For anyone missing their morning latte or cappuccino, SoGlos has rounded up the Gloucestershire independent coffee shops offering takeaways and delivery to help see customers through the Coronavirus outbreak.
Support local businesses and get your caffeine fix, even while social distancing. Double win!
Please note, this list will be updated by SoGlos’s journalists on an ongoing basis…
Cheltenham coffee takeaway and delivery services
The Imperial Garden Bar at Cheltenham Town Hall opened an outdoor takeaway cafe on Monday 22 June 2020, offering coffee, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea and ice creams. The tea room at Pittville Pump Room has also reopened for takeaways.
The Boathouse Cafe in Cheltenham’s gorgeous Pittville Park is open with new social distancing measures in place. Stop by on a stroll for coffee, cakes and incredible ice creams to take away.
Perfect for socially distanced garden gatherings, Well Walk Tea Room in Cheltenham is offering a selection of high tea menus, complete with their own china cake stand, for collection from Friday 12 June 2020. Orders can be placed by email or on Facebook.
Havanas Coffee in Pittville is open for takeaways with clearly-guided social distancing in place and no more than four customers in the cafe at any time. Head there for lovely lattes, a delicious assortment of cakes and handy picnic boxes too.
If you’re hankering after a flat white, matcha, cold brew or even a lungo (a less strong, but more bitter espresso, we Googled it!), head to fab independent The Coffee Dispensary, on Cheltenham’s Regent Street, for a takeaway speciality coffee. They are also selling bags of coffee beans too.
The Scandinavian Coffee Pod in Cheltenham is open every day for takeaway drinks and food. It’s also selling bags of coffee for those looking to stock up.
Botanica Coffee Kitchen is open for food and drinks delivery or collection from Wednesdays to Saturdays, offering a selection of tasty treats, from baked goods to gorgeous sounding lunches like its Persian pulled lamb sabich.
Brew & Bake in Cheltenham reopened for takeaways on Friday 5 June 2020 with new social distancing measures in place, including a maximum number of two people in the shop at any one time. Menus are displayed on the windows so anyone queueing can choose which tasty treats they’ll be taking away.
The Find in Cheltenham is open, offering its usual menu of coffees and cakes, plus selected items from the brunch menu. It’s also created a range of speciality treat boxes available for home delivery, including a picnic box, afternoon tea and even a Father’s Day treat box.
The Meadow Cafe in Cheltenham has reopened for takeaways of coffee, speciality tea, smoothies, cakes and even ice creams Tuesday to Sunday, with social distancing in place including an outdoor queue. It’s not serving hot food at the moment, but is hoping to start soon.
Cheltenham’s beloved dog café has reopened for takeaway service, with delicious jacket potatoes among its offering.
Although its Gloucestershire tearooms have closed, Huffkins is continuing to offer home delivery for online orders. As well as tasty treats from the bakery, customers can order a range of household essentials, from toilet roll to pasta and tinned goods.
Cotswold coffee takeaways
Although the cafe is closed to sit in, The Cotswold Food Store and Cafe is open for takeaway hot drinks, cakes and pastries from Tuesday to Saturday. It’s also offering food orders for collection from the store car park. To place an order, call (01451) 830469 after 9am.
With a handy collection hatch to help customers maintain social distancing, Jack’s in Cirencester is open 10am to 5pm every day for takeaway coffee and cake.
Coach House Coffee in Stow-on-the-Wold – Now closed
Although Coach House Coffee in Stow-on-the-Wold is closed at the moment, its planning to reopen for takeaways soon, and hopes to have an ice cream hatch open in time for summer.
Gloucester coffee takeaway and delivery services
The brilliant Guru Coffee House in Gloucester is open for takeaways, with a one in, one out policy and cashless payments. It’s running a limited menu, but customers can still get a range of delicious coffees, hot and cold drinks, cooked breakfasts, panins and even a Sunday roast!
Tewkesbury coffee takeaway and delivery services
Tewkesbury’s The Hide Coffee and Tea House is open Wednesday to Monday, offering locally sourced coffees, breakfast wraps, cakes, scones and even a brand new Hide cheesy toastie. It’s also offering evening takeaways at the weekend, including its signature Bobotie. Call (01684) 290601 to place an order.
Stroud coffee takeaway and delivery services
Lavender Bakehouse in Chalford is offering a range of sharing platters, including sandwiches, afternoon tea and even a Continental platter with Prosecco, alongside fresh, handmade cakes and sourdough bread from Salt Bakehouse, all to take away and enjoy. Just call to order on (01453) 889239.
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