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Jesse's Bistro, Black Jack Street, Cirencester


Andrew Parffrey took over the management of Jesse’s in 2004 and he has  established the restaurant as one of the dining venues in the county.

Manager and chef, Andrew Parffrey and Head chef David Witnall have  developed a unique dining experience; always a warm welcome, service that understands your needs, a wine list to always be sure of, fresh food cooked brilliantly with style, imagination and flair.

The only restaurant in Cirencester to have an 2015 AA Rosette, and to be in the 2015 Good Food Guide, 2015 Michelin and 2015 Harden’s Guides

Key to the restaurant’s success is the dedicated sourcing of the finest seasonal foods from the south west of England. Meat comes from the renowned Jesse Smith butcher situated at the front of the restaurant and fish and seafood are delivered daily from Cornwall.

Jesse’s was awarded its first AA rosette in 2012 and with entries in both Michelin and the Good Food Guide, the restaurant is going from strength to strength.

Known as the capital of the Cotswolds, Cirencester is a busy market town with many attractions such as the Corinium Roman Museum, Roman Amphitheatre and one of the largest parish churches in England. There is a market every Monday and Friday and a traditional farmers market every second Saturday. The town is also becoming known for great shopping so why not add a visit to Jesse’s to your shopping list!

We are open for Lunch on Monday to Saturday (12.00 – 2.30 last orders) and Dinner Tuesday – Saturday (6.45 – 9.15 last orders).

In the summer we also offer outside seating on our pretty terrace. Come and experience great food, superb wines and excellent service in a warm welcoming environment.

Please call Andrew if you wish to experience our service and food at home!

Andrew Parffrey
Manager, Jesse’s in Cirencester


The best restaurants serving food prepared with care, understanding and skill, using good quality ingredients. These restaurants will be achieving standards that stand out in their local area.