Round Top, TX Guide: Best Things to Do + What to Eat + Where to Stay

Planning a trip to Round Top, Texas? Whether you enjoy antiquing, shopping, or eating great food, there is something for everyone in this “big time small” town.  Here is a Guide to Round Top, TX: Best Things to Do + What to Eat + Where to Stay!

Round Top, Texas Ultimate Guide

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Top Things To Do in Round Top, TX

List of the best things to do and see when visiting Round Top, Texas! Save this list for your next weekend getaway or even day trip from Austin.

Go Antiquing

This is what Round Top is known for, their famous Antique Shows! Even if you don’t visit during Antique Week, there are still tons of places to shop for antiques:

  • Round Top Vintage Market
  • Paul Michael Company
  • Dirty Bohemian
  • Junk Gypsy (more below)
  • McLaren’s Antiques (more below)
  • Bill Moore Antiques
The Compound Round Top TX things to do

Townsend Provisions

Do some shopping at Townsend Provisions! Their upstairs is lined wall to wall with the most incredible vintage cowboy boots!

Cowboy Boots Wall in Round Top
Boot Wall at Townsend Provisions in Round Top

They also sell home goods and other things down stairs. 

Junk Gypsy

Made famous by their TV show on HGTV, Junk Gypsy is a must-visit in Round Top! They are open Tuesday – Saturday from 10 AM – 5 PM.

Junk Gypsy antique shopping in Round Top

Henkel Square Market

Henkel Square Market is located right in the heart of Round Top and has lots of great shops and galleries, as well as restaurants (many I’ll mention on their own below). 

Things to do in Round Top: Henkel Square

There is also a beautiful little chapel just off the square:

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The cutest little chapel in Round Top, TX 💙

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McClaren's Interiors

McLaren’s Antiques & Interiors is another popular antique shopping spot in town with a “vast collection of antique and reclaimed industrial, architectural and contemporary furniture and accessories from all over the world.”

McLarens Interiors Antique Shopping

Be sure to stop by and see their famous London Double Decker Buses! 

London Bus in Round Top, Texas - must do

Outfit Details: Dress – Amazon.com // Hat – Maufrais  // Shoes – Amazon.com

Visit an Art Gallery

If you like art and enjoy visiting galleries, be sure to check out these two studios: Humble Donkey Studio and The Gallery Round Top

Round Top Things to do: Humble Donkey Studio

Round Top Festival Institue

The Round Top Festival Institue is an international center for performance and learning and has been open for 50 years! It is an incredible building, and definitely worth checking the schedule to see if there is an event while you’re visiting.

farmloft

I didn’t actually have a chance to go into farmloft, but it was recommend to me by a local (actually the owner of Local Roots) so I am sure it’s wonderful! 

Where to Eat in Round Top, TX

The Garden Company

The Garden Company is one of my favorite restaurants in Round Top! They serve great food and cocktails and have a nice outdoor patio.

The Garden Co - Restaurant in Round Top Texas

Local Roots

Located in Henkel Square, Local Roots is another great restaurant to try in Round Top! They offer sandwiches, salads, and more. You MUST try the homemade ding dong, it is out of this world! 

Local Roots Cafe in Round Top

Now, Local Roots may not look like much from the outside, but just wait till you see inside… 

Royers Round Top Cafe

Royers Round Top Cafe is a classic! They have been serving great food for over 30 years. And that’s not the only thing they’re known for…

Where to eat in Round Top - Royers Round Top Cafe

Royers Pie Haven

Royers is also famous for their pies! You can’t visit Round Top and not get a slice of pie from Royers Pie Haven! They also shop pies nationwide (they’re that good).

Royers Pie Haven in Round Top Round Trip

Prost on Block 29

If you’re looking for a wine bar in Round Top, Prost on Block 29 is your place! Located in one of the most historic buildings in town, they’re got a great selection of wines to try, as well as artisanal cheeses, olive mixes, and select charcuterie and breads by the bite or plate.

Prost on Block 29 in Round Top

Their patio is perfect for enjoying an evening glass of wine!

round top wine bar - Prost

Lulu's

We didn’t get a chance to try Lulu’s, but from reading reviews and seeing photos of the food, I can tell its delicious! It also came highly recommend!

More Round Top, Texas Restaurants

Where to Stay in Round Top, TX

Round Top is home to so many cool B&Bs! Staying true to the town’s antique history, many are designed incredibly inside with treasures found at antique fairs! These are some of the most popular:

Wander Inn

We stayed as a guest of the Wander Inn, and it was fantastic! They are owned by the same people that are behind Junk Gypsy, in fact, it’s even on the same property!

Where to stay in Round Top: Wander Inn

The grounds are absolutely beautiful! The building may look like a simple wooden house, but when you open the doors inside… 

Inside the Wander Inn
Wander Inn - Where to Stay in Round Top

It is such a cool place!! The guest rooms were equally as well decorated!

Wander Inn - Best place to stay round top

They have 8 rooms available, as well as an entire farmhouse which can sleep 10:

Rancho Pillow

Frenchie Boutique Hotel

Frenchie Boutique Hotel looks gorgeous inside and out! There are three different buildings: The farmhouse has 6 bedrooms, The Garden Cottage has 2 bedrooms, and the art studio has 3 separate suites.

Frenchie Boutique Hotel Round Top

Outfit Details: Dress – Loft (similar) // Shoes – amazon.com // Hat – Maufrais

You can book on their website or on Airbnb (photo below from Airbnb).

Round Top, TX: Frenchie Hotel

There ya have it, a great guide to visiting Round Top, Texas! Any questions? Did I miss something? Feel free to leave a comment below or send me a DM on Instagram

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xx Chels

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