The Curious Wine Cellar

  • Images from The Curious Wine Cellar
  • Images from The Curious Wine Cellar
  • Images from The Curious Wine Cellar
  • Images from The Curious Wine Cellar

WHAT

Café

WHERE

A40, Junction A429; 2 mins

WHEN

Sun-Wed 9am-9pm
Thu-Sat 9am-11pm

  • Icon for dogs welcome

    Dog friendly

  • Icon for kid friendly

    Kid friendly

  • Icon for WiFi

    Free WiFi for visitors

  • Icon for vegetarian or vegan options

    Vegetarian or vegan options

  • Icon for gluten-free options

    Gluten-free options

  • Icon for recycling/sustainable

    Recycling/sustainability practices

A40

Northleach, a delightful (and mercifully comparatively quiet) Cotswold town, was once at an important crossroads on the Roman Fosse Way but grew to Europe-wide notoriety in the fifteenth century as the centre of the wool trade.

The Curious Wine Cellar perches on one side of the Market Place, which has changed little since those wool-trading days (perhaps with the exception of the car park), and is a very welcome break from the road. Smiley staff are almost always happy to chat and you’ll often find locals sharing news at the bar.

Pastries are brought in every morning for breakfast, lunch might be a Parma ham and sundried tomato salad or goats cheese, thyme and apricot jam ciabatta, and substantial bar snacks are served in the evenings; there’s also the occasional pop-up restaurant. Coffee is very good can be supped at the breakfast bar in the window while you watch the world go by, but of course with a name like the Curious Cellar, non-drivers really should exploit the wine expertise.

Back to venues

The Curious Wine Cellar,
The Ox House, Market Place, Northleach,
GL54 3EG
Tel - 01451 860650
Email - hello@curiousaboutwine.com
Web - curiousaboutwine.com

Buy The Extra Mile Guide

The Extra Mile: Delicious Alternatives to Motorway Services is your essential glovebox guide to good food on the move. The guidebook is a great gift for motorists and foodies who prefer to avoid motorway services and boring, big-brand food. Find independent cafes, pubs, local coffee and tea shops and lovely farm shops near motorway junctions and main roads. To improve your journey, support small businesses and discover real local flavours, order your copy today (Glovebox Guides edition refreshed for 2022).