9 of the best tearooms in Gloucestershire

Tea and cake, anyone? With so many cute, cosy and homely tearooms across Gloucestershire, SoGlos has rounded up nine of the the very best.

Weather it’s for a catch up with friends, a birthday celebration or simply just for an impromptu visit, a trip to a tearoom is a great excuse to eat lots of delicious cake and enjoy some tasty tea.

Gloucestershire is home to lots of lovely tearooms and SoGlos has rounded up nine of the very best in this hot list.


1. The Fairview Gardener and Tea Room

The Fairview Gardener’s Tea Room is home to the most extraordinary herbal teas which quite literally bloom before your eyes. Pair with a slice of one of the tea room’s homemade cakes or even an afternoon tea for a delicious treat. Discover more in SoGlos’s review.

Using locally-sourced ingredients, the tea room also offers heart-warming meals such as chilli con carne and jacket potatoes as well as an all-day breakfast on Sundays.


2. Well Walk Tea Room

Decorated with wonderful antiques, Well Walk Tea Room in Cheltenham is a quirky setting for tea and cake. It serves a range of traditional, homemade refreshments including sandwiches, quiche, paninis and ploughman’s as well as speciality afternoon teas. Treat yourself to a cake medley, which includes six slices of homemade cake!


3. Once Upon a Tea Room

With cakes galore, Once Upon a Tea Room in Cheltenham has all the delights of sugar heaven. From crepes and cakes to chocolate brownies and fruit scones, it has everything to satisfy a sweet craving. The tea room also has a great selection of teas and savoury dishes.


4. Aunt Martha's Victorian Tea Rooms

Aunt Martha’s Tea Room nestled away in Drybrook is Victorian themed, serving delicious cakes, afternoon teas, and a la carte dishes. With a menu changing seasonally, the tea room also serves savoury snacks and Sunday lunches.


5. Huffkins

The ever-popular Huffkins cafés around Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds, entice you in with a scrumptious display of pastries. The quaint cafés also serve a whole host of homemade cakes, coffees and teas, as well as savoury plates such as quiches, sandwiches and soup. Try its yummy millionnaire’s shortbread – there’s no scrimping on caramel.


6. Henry’s Tea Room

This quaint little tea room in Cheltenham uses fresh, locally-sourced ingredients in its afternoon teas, cakes and savoury dishes. From flapjack to biscuits, scones to Danish pastries, there’s something for every sweet tooth.


7. Lily's Restaurant and Tea Room

Lily’s in Gloucester is a stone’s throw away from the cathedral, offering a pretty location for tea and cake. Serving a great selection of tasty sweet and savoury treats, as well as warming lunches, Lily’s also caters for gluten free and vegan alternatives. Sit outside underneath the bunting on a lovely summer’s day.


8. Temple Guiting Shop and Tearoom

Temple Guiting’s Pantry Café has a homely atmosphere, with a cosy fireplace and décor. The menu features luxury loose leaf teas, coffees and afternoon teas. Pick up some beautiful home and giftware at the adjoining pantry shop.


9. Old Dairy Tea Room

Old Dairy Tea Room at Harts Barn Craft Centre is full of character and charm, with exposed beams and countryside views. Serving a range of lunches, light bites, sandwiches and breakfasts, the tea room certainly has a lot of choice. Its homemade cakes, desserts and ice cream all use fresh, local ingredients.


© SoGlos
Monday 01 March 2021

More hot lists you might like...

Get some helpful advice on what you need to know about buying your very first home in Gloucestershire in this hot list.

6 top tips for first time buyers in Gloucestershire

From easy ways to boost your credit score to budgeting and paperwork, SoGlos rounds up 6 helpful tips for those looking to...

This May, invite some friends over, lay out the picnic blankets and get YouTube on for a livestream Cheltenham Jazz Festival celebration.

4 fun ways to celebrate Cheltenham Jazz Festival at home

Turn your May bank holiday into the ultimate Cheltenham Jazz Festival celebration, with four fun ways to enjoy this year’s...

Up to six people or two households can currently meet up in these perfect Gloucestershire locations.

18 perfect places to meet your friends and family in Gloucestershire

From scenic alfresco dining spots and Cotswold pub gardens to beauty spots and outdoor attractions, discover 18 places in Gloucestershire...

Discover where to see Gloucestershire’s cutest animals this spring.

11 of the cutest spring baby animals to 'aww' at in Gloucestershire

Downy ducklings, little lambs and more new arrivals are being born every day as the weather warms up. And with outdoor attractions...

SoGlos readers across Gloucestershire have been nominating their #GlosHeroes and we’re proud to be celebrating 10 of them, this April 2021.

10 #GlosHeroes to celebrate this April

Singing police officers, intensive care nurses and even butchers all feature in our 10 handpicked #GlosHeroes this April 2021...

Unmissable highlights