The Best Pubs, Cafes & Restaurants in Stroud

Stroud has many independent pubs, cafes and restaurants for visitors to eat or drink out. There are also some and some chain venues like Curio Lounge. The villages of the nearby valleys also have many top-notch restaurants. Many of the pubs, cafes and restaurants in Stroud are dog friendly, thus welcoming of canine guests.

Pubs & Restaurants in Stroud

There are many options for places to dine out or enjoy a drink in Stroud. This includes some fantastic pubs and cafes that serve food. Many are open while the Farmers’ Market is open too.

Galgos Latino

Based in the heart of Stroud Galgos Latino is in the former pub The Greyhound. The restaurant focuses its menu on Latin-American dishes, including Venezuelan and Mexican dishes. The venue has a nice comfortable vibe with comfy seating, including a nice sofa neat to the bar.

Galgos Latino - Restaurant in Stroud

The menu includes main courses such as Steak Chimichurri and Carne Mechada, a traditional shredded beef stew from Venezuela. They also have a superb choice for fish meals and meals suitable for vegetarians. The bar serves a variety of drinks, including beer from local breweries. Soft drink options include a variety of juices including peach, orange, cranberry or ginger beer.

The Old Fleece Restaurant

The Old Fleece

Near to Stroud is The Old Fleece, a nice place to dine out for an evening meal. The Old Fleece is a 250-year-old former coaching inn and looks rather impressive and historical. The fleece is perfect for outdoor eating or more formal sit down meal inside the nicely decorated bar or dining area.

The Old Fleece serves food daily from 11 am until 10 pm. They are even dog-friendly, so you can bring Fido along. Their menu is pretty special and includes delights such as lamb shank, local meats, vegetarian katsu curry and more. They also serve a traditional roast dinner every Sunday.

Stroud Brewery

Dog Friendly Stroud Brewery

The Stroud Brewery & Taproom in Brimscombe is a fantastic place for food and drink. They are a local brewery that makes some nice beers from hoppy IPAs to some nice flavourful organic lagers. Their brewery site in Brimscombe near Stroud is lovely to visit and a great place for a meal out or to enjoy a few beers. The Stroud Brewery menu includes brunch options, sharing places, burgers and delicious pizzas. They also host love music events on the weekends.

Jrool Bistro A Lovely Restaurant

Jrool Bistro

One Union Street in Stroud is the delightful Jrool Bistro. Jrool Bistro is a lovely place to visit for food or a drink. The building dates back to the 17th century and is rather pleasant. They have a lovely indoor seating area for food and a pleasant beer garden at the rear of the premises. Their beer menu is nice with some great options, including Poretti lager and Shedhead Pale Ale. Their food menu is made up of fresh and local produce, including a ploughman’s lunch and tapas plates. Overall, a lovely place to visit with friendly staff.

Rajdoot an Indian Restaurant in Stroud

Indian restaurant Rajdoot is near to the town centre and serves food from India. Rajdoot is unique in how their creative head chef cooks daily specials so you can try something new every visit. Their menu includes some delightful tandoori specials, including Lamb Shaslik. They marinate the lamb, which is spiced then cooked in the tandoor with onion, tomato, mushroom and green casicum.

Karibu a Vegan Eatery

Karibu is the first artsy Vegan Bar & Kitchen in the heart of Stroud, at 23 Nelson Street. It will serve up comfy Vegan street-food inspired by traditional recipes from all over the world; and display original artwork from talented local artists (and dear friends).

vegan Sroud

Karibu opened its doors to its Vegan Bar & Kitchen in March 2020. They look forward to giving you a warm welcome whether you’re looking for a hearty lunch; feel-good dinner; a cheeky slice of cake with coffee; or a glass of wine? Gluten-free and nut-free options are available. The cheery staff will always do their best to cater to any specific requirements you may have.

Curio Lounge in Stroud

Curio Lounge is a bar and restaurant in Stroud that serves nice food and drink. They are within walking distance of the train station and easy to find. They serve an excellent selection of drinks, including coffee and beers. Curio Lounge also has a variety of cocktails including some alcohol free options.

Curio Lounge in Stroud

They have an interesting food menu which includes tapa, burgers, sandwiches and more. Their tapas plates are rather nice and fantastic to share. As with all the Lounges, Curio Lounge is a great place to meet up and enjoy your time out.

The Black Horse A Country Pub Near Stroud

The Black Horse is a lovely pub in Minchinhampton, common near Stroud. The area is famed for its fabulous views of the Cotswolds and the pub is no different.The Black Horse is over 400 years old and is a popular country pub. They have both indoor seating and a pleasant beer garden for the warmer days.

The Black Horse Near Stroud

They have an eclectic menu including some fantastic dished. The Black Horse has a dedicated burger menu and some dedicated mains. This includes local gammon served with egg and chips. Overall, The Black Horse is a fantastic place for lunch before or after a stroll in the nearby countryside.