Friday 22 May 2015

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Competitions

Win a cocktail making session and overnight stay at Kings Head Hotel

Ends Monday 29 June 2015

Win an overnight stay, cocktail making session and afternoon tea for four at The Kings Head Hotel in Cirencester.

Seize the chance to win an overnight stay, a personalised cocktail making class and afternoon tea at Kings Head Hotel...

News

Gloucester Southbound Services opens for business

The new Gloucester Southbound Services will stock an array of locally-sourced produce.

Drivers can now get their local foodie fix when heading south on the M5 as Gloucester Services unveiled its Southbound...

Advance passes for Gloucester Tall Ships Festival on sale now

Passes for Gloucester Tall Ships Festival are on sale now, including the chance to go aboard the tall ships.

An exciting advanced Festival Pass for Gloucester Tall Ships Festival 2015 is on sale now, including entry aboard the...

The Daffodil is launching new Chef's Pantry deli

The Daffodil’s new deli, Chef’s Pantry, will be situated next to the Cheltenham restaurant.

The Daffodil is set to open the Chef’s Pantry, a brand new deli next door to the popular Cheltenham restaurant,...

Carluccio's Restaurant to open in Cheltenham

SoGlos can reveal that Carluccio’s restaurant is set to open in Cheltenham in 2015.

The award-winning Italian restaurant chain Carluccio’s is set to open in Cheltenham, bringing its delicious food and bustling...

The Wharf House launches afternoon tea

Enjoy afternoon tea in the comfort of the restaurant, or outside on the terrace with waterside views.

Already a Gloucestershire favourite for lunch and dinner, The Wharf House in Over is expanding its culinary repertoire...

Forest of Dean gastropub featured on Chefs on Trial

Alex Polizzi helps the owners of The Miners Arms find a new chef for the Forest of Dean pub.

Nine candidates will compete to become head chef at Gloucestershire pub, The Miners Arms, in the second week of BBC Two...

Brewhouse & Kitchen to open at Gloucester Quays

Brewhouse & Kitchen will be opening an outpost at Gloucester Quays in summer 2015.

Brewhouse & Kitchen is opening a new pub and restaurant including on-site micro-brewery when it comes to Gloucester Quays...

Community-owned shop and café reopens

The new premises of the community-run Blockley Village Shop and Café.

Community-run Blockley Village Shop & Café has gone from strength to strength since it reopened at its new premises in...

Events

Asparafest Music and Food Festival at Ashdown Farm

Saturday 30 to Sunday 31 May 2015

Asparafest will be a celebration of food and music, with asparagus as star of the show.

Asparafest Music and Food Festival returns to Evesham for a jam-packed weekend, with two music stages, delicious food,...

Roman Food Festival at the Corinium Museum

Saturday 30 to Sunday 31 May 2015

Bacchus the God of wine will be celebrated at Corinium Museum’s Roman Food Festival.

Local history buffs and foodies alike are invited for a weekend of Roman food and drink at the Corinium Museum, with honey,...

Genji Sushi Class at Whole Foods

Friday 29 May to Friday 26 June 2015

Become a sushi whiz with a masterclass at Whole Foods Market Cheltenham.

Book a place on a popular Genji Sushi masterclass at Whole Foods Cheltenham, for a sure-fire way to impress your dinner...

Champagne vs sparkling dinner at Hotel du Vin

Friday 29 May 2015

Head to Hotel du Vin for a sparkling evening and the chance to enjoy some of the best bubbles.

Hotel du Vin Cheltenham will be the place to head for a sparkling evening, quite literally, this May, when the Champagne...

The Montpellier Chapter Cook's Club

Wednesday 3 June 2015

Discover the secrets of The Montpellier Chapter chefs during the new series of monthly Cook’s Clubs.

Cheltenham foodies will get the chance to discover the culinary secrets of The Montpellier Chapter chefs in this series...

Sausage and Ale Festival at Hillside Brewery

Saturday 6 June 2015

Enjoy local food, delicious drinks and birthday celebrations at Hillside Brewery’s Sausage & Ale Festival.

Celebrate Hillside Brewery’s first birthday with drinks, local food, live music, camping and more at its Sausage...

Love and Local Food Festival at Whole Foods

Saturday 6 to Sunday 7 June 2015

Get your fill of fine produce during the Love Local and Organic Food Festival at Whole Foods.

With food trucks boasting delicious cuisine, a local farmers’ market and plenty of entertainment, celebrate the...

Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival

Friday 12 to Sunday 14 June 2015

Chef Jean Christophe Novelli will be appearing at Cheltenham’s Food and Drink Festival.

The Montpellier Gardens will be crammed with foodies and wine buffs at the annual Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival,...

Royal Three Counties Show

Friday 12 to Sunday 14 June 2015

Discover British farming and heritage, food and drink, entertainment and more at the Royal Three Counties Show.

Country pursuits, British farming, television personalities, entertainment galore and food and drink awaits visitors at...

Cirencester Places exhibition at the Bingham Library Trust

Saturday 13 June to Saturday 3 October 2015

Cirencester artist Laurie Plant’s fantastic work will feature at the exhibition. © Laurie Plant.

Bingham Library Trust’s annual exhibition returns this summer to coincide with Cirencester’s popular farmers’ market and...

The Cotswold Table market at Kingham

Sunday 21 June 2015

Visit The Cotswold Table market and sample the best locally sourced produce.

