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Cafe in Stroud

Star Anise

Local produce plays a prominent part in the inventive, mostly vegetarian dishes whipped up at this bubbly cafe. Tuck into lunchtime soups, pastas, felafel and hummus platters, or delicious breakfasts, homemade cakes…
Food & Drinks in Stroud

Farmers Market

Stroud plays host to the greatest of all Cotswold farmers markets every Saturday. Dozens of stallholders converge on Cornhill Market Pl and the surrounding streets to sell everything from homemade soaps and Cotswold…
Tapas in Stroud

No 23

Settle in for tasty Spanish tapas, along with wine, sherry or brandy, at this chilled-out little bistro towards the top of town. Tuesday is paella night, sold in bargain £5 helpings, with a veggie version available.…
Museum in Stroud

Museum in the Park

Amid amenities like a leisure pool in Stroud’s municipal park, 800m northwest of the centre, this 18th-century mansion tells the history of the town and its textile industry. Interactive displays cover everything fr…
Market in Stroud

Shambles Market

Stroud's indoor-outdoor Shambles Market, which sets up in the historic Shambles towards the top of town, provides a great opportunity to stock up on organic food, books, jewellery, crafts and more.