Food & Drink

Food and drink suppliers and producers in Gloucestershire. This includes farmers markets, farm shops and other local foodie shops. The county has many food and drink producers who create a diverse range of products.

There are many options in Cheltenham and Gloucester for European Food shops, where you can pick up something a bit different.

There are many markets throughout Gloucestershire, many of which feature local artisan produce.

Drink Producers

  • Vineyard – Wine producers in the county who create some very nice vintages.
  • Gin – Distillers of specialist gins in the county.
  • Breweries – Brewers making local beer, cider and real ales.

Farm Shops

There are many very good quality farm shops in Gloucestershire, we will be collecting them so they are all in one place for you to browse. Field to plate is a very popular concept in many restaurants and homes and food fresh from the farm is very nice.

Jolly Nice

Jolly Nice Farm Shop

Jolly Nice is located on the road between Stroud and Cirencester in Frampton Mansell. It is a bustling place selling all sorts of local food, drink and other products. They also have a cafe on-site with a beautiful meadow to sit and enjoy some alfresco eating. They have a butcher with a great selection of locally reared meat including game. The greengrocer section of the shop is special and everything looks fresh and inviting.  About Jolly Nice…

Toast the Cotswolds

Toast the Cotswolds are a lovely farm shop that is full of yummy food and drink from producers in the Cotswolds.

Bourton on the Water’s first Farm Shop and we specialise in supporting local food producers and farmers. You can find everything from plant and flowers, jams and chutneys, meat and vegetables to beers, lagers, ales and even locally made gin and vodka from the Cotswolds Distillery.

Over Farm Market

Farm Fresh Fruit and Veg

Located just across the river and the way out fo Gloucester, Over Farm Market, is a great place to shop. They have an array of fruits and vegetables most of which is locally grown. They have a great butchers shop with some more adventurous cuts like wild boar as well as the traditional offerings. About Over Farm Market…

Severn & Wye

Located near Westbury on Severn is Severn & Wye Smokery that is a great place for fresh fish. This includes seafood and local river fish.

Stancombe Beech

Stancombe Beech Farm Shop

Stancombe Beech is a farm shop located between Stroud and Bisley and comes highly recommended. They are located on an actual farm and sell fresh local produce. Their seasonal vegetables include onions, potatoes, cabbage, carrots with tops on, big leeks and more.

Stancombe Beech has a fruit section selling a variety of fruits including apples, melon and some tropical options. Fresh eggs and local honey are also on the shelves.

Court Farm Shop

The Court Farm Shop is located in the Stoke Orchard area of Cheltenham and is open 7 days per week. The shop is located on a family-owned farm which has been in the family since 1936. The farm rears free-range hens which produce very nice eggs. They also rear an ever-growing flock of sheep, some pigs and a variety of cow breeds.

Court Farm Shop Meat

A large selection of our products in the shop are sourced from local producers & farmers. Meat available to buy includes Beef, Lamb, Pork, Poultry and Game meats. Freerange eggs, dairy produce and some deli produce are on sale. Court Farm also sells Bread, Cakes, jams, chutneys, beers and ciders. A great place for foodies to get their groceries.

Bakers & Bread Makers

There are some inspiring bakers who make the most delicious bread in Gloucestershire. This page will list all of the good people making good bread in the county. To suggest your favourite bakery please use the comments form at the bottom of this page.

The Authentic Bread Company

Authentic Bread Wholesale Bakery in Newent is an Organic Wholesale Bakery based in rural Gloucestershire. Using traditional methods and the best organic ingredients they produce a wide variety of bread, cakes, pastries and biscuits. The company has been trading since 1995 and have received many awards and accolades for its products.


Harts Barn Cookery School

Located in the Forest of Dean, Harts Barn offers a variety of cooking classes including bread making. They also host foodie related events, pop-up restaurants and demonstrations.