and skill served up in cosy coffee houses with lashings of character and cheer. Our beans are ethical and our milk is sourced from local dairy farms! Pop in for buttery teacakes or a wholesome bowl of porridge to accompany your morning coffee. Protect, boost and cleanse yourself with our freshly squeezed fruit and veg 'Super Juices' and try out our fine selection of baps, sandwiches, savoury croissants, salads and Panini for lunch and the most marvellous array of tea and cakes for afternoon tea.
Swan Yard Café
West Market Place, Cirencester
Tel: 01285 641300
For breakfast, lunch or after a hard day shopping in Cirencester, why not visit the Swan Yard Café where you will find one of the friendliest cafes in town, offering exceptional customer service and a wide selection of drinks and food. Enjoy a delicious selection of homemade café food, prepared every day on the premises with fresh ingredients. It's hearty, homely, healthy food at its best. A wide selection of sandwiches, baguettes and paninis made to order, baked potatoes, soups and quiches and lots of vegetarian options. Cakes, scones, some of which are gluten free. hot and cold drinks, including creamy latte and cappuccino coffees, hot chocolate, tea and juice. With a roof tetrace and outdoor seating, this tucked away café is a quiet haven right in the heart of town where you can sit outside and enjoy the summer or cosy up inside the winter.
The Woolmarket, Cirencester
Tel: 01285 656362
Looking for a place to eat in Cirencester with a modern, fresh atmosphere that offers great customer service? Whether you are looking for a hearty full English breakfast in Cirencester or just a simple snack from a local café and sandwich shop, it's time to call in on Café Mosaic. With 30 years in the business, we can offer the authentic café experience in pleasant surroundings that are sure to appeal to both the continental and modern at heart. We offer a delicious range of foods and refreshments, including but by no means limited to; breakfasts, sandwiches, baguettes, made to order lunches, jacket potatoes, afternoon teas. What's more we can also offer an extensive selection of beverages, wines and beers. We also have a weekly specials menu full of exciting new dishes for you to enjoy.
2 Black Jack Street, Cirencester
Tel: 01285 654717
Keith's, the tea and coffee specialist has been Cirencester for 39 years and is responsible for the irresistible aroma that pervades the church end of Black Jack Street. At the rear of the retail business is a small restaurant with a courtyard garden which offers 'light lunches and the best scones in the town'.
New Brewery Arts Cafe
Brewery Courtyard, Cirencester
Tel: 01285 657181
Based within the New Brewery Arts they use free range dairy products, fair-trade coffee, tea and sugar and locally supplied meats, fish, bread, fruit drinks, beer and wine. They serve crisp salads, chunky doorstop sandwiches, steaming hot soup, mouth watering quiche, homemade cakes and more......
36 Dyer Street, Cirencester
Tel: 01285 641570
This gem of a place is absolutely ideal for a drink, snack or light meal when pottering around the town. In good weather there is also outside seating.
The Old Post Office, 12 Castle Street, Cirencester
Soushi is a Japanese restaurant in the heart of Cirencester. Delicious, healthy food to eat in or take out. The small and intimate interior make it a unique dining experience, with a beautiful courtyard garden for the summer months. Soushi brings the real taste of Japanese cuisine to the Cotswolds. Our carefully considered menu offers a variety of delicious hot and cold Japanese food to suit all tastes. The lunch menu features their famous Bento box, as well as a selection of specials, and or course sushi! In the evening they offer an extensive menu for those with discerning tastes. SoushiGo is their take out menu and includes Bento Boxes, Soushi Sushi, miso soup and a selection of menu items.
He Says She Waffles
2 Templar Mews, Black Jack Street, Cirencester
We have created a venue which you will find slightly quirky, but warm and welcoming. It’s a place to eat, drink and talk. Or to waffle, drink and waffle.