Displaying the best local produce including food, drink, and homeware, The Cotswold Table market has everything you need...

Events

Charlton Kings’ Summer Celebration

Saturday 27 June 2015

Join the fun at Charlton Kings’ Summer Celebration with plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy.

With a dog show, live music performances and an afternoon brimming with children’s activities, Charlton Kings’ Summer...

Tewkesbury Food and Drink Festival

Saturday 27 to Sunday 28 June 2015

Enjoy a day of food, drink, and fun, at the beautiful Tewkesbury Abbey.

After a four-year hiatus, Tewkesbury Food and Drink Festival makes a welcome return to the town this June when...

The Cotswold Show and Food Festival

Saturday 4 to Sunday 5 July 2015

There will be something for everyone at this the 2015 Cotswold Show.

Families and their four-legged friends will be heading to Cirencester Park in their thousands to enjoy the Cotswold Show...

Alfresco Cocktail Dinner at Hotel du Vin

Friday 17 July 2015

Embrace the British sunshine with Hotel du Vin’s Alfresco Cocktail Dinner.

Savour the fresh taste of summer in the great British outdoors, with Hotel du Vin Cheltenham’s alfresco cocktail dinner,...

Newent Onion Fayre

Saturday 12 September 2015

The Newent Onion Fayre is back – including the world famous onion eating spectacular.

The unique Newent Onion Fayre returns for another year with a whole host of allium-inspired shenanigans to witness with...

Ladies Night at Bowden Hall

Saturday 19 September 2015

Bowden Hall will be filled with laughter, ladies and hilarious, handsome men for one-night-only this March.

Saucy entertainment from handsome and hilarious male strippers, alongside dinner and disco dancing, is on the cards for...

Tetbury Food and Drink Festival

Wednesday 16 to Sunday 20 September 2015

The Tetbury Food and Drink festival is back to celebrate local produce and all things tasty.

A true celebration of local producers, retailers and restaurants, the 2015 Tetbury Food and Drink Festival will feature...

Reviews

The Wharf House afternoon tea review

Rating: 4/5

Three tiers of treats await at The Wharf House’s tantalising afternoon tea.

SoGlos tucks into a springtime afternoon tea at the waterside Wharf House in Over, complete with rare sunshine, some of...

The Old Spot Inn review

Rating: 3.5/5

The hearty Sunday roasts at The Old Spot Inn hit the spot for a lazy weekend lunch.

The cosy surroundings, relaxed atmosphere and hearty grub at The Old Spot Inn in Dursley providing the perfect setting...

Special offers

Spring offer at Dormy House

Ends Thursday 28 May 2015

The Garden Room at Dormy House offers an elegant space to enjoy the complimentary dinner.

Stay mid-week in the luxurious surrounds of Dormy House this spring and enjoy complimentary dinner for two in the hotel’s...

Half price steak at The Montpellier Chapter

Ends Thursday 26 November 2015

Juicy steaks are half price at The Montpellier Chapter on Thursdays.

Half price steak Thursdays are returning to Cheltenham’s Montpellier Chapter in 2015, giving carnivorous diners the chance...

Half price steaks at The Craven Arms

Ongoing

Take advantage of The Craven Arms’ half price steaks on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

See your steaks cooked to perfection at your table for half the price, every Tuesday and Thursday at The Craven Arms in...

Guides

Gloucestershire afternoon tea guide

Enjoy some of the best scones, finest loose leaf tea and most delicious pastries in Gloucestershire.

Dainty finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and steaming pots of the finest blends await in SoGlos’s guide to some...

Gloucestershire in the kitchen with guide

Discover more about Gloucestershire’s finest chefs when SoGlos goes in the kitchen.

SoGlos goes in the kitchen with Gloucestershire’s finest chefs to find out more about the county’s top cooking talent.

Gloucestershire Michelin Star restaurants guide

Find out which Gloucestershire restaurants have been making their mark in the Michelin Guide to Great Britain & Ireland 2015.

Find out which Gloucestershire restaurants have been awarded Michelin Stars in 2015, and which Gloucestershire eateries...

Interviews

In the kitchen with Dave Watts

Dave Watts brings a wealth of culinary experience to his new role at The Kings Head Hotel.

From eight years working with Raymond Blanc to being named Chef to Watch in 2013, Dave Watts is now bringing his culinary...

In the kitchen with David Kelman

David Kelman is executive head chef at Cheltenham’s five-star Ellenborough Park hotel.

There aren’t many chefs who can say they’ve cooked for the Queen, but for Ellenborough Park’s executive...

In the kitchen with Emily Watkins

Emily Watkins, chef proprietor at The Kingham Plough, trained under Heston Blumenthal.

From working with Heston Blumenthal to competing in The Great British Menu, chef Emily Watkins from The Kingham Plough...

Hot lists

19 of the best independent coffee shops in Gloucestershire

The Green Coffee Machine in Cheltenham also runs barista courses; perfect for coffee lovers.

Spanning quirky coffee pods to mobile vans, on-site roasters to artisan bars, SoGlos celebrates 19 of the best independent...

22 Gloucestershire eateries in The Good Food Guide

Le Champignon Sauvage and 21 other Gloucestershire eateries were selected for inclusion in The Good Food Guide 2015.

More than 20 Gloucestershire restaurants and pubs have made it into The Good Food Guide 2015, with Le Champignon Sauvage...

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