Good cafes are not just about the drink; we need the right atmosphere and decent snacks. Gloucestershire is brimming with top notch cafes which can be found in glorious gardens and cool crypts, to working farms and buzzy theatres. There is a host of independent licensed cafes where you can stop for a caffeine fix and a bite to eat with seasonally-inspired menus.
The Cotswolds has everything from greasy spoons with mugs of jet-black filter to quirky lunch spots with perfect flat whites to brilliant bars serving killer cortados. Whether it’s a single-origin pourover or a smooth flat white, this county’s coffee scene has you covered. Here’s our round-up of the very best cafés in Bourton On The Water, Cheltenham, Chipping Campden, Cinderford, Coleford, Gloucester, Lydney, Newent, Stow On The Wold, Stroud, Tetbury, and Tewkesbury.