Stray’s is a family-owned and run independent coffee shop, eatery and live jazz venue. Established in Newark on Trent in 2003 we also have a smaller store in Oakham

We use our own sneaky blend of 3 different arabica and robusta coffee beans, ethically sourced from India, Brazil & Peru, to create an outstanding espresso – then our Baristas work their magic to prepare the best coffee you’ll have today..


…ticketed full-on jazz gigs, plus laid back lounge vibes on Fridays each week.

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We’ve been making great coffee since 2003. Using our unique blend of three coffee beans, coffee is the bedrock of our business…

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The menu at our Newark store is made on site in our own kitchens, by trained staff using fresh ingredients. Oakham currently offers panini and toasties, also made in-house, as well as all the usual great coffees and cakes…

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We’ve been promoting live jazz since 2007, with our own House Band since 2019. Our live music is on Friday nights and Sunday lunchtime…


Busy, Busy, Busy...

We may not have been able to have any live jazz during lockdown, but Stray’s house band P.R.S. and their friends have been busy recording ‘The Remote Sessions’ for your listening enjoyment…

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