All our waffles, savoury and sweet are freshly baked and you’ll be able to smell warm waffles cooking every day. Where possible, most of the toppings are made here in our own kitchen. The menu has something for everyone and whether you’re looking for breakfast to set you up for the day, something different for lunch or an afternoon treat, you’ll find it here.
You’ll also find great coffee, quality teas and amazing milkshakes served in good old fashioned milk bottles. (We are particularly proud of our milkshakes!).
The Cake House
Bishop's Walk, Cirencester
The Cake House is a well-established family-owned and operated coffee shop which serves the Cirencester area. We're committed to using only the finest and freshest ingredients in everything we make. You can rely on us to bring you the very best in homemade baked cakes and pastries.
Our experienced bakers keep our cake counter stocked with fresh cakes, biscuits, pastries and other attractive products. If it's a custom creation you need, we'll work closely with you in the planning process to come up with a design that combines quality and creativity.
We also provide freshly made light lunches such as homemade soups to doorstop sandwiches or just pop in for poached eggs on toast.
So treat yourself to some down time and rest a while in our relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Black Jack Street, Cirencester
Jesse's serves quite simply; fresh food cooked brilliantly with style, imagination and flair. Read our mouthwatering menu then call or email to book a table - you won't regret it! Our menu features the finest fresh ingredients, meat is supplied by Jesse Smith butchers, Vegetables from A David & Co at Bishop Sutton and from John ‘The veg man’ in our courtyard! Cheeses, bread and olives from The Cheese Shop. And as we are not near the sea: Fish from M&J Seafood and Flying Fish of Cornwall.
West Market Place, Cirencester
The Crown is located in the heart of historical Cirencester - The Capital of the Cotswolds - The Crown has been at the very centre of town life through the generations.
A traditional inn, dating back hundreds of years, the modern-day Crown combines an authentic English pub atmosphere with a vibrant and lively social scene.
A fine selection of ales and wines, combined with a mouth-watering menu, have helped make The Crown one of the Cotswolds’ most popular destinations.
The Crown has also become THE place to keep up-to-date with all the major sporting fixtures and is fast gaining an exciting reputation as a live music venue.
Landlord Bill Daley, his family and staff would like to extend a warm welcome.
The Wheatsheaf Inn
Cricklade Street, Cirencester
The Wheatsheaf is a traditional public house that suits all tastes. Lunchtime and early afternoon food with home cooked pies, bar snacks and traditional Sunday roast and a selection of cask ales on the bar from national, regional and small brewers. There is also an O.A.P. special menu on Tuesdays offering meals at a low price. A finalist in the 1999 licensee sports bar of the year, it has a separate function room showing the latest televised sports events on a big screen and on widescreen televisions. The function room with its own bar is available for private hire. The pub also has a courtyard and separate children's play area with swings and a slide.
The Black Horse
Castle Street, Cirencester
The Black Horse is situated in Cirencester, which is known as one of the gateways to the Cotswold and the largest area of outstanding natural beauty in Britain. It has just 3 simple and basic en-suite rooms. The inn sits in the heart of the community and is the perfect base to explore this picturesque town and area. Food is served all day with choices from the extensive menu, which can be enjoyed sitting in the bar or in our restaurant area.
Castle Street, Cirencester
Situated in the heart of historic Cirencester, Somewhere Else Deli Bar is the ideal venue for breakfast, lunch and dinner. From a casual family brunch to a sophisticated dinner, we offer a fresh and innovative menu which changes weekly, matched by a thirst-quenching selection of wines, beers and spirits and some naughty cocktails.
Super-stylish interiors and a large terrace with heaters add a cool welcoming vibe – all in all making Somewhere Else THE place to be seen for those in the know.
The Golden Cross Inn
Black Jack Street, Cirencester
This early-18th Century coaching inn offers a warm welcome to all, from those seeking a thirst quenching pint of real ale to discerning diners looking for gourmet British cuisine, and of course to weary travellers looking for a bed for the night.
While the building itself dates from the mid-17th Century, landlord Mark Lindesay and his dedicated team have recently transformed the pub into a welcoming hostelry offering contemporary standards of service, great food, good company and comfortable, well-equipped bedrooms, suites and apartments.
The Golden Cross Inn offers the perfect combination of contemporary sophistication and traditional charm with its exposed beams, classic pub ambiance in its snug bar, combined with a light, airy dining area, all tended by friendly and attentive staff.
In the winter the pub offers a warming retreat from the outside cold with its wood-burning fires and “tucked away” feel, while in the summertime you’ll discover the pub’s “hidden treasure”, a sheltered sun-trap of a garden complete with lovingly-tended plants and shrubs and even a well-stocked fish-pond – an ideal location for a late-afternoon Pimms or weekend barbecue.
Under the ownership and management of Mark Lindesay and his team, The Golden Cross Inn has developed into a popular venue for those living in or visiting Cirencester, retaining the traditional welcome of an historic coaching inn while offering a wide range of choices for discerning guests and travellers.
As the pub’s motto states, The Golden Cross Inn is indeed “so much more than a back street pub”.
Made By Bob
The Corn Hall, Market Place, Cirencester
We open at 7.30am during the week, as we’re here making the bread and pastries, so we may as well open the doors and welcome you for coffee, croissants or something more substantial. Our aim is to provide a relaxed meeting place where people can enjoy fantastic food and drink throughout the day, from breakfast and mid-morning coffee through to lunch and afternoon tea. If you are looking for an evening meal on a Thursday or Friday, we are now open for supper from 7pm.
The menu at Made By Bob changes daily and we use as much seasonal, local produce as we can but we have to go where the quality is and we do have a love for the beautiful Italian produce available. For example we have found an amazing guy called Stefano Chessa of Villa Nova, a London-based supplier who brings us the very best Sardinian goods.
We make everything on site in the huge open kitchen that dominates the room. Surrounding the kitchen are a number of high stools and a glossy counter enabling customers to watch our chefs at work whilst enjoying a coffee or lunch.
It has been said by many, that when they come here, they forget they are in Cirencester. It feels just like London – it has that buzz. But it’s not just the atmosphere, our menu is also unlike anything else being served locally: bresaola with pecorino, watercress, almonds and sherry vinegar; roast rump of lamb with crushed potatoes, roast tomato, field mushrooms and salsa verde; braised cuttlefish and chorizo with chick peas, pimento and saffron; white peach bavarois with caramelised almonds. Simple stuff, done brilliantly well.We hope to meet you soon!
Stacked Lunch Bar
The Swan Yard, Cirencester.
A fresh approach to made-to-order noodles, wraps, pasta, rice, salads, bagels and sandwiches in the heart of Cirencester.
OPEN : MONDAY to SATURDAY 8:30 till 4:00.
Our philosophy is to provide our customers with the best of service, value for money and convenience. All our lunches can be tailored to your individual taste and pre-ordered online.
We are conveniently located between Castle Street and historic Black Jack Street.
Slap bang in the town centre, with the stunning parish church and Corinium museum close by, Toro Lounge is an elegantly relaxed addition to the Loungers family. With room for 180 Loungers it offers relaxed, welcoming drinking and dining throughout the day and evening.
The building was once an outdoors shop that had an unfortunate accident with some electrics causing a fire. It had one benefit though, as it meant we could start afresh with the building, turning it into the perfect Lounge space. We kept the original features which we felt added some character, and we then introduced a few characters of our own - a particular favourite is Derrick, our boar’s head.
The large bar is another great feature and, if you look closely, you’ll spot original ‘Corinium’ symbols, which was the Roman name for the town. In truly Loungers style there are also a few quirky items to spot - the breeze block ceiling is pretty inventive, and see if you can find the ‘interesting’ baby picture (it usually gets a few comments).
The colourful, bright interior is continued outside on our gorgeous terrace and there’s also a ‘hidden’ terrace upstairs if you want to grab some air in a little more privacy.