Nestled in a wooded valley, Nailsworth is renowned for its award-winning eateries – a foodies dream vacation spot.
Within it's lively streets and picturesque cottages, you will find fine-dining restaurants, bakeries, cafes, pubs, and other food outlets, many that have taken home the top-prize. The best part is that every location on the list is unique and full of character in it's own special way.
Tapas, tasting menus, and daily bread – a trifecta that makes Wild Garlic a winning restaurant! An informal and relaxed tapas dining experience with a menu that is full of European in flavour plates and a wine list that compliments dishes elegantly. Try the tasting menu that pairs seasonal ingredients with the playfulness of our wine selection (changed monthly). THE BREAD! The aromas that seep through the kitchen doors only speak to a portion of the deliciousness that is Wild Garlic’s true artisan bread. Hand-made and organic British ingredients – only thing needed, BUTTER!
The Olive Tree
In the heart of Nailsworth, The Olive Tree restaurant welcomes patrons with happy smiles and warm hearts. The atmosphere is buzzing with life and all around a great experience. Mediterranean style food, crisp wines and ales, and seasonal feature dinner set courses, make for a great evening out at The Olive Tree.
Hobbs House Bakery
The 'Yummy Noises' are always abundant in Hobbs House Bakery. With over a decade of serving local residents and tourists, the bakery has been given many accolades for its success and delicious wood-fired oven breads, and other treats. On the 1st floor terrace, their café and signature afternoon tea are perfect for a sunny after lunch break.
Feeling risqué? Oh no, it’s not that type of restaurant! Asparagasm is vegan fine dining for vegetarians, vegans and anyone who fancy trying a new way of looking at food. Vegan and gluten-free dishes don’t have to be boring, they can be creative interventions of the culinary mind – you just need the right chef! Lauren Lovatt is that chef, combining her passion for food and a love of raw superfoods to bring vibrant, nutritious meals to every customer. For an even cooler vibe, enjoy live music and open mic nights on select evenings.
Serving breakfast, brunch, lunch, and whipping up sweet treats like cakes and crepes, it’s no wonder why The Canteen sees so many repeat customers. Only using the freshest ingredients from around the five valleys, their menu has something for every taste. From hot waffles with maple syrup or a health start with granola to Mediterranean inspired taps and tempting cakes and crepes, every single menu item will satisfy any growling tummy.
If you hear someone mention “The Brit,” they are speaking about The Britannia, the perfect spot for lunch, happy hour and intimate dinners. Located in the Cossak Square in the centre of Nailsworth, The Britannia’s signature stone-baked pizzas and homemade breads are not to be overlooked – yummy! A bustling bar and lovely gardens give The Britannia the cosy home atmosphere and a energized evening of conversations and good times.
Ever wanted to dine in a 16th century stone built restaurant? At the Oldstone Restaurant, customers enjoy locally sourced, freshly cooked, and seasonal set dinner menu, and then there is their brunch! Inside, you are accompanied by a rustic bar and if you want to take in the view, Oldstone’s courtyard garden is your escape.
William’s Food Hall
“Your first sight is ice, fish and shellfish.” Well, that pretty much sums up William’s Food Hall, not to mention the fresh fruit and vegetables on display. Aisle upon aisle of colourful and bountiful food. It’s because of all this fresh seafood, soft and hard cheeses, fruit and vegetables, that continues to bring home multiple awards to William’s Food Hall and its famous Oyster Bar.