Top Independent Restaurants in Gloucester

Are you looking for a bite to eat in Gloucester?

You’ll find all the usual suspects when it comes to chain restaurants, but it’s a much better idea to support one of the many fantastic independent restaurants we have here in Gloucester.

We have a huge variety restaurants here in the city, perfect for lunches, dinners or breakfast and all of them with them with more than their fair share of character and charm. A visit to Gloucester isn’t complete without a trip to one of these excellent eateries all of which offer fantastic service, tasty food and affordable prices.

Swerve the McDonalds next time you come to stay and book with one of these excellent independent restaurants: 


This organic and natural food place is so much more than a simple cafe. In addition to serving a great selection of salads, sandwiches and jacket potatoes you can choose from a fresh salad bar as well as soups and home-made cakes. The management at Peppers have worked hard to build a solid reputation as a local arts hub exhibiting work from local artists, and hosting a stage for the Gloucester Rhythm & Blues Festival each year.

Opening Hours: Monday – 8am-3pm
Tuesday – 8am-3pm
Wednesday – 8am-3pm
Thursday – 8am-3pm
Friday – 8am-3pm
Saturday – 10am-3pm
Sunday – Closed
Telephone:​ 01452 384343
Address: 2 Bull Lane

Nepalese Chef

Besides serving one of the best curries in Gloucester, Nepalese Chef is consistently rated as one of the finest restaurants in the city. Don’t let its outward appearance fool you, despite looking a bit shabby from the outside this is a sharply presented cafe which serves authentic Nepalese food without the use of artificial pastes or bases. Although there a number of other curry houses in the city that will do in a pinch, you’ll be far better off booking in here.

Opening Hours: Monday – 5pm-11:30pm
Tuesday – 5pm-11:30pm
Wednesday – 5pm-11:30pm
Thursday – 5pm-11:30pm
Friday – 5pm-11:30pm
Saturday – 5pm-11:30pm
Sunday – 12pm-11pm
Telephone:​ 01452 500170
Address: 24-26 London Road,

So Pie

Open 7 days a week from 9am-11pm in the fashionable Gloucester Docks area, So Pie have brought the humble pie into the 21st Century. Besides serving ample sized pies with a variety of sides dishes, you can also buy a decent fry up. Since opening So Pie has become a solid favourite for locals and visitors alike. especially those suffering from hangovers. Drop in to grab a pie or one of many other classic English dishes.

Opening Hours: Monday – 9am-11pm
Tuesday – 9am-11pm
Wednesday – 9am-11pm
Thursday – 9am-11pm
Friday – 9am-11pm
Saturday – 9am-11pm
Sunday – 9am-11pm
Telephone:​ 01452 557648
Address: Unit 1,
St Lukes House,
Llanthony Rd,

Sebz Tapas

Mediterranean food is enjoying something of a renaissance at present, with many different cuisines adopting the ‘tapas style’ to improve the ease and speed of service. Nowhere else in Gloucester does this style of cuisine work as well as in Sebz Cafe. Wonderfully casual yet still serving dishes with style and panache, drop in for lunch between Monday to Thursday to make the most of The Three Tapas Special: three tapas dishes for £9.95.

Opening Hours: Mon-Thurs – 12pm-2:30pm &
Friday – 12pm-10pm
Saturday – 12pm-10pm
Sunday – 12pm-9pm
Telephone:​ 01452 310599
Address: 93 Northgate St,

On Toast

In the world of food it’s often the simplest ideas that are the most successful and it doesn’t get much simpler than this. On Toast specialise in everything toast related making this the perfect place to pop into for a quick lunch or even a late breakfast. Special toasties such as their Italian (mozzarella, basil, tomato and oregano) and Meaty Marathi (chicken tikka, onion bhaji and mint yoghurt) have earned them some serious accolades amongst the Gloucester press including Takeaway of the Year from the Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards.

Opening Hours: Monday – 8am-4pm
Tuesday – 8am-4pm
Wednesday – 8am-4pm
Thursday – 8am-4pm
Friday – 8am-4pm
Saturday – 9am-1pm
Sunday – 10am-4pm
Telephone:​ 01452 505440
Address: 15 Severn Rd,