Discover Frome’s most loved cafes, bars and restaurants this summer

Frome is perhaps best-known for its small independent shops and thriving local businesses, with the foodie scene being no exception. Whether you’re looking for a delicious coffee and a slice of cake or a relaxing meal out, there is something for everyone here in Frome.


The Archangel, FromeThe Archangel, located on King Street in Frome, offers a delicious seasonal menu, Sunday roasts and more from their beautiful free-floating glass restaurant. Children’s menus are also available.

Bistro Lotte

Bistro Lotte serves fabulous, affordable classic French cuisine. From freshly baked sourdough, croissants and full breakfasts, to steak frites and boeuf bourguignon. They also have a selection of dishes that are vegetarian and vegan. If you fancy a tipple, Bar Lotte is a few doors down, serving divine cocktails, wine and beer on tap. They also host live music on most Wednesday and Sunday evenings.

The Blue Boar

Blue Boar pubSituated in the centre of Frome, The Blue Boar is a family-friendly pub with a warm welcoming atmosphere. Dating back to the 17th century, the pub is now also available as a B&B. They offer a variety of real ales and old-world charm.

Burrito Boi

Burrito Boi offer delicious Mexican cuisine, featuring burritos made from ethically and locally sourced produce. Classic cocktails done well and available with a Mexican twist, local and independent draught beer & cider, organic wines and more! The bar is in the same building as the restaurant, so book a table for food and grab some delicious drinks.

Café La Strada

A family-run business, Café La Strada has been popular with Frome locals and visitors for over 20 years. Offering ‘illy‘ speciality coffee, along with a wide selection of other hot and cold drinks, including delicious milkshakes made with La Strada’s very own homemade ice cream. Serving breakfast, pastries and lunches throughout the week. Be sure to have a browse of their enticing chocolate counter if you fancy having a sweet treat with your coffee.


Castello is an independent, family run Italian restaurant based in the heart of Frome, in Somerset. They pride themselves on cooking the most authentic Italian dishes, using only the freshest ingredients they can find.

Cheese & Grain Café Bar

Not only is the Cheese & Grain a firm Frome favourite for all things music and markets, it also has a lovely café! Serving delicious coffee, breakfasts, fresh salads and homemade cakes, lots of their produce is locally sourced from suppliers in and around Frome. The Cheese & Grain Café Bar also has an exciting range of craft ales, wines and spirits.

Cordero Lounge

‘The Lounges’ are informal, neighbourhood food led café/bars open all-day everyday where families, friends, and locals can come for a coffee, a drink, or something to eat in a relaxed comfortable environment. The interiors are comfortable, inviting, and a bit eccentric. Cordero Lounge offers a bright and airy space for 300 ‘Loungers’, including about 50 in the sheltered sun-trap courtyard.

The Cornerhouse

The Cornerhouse pub serves many local ales, ciders and premium lagers as well as a beautifully crafted wine list. The restaurant boasts a seasonal menu and also offers vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

The Crown Inn

The Crown Inn offers a wealth of great Uruguayan/Argentinian food, a well-stocked bar and a fabulously refurbished restaurant and lounge in which to enjoy it. The team is on hand to ensure your visit is memorable and the Parrilla is lit, ready to cook up a storm of flavour. With a function room, overnight accommodation, beer garden, and dining area, they have all you need for a great evening with friends and family.

Eight Stony Street

Eight Stony Street interiorEight Stony Street is an independent café, wine bar, restaurant and wine shop based in Frome. Brought to you by a small team of dedicated, passionate people. They serve morning coffees & pastries, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch.

Flow – The Bar on the Bridge

'Flow - the bar on the bridge' signFlow Bar offers a range of local beers, ciders and gin, as well as a Frome inspired cocktail list. Boasting the comfiest bar stools in Frome, as well as take away cocktails and outdoor seating. Happy hour 5-7pm daily.


Frama shop frontFrāmā is a speciality coffee shop located in the centre of Frome, on Cheap Street.

The George Hotel

The George Hotel, situated in the heart of Frome town centre, boasts an extensive selection of great food. If you’re looking for a light lunch, a comforting pub classic or a traditional afternoon tea, The George Hotel is a fantastic spot. They offer a full gluten-free menu, as well as Sunday roasts and a children’s menu.

The Griffin

The Griffin is an indy pub in Frome. Serving craft beer, hotdogs, burgers & street food. Vegan, family and dog friendly with garden & play area.

