Best for Breakfast – Cheltenham & Swindon

I know I’ve touched on this before with my favourite places to eat in Cirencester post, but wanted to talk about my favourite places to eat a bit further afield. Namely in Cheltenham and Swindon which I go to often for shopping and cinema trips. Best for breakfast around Cirencester Cheltenham There are two places we usually go for breakfast in Cheltenham; Fresh Crust pasty shop and Bill’s. We’ve been going to Fresh Crust pasty shop for years now, back when it was in Cheltenham’s Beechwood shopping centre and now with its shop in Regent Street. I highly recommend it. […]

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Favourite places to eat in Cirencester

There are loads of places to eat in Cirencester! If there’s one thing we’re not short of it’s pubs and restaurants (as well as charity shops and mobile phone stores ūüėČ ). For breakfast Made by Bob If you have money to spend then Made By Bob in Cirencester Corn Hall is the place to go. Using fresh ingredients, everything is made on site – no reheating here – you can watch the chefs hard at work in the open plan kitchen. I usually have the home-made spicy beans on toast. I do advise getting there early though as it’s […]

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Cirencester’s bookshop café

Cirencester bookshop Waterstones opened their new caf√© at the end of January and we visited for a coffee and a cake last weekend. Previously the space had been home to a Costa Coffee which we very rarely visited¬† (there was already another larger Costa Coffee in the town). We were presently surprised by the new caf√©, the staff were very friendly and helpful. Speaking with the staff we found out that the caf√© uses local produce from Cirencester‚Äôs Whiddetts Bakers and cakes from Chalford‚Äôs Lavender Bakehouse. I had a soya hot chocolate and a millionaire’s shortbread, mum had a black […]

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