Our Café

Café Coln is located in the picturesque village of Coln St Aldwyns in the Cotswolds, positioned conveniently between Fairford, Bibury, and Lechlade. We are also the home of the local shop and post office. With fresh coffee, award-winning food, and a beautiful garden, we offer a great place to relax and unwind.

Opening Hours


Mon-Fri 08:00 to 15:30

Saturday: 08:00 to 13:00

Sunday:  09:00 to 12:00

Bank Holidays: 09:00 to 12:00


Mon-Fri 08:00 to 16:30

Saturday 08:00 to 14:00

Sunday 09:00 to 13:00

Bank Holidays: 09:00 to 13:00

Post Office

Mon-Fri: 09:00 to 12:30 &

13:30 to 16:00

Saturday:   09:00 to 11.30 am

Sunday: Closed

Bank Holidays: Closed

Click here for Christmas and Easter opening hours.

Coln Community Stores, Main Street, Coln St Aldwyns GL7 5AN

What We Offer

Fresh Coffee and Beverages

Whether you’re grabbing a takeaway or sitting in our pleasant garden, we offer a variety of drinks. Enjoy hot coffees, using beans roasted daily at Rave in Cirencester, along with a selection of hot chocolate, teas, soft drinks, and alcohol options.

Award-Winning Food

Savour our selection of Award-Winning Sausage Rolls from The Little Jack Horner Company, including special seasonal varieties.

Our food menu boasts freshly made hot panini, sandwiches, and wraps, sourced locally and made with seasonal produce where possible.

We also offer a large selection of hot pies, pasties, and a sweet selection of pastries, traybake cakes, and delicious homemade cakes – don’t miss Sarah’s legendary Carrot Cake!

Picturesque Garden

Our garden, complete with parasols and a covered gazebo, is the perfect spot to enjoy sunny days or stay comfortable when it’s rainy. It’s an ideal setting to enjoy our range of beverages and freshly prepared food. All our food and drinks are also available to take away.

An Ideal Stopping Point

After a walk through the beautiful countryside surrounding Coln St Aldwyns, or perhaps a cycle through the many lanes leading to Fairford, Bibury, Lechlade and beyond, Café Coln provides an ideal stopping point. We welcome our regular customers and new visitors to the area all year round. You can bring your well behaved dogs as well!.

We do not take bookings so you can come along as you please, but it would be appreciated if larger groups can give us advanced notice, so that we can ensure we are ready to give you the best experience for your party.