Country Pubs And Restaurants In The Cotswolds

There’s nothing quite like a trip to the Cotswolds; it’s a beautiful haven of charming villages, scenic walks and stunning national parks. As well as being a divine destination for a weekend away, the Area of Outstanding Beauty is a popular spot for foodies and beer buffs – and for jolly good reason. Whether you’re in need of a roast and a post-walk pint or are keen for snazzy Japanese eats, here are the best pubs and restaurants in the Cotswolds.

Last updated on 10th February 2022

Harry Cook Free House

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Along the famous Cheltenham Montpellier walk, you'll stumble upon Harry Cook Free House - the perfect pit stop for some mid-ramble refreshment. The menu features pub classics with plenty of meat-free dishes available.

The Bath Stable

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If you can't figure out where to eat in the Cotswolds, The Bath Stable fires up sourdough slices and pours some of the finest cider around. Just make sure to try the 'spice rack' pizza, which sees Moroccan spiced lamb alongside Guindilla chillis on a crispy base.

The White Hart Bristol

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Just 25 minutes from Bristol, you'll discover this gorgeous watering hole. The White Hart serves a variety of real ale and cider from their very own orchard, as well as traditional British eats, making this a scenic spot to remember.

Kibou Cheltenham

1172 user reviews 5

For slinky Japanese dining at one of the best restaurants in the Cotswolds, pop over to KIBOU. Alongside ramen, donburi, sushi and an appetite-appeasing 'volcano roll', this Cheltenham favourite serves imported beers, whisky and signature cocktails.

The Lock Keeper

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A short drive from both Bristol and Bath, The Lock Keeper is one of our top Cotswold restaurants. Sink a few sunny pints in their huge beer garden while indulging in their juicy burgers, fish and chips or traditional Sunday roasts.

The Royal George is a lovely place to relax, with a suntrap garden ideal for escaping the hustle and bustle of city life. The Thornbury haunt champions classic pub food, with home comforts, deli sandwiches and roasts on the menu.

Make a night of it at The Trout, an idyllic pub with rooms in the Cotswolds. Not only does the inn boast an indulgent menu of fresh, British fare, but is also dog-friendly, so you can explore the beatific countryside with your pooch by your side.