Classic Confectionary & Cafe
Mon to Sat 9.30am to 5pm
Sunday 10am to 4pm
112 High Street
Tewkesbury, GL20 5JY
Phone: 07837 441 224 or 01684 439264
Carousel is an independent memory lane Cafe and Classic Confectioner, the name reflects Tewkesbury's heritage historically manufacturing carousel rides until 1925, some still in use today (see further down).
Online Sales Only during Covid-19: click here
Carousel serves a variety of quality loose and bagged teas, in bone china teapots cups and saucers, specialty coffees, chilled soft drinks and milkshakes made with gluten free farmhouse ice-cream and some very tempting scones and cakes.
A wide range of Sandwiches, Paninis, Toasties and Jacket Potatoes are also served, see following sample menu buttons.
Carousel has recently been taken over by Christof and Michael who are continuing the heritage tradition, there are a number of heritage exhibits and old photographs keeping history alive. They also have a traditional High Street sweet shop ' Sweets & Treats ' near by with a range of new and old yesteryear favourites which is second to none.
Click to visit Sweets & Treats Shop
Car Parking is available on street (1 hour) and a short walk away, please look for car park signs near The Carousel or click the button above to view the Location Map.
The Carousel Heritage
While others claim to have invented the Carousel Ride 7 years before the 'Thomas Walker & Sons' business started, it was Tewkesbury's Thomas Walker who invented the galloping horse mechanism being granted a patent in 1887. More about Thomas Walker at Tewkesbury Museum, click following button.
Walkers Carousel Rides are still heralded as 'truly magnificent sets of gallopers' by the Steam Museum, click following button.
The Steam Museum