Tuesday 21 November 2017


Gloucestershire food reviews

Read independent Gloucestershire food reviews written by SoGlos’s experienced journalists.

Expect delicious food, a warm welcome, and a cosy setting at The Maytime Inn.

The Maytime Inn review

A midweek break in the Cotswolds is the perfect way to enjoy some R&R, with The Maytime Inn near Burford providing a charming...

The Brasserie at Stonehouse Court Hotel is open to guests and non-residents alike.

Stonehouse Court Hotel restaurant review

The brasserie at Stonehouse Court offers a relaxed dining setting for guests and visitors alike, with SoGlos’s deputy...

Effortlessly stylish, Bill’s Cheltenham left a lasting impression.

Bill's Cheltenham review

From naked burgers and fiery gnocchi to Hedgerow Fizz and a humble crumble, SoGlos dipped into the slightly bonkers menu at...

SoGlos headed to Montpellier Lodge for a tasty ladies’ lunch.

Montpellier Lodge review

With intrigued appetites, SoGlos headed for a spot of daytime dining and toasted the weekend with a ladies lunch at the picture...

Tuck into tasty delights in a relaxed setting at The Fire Station.

The Fire Station review

Offering stylish interiors, a seriously tempting menu and carefully-crafted cocktails to kick off the weekend, SoGlos couldn’t...

SoGlos went to sample the menu new Shipsont-on-Stour eatery, The Bower House.

The Bower House review

SoGlos went to sample new kid on the block, The Bower House – a foodie’s heaven in the Cotswold market town of Shipston-on-Stour.

SoGlos enjoyed sampling the brunch menu at The Hangar in Upper Rissington.

The Hangar review

SoGlos jumped at the chance to indulge in a spot of brunch at The Hangar, a brand new Cotswold café located in Upper Rissington.

A must for gastronomes, make your way to Eckington Manor for its Masterchef Menu series.

Eckington Manor Masterchef Menu review

Charcoal emulsion, cotton candy and a contentious tomato salad that cut the television judges in two, SoGlos tucked into Masterchef:...

Melissa and Jasmine Hemsley showcased recipes from their new book at No. 38 The Park.

The Lucky Onion Club Presents... Hemsley + Hemsley review

Championing simple food that’s delicious and good for you, Hemsley + Hemsley hosted a lunch and supper club at Cheltenham’s...

It was hard to find fault with The White Spoon’s sensational Sunday lunch.

The White Spoon Sunday lunch review

Sometimes you can believe the hype, a usually cynical SoGlos discovered, tucking into ‘the best Sunday lunch in Cheltenham’...

The Wharf House is punching well above its weight with the introduction of a new six-course tasting menu.

The Wharf House tasting menu review

With six courses comes six chances for The Wharf House to sink or swim, with the Gloucester restaurant’s brand new tasting...

Sushi galore, curry and burgers too, SoGlos tested out restaurant delivery service, Deliveroo.

Deliveroo office lunch delivery review

Transforming the landscape of the boring office lunch, SoGlos sampled a taste of the restaurant delivery service, Deliveroo,...

Forget the Bake Off, SoGlos took part in the first ever Great British Batter Off at Simpsons.

SoGlos takes on the Simpsons Great British Batter Off challenge

SoGlos went behind the scenes at Simpsons Fish & Chips to compete in the first ever Great British Batter Off – learning more...

Italian eatery Carluccio’s has revamped picnicking into a luxurious dining experience.

Carluccio’s Picnic Review

Packed with antipasti, pancetta tarts, Piedmont biscotti and pretty perfect focaccia, Carluccio’s gourmet picnic hamper transforms...

SoGlos headed to Cheltenham’s newest cafe, The County Kitchen, and discovered a child-friendly vibe and great value menu.

The County Kitchen review

With a relaxed family-friendly vibe, a great value menu and super-speedy service, just off the High Street, SoGlos headed to...

SoGlos headed to Carluccio’s in Cheltenham to savour the tastes of Italy closer to home.

Carluccio's Cheltenham review

After its hotly anticipated opening at Regent Arcade in Cheltenham this spring, SoGlos ventured to Italian eatery Carluccio’s...

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

The Wharf House afternoon tea review

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

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

The Old Spot Inn review

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

The crab gazpacho was without doubt the star of the bistro’s alfresco menu.

Hotel du Vin Cheltenham Bistro review

From crab gazpacho and sensational service highs to soggy frites and overcooked burger lows, SoGlos returned to Hotel du Vin...

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

Svea Cafe & Restaurant review

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

The swanky interior of Zizzi Gloucester Quays is inspired by the Forest of Dean, with a giant pizza oven taking pride of place.

Zizzi Gloucester Quays review

Despite doubts about dining at the swanky new Zizzi Gloucester Quays after more than one bad experience at its Cheltenham counterpart,...

Portivo Lounge offers a quirky yet relaxed place to eat and drink at Gloucester Quays.

Portivo Lounge review

SoGlos spent a cosy, candlelit Monday night at the ever-bustling Portivo Lounge at Gloucester Quays, leaving impressed by the...

Expect to find vibrant colours, cacti, cocktails and crispy churros at the new Chimichanga restaurant in Gloucester.

Chimichanga review

Vibrant décor, authentic food and great cocktails all made for a fine Sunday lunch at Mexican eatery Chimichanga, the newest...

Vanilla Pod Bakery founder Pia Cato produces some stunning results in the Roses and Swirls Cupcake Decorating class.

Vanilla Pod Bakery Cupcake Decorating review

Three years since launching, The Vanilla Pod Bakery’s Roses and Swirls Cupcake Decorating class is more popular than ever....

Historical details and quality ingredients makes Jamie’s Italian Cheltenham popular a choice.

Jamie's Italian Cheltenham review

Two years since launching, the initial excitement, celebrity visits and round-the-block queues may have subsided. So just what...

Art Deco styling and classic British cuisine combine at Cheltenham restaurant The Daffodil.

The Daffodil review

Almost a year after joining Cheltenham restaