Saturday 19 April 2014

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7 of Gloucestershire’s toughest man vs food challenges

The Ship Inn’s colossal Moby Dick burger has to be seen to be believed, at No.7.

From taking on Ghost chilli chicken wings and Britain’s tallest burger to chomping through raw seven-ounce onions, discover...

News

The Convent to open new members restaurant

The Convent Club members can tuck into world cuisine at the venue’s new restaurant.

The Convent is opening a new restaurant for members in South Woodchester, which will serve up an innovative menu of fresh,...

Toast the Cotswolds opens butchery counter

Bourton-on-the-Water residents can now get fresh, local pork, lamb, chicken and beef thanks to Toast the Cotswolds’ new butchery counter.

Toast the Cotswolds in Bourton-on-the-Water has opened up a butchery counter due to customer demand, with meat boxes now...

The Wharf House puts local suppliers on the map

Discerning Wharf House diners can enjoy a modern menu brimming with local produce, including Over honey, Charles Martell cheese and Newent apple juice. © Emma Boyns.

The award-winning Wharf House restaurant has launched an interactive map pinpointing its local food and drink suppliers,...

Boston Tea Party opens in Cheltenham

The 14th Boston Tea Party café is now open on Clarence Street in Cheltenham.

Independent café chain Boston Tea Party has opened in Cheltenham, serving a menu of ethically-sourced and affordable food...

Exhibitors wanted for the Festival in the Forest 2014

Whitemead Forest Park in Lydney will provide the stunning setting for the family-friendly Festival in the Forest 2014 – with exhibitor applications being taken now.

The CSMA Club Festival in the Forest 2014 is on the hunt for craft, food and drink exhibitors to host cookery demos, wine...

Special offers

Fish and Chip Wednesdays at The Greenway Spa Hotel

Ends Wednesday 28 May 2014

The Greenway Spa Hotel brasserie is offering traditional fish and chips for two, plus a bottle of wine, for £35 every Wednesday.

Tuck into fish, chips and a bottle of wine for two in the luxurious Greenway Spa Hotel brasserie, and pay £35, every Wednesday.

Two for £22 foodie deals at The Montpellier Chapter

Ends Monday 30 June 2014

Enjoy a quintessentially English afternoon tea at The Chapter, costing just £22 for two.

Enjoy afternoon tea, a two-course lunch or a cheese platter and bottle of wine for two, for £22 per couple at The Montpellier...

Half price steak at The Montpellier Chapter

Ends Thursday 27 November 2014

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

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

Events

Easter Lunch and Egg Hunt at Bowden Hall

Sunday 20 April 2014

Celebrate Easter 2014 with lunch and an egg hunt at Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall.

A three-course lunch, face painting, bouncy castle and the chance to explore 12 acres of stunning surroundings all form...

Easter lunch at The Montpellier Chapter

Sunday 20 April 2014

Children under 5 can eat for free this Easter at The Montpellier Chapter Restaurant in Cheltenham.

Celebrate a sophisticated Easter Sunday with the family over a three-course lunch at The Montpellier Chapter in Cheltenham...

Foraging Trips in the Forest of Dean

Saturday 19 to Saturday 26 April 2014

Tudor Farmhouse Hotel will be the setting for a foraging feast in the Forest of Dean.

Go foraging in the Forest of Dean, learn how to spot food friends from fungal foes, and enjoy the fruits of your labour...

Tewkesbury Vintage and Collectors Fair

Saturday 19 April 2014

Enjoy a delicious cream tea at Tewkesbury Vintage and Collectors Fair.

Step back in time and enjoy a day of vintage goodies, delicious cream teas and live music at the Tewkesbury Vintage and...

Wines of New Zealand Supper in Cheltenham

Thursday 24 April 2014

Sample wines from Down Under over supper at The Montpellier Brasserie in Cheltenham.

Wines of New Zealand will be paired with a special supper being offered at popular Cheltenham eatery, The Montpellier...

Genji Sushi Class at Whole Foods

Friday 25 April 2014

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

Impress at your next dinner party by making your own sushi, with a masterclass on offer at Whole Foods Cheltenham and...

Gloucester Quays Orchard Street Market

Saturday 3 to Sunday 4 May 2014

Shop ‘til you drop at Gloucester Quays’ popular monthly markets.

Expect a great selection of artisan arts and crafts, food, drink, gifts and more at the Gloucester Quays Orchard Street...

