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5A College Court, Gloucester GL1 2NJ, England
+44 1452 307060
09:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:30 - 16:00
Sat 09:00 - 16:30
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought we'd try this quite little restaurant in the quiet collage court. On perusing the menu we decided on the butter nut squash soup. My partner had never tried it, but the waiter suggested he bring a small sample to try, so saying he brought a small cup of soup, which she tried and liking it we ordered two,... More 

1 Thank raymond d
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lily's is a traditional tea room, right next to the cathedral down a picturesque lane. I had a quick lunch there. A prawn sandwich came, as requested, without too much sauce and with some of the best gluten-free bread I've tasted in a long time. It was very busy and I was lucky to get a table.

1 Thank Peebs1234
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little tea room has a very welcoming atmosphere and the welcoming staff to match. The menu has a selection of tasty sandwiches and baguette and good coffee and tea we where offered chips to share with our baguettes we had plain cheese baguette and a brief bacon and cranberry baguette with chips to share a mocka coffee and pot... More 

1 Thank Roy P
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch today with my daughter and grandson it was delicious and the staff were lovely got to say best place in glos to eat!!!!

1 Thank Sharon B
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here three times in two weeks, each visit has been spotted on. Lovely lovely food, likewise the staff... Absolutely faultless ❤

Thank Glossybird
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been here a couple of times for breakfast now. The atmosphere is always so pleasant and relaxed, the staff are lovely and - most importantly - the food is superb. Anywhere can serve you a cooked breakfast, but Lily's ones are in a league of their own. Definitely try it out if you appreciate locally... More 

Thank Richard D
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Beautifully decorated room for our Christmas experience, Food was delicious and hot extra veg arrived immediately on our request. Very efficient service all done with a smile and professional attitude. Well done Lily's.

Thank Annie007_13
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Visited today after a carol concert in Gloucester cathedral. Popped in for a quick lunch which was all fresh good quality home cooking. It took a while for our food to come but the manager explained to us there had been a problem with our order and was very apologetic, and gave us some free drinks. We didn't think that... More 

Thank NickiC369
Helsinki, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon tea in a beautiful environment. The staff is absolutely wonderful. The Tailor's Tea with a Beatrix Potter theme is highly recommended!

Thank Minneli59
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

The best afternoon tea ever - beautiful home made cakes, fresh cream raspberry meringues, cream tea & sandwiches - plus prosecco & tea & coffee! As it was a hot sunny day they set us up Our own special table outside - it was pretty much perfect!!

Thank Rachael B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5A College Court, Gloucester GL1 2NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +44 1452 307060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?