Hamper Sandwich Shop

Hamper logoIndependent sandwich shop, providing you with high quality, delicious sandwiches, baguettes and bagels daily from their little shop in Stony Street. Hamper Sandwich Shop’s mission is to use high quality, local ingredients and suppliers wherever possible and to make fresh fillings with pride, everyday.

The High Pavement

Tapas being passed around a tableSet above the cobbled streets and pretty buildings of Frome’s St Catherine’s quarter, The High Pavement is alive with the buzz and bustle of a vibrant tapas bar. The small, family run restaurant serves a delicious, ever changing menu of Moorish Tapas inspired by the robust, flavoursome cooking of Spain, North Africa and the Middle East. The food is complemented by an excellent selection of wine from small independent growers and an extensive sherry list.

Lo Rapitenc

lo-rapitencLo Rapitenc is a Spanish tapas bar and deli in Frome town centre. It is the place to go to discover new ingredients to spark the imagination and satisfy the palette for anyone who loves Spanish food. Sample some delicious tapas from the specially crafted menu, or feel free to browse the wonderful selection of Spanish goods both in the deli and on the shelves.

Moo and Two

Moo and Two is a unique specialist coffee and tea house, set in the heart of Frome’s artisan quarter. With art on the walls and vinyl on the speakers Moo and Two is well worth a visit when in Frome, and is certainly a great place to enjoy tea or coffee and have a bite to eat.


NOOK is an Australian juice and bowl bar serving cold press juices, smoothies, breakfast and Hawaiian poke bowls and vegan sweet treats. They also offer batch brew and cold brew coffee, as well as a selection of whole leaf teas. NOOK’s menu is 100% gluten free and 80% vegan (apart from their range of proteins) and their produce is organic, local and ethically sourced where possible.

The Old Bake House

Cheap Street - Old Bakehouse 2022The Old Bakehouse bake everything they sell on the premises and use the best quality ingredients. As well as unique and wonderful celebratory cakes, they also bake ordinary cakes, pastries and various breads. They freshly bake all breads daily. These range from the traditional white and wholemeal to rustic flavours such as cottage cheese and dill, sun dried tomato, olive, apple, cinnamon and sultana. The selection varies on the whim of the baker. This means you can always be assured of a surprise!

The Old Bath Arms

Old Bath ArmsEnjoy a home cooked meal from an extensive menu at the Old Bath Arms, either inside the homely restaurant or dining alfresco in their outdoor patio area. Vegetarian and vegan menus are available, as well as Sunday roasts and a ‘Spanish Fridays’ deal. There is also a wide variety of beers, wines and cocktails available, as well as soft drinks.

Projects Café

Projects, situated in Frome town centre, a veggie and vegan kitchen serving up delicious breakfast, brunch and lunch. A beautifully serene environment with a relaxing riverside courtyard.

The River House

The River House is the place to go for banging brunches, tasty lunches, speciality coffee, homemade cakes and bakes, and some seriously smiley service. Gluten free and vegan cuisine on the menu.

Rye Bakery

Rye Bakery is a cafe and bakery at the HUBnub centre in the heart of Frome, with a play space for children and a spacious garden. The menu is focused on seasonality and sustainable farming methods, sourcing vegetables from their own walled gardens and the finest Somerset producers. They bake a range of sourdough breads daily using freshly milled flour and make all of the soft drinks and ice creams themselves.

The Ship

The ShipFamily-friendly pub, welcome to one and all. The Ship is a great place to meet friends and family for a drink and enjoy a fantastic menu courtesy of Coop Kitchen. Coop Kitchen’s food is inspired by street food trucks which make international cuisine accessible and affordable, designed to be eaten with hands rather than knives and forks.

The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn is a lively locals pub and boasts one of Frome’s largest courtyard gardens. It is well known for its real ales, cold filter beers, traditional ‘rough’ Somerset ciders and large selection of spirits.

The Three Swans

three swansThe Three Swans is one of the oldest pubs in Frome, small in size but big in character and will make you feel right at home. Since reopening in 2014, it provides the perfect spot to enjoy a drink or two, homemade snacks, and traditional board games. Located in the centre of town, it’s the perfect place to visit for everything from a simple quiet break from an afternoon of shopping, to an evening of fun and laughter.

Victoria Park Café

Located in Victoria Park, Frome, Victoria Park Café are offering a variety of delicious food and drinks for everyone to enjoy. Passionate about building a strong community and fostering connections through great cakes and conversation, they aim to source local and sustainable ingredients, as well as providing community education and events.

The Vine Tree

The Vine Tree is a lovely traditional pub offering a variety of traditional and delicious meals, including breakfasts and Sunday roasts.