Eat and Drink

Our Favourite Hangouts

The Cotswolds is an abundance of local produce, artisan products, shops, pubs, restaurants and eateries. Whether you want to spend a day at some of our amazing farm shops or find a cosy dog friendly pub, you will find our top recommendations here.

Christmas at the Ivy

Christmas at the Ivy Montpellier Brasserie  Cheltenham Come and get into the Christmas spirit at the stunning Ivy Montpellier Brasserie - the perfect spot to unwind with a festive tipple after a hard day in the office or Christmas shopping.  Festive Cocktails...

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The Royal Oak Tetbury

The Royal Oak Tetbury Tetbury The Royal Oak in Tetbury has reopened as a freehouse and dining room serving real ales and delicious organic food. Charming and Friendly 18th Century Free House The Royal Oak Tetbury is a charming and friendly free house dating from the...

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The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie

The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie Cheltenham An elegant all-day dining destination in the heart of Montpellier’s bustling shopping district. Sophisticated yet Relaxed Dining The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie occupies the town’s iconic Grade I listed Rotunda building, offering...

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The Fuzzy Duck

The Fuzzy Duck Armscote, Warwickshire One cannot Live well, Love well and Sleep well, if one has not Dined Well. Nestled in the little hamlet of Armscote, The Fuzzy Duck won the GQ pub of the year for 2018.  We pride ourselves in our food and service, and ensuring...

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The Churchill Arms

The Churchill Arms Paxford, Gloucestershire. The Churchill Arms at Paxford is a 17th Century pub that makes the most of its magical, rural location and takes pride in providing a celebrated menu, which represents the very Best of British alongside varied wine choices...

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The Ebrington Arms

The Ebrington Arms Ebrington, Gloucestershire. The Ebrington Arms, situated in the un-spoilt village of Ebrington is a firm Country Idyll Favourite. Always A Warm Welcome The Ebrington Arms is an absolute hidden treasure. Not only do they serve up beautiful food, but...

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The Old Stocks Inn

The Old Stocks Inn Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire. Serving up hearty British cuisine with a touch of The Old Stocks’ signature quirkiness, their restaurant offers a new, fresh dining experience that truly tantalises the taste buds. Locally Sourced Ingredients In...

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The Highway Inn

The Highway Inn Burford, Oxfordshire. A Traditional English Pub with Today’s Comfortable Modern Touches Gateway to the Cotswolds Situated in Burford, Gateway to the Cotswolds, the Highway is steeped in history and offers the warm welcome of a traditional English pub...

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Michael’s Mediterranean

Michael’s Mediterranean Chipping Campden. “a little corner of Cyprus in the heart of the Cotswolds.”  Traditional Greek Cuisine complemented by Modern Mediterranean Dishes Set in an 18th century building next to the old Woolmarket in Chipping Campden, Michael’s...

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Taste of the Country

Taste of the Country Shipston on Stour. Taste of the Country, your ultimate destination Deli based in glorious Shipston on Stour. Packed with Delicious Handmade Delights Whether you are planning a picnic in the countryside, planning a gathering with friends at home,...

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The Wild Rabbit

The Wild Rabbit Kingham, Oxfordshire. Charming and Tranquil The Wild Rabbit is a modern British inn – a place to eat, drink and sleep. Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, we serve seasonal food in a relaxed and welcoming setting. The Wild Rabbit, welcoming and cosy, is...

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The Chipping Norton Tea Set

The Chipping Norton Tea Set Country Idyll loves The Chipping Norton Tea Set, great atmosphere, great food and cake and of course we can take our doggy friends along for the enjoyment! A New Kind of Tea Rooms The Tea Set “A New Kind of Tea Room in the Cotswolds”. Owner...

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Daylesford Organic Farmshop

Daylesford Gloucestershire. Country Idyll can't resist a great farmshop and Daylesford’s iconic farmshop takes full advantage of its location; vegetables, fruit and herbs are picked each morning from their market garden and go a few yards into the shop and to their...

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The Bower House

The Bower House Warwickshire. Country Idyll loves The Bower House, overlooking the main square, The Bower House sits at the of centre of the historic market town of Shipston on Stour, at the northern edge of the Cotswolds, just 10 miles south of Stratford upon Avon....

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The Howard Arms

The Howard Arms Warwickshire. Country Idyll loves a hidden gem, and we love the Howard Arms, peacefully hidden in the fold of the Cotswold hills, The Howard Arms, Ilmington, lies just 8 miles south of Stratford-upon-Avon. Built about the same time as Shakespeare wrote...

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Cotswolds Distillery

Cotswolds Distillery Warwickshire. Surrounded by the beautiful North Cotswolds countryside, the Cotswolds Distillery have been proudly making Outstanding Natural Spirits since 2014. In just three years they have turned a derelict site into a thriving distillery...

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Circus Sauce

Circus Sauce The Cotswolds. Circus sauce is a unique 60-seat restaurant that follows Giffords Circus to each ground. Started by Nell and Toti Gifford in 2003, it is the UK’s only travelling restaurant. Travelling Restaurant The kitchen is housed in two magnificent...

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Burford Garden Company

Burford Garden Company Oxfordshire. No trip to the Cotswolds is complete without a visit to the iconic Burford Garden Company. Country Idyll can't go through Burford without stopping. This stylish, beautifully presented store is independently owned, and has been...

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Cotswold Food Store

The Cotswold Food Store Gloucestershire. Country Idyll loves the Cotswold Food Store and is one of our favourite breakfast destinations with the family. Beautifully presented food with a warm welcome and spectacular views across the Cotswold Countryside. Independent...

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