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The Hive

Digbeth Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BN, England
+44 1451 831087
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Healthy, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Digbeth Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Two visits here in two weeks. We went out of our way to come here the second time as the first visit was so good. This time we had the most amazing lightly curried parsnip and Apple soup with sourdough bread. It was perfect and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 766PaulH
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is really good . It's the perfect modern old fashioned tea room. It had the feel of a great tea room with fab cakes and a good menu of sandwiches and snacks but with a modern feel. Service happy and helpful and beautifully...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TammyWilts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a shame. We went here on a rainy afternoon. It was about 3.15. There were only a few people in there ( not more than 3 ). The atmosphere and decor were very good, it all looked really promising and when I saw one...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jojo513
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Is it a cafe, a restaurant, breakfast and brunch bistro, wine bar or a place for English afternoon tea and seriously nice homemade cake? Well, The Hive, in the quintessential Cotswold town of Stow-on-the-Wold, is all of those things and a whole lot more. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank malcolms957
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a weekend break in stow on the wold. Staying in a nearby hotel where we'd booked room only so decided to give the hive a try. Firstly I have to say we were greeted so well, doesn't happen very often. The four of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Mdr1998
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Stow 2 weeks ago but got there quite late so had to be a bit rushed, but whilst in one of the shops we heard customers talking to the shop assistants about how amazing their scones were in The Hive so we had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank theca1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived here at a very busy lunchtime period but the owner went out his way to find us a table. The food was home cooked and delicious. The staff were all very polite and helpful.......a great little cafe.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BewdleyPhil
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don’t usually write reviews but after a visit to the Hive today I had to write this one. The customer service and hospitality was exceptional! If anyone has a customer related business I would suggest a visit here for a lesson in how it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jon H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant whilst looking for a coffee shop. What a find, the staff are very friendly. We ordered some cake and tea and how nice it was for it to be served in a teapot with tea-leaves, a real treat and a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sugdia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here whilst on a weekend away for my wife’s birthday. I can honestly say I do not think I have been anywhere where all of the staff are this happy and friendly. They could not do enough to help and make us feel...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SP8221
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Questions & Answers
2 March 2018|
Response from hivestow | Property representative |
Hello, yes, we are open from 10-4 on Sundays. We serve breakfast/brunch until 12 noon. As we do not take bookings at the weekend, we will do our best to accommodate you on arrival. Many thanks 🐝
Vivien B
9 June 2017|
Response from hivestow | Property representative |
Hi Vivien, yes dogs are welcome in the front half of our restaurant. Many thanks 🐝
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Digbeth Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Stow-on-the-Wold
  • Phone Number: +44 1451 831087
Licensed eatery open for breakfast/brunch, light lunches and afternoon teas. Artisan, handmade and local produce. Available for private events and hosting restaurant pop up’s. Beautiful 2 bedroom holiday apartment also available. The Hive - The Place to Bee!
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