Gloucester Bar food & Restaurant Guide

This is just a selection of our favourites

Intimate Dining

Our Favourite (C&W African Experience)

C W African experience is fabulous, you must book.
Sebz, Topoly’s, Nepalese Chef, Cafe Rene, Dino’s,
Tiger’s Eye, Blue Thai Kitchen, Na Lampang and Portivo Lounge.

Large Groups

The Vinings, Sebz (upstairs), Prezzos, Frankie &
Benny’s (taxi), Nepalese Chef, C W African experience and the White Horse (taxi), can take large groups comfortably.

Great Settings

The White Horse is on the banks of the Severn as
is The Wharf House, great in the summer for eating
outside. Similarly, the Vinings is set overlooking the

Cafe Rene and Raikes House are steeped in
history and their buildings have lots of character.

So Thai is set in a fabulous gunpowder cellar.

Good Pub Food

Portivo Lounge, Raikes House, Cafe Rene, Queen’s Head, The Fountain Inn, Tall Ships (esp for fish), and England’s Glory are a few of the pubs with good food in

Pubs to drive to

The White Hart (a previous pub of the year).

The Queen’s Head (always busy)


Our Favourite (Hubble Bubble)

Around The Cross are a few popular chain cafes; Cafe Nero, Starbucks and Thornton’s.

Linking The Quays to Gloucester Docks are some
independent cafes; Cafe Tucci and Cafe Corretto.

In Westgate St there is Hedley’s the Comfy Pew and the fabulous independents Hubble Bubble, Peppers and Crow’s Nest

Gloucester Cathedral, Folk Museum and City Museum have good cafes.

In Eastgate Shopping centre there are several places including the popular Butlers.

There is a spacious Coffee 1 in Northgate.


Our Favourites (Tank and Café Rene)

England’s Glory and the York are just 50m from the hotel.

Café Rene, Raikes House, the Fountain are characterful city centre pubs

Tank serves their own Gloucester Brewery beer at the Quays as is Portivo Lounge.