Penny Blacks

Penny Blacks
Cafe and coffee shop in Prestbury
6 High Street, Prestbury, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 3AS
Opening hours: 8:30 - 15:30 (Wed - Fri), 8:30 - 16:00 (Sat), 9:00 - 15:30 (Sun), closed (Mon / Tue)
 Open Sunday
coffee

The perfect early morning coffee with the superb aroma of freshly baked bread and pastries

taste

The banana, rum & walnut cake comes highly recommended alongside their smashed avocado & poached eggs

selection

Brilliant brunches, fantastic flaky pastries and delicious savoury snacks make this the perfect pitstop for hungry cyclists exploring Cheltenham

value

Cappuccino / latte (£2.90), tea (£2.50), toasted English muffin (£9.50), smashed avocado on toast (£9.50), toasties (from £8.00), soup (£6.00), full English (£13.00), shakshuka (£9.00), smoked paprika bean rosti (£9.00), grilled smoked bacon & fennel sausage sandwich (£5.50), sourdough toast with preserve (£3.20), Portuguese tart (£3.50), croissants (from £2.50), cookies (£2.00), apple or Chelsea Danish pastries (£3.00), cakes (from £3.00)

storage

Sadly there's limited space out front for bikes with no nearby bike racking

groups

Inside there's plenty of tables for groups of all sizes, do note however weekends do get rather busy (walk-ins only)

location

Located in Prestbury on the outskirts of the spa town of Cheltenham, we’re just five miles from the pretty Anglo Saxon town of Winchcombe where from here there’s stunning climbs up onto the Cotswold escarpment… Do try the route up past Hailes Abbey on Salters Lane

Region
Gloucestershire The Cotswolds
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A recently opened bakery, coffee house and kitchen serving up award winning sourdough, pastries and cakes, all freshly baked and made daily in their nearby bakery. The all-day menu is served until 14:30 and perfect for avid food seekers like us with delights including a pumpernickel rye, hummus, avocado & poached egg, shakshuka, grilled smoked bacon or pork with fennel sausage or their popular full English.

For those looking for something lighter there’s granola, smashed avo & poached eggs on sourdough with either feta, streaky bacon or mushrooms, alongside a range of toasted English muffins including Stornoway black pudding with creamed leeks & poached eggs, freshly baked sourdough toast with preserves or smoked paprika potato rosti.

There’s a huge selection of baked goodies to choose from including their popular Portuguese cruffin tarts and flaky croissants and pastries; pain aux chocolat, almond, butter, apple custard Danish, cinnamon swirl to name a few.

As for cakes there’s a Persian pistachio & almond, lemon drizzle, hazelnut & cranberry, Australian lamington cake (a delicious cake layered in chocolate sauce and rolled in desiccated coconut) and super banana, rum & walnut. As if that wasn’t enough you’ll find freshly filled doughnuts, traditional Chelsea buns, cinnamon Danishes and dripping cake too.

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