19 of the best brunch spots in Gloucestershire

Packed with places for perfect pancakes, supreme sausages and extravagant eggs, SoGlos rounds up 19 brilliant spots for brunch in Gloucestershire — there’s even one with a chocolate fountain!

By Jake Chown  |  Published
Looking for the perfect brunch spot in Gloucestershire? Find our favourites in SoGlos's round-up of the top 19.
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Tewkesbury Park

Tewkesbury Park is surrounded by gorgeous Gloucestershire countryside and has it's very own 18-hole golf course. Famous for its afternoon tea and Sunday brunch, it offers guests a variety of decadent dining options, 93 stylish bedrooms with Hypnos beds and a luxurious spa, too.

Is there anything better to start the weekend than an indulgent brunch?

With no end of amazing places to dine in Gloucestershire, SoGlos rounds up 19 brunch spots in the county — offering everything from buffet breakfasts, avocado on toast, fluffy pancakes and, of course, a proper full English. 

Tewkesbury Park

Tewkesbury Park offers an enticing menu of savoury dishes for Sunday brunch, including classics like smashed avocado and eggs to the more unique, with Indian-inspired masala eggy bread. Guests can tuck into flavoursome favourites and help themselves to fully loaded salad and smoothie bars before moving on to the decadent pudding table — where a mesmerising chocolate fountain and an abundance of delights to dip are the highlight.

To book a table, visit tewkesburypark.co.uk/sunday-brunch.

Curious Café and Bistro in Cheltenham

Cheltenham's Curious Café and Bistro is a wonderful spot for brunch. Indulge in a stack of buttermilk pancakes; load up with a hearty Blacksmiths breakfast; tuck into traditional bubble and squeak with pulled ham hock and a fried egg; or opt for a more refined option with Eggs Benedict, Royale or Florentine — plus plenty of veggie options. 

Hetty's Place in Gloucester

Brunch and brownie cafe Hetty's Place at Gloucester Food Dock is a must-visit, not only for its award-winning sweet bakes but also for its host of savoury delights, with sausage hash; avocado and hot honey halloumi; and miso shrooms on toast all on offer. You can pick up a box of brownies to take home, too!

Jacks in Cirencester

Offering bottomless brunch every day from 10am to 3pm, Jacks in Cirencester is a popular choice. With food options including brunch bowls, brioche butties and eggs, guests can enjoy their dish of choice with bottomless prosecco mimosas or bellinis or upgrade to bottomless cocktail jugs with Pimms, Pornstar Martinis or Bloody Marys on offer, too.

Woodkraft in Cheltenham

Artisan eatery Woodkraft, on Cheltenham's Regent Street, serves up delicious brunches with vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free diners well catered for. From the Woodkraft breakfast with Gloucester Old Spot sausage; Huevos Benedictos — a Chorizo-infused take on eggs benedict; to buttermilk pancakes and brioche French toast, there's something to suit every taste. 

Lynwood & Co Cafe in Cirencester

Cotswold coffee and bread specialist Lynwood & Co — which has several cafes dotted around the area including in Cirencester — offers delicious and hearty brunch options, including sandwiches and sourdough toast made from bread baked at its own Carterton bakery, along with a range of soups, melts, salads and other bakes — and delicious locally-roasted coffee, too.

The Hive in Stow-on-the-Wold

Cute Cotswold cafe, The Hive in Stow-on-the-Wold, offers a selection of yummy brunch dishes from homemade granola and jumbo oat porridge, to Arlington white eggs on sourdough or a smoked salmon platter with poached eggs and toasted rye bread. 

Blockley Café near Moreton-in-Marsh

Nestled in the beautiful village of Blockley, near Moreton-in-Marsh, Blockley Café is a popular spot with locals and tourists visiting the nearby Cotswold towns. Its brunch menu includes everything you'd expect alongside more creative dishes like chorizo hash with spring onions, tomato and poached Cacklebean eggs on sourdough toast. For anyone with a sweet tooth, there are seasonal cruffins, too.

