Family Restaurants in and around Cirencester


Family Restaurants in and around Cirencester

Gateway Café & Information Centre

The Gateway Café is sat on the Cotswolds Water Park lake so there is plenty of opportunity for activity around. This buzzing café is an ideal venue for breakfast, lunch or afternoon tea. You can enjoy delicious homemade food and proper coffee along with homemade cakes with a breath-taking view over a Cotswold Lake.
All of their produce is locally sourced and homemade by their talented chefs. They, also, have January Specials! Beer Battered Haddock served with Fries, Peas and Tartare Sauce is a favourite or you can try something different with their Falafel served with Hot Mix Grain Salad (V). These specials won’t be there for long so head down there now!

Open 7 Days a Week! from 9 am till 5 pm (Kitchen Hours 9 am till 3 pm)

The Gateway Centre, The Spine Road, South Cerney, Cirencester, GL7 5TL

Bookings cannot be taken.
01285 862627


An eclectic dining experience with a menu bursting full of modern classic dishes, Téatro offers an unforgettable dining experience with its own unique style.
Relax in the welcoming and stylish interior or soak up the sun on the large outside terrace.

Téatro offers a delicious traditional Sunday lunch with locally sourced ingredients or head over on Tuesdays for steak night and try their award-winning selection of Hereford steaks, perfectly cooked with your choice of sides and sauces.

Their children's menu welcomes the youngest of diners to enjoy the restaurant. Check out the menu:

Téatro is also ideal for pre or post-theatre drinks and a bite to eat when visiting the acclaimed Barn Theatre next door. There are fine wines and champagnes, an artisan gin selection and live piano every Friday and Saturday evening, perfect to unwind and let your hair down without the kids.

Opening Hours

Friday - 12pm-Midnight (Tables from 12pm-9:30pm) Saturday - 12pm-Midnight (Tables from 12pm-9:30pm) Sunday - 12pm-10pm (Tables from 12pm-5:00pm)

5 Beeches Road, Cirencester, GL7 1BN

​01285 648238


Jacks Tea Room & Kitchen is open 7 days a week and offers a selection of tasty treats and artisan coffees, as well as a modern brunch menu like no other!
All the family (including the dog!) are welcome.
In an exciting partnership with the Corinium Museum, customers can also dine al fresco in their beautiful garden.
Garden opening times are in line with the opening times of the Corinium Museum.

Every item on the menu with the signature large VE or 'Vegan Option Available' next to it then it is made 100% without any animal by-products and is completely plant-based including plant-based Burger which donates 50p per burger sold to the WWF Australian Fires.

Monday – Saturday, 9am – 5pm
Sunday, 10am – 5pm

44 Black Jack Street, Cirencester, GL7 2AA

Boookings cannot be taken.
01285 640888

Temple Mama

Situated in Swan Yard in Central Cirencester, Temple Mama is an amazing fusion of international flavours heavily influenced by Singaporean chef and owner Ting Mokume.

Her dedicated team offer unique, fresh and feel-good food expertly prepared daily using the best of local and seasonal ingredients.

A plethora of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options available for a healthy indulgence, with a specially created light menu, engineered by personal trainer Zane Bokmeldere for gym bunnies looking to count their caloric intake. Visit soon... you deserve to!


Closed Sunday - Monday
Open Tuesday - Saturday: 8.30-5.00PM

​‭01285 885712‬

Made by Bob

Made By Bob is a Bib Gourmand recognised restaurant and bar situated in the centre of Cirencester. Watch the chefs cook in the open plan kitchen or cocktails being shaken at the bar.

Brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner menus available to view on their website.


Monday - Tuesday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday - Saturday: 7.30 am - 9.00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

26 Market Place, The Corn Hall, Cirencester, GL7 2NY
01285 641818


Igloo restaurant on Castle Street, Cirencester is a family-run, family-owned restaurant with a touch of magic. Igloo is the child of the lovely Oliver and Hannah Matchett who you can find there on a daily basis. The menu offers a variety of classic dishes with a contemporary twist and has been created with fresh food and locally-sourced products in mind.

