A shop & cafe owned by the community for the community


The Village Shop & Cafe

Stoke St Gregory

Our shop & cafe are community owned and run in the lively rural village of Stoke St Gregory on The Somerset Levels.  An area rich in wildlife and a haven for walkers and cyclists

The Village Shop and cafe have been housed in The Royal Oak building, along with the Pub since November 2020

What we do

A community shop owned and run by the community for the community

Our Shop

Our shop offers a wide range of fresh and chilled produce, locally sourced where possible.

We stock everyday essentials along with luxury treats and gifts

We also have a visiting mobile post office in the carpark on Fridays between 11.30 and 12.30

Our Cafe

Our Cafe serves delicious coffee, eco roasted in the South West accompanied by delightful homemade cakes made by a band of volunteer cake makers. We also have a selection of hot snacks. All served from Monday to Sunday.  

Sit in our cosy cafe or the garden on a sunny day


Our Garden

The garden is lovingly tended by our volunteer gardeners giving our customers a delightful space in which to enjoy  coffee, cake or lunch.



We will be putting on events throughout the year.

If you have an event you would like to hold within our space let us know & we will help you 

Check the Events section for what is going on.


The Village Shop & Cafe is a community project, owned and run by the community alongside The Royal Oak Pub.

See the awards we have won below.



We have an incredible group of volunteers from shop & cafe assistants to gardeners, painters, maintenance help & delivery drivers to mention but a few jobs carried out by this willing band.  If you have some time to spare & would like to volunteer get in touch. Everyone is welcome.


We have been lucky enough to win three awards.

The first one being

The Somerset Medal for services to the community during the pandemic award given to us in 2021

This year 2022 we have received two awards

The Somerset Community Resilience Champions


BBC Radio Somerset Make a Difference Community Group Award 2022





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