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William’s of Nailsworth

William’s is a multi-award-winning seafood restaurant, fishmonger, delicatessen and caterer in the heart of Nailsworth, Gloucestershire.

A veritable Cotswolds institution for nearly fifty years, William’s benefitted from a full-scale refurbishment of both the restaurant and shop area in January 2020.

Alongside a 64-cover new restaurant sits a new fish counter displaying an outstanding range of fresh seafood, delivered daily from Scotland and the South West coastline. The adjacent delicatessen offers a large selection of chef-prepared meals, cheeses, charcuterie and terrines as well as fresh fruit and vegetables.

We are proud to have been voted one of Matthew Fort’s ‘Five Favourite Places to Shop’ and one of Rick Stein’s ‘Food Heroes’.

Opening Times

Tue to Thu:
10-4pm (last booking 2.30pm)

Fri & Sat
9-4pm (last booking 2.30pm)
6-11pm (restaurant only, last booking 8.30pm)

Discover William’s

Set up by William Beeston back in 1975, the eponymous William’s has been serving Nailsworth and the surrounding Cotswolds as a delicatessen, restaurant and fishmonger for nearly half a century. William’s also has an enviable reputation for catering with an array of chef-prepared dishes available for collection for events, private parties, summer buffets and business lunches.  


We look forward to welcoming you to our new restaurant, now open both Friday and Saturday evenings as well as lunch from Tuesday to Saturday.


Sustainable, MSC certified fresh fish and shellfish is delivered daily to us from the South West and Scotland. Our fishmonger is open Tuesday to Saturday; please call us with any orders.


As well as fruit, vegetables and game sourced locally in Gloucestershire, we stock a large selection of French, Italian and Spanish goods in our famous deli alongside chef-prepared salads, terrines and homemade meals.


We offer a larger range of chef-prepared dishes available for collection suitable for summer cold buffets, business lunches and private parties – do call us with your requirements.

Chef prepared meals

Our chefs are busy making a full range of freshly-made meals – everything from crab lasagne to beef Wellington; salads crammed with superfoods and miso marinated salmon. Just call us with your order.

Hampers & Vouchers

The perfect gift for any food lover – we offer bespoke hampers at any time of year. Vouchers can be purchased by telephone and emailed to you or are available to purchase in the shop.

About us

The Restaurant

Our brand new seafood restaurant is open from Tuesday to Saturday

Please book by calling us on 01453 832240 or book online. Now featuring a barista coffee machine, new wood-panelled bar and large outside terrace, we change our menu on a daily basis dependent on the daily catch.

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