The aim of the restaurant is to create a space in which people can relax and enjoy fresh, quality food and drink throughout the day. Enjoy a freshly cooked breakfast with barista coffee, a quick bite of lunch with a healthy smoothie, or while the night away with a delicious home-cooked meal, a choice from the hand-picked wine list and maybe treat yourself to one of the moreish hand-crafted cocktails on offer.

Monday to Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday & Saturday 9am - 10pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

37 Castle Street, Cirencester, GL7 1QD

Book early to avoid missing out.
01285 239055

The Old Prison Cafe

Nestled between Bourton-on-the-water & Chedworth in the valley of the River Leach, The Old Prison offers the most idyllic Cotswold setting for a spot of brunch. Serving a selection of tasty treats, artisan coffees, as well as a modern brunch menu like no other, you are sure to have a dining experience to remember in our quirky prison setting.

Our family-friendly (and dog-friendly) café allows you to unwind while basking in the view that this area of outstanding natural beauty is infamous for.

We use local suppliers wherever possible to provide to highest quality culinary delights as well as supporting local business.

Open Monday to Saturday from 9 am till 4 pm and Sunday from 10 am till 4pm.

The Old Prison Café, Fosse Way, Northleach, GL54 3JH

Bookings cannot be taken.
01451 860339

The Golden Cross

The Golden Cross Inn offers the perfect combination of contemporary sophistication and traditional charm with its exposed beams, classic pub ambience in its snug bar, combined with a light, airy dining area, all tended by friendly and attentive staff.


11:30am - 10:30pm

11:30am - 11:30pm

12:00pm - 9:30pm

20 Black Jack Street, Cirencester. GL7 2AA

01285 652137

The Organic Farm Shop - Abbey Home Farm

Not just a farm shop... the perfect place to go if you have a 'multi diet' family, as the meat eaters can savour fresh beef from the farm and the vegans/vegetarians can enjoy the great vegetarian local organic food that the Organic Farm Shop is famous for. The cooks promise sumptuous puddings too with cream from the lovely shorthorn cows. Then maybe go for a walk around the farm trail before or after lunch.

The Organic Farm Shop, Abbey Home Farm, Burford Road, Cirencester, GL7 5HF

01285 640441

Toro Lounge

Fun, funky and family-friendly, Toro Lounge serves a great range of Spanish, Mexican and American-style dishes and drinks served in a relaxed, welcoming space. There's a lovely first-floor terrace area hidden out the back for when the weather is kind and some gorgeous, Goudy and downright daft decorations. There are full kids, gluten-free and vegan menus to keep you satisfied and celebrate that special day with a smile.

34 Cricklade Street, Cirencester, GL7 1JH

01285 656 551

The Golden Cross

Tucked away on picturesque, medieval Black Jack Street, the Golden Cross serves traditional, hearty Sunday roasts with all the trimmings from noon onwards alongside homemade soups and pate, homemade gourmet burgers, fish 'n' chips, etc. With a strong focus on locally-sourced artisan products, from bread and butter to local game, sausages, pies and more, the Golden Cross offers great quality, good and proper, pub fare for all the family.

20 Black Jack Street, Cirencester, GL7 2AA

01285 652137

The King's Head

Bring all the family for a traditional Cotswold Sunday lunch this Mother's Day. The King's Head team are passionate about all the things local and work with a range of fabulous suppliers to create a menu that reflects the heritage and provenance of the local area and seasons.

The Kings Head Hotel, 24 Market Place, Cirencester GL7 2NR

01285 700 900

The Indian Rasoi

Fancy spicing things up? The Indian Rasoi is the perfect place to experience a mixture of traditional and contemporary Indian food in a relaxed, friendly and warm environment. An utterly characteristic interior with a relaxed, welcoming feel is complemented by a constant hum of conversation from happy customers and the bustle of well tuned out serving staff, darting from table to table chatting with customers and taking orders. The Indian Rasoi pride themselves on being one of Cirencester's most exciting and exclusive restaurants.

14 Dollar Street, Cirencester, GL7 2AJ

01285 64482

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