Places to Eat Outside in the Cotswolds
Relax and unwind in the sun, and breathe in the fresh country air at our restaurants in the Cotswolds with outside eating areas.
Marvel at our range of appetising pub classics and modern twists on traditional dishes, and enjoy our outstanding selection of proper Butcombe beers behind the bar, then take a seat outside to soak up the summer sun.
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Restaurants With Outside Dining in the Cotswolds
Enjoy a delicious, locally-sourced, home-cooked meal at one of our restaurants with outside dining in and around the Cotswolds, close to popular attractions like the Roman Baths, Blenheim Palace, Westonbirt Arboretum, and Gloucester Cathedral.
The Methuen Arms in Corsham
A former nunnery-turned-coaching inn, The Methuen Arms gastropub is a cosy country pub and restaurant dripping with character. Based in Corsham, foodies flock here from far and wide to taste the pub restaurant’s modern, seasonal dishes, crafted by a team of talented chefs who are dedicated to sourcing the finest local ingredients, and making everything on-site from scratch where possible.
The Bear Inn in Cirencester
Right on the edge of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, you’ll find The Bear Inn. Enjoy modern twists on pub classics in a historic pub with traditional features, rustic furnishings, a pleasant beer garden and a roaring open fire. Locals’ favourites on the restaurant menu include Baked Camembert, Butcombe Original beer-battered fish and chips, and, of course, Cirencester’s finest Sunday roast. Perfect for birthdays, events, meetings, or other occasions with a private dining room.
The Beckford Inn in Tewkesbury
If you’re a fan of beer-battered fish and chips, love a classic Sunday roast (with all the trimmings, of course), or you consider yourself a beer connoisseur, stop by The Beckford Inn for a delicious meal in the on-site restaurant or beautiful terraced beer garden. Ideal for a break between trekking across the Cotswold Hills, exploring the Gloucestershire countryside, or after a spot of shopping in Cheltenham – go on, you deserve it!
The Beehive in Carterton
Cosy booths, a friendly atmosphere, delicious food, and award-winning beers await you at The Beehive pub and restaurant in Carterton, close to the beautiful city of Oxford, and the spectacular Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Stop by their beautiful beer garden for your favourite classic pub meal, whether you’re a fan of fish and chips, peckish for a light bite, or in the mood for a proper British roast dinner, and indulge with a perfectly-paired pint of Butcombe beer.
The Cotswold Gateway in Burford
After a day trekking about the rolling Cotswold hills, you deserve a comforting, locally-sourced classic pub meal in a proper South West restaurant. Stop into the Cotswold Gateway gastropub, situated right on the edge of the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and treat yourself to their famous Butcombe Original beer-battered fish and chips, Cotswold burger, or decadent vegetarian pumpkin and ricotta tortelloni, plus a host of other delicious meals to choose from, all perfectly paired with a selection of award-winning Butcombe beer behind the bar.
The Crown in Dyrham
From steamed mussels steeped in cider to Butcombe Original beer-battered fish and chips, you’ll find something you love at The Crown restaurant‘s beautiful beer garden. Fancy something sweet? Try the decadent warm chocolate brownie with salted caramel ice cream, or a New York-style cheesecake with maple-roasted figs and blackberry sorbet. The food and drink menu at The Crown is the perfect blend of pub classics with exciting modern touches.
The Fleet in Twyning
Overlooking the River Avon, there’s not many views as spectacular as at The Fleet Inn. Enjoy a delicious alfresco classic pub meal in ambience in the beautiful beer garden, with the babbling sounds of the river mere metres away, and a pint of award-winning Butcombe beer in your hand.
Fleur de Lys in Norton St Phillip
The Fleur de Lys gastropub is a magnificent, historic gastropub, dating back to the 1500s, complete with stone walls, rustic wooden beams, cosy beer garden and a crackling ambient fireplace. Enjoy great food, great beer, and a great atmosphere at this iconic pub-restaurant, close to Bath and the edge of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The George Inn in Norton St Phillip
If you’re in the mood for a classic British pub meal in a beautiful grassy beer garden with views, you won’t find anywhere like The George Inn in Norton St. Philip. This Grade II-listed inn, close to the Roman city of Bath, dates back to 1397, and is one of Britain’s oldest taverns, serving locally-sourced, modern twists on classic pub food and an array of proper Butcombe beers behind the bar. From decadent baked camembert to classic beer-battered fish and chips, and indulgent roast dinners, you’ll find something you love at The George Inn.
The Horse & Groom in Charlton
The Horse & Groom restaurant is a charming, Grade II-listed gastropub set in the village of Charlton. Having recently undergone a full refurbishment, the pub boasts a brand-new dining room, serving stunning seasonal dishes and modern takes on pub classics, with the tree-sheltered lawn and surrounding paddock outside providing perfect spaces for al fresco drinking and dining in the summer months.
The King’s Arms in Melksham
Steeped in history, The King’s Arms restaurant is a cracking 18th-century pub located in the historic market town of Melksham. Serving delicious seasonal dishes, the gastropub is renowned for its great food, alongside its excellent offering of beers, ales and wines.
The Pig and Fiddle in Bath
An iconic pub, beloved by locals, The Pig & Fiddle gastropub in the centre of Bath is a popular stop for both Bathonians and tourists alike, with a selection of seasonal dishes and sharers, award-winning Butcombe beers, local cider, wine and cocktails. Catch the latest big game on the flatscreen TVs, or chill in the atmospheric sun-trap beer garden – and you can’t miss the unique, delicious Piggy sharing roast dinners on Sundays! For a beautiful and boutique place to stay, check out the sister venue next door, Broad Street Townhouse hotel.
The Quarrymans Arms in Box Hill
Boasting incredible views across the Box Valley, the family-friendly Quarryman’s Arms gastropub in Box Hill has great food at its heart. The country pub and restaurant is renowned for its award-winning pies, sausage rolls and delicious Sunday roast, all of which can be enjoyed in the pub’s cosy dining area, or outside in its covered, heated beer garden.
The Royal Oak in Prestbury
Between the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Cheltenham Racecourse, and close to the Malvern Hills, The Royal Oak gastropub in Prestbury boasts an enclosed, grassy beer garden serving high-quality pub food and excellent real ale. Choose from a selection of locally sourced pub classics with modern twists, with options for kids, vegans, vegetarians, and other dietary requirements. A large on-site function room makes the perfect venue for birthdays, meetings, and conferences – complete with a private bar for that extra touch.
The Victoria Arms in Marston
The Victoria Arms restaurant in Old Marston is a traditional pub on the banks of the River Cherwell, serving locally-sourced food and award-winning Butcombe beer, with tranquil riverside garden views, it’s the perfect place for a hearty meal, a few pints, or a cosy pitstop while exploring the local countryside or nearby Oxford. Expect modern twists on pub classics, tasty bar snacks, and a cracking selection of Butcombe beer behind the bar.