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Cafes to eat out at lunchtime in Gloucester

A guide to the best cafes and places to eat out for lunch specifically in Gloucester city centre. For bigger meals, see our Gloucester restaurants page for other options.

These establishments are ideal for dishes such as sandwiches, baguettes, baked potatoes or something a bit healthier like a salad.

Eat Out For Lunch At…

Guru Coffee House

Lamb & Feta Burger For Lunch

Guru Coffee House is located on Brunswick Road and serves some great food, especially their diverse selection of burgers. They serve hot drinks, fresh juices and organic beers to name a few. They have comfortable inside seating as well as outdoor seats with a parasol out the front.

Peppers Cafe

Excellent homemade baguettes and salads cater well for vegetarians and vegans.

Peppers Organic And Natural Cafe In Gloucester

Peppers are located just off Westgate Street and is a wholesome food cafe and take away. Peppers use organic produce and ingredients wherever possible. All menu items are ‘homemade’ – either on the premises or quite literally ‘at home’.

Knobbly Cob

A fantastic independent lunchtime eatery on Westgate Steet which has been opening its doors for over 20 years. The Knobbly Cob provides quick and friendly service for both takeout or those that choose to dine in.

dishes on offer include baked potatoes with various toppings, baguettes or sandwiches including a delicious bacon sandwich. In addition to the main menu, Knobbly Cob serves up some homemade daily specials. For dessert or an afternoon treat, they supply homemade cakes including an amazing Malteser and mars bar Cake.

Hubble Bubble

Located on Westgate Street and very close to the Cathedral is Hubble Bubble. Hubble Bubble is a coffee house and eatery with indoor and outdoor seating available. Opened in 2013 the coffee house prides themselves in being independent as well as family-run. They support local food producers by only using locally sourced meats on their interesting menu.

Hubble Bubble

Pride of place on the menu are dishes like the full English breakfast or its vegetarian/vegan versions. Lunchtime bites like double Gloucester cheese on toast made with local Hobbs House bread. Smashed avocado, ciabatta and other lunchtime favourites are on their menu too.


Located in Alvin Street is Roots Coffee & Community a social enterprise and neighbourhood coffee shop. Roots open from 8 am until 4:30 pm on weekdays and 9 am until 3:30 pm on Saturdays.

Roots Coffee & Community

The coffee shops serve coffee, cakes, sandwiches, breakfasts and snacks. These are all made with locally sourced ingredients wherever possible, as well as being served by the friendly locally sourced staff!

The Comfy Pew

Located near to the main gate of Gloucester Cathedral is The Comfy Pew a great place to eat out. The Comfy Pew is a licenced restaurant and coffee shop that calls a Tudor listed building home.

The Comfy Pew

They serve some great homemade food including soup with crusty bread or a ploughman’s platter. The Comfy Pew does a great breakfast menu to suit all tastes and appetites. This includes full English with tea or coffee, bacon sandwiches or smoked salmon and egg on toast.

Hedleys Tea And Coffee Shop

Hedley’s sandwich and coffee bar is located close to Gloucester Cathedral and offers fresh, made-to-order sandwiches, baguettes, ciabattas, salads, and coffee.

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