Cafes & Bistros

For an informal get together, a quick cup of coffee, or a snack lunch, there are cafes around every corner here in the Cotswold Water Park. From Lechlade and Fairford in the East, to the villages in the west of the Water Park, the cafes provide refreshments seven days a week – everyone will receive a warm welcome, from anglers, birdwatchers, cyclists and walkers, to locals and visitors.

Lake Pochard – lodges, fishing and cafe
Lake Pochard
01793 751 513
Fully equipped Scandinavian-style Lodges, all with verandas and views across the 10-acre lake. Available for short or week breaks. Top quality carp fishing and large, airy Waterside Café on site.
Cafe at the Gateway Centre
Cafe at the Gateway Centre
01285 862 627
Discover the delights of the cafe at the stunning Gateway Centre - offering fresh local dishes, mouth watering cakes and excellent coffee seven days a week..all with a wonderful lakeside setting, easy access and free parking
Cotswold Country Park and Beach
Cotswold Country Park and Beach
01285 868 096
PLEASE NOTE - The Park will be CLOSED on Mondays & Tuesdays over the winter months (including School Holidays)
Tues-Fri: 10am - 5pm Saturday and Sunday: 10am - 6pm
Open daily from 10am - 8pm during the summer with the largest inland bathing beach in the UK, lifeguarded during week-ends and school holidays from April.
Adventure playgrounds, cafes and wonderful lakeside walks. Activities include: WMSki System 2 Cable, open water swimming, peddalo, row boat and kayak hire, stand up paddle boarding, zorbing and crazy golf
Lakeside Brasserie
Lakeside Brasserie
01285 862894
The Lakeside Brasserie is a sports bar and restaurant offering relaxed family dining and fantastic lake views. It has a decked sun terrace and garden area where al fresco diners can watch all the fun on the water.