Botanica Coffee Kitchen in Cheltenham

Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards Cafe of the Year 2023, Cheltenham's Botanica Coffee Kitchen serves brunch all day long, with options including brioche French toast; smashed avocado on sourdough toast; Turkish-style eggs; as well as a meaty and a veggie full English, all washed down with artisan coffee. It also stocks an impressive range of houseplants to browse, too. 

Leaf and Ground in Dursley

Dursley garden centre Leaf and Ground is a great spot for a delicious weekend brunch. Its Leaf and Ground full breakfast comes with Gloucester Old Spot sausage while the veggie and vegan options swap meat for veggie sausage and add some seasonal greens. There's also a breakfast option for kids perfect for fuelling up before they let off steam in the adventure play area.

The Old Dairy Tearoom in Longhope

Traditional tearoom, The Old Dairy in Longhope serves up a variety of breakfasts made using local produce. Go for a classic English breakfast with handmade Gloucester sausage; or the Eggs Benedict with home-baked ham on toast and hollandaise sauce — with vegetarian options for both available, too. The tearoom is also dog-friendly inside and in the garden, perfect for anyone exploring the Forest of Dean with a four-legged friend in tow. 

Roots + Seeds in Cirencester

Sustainable, home-grown and locally sourced cafe and restaurant Roots + Seeds Kitchen Garden in Cirencester Park offers a great range of 'farm to fork' breakfast and brunch options, including a meaty or veggie full English, sandwiches and eggs — with its menus changing seasonally and much of its produce coming straight from its very own kitchen garden.

Woodruffs Café in Stroud

Vegan and vegetarian cafe, Woodruffs in Stroud, serves up tasty brunches made with organic, local and seasonal ingredients wherever possible. As well as a full veggie and full vegan breakfast, diners can also enjoy dishes like barbecue 'Boston' beans with eggs and mushrooms; and scrambled tofu and cherry tomatoes on toast. There's even vegan pancakes on the menu, too.

Clementine in Cheltenham

Seasonal artisan cafe, Clementine in Cheltenham's Montpellier area is a glorious brunch spot, with homemade cakes and pastries; crepes; buttermilk pancakes with maple syrup; wild mushrooms on sourdough and plenty more on the menu.

Sam and Jak in Cirencester

Sam and Jak in Cirencester offers a tasty breakfast menu with options like tenderstem broccoli, whipped feta and poached eggs or smoked salmon, scrambled eggs and roast tomatoes on sourdough — as well as varied Sunday brunch choices with Croque Madame; smoked haddock kedgeree; and chorizo hash on offer. 

Penny Blacks in Prestbury

Located in the old post office in Prestbury, Penny Blacks bakery and kitchen serves a range of indulgent brunch options — like smoked salmon, scrambled eggs and dill or Stornoway black pudding, creamed leeks, crispy bacon and poached eggs on a toasted English muffin — plus seasonal specials and much more. 

The Roastery Coffee House in Quedgeley

From breakfast rolls and wild mushrooms on toast to buttermilk pancakes with banana, blueberry compote, yoghurt, salted caramel sauce and pecans, The Roastery Coffee House in Quedgeley is a great spot for brunch — and delicious coffee, of course. 

Henry's Coffee House and Dairy in Minchinhampton

With fresh milk, butter, cream, yoghurt and cheese all made from its very own herd of organic Dairy Shorthorn cows, plus Rave coffee, fresh local bread and pastries, Henry's Coffee House in Minchinhampton is a must-visit for local foodies — with the menu including its ever-popular breakfast brioche, gooey cheese toasties and classic BLT made with local back bacon.

Lavender Bakehouse in Stroud

Stroud’s popular Lavender Bakehouse is better known for its delicious cakes and coffee, but it also offers tasty brunch dishes daily until 12.30pm. Buttermilk pancakes, Belgian waffles, Eggs Benedict, traditional English breakfasts and Turkish-style eggs on sourdough are all available from this quaint coffee shop in the village of Chalford.

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