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UK 100% gluten free – The Midlands

Welcome to this series of posts aiming to capture all the 100% gluten free venues in the UK.  This post covers the East and West Midlands gluten free, including areas such as Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Northhamptonshire.

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The criteria I used for inclusion, was that the:

  • food is 100% gluten free (ie no cross contamination risk), and
  • have its own outlet that you can visit, such as a shop, café or a stall at a market.

If you know of a business that fits the criteria that is not listed, please let me know via the contact page.


Use the headings below to jump to your preferred area, or if you would prefer a printable list, please see the restaurant lists page.


You can also zoom out & drag the mouse on the map to see if there is anything in your area.


Dottie’s Tea Room – Arnold (Nottingham)

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Dotties - lunch_optDottie’s Tea Room is run by a coeliac, so you can be sure gluten free is well understood!  This understanding is also translated into other allergies, with 80% of the menu also being dairy free as well as egg free, soy free and lower sugar available.

Come for breakfast (cooked breakfast, toast, crumpets) or for lunch or snack (eg a variety of cake, tea cakes).

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Afternoon tea is £8 per person available by pre-booking on 0115 9524738.

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You can also stock up on products from the well respected online glutenfree bakery Wheat Free Direct and as an Australian, I’m pleased to see that the Sanitarium gluten free Weet-bix are also stocked!

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Cakes are made by the sister business, Bakes Just 4 U.

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For a newspaper article review, click here.

6 Beechwood Road, Killisick, Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 8BA  Tel: 0115 952 4738

Hours do vary seasonally, but generally open Tues – Fri 10am-3.30/4pm & Sat 9.30 – 4pm.


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Incredible Bakery Company – Warkton (Northamptonshire)

TheIncredibleBakery_logoAn artisan allergen free bakery that produces delicious bakery products without gluten, dairy, eggs and soya in a facility free from the 14 main food allergens.

Husband and wife team James and Valeria started the bakery after they discovered their young son had multiple allergies.  The bakery has been winning local awards and is a finalist in the 2015 Baking Industry Awards in the Free-from Bakery Product of the Year category.

The current range of products includes the Incredible Golden Linseed Loaf, Incredible Gluten Free Oat Loaf, Incredible Onion and Seeds Loaf and the Incredible Red Quinoa Loaf and various other burger rolls, tea loaves, paninis, muffins, brownies, mince pies and sweet buns.

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The products can be collected from the bakery, delivered or purchased at events they attend.  You will also find products in a wide variety of local shops and delis which can be found on the website.


Unit 11, Moorfield Farm, Warkton, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN16 9XJ Tel: 01536 601 600

Various local events, check Facebook @ IncredibleBakeryCompany or Twitter @incrediblebaker


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The Gluten Free Cake Queen – Halesowen (West Midlands)


A small, independent and local baking business baking cupcakes (including giant ones) in a 100% gluten free home based kitchen (coeliac owner).  All cakes are vegetarian and free range eggs are used.

At Halesowen Street Market (check Facebook @glutenfreecakequeen for attendance) and online ordering also available.

Halesowen Street Market, High Street (pedestrianised area), Halesowen, West Midlands B63 3AD
At market every 2nd, 4th & 5th Saturday of the month 9am-5pm (check Facebook).


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Photo credits:  All photos have been provided by the businesses and they retain the ownership rights to these.

For other regions of the UK, please see the UK 100% Gluten Free page.

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About the Author: Caroline was diagnosed with Coeliac disease in 2006 and likes to share her gluten free finds around the UK, Australia and the rest of the world! See more on her in the 'About' page. .


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