Roots Coffee & Community

Roots Coffee & Community
Cafe and coffee shop in Gloucester
69 Alvin Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 3AG
Opening hours: 8:00 - 16:30 (Mon - Fri), 9:00 - 15:30 (Sat), closed (Sun)
 Vegetarian  Vegan  Gluten Free

The peanut butter & jam oatie and chocolate tiffin slices were delicious, alongside a great cappuccino


A great selection of extremely affordable lunch options, breakfast baps, cakes, pastries and hot & cold drinks


Superb value! Cappuccino (£2.30), tea (£1.40), breakfast baps (from £2.90), Saturday English/veggie/vegan breakfast (£5.55), sandwiches (from £3.50), toasties & paninis (from £3.50), lunch meal deal (sandwich/toastie, drink, crisps and cake, £6.25), soup (£3.50), salad (£5.75), jacket potatoes (from £3.75), cakes (from £1.25), pastries (from £1.90)


There's no bike racking nearby but there's plenty of room outside the cafe alongside the small front terraced area


With plenty of seating indoors it's perfect for larger groups, however the lack of bike racking lets it down slightly


The city of Gloucester is known for 11th-century Cathedral, with it's Romanesque and Gothic architecture. Also nearby are the Gloucester Docks, with newly restored Victorian warehouses, dry dock and National Waterways museum. We're also just a short cycle away from the Cotswold ANOB

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Roots is a coffee shop, cafe and community hub based in the centre of the cathedral city of Gloucester, run as a social enterprise meaning very reasonably priced food & drink, alongside one of the warmest welcomes we’ve experienced and a real hive of activity inside.

For breakfast there’s a great selection of meat, veggie and vegan baps where on Saturdays you’ll also find their superb value full breakfasts at just over £5. For lunch there’s a wide range of freshly prepared sandwiches, toasties, paninis, jacket potatoes, savoury croissants, soups and salads.

If looking for something sweet, daily cake specials includes delights such as a moreish peanut butter & jam oaties, chocolate tiffin, Oreo brownie, rocky road and range of pastries.

Aside from great coffee you’ll also find a range of hot drink specials that might tempt you away from your normal flat white… the marzipan latte and Turkish delight white hot chocolate sound devine!

Be sure to stop by when exploring Gloucester’s Cathedral, it’s historic docks or the nearby Cotswolds ANOB and help support this excellent social enterprise.

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