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.
- Vineyard – Wine producers in the county who create some very nice vintages.
- Distilleries – Distillers of specialist liquor in the county.
- Breweries – Brewers making local beer, cider and real ales.
Food & Farm Shops
There are many very good quality farm shops in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds. Field to the plate is a very popular concept in many restaurants or homes, food fresh from the farm is very nice.
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
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, some of which are smoked locally.
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.
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.
Eastington Farm Shop
Eastington Farm Shop is located in rural Gloucestershire near Stonehouse and Stroud. They supply a whole host of products from local farms. This place is foodie heaven for those that like to know the providence of their food as well as being fresh and tasty. The delights on offer include fresh local fruit and vegetables grown locally. The shop has a selection of chutneys, mustards and other condiments for the larder. A variety of meats are also available to purchase including some fine beef brisket, steaks and roasting joints. The shop also supplies some great quality lamb including a variety of cuts like Barnsley Chops, joints and even diced. Poultry and pork are also available for customers to buy at their butchery.
Cheeseworks in Cheltenham
Based on Regent Street near to the Everyman Theatre is Cheeseworks a fantastic cheese shop selling a massive range of cheeses. Cheeseworks is foodie heaven for cheese lovers, they are passionate and very knowledgable about the food that they sell. They source all of their gourmet food products from the top local, national and European suppliers. The shop also sells a selection of other products including various flavours of chutney, beers and wine.
Purely Pickled Eggs is a local food business that produces British free-range pickled eggs in many different flavours.
Bakers & Bread Makers
There are some inspiring bakeries who make the most delicious bread in Gloucestershire. This page will list all of the good people making good bread in the county.
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.