Smokey Joe's

Places to Visit


  • All the family
  • School age
  • Adults






Re-opening on Friday 21st May - A firm favourite for families and adults, Smokey Joe's is one of Cheltenham's best-loved venues and with lots to amuse kids, it's one of our top picks for a tea break, brunch, lunch or dinner with the family.

Dining-wise, there's everything from unicorn hot chocolates to waffles and gourmet hot dogs. The retro diner-vibe is continued into the food presentation, with funky trays and baskets.

Visiting the cinema? Get 10% off your Smokey Joes visit by showing your Cineworld tickets.

Smokey Joe's regularly host events for children and adults, from crafts and storytelling, to comedy, retro gaming and Swing Nights.

Please note - due to Covid safety, there are no board game or video games in use. But watch this space for more.

Planning a party? Smokey Joe's can be hired as a venue for everything from a vintage tea party to 80s retro gaming. Find out more about Smokey Joe's Party Hire here.

About Smokey Joe's (from the website)

Smokey Joe's continues a fourth generation of a family-run business dedicated to bringing fabulous food, drinks, entertainment, pop culture and great customer service to Gloucestershire.

Great grandma Hilda catered for Afternoon Teas on the lawn at her house in Churchdown in the 1930's. This house was then converted into a café which my grandparents, Phyllis & Ken, renamed as Smokey Joe's. They fed and entertained both locals and the American GIs from the nearby airbase during the 40s and 50s and had the first jukebox in the South West to bring some popular music to the mix.

They opened a further few cafes in Cheltenham after this until they retired to the Isle of Man in the 60s. Find out more...

Open hours

Friday16:00 - 22:30
Saturday10:30 - 22:30
Sunday10:30 - 15:00