Where To Eat in Cirencester
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 Graze, Made By Bob, Giraffe and The Waggon and Horses.
Within a few miles of Cirencester you will find The Village Inn in Barnsley. The Catherine Wheel in Bibury and The Eliot Arms in South Cerney 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.
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The Waggon & Horses Pub and Restaurant
Character pub and character food, real ale and real food. Whichever way you look at it the Waggon & Horses serves some great local produce, from a simple bangers and mash (Gloucester Old Spot sausages and proper mash, with rich homemade gravy) to trio of rabbit (liver pate, slow cooked leg, loin pan fried with bacon). Or T bone steak, you just don’t see those on menus now but David fancied one.
The proper Sunday roast is a bargain at £9.95 but then the menu is good value for this quality of freshly prepared and cooked food.
Food is served in the relaxed bar or one of 2 dining rooms and with the dining rooms dining rooms seating 28 and 26 we welcome larger bookings. Pop in for a chat about a set menu, buffet or BBQ.
Being an independent and with chef cooking to order we can adjust dishes for various dietary requirements; celiacs, vegetarians etc.
11 London Road
Tel: 01285 652022
The Waggon & Horses
Côte Brasserie, Cirencester
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
9am - 11pm
9am - 10.30pm
The Crown of Crucis
The Crown of Crucis is recognised as one of the finest Country Inn and Hotel in the Cotswolds, we were selected finalist in the Taste of Gloucestershire Awards and awarded a Silver Award in the Cotswold Tourism Awards.
Our customers will never go hungry or thirsty! Our menu was carefully selected by our Head Chef and is characterised by locally sourced seasonal ingredients. Why not try one of our delicious fresh fish special or one of our many other excellent dishes. We also offer our own Crown Bitter, which has been the talking point of the Village.
Tel: 01285 851806
The Crown of Crucis
We serve food all day, 7 Days a Week (12pm - 10pm)
The Corinium Hotel and Restaurant
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
Corinium Hotel and Restaurant
Giraffe has now closed and been replaced with a Tesco cafe.
The Priory Inn, Tetbury - Family-managed hotel / restaurant / coffee bar
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
The Priory Inn
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
Located in the Castle Street, Le Beaujolais offers traditional French cuisine in a charming family friendly atmosphere.
The restaurant seats 80 over two floors in a light and comfortable environment and is open for lunch and evening service Tuesday to Saturday.
Tuesday to Thursday - 12.00 to 14.30 and
18.00 to 21.30)
Friday - 12.00 to 14.30 and 18.00 to 22.00
Saturday - 12.00 to 15.00 and 18.00 to 22.00
37 Castle Street
Tel: 01285 644440
Waterside Cafe, South Cerney
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
Other places to eat in Cirencester
Other places to eat in Cirencester include:
Made by Bob, Jesse's Bistro, Cafe Mosaic, New Brewery Arts cafe, The Golden Cross and Jack's
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