Sunday Jazz Brunch series at The Montpellier Brasserie

Sunday 4 May to Sunday 7 December 2014

The 2014 Sunday Jazz Brunch series at The Montpellier Brasserie is not to be missed.

The Montpellier Brasserie’s new series of Sunday Jazz Brunches, taking place on the first Sunday of every month, is expected...

Events

Renegade Festival at Café Rene

Saturday 3 May 2014

Rene:gade Festival 2014 will not only feature the finest local music, but also the very first Guerilla Art Session exhibition in The Cellar Bar.

Rene:gade returns to Café Rene in 2014 for the fifth year running, featuring a feast of live local music, the eye-watering...

RHS Malvern Spring Festival

Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 May 2014

Expect gardening and gorgeous grub galore at the RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

See celebrity chefs James Martin and Rachel Allen, as well as a host of television gardeners at this year’s RHS Malvern...

1940s Tea Party at the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

Saturday 10 May 2014

Gloucestershire families will be celebrating VE Day with a quintessentially British tea party at the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum.

Celebrate VE Day at the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, where a 1940s tea party, military vehicle display, re-enactors,...

Gloucestershire College Open Evening in Gloucester

Monday 12 May 2014

Head to Gloucestershire College’s Open Evening this spring and discover a wealth of courses available at the Gloucester Campus.

From Computing to Construction, check out the wide range of courses and fantastic facilities available at Gloucestershire...

Michael Caines at The Slaughters Inn

Tuesday 13 May 2014

Passionate foodies are invited to spend a delightful evening with Michael Caines.

Passionate foodies will be treated to an evening of fine wines and mouth-watering cuisine, when Michael Caines arrives...

Gloucestershire College Open Evening in the Forest of Dean

Wednesday 14 May 2014

Head to Gloucestershire College’s Open Evening this spring and discover a wealth of courses available at the Forest of Dean Campus.

From Cake Decoration to Carpentry, check out the wide range of courses and fantastic facilities available at Gloucestershire...

Gloucestershire College Open Evening in Cheltenham

Monday 19 May 2014

Head to Gloucestershire College’s Open Evening this spring and discover a wealth of courses available at the Cheltenham Campus.

From Anthropology to Archaeology, check out the wide range of courses and fantastic facilities available at Gloucestershire...

Father's Day Sunday Luncheon in Gloucester

Sunday 15 June 2014

Enjoy a traditional family affair at Bowden Hall this Father’s Day.

Bowden Hall’s Dearmans Restaurant will be the setting for a traditional three-course luncheon this Father’s Day – with...

Murder mystery night in Gloucester

Friday 11 July 2014

Enjoy an evening of suspense and good company at Bowden Hall in Gloucester.

Dig out your 1950s party dresses and poodle skirts, solve the mystery of the Shakin Sundae Hop murder, enjoy a three-course...

Interviews

In the kitchen with Craig Cooper

Find out more about the head chef of Dearmans Restaurant, Craig Cooper, in this exclusive SoGlos interview.

Championing traditional ‘no fuss’ British cuisine which concentrates on flavour and good cooking, find out more about...

In the kitchen with Indunil Sanchi

SoGlos goes in the kitchen with award-winning Sri Lankan head chef, Indunil Sanchil, from the Noel Arms Hotel in Chipping Campden.

Three-time Pub Curry Chef of the Year, Indunil Sanchi from the Noel Arms Hotel, reveals his Sri Lankan roots, sell-out...

Guides

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 2014.

Find out which Gloucestershire restaurants have been awarded new 2014 Michelin Stars with the SoGlos guide to the county’s...

Gloucestershire afternoon tea guide

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

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

Gloucestershire farmers' markets guide

Pick up some tasty local produce at one of the many Gloucestershire farmers’ markets.

Supporting local farmers and keeping food miles low, shop at one of Gloucestershire’s farmers’ markets for fresh, seasonal,...

Reviews

Svea Cafe & Restaurant review

Rating: 3.5/5

SoGlos experienced a taste of Sweden in the heart of Cheltenham.

Authentic Swedish cuisine extends far beyond the humble meatball, SoGlos discovered, after sampling the Scandinavian delights...

Photo galleries

Gloucester Quays Food & Craft Market April 2014 photo gallery

Gloucester Quays Food & Craft Market April 2014 photo gallery 02.

Grey skies didn’t stop the stallholders, marketgoers and SoGlos photographer Abbie Stewart enjoying another great...

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