Cirencester has a number of restaurants and cafe's offering a fine selection of foods and beverages. Below are just a handful to get you started!


There are coffee shops galore in Cirencester, from big chains to independents. Some that we love include:

Keiths Coffee Shop, 2 Black Jack Street, Cirencester, GL7 2AA

Good coffee, and an emporium of products for sale!


New Brewery Arts Cafe:  Brewery Court, Cirencester, GL7 1JH

The quiche and soups are splendid here, with a free art gallery next door to peruse!

Heather's Cafe Cirencester: 12 Black Jack St, Cirencester GL7 2AA

Yummy, homemade food in the cutest courtyard setting!

There are a range of takeaway restaurants, offering everything from Chinese, to Indian, kebabs, burgers and fish and chips. The Friar Tuck fish bar is well established in the town centre.


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Made by Bob: Now in its tenth year, Bob Parkinson’s brasserie, bar and deli has become a town centre institution, serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week and offering great home-made bread, pastries and cakes. (Probably the best scrambled eggs in the Cotswolds!)



Cote Brasserie: Just 150 metres from the Academy, this French-inspired chain offers breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week.

Jesse’s Bistro: Another popular restaurant just a stone’s throw from the Academy, Jesse’s is cosily tucked down an alley off Black Jack Street, behind the butcher of the same name.

Tierra & Mar: Newly opened in the town centre offering tapas and modern European cuisine, Brett (from Wiltshire) and Silvia (from Spain) rear and grow many of their ingredients on their smallholding near Cirencester.

Téatro: Eclectic dining. Stylish bar. Unique surroundings. Téatro offers an unforgettable experience. Attached to The Barn Theatre, you can even catch a show after enjoying a pre-theatre dinner!

The Barn Theatre:



Thai Emerald: Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, the Emerald also offers a take away service. Particularly good menu selection for vegetarians.

Asia Lounge: There has been a Chinese restaurant on this town centre site for many years. The latest occupant is open six days a week to eat in or take away



The Indian Rasoi: Two minutes’ walk from the Academy in Dollar Street, in a beautiful period building, the Rasoi mixes traditional with contemporary dishes. Takeaway service available.

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Piazza Fontana: There used to be a typical family-run Italian like this one on every high street. Open Monday to Saturday around the corner from the Academy offering classic, home-cooked dishes. Takeaway service is also available.

Pizza Express: A magnet for families by day and night, this chain restaurant serves the pizzas and pasta that has made it a UK-wide success.