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Cirencester has a wealth of eating establishments in the town, from Indian to Italian and from Chinese to Traditional English. Restaurants and eating establishments include Made By Bob, Côte Brasserie, The Coterie and Jesse's Bistro.
Within a few miles of Cirencester you will find The Village Inn in Barnsley. The Falcon in Poulton and The Catherine Wheel in Bibury serve excellent 'pub' food.
Here is a selection of popular places to eat in and around Cirencester. If you have visited one of the restaurants in Cirencester, please email a review for inclusion in a new section of restaurant reviews.
Please mention the Cirencester Web Site when contacting these eating establishments.
Inspired by a modern take on the classic Parisian brasserie, Côte provides a relaxing, yet chic, environment in which to dine.
On the menu you will find authentic French favourites such as tuna Niçoise, steak-frites or half chargrilled poulet Breton and starters such as chicken liver parfait, Roquefort and endive salad or French onion soup.
The specials menu changes monthly so that there is always something new to try and it’s based on what’s in season. The weekday lunch and early evening menu also changes monthly and is planned around market prices. It can include delicious items such as pork rillettes with sourdough toast, followed by fantastic fresh hake and finished with Côte’s speciality crème caramel.
Breakfasts at Côte are special too, including eggs Benedict with homemade velvety-thick Hollandaise and a fantastic vegetarian breakfast. The French toast with maple syrup and fruit salad makes for a great brunch and of course there are always fresh pastries on offer.
With friendly and welcoming service and a varied but reasonably priced French wine list, Côte is a perfect spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
4 Black Jack Street
Tel: 01285 657698
Monday to Friday: 8am - 11pm
Saturday: 9am - 11pm
Sunday: 9am - 10.30pm
Whether dining in the stylish restaurant, enjoying a light snack in the cosy bar or eating al fresco in the delightful garden, all of the food is prepared using the freshest of ingredients and sourced from local Cotswold suppliers wherever possible.
The varied menus offer both modern British and European dishes alongside daily specials, which are complemented by a well-balanced wine list. All food is cooked to order and a great emphasis is placed on quality and freshness.
Food is available in both the Restaurant and Bar every lunch-time from midday until 2pm, and in the evenings from 6.30pm until 9pm (last orders).
12 Gloucester St.
Tel: 01285 659711
Tierra and Mar is a modern style tapas restaurant set in the heart of Cirencester.
We work with local food suppliers such as Jesse Smith Butchers of Cirencester, Bramleys Fruit & Veg of Cirencester and New Wave Seafoods of Fairford, to name just a few!
29 Sheep Street
Tel: 01285 642777
In the historic Roman town Cirencester, Indian Rasoi is the perfect place to experience a mixture of traditional and contemporary Indian food in a relaxed and friendly environment.
An utterly characteristic interior with a relaxed welcoming feel is complemented by a constant hum of conservation from happy customers and the bustle of well tuned out serving staff, darting from table to table chatting with customers and taking orders.
At Indian Rasoi we pride ourselves in being one of Cirencester’s most exciting and exclusive restaurants.
14 Dollar Street
Tel: 01285 644 822
The Waterside Café is located on the banks of Walters Lake within the Cotswold Water Park. This large and airy establishment offers home-cooked-to-order food and free Wi-Fi access, whilst stunning views across the lake can be enjoyed.
Included on the menu is a wide range of tasty cooked dishes, the famous All-Day Breakfast and a delicious array of cakes, biscuits, cream teas and toasted teacakes.
The café is open 7 days a week throughout the year. Opening hours during the summer months are: 7am–5pm; from November to February: 7.30am–4.30pm.
Spine Road East
Tel: 01793 751513
The Priory Inn deserves its strong local reputation as a great place to eat and drink. The ever-popular restaurant has won many awards since being taken over by the current private owners in 2004. These include a Harden’s Remy Restaurant Award, Cotswold Life Food and Drink Awards (“Most Distinctive Local Menu”) and Taste of The West Silver Dining Pub Awards.
The inn has Cotswold stone walls, bare floorboards, oak tables, bright contemporary canvases from local artists, a huge walk-around fireplace and free on-site car parking. Every Sunday from 8pm there is chilled-out live acoustic music - see Cirencester Events
The majority of the food is sourced from within 30 miles of Tetbury and the quality speaks for itself: simple, seasonal, modern/rustic dishes at affordable prices, all sourced from local farms, growers and producers; fresh Cornish fish and gourmet pizzas from the wood-fired oven. The Priory Inn has developed a great reputation for local drinks with a worthy recommendation from CAMRA for its real ales (Uley is the house ale)Cotswold lager, wine and liqueurs, all developed by passionate, talented people. There is more to read on your table or on the website.
The Priory Inn is focused on welcoming families: they have staff with the right attitude, high-chairs, changing facilities, a toy box and children's menu - it is worth booking in advance.
Tel: 01666 502251
Made By Bob, Corn Hall, Cirencester
Jesse's Bistro, The Stableyard, Cirencester
New Brewery Arts cafe, Brewery Courtyard
The Fleece Hotel
Somewhere Else, Castle Street
Café Mosaic, Woolmarket, Dyer Street
He Said She Waffles, Templar Mews, Black Jack Street
Keith's, Black Jack Street
Cotswold Artisan Coffee, Bishops Walk
The Crown, West Market Place
The Wheatsheaf Inn, Cricklade Street
The Black Horse, Castle Street
The Waggon and Horses
The Golden Cross, Black Jack Street