Our list of some of the best places to eat in The Cotswolds
The Cotswolds has been a foody heaven for a long time, and more and more very good restaurants are opening all the time. Read our list of the best places to eat:
The Wild Rabbit, Kingham
The Wild Rabbit is the latest addition to the Daylesford stable, and is already one of the most popular pubs in the area.
(01608 658389; www.thewildrabbit.co.uk)
The Bell at Sapperton, Sapperton
Four-legged friends will feel right at home here. Dogs are welcome, and horses have their own bar.
(01285 760298; www.foodatthebell.co.uk)
The Wheatsheaf Inn, Northleach
Excellent Bloody Mary mix, smart pub food and comfortable rooms.
(01451 860244; www.cotswoldswheatsheaf.com)
Cowley Manor, Cowley
A beautiful dining room serving local, organic and seasonal British produce. The puddings are a must.
(01242 870900; www.cowleymanor.com)
The Fox Inn, Oddington
This 16th-century stone inn has it all-flagstone floors, wooden beams, open fires and real ale.
(01451 870555; www.foxinn.net)
Food Made by Bob, Cirencester
A stylish restaurant, bar and deli.
(01285 641818; www.foodmadebybob.com)
Simply Allium, Fairford
British classics served with panache.
(01285 712200; www.restaurantallium.co.uk)
The Inn at Fossebridge, Fossebridge
Classic pub food and a proper garden. Ideal for the summer.
(01285 720721; www.cotswolds-country-pub-hotel.co.uk)
The Bathurst Arms, North Cerney
Enjoy a local pint and a hearty fish-and-chips lunch after a long walk.
(01285 831281; www.bathurstarms.com)
The Swan at Southrop, Southrop
Locally sourced food in a superb setting, with a relaxed atmosphere.
(01367 850205; www.theswanatsouthrop.co.uk)
Bibury Court, Bibury
The views here are, without question, among the most beautiful in the area.
(01285 740337; www.biburycourt.co.uk)
Barnsley House, Barnsley
Feast on delicious homegrown produce in the lovely garden.
(01285 740000; www.barnsleyhouse.com)
The Village Pub, Barnsley
Enjoy summer on the terrace, or cosy up in winter by the fire.
(01285 740421; www.thevillagepub.co.uk)
Calcot Manor, Calcot
Pick The Conservatory for fine dining, and The Gumstool Inn for pub grub.
(01666 890391; www.calcotmanor.co.uk)
Daylesford Farmshop & Café, Daylesford
Field-to-fork eating in famously stylish surroundings. Dress to impress.
(01608 731700; www.daylesfordorganic.com)
The Wild Duck Inn, Ewen
A cosy pub with a serious wine list.
(01285 770310; www.thewildduckinn.co.uk)
The Kings Head Inn, Bledington
The quintessential country pub on a village green, serving delicious contemporary dishes (above).
(01608 658365; www.thekingsheadinn.net)
Lords of the Manor, Upper Slaughter
Offer Michelin-starred dining in a tranquil former rectory. One to book for a special occasion.
(01451 820243; www.lordsofthemanor.com)
The Five Alls, Filkins
Sip a pint and nibble some delicious ‘bar bites’ (the duck-fat chips are sensational) before lunch.
(01367 860875; www.thefivealls.com)
The Potting Shed, Crudwell
A light and airy pub serving great British food, with lots of well-kept beers on tap. Make sure you try the pork-and apricot sausages.
(01666 577833; www.thepottingshedpub.com)
The Swan Inn, Swinbrook
Fancy a day and a night by the river? Look no further. The menu of imaginative, seasonal dishes changes daily, and is posted online.
(01993 823339; www.theswanswinbrook.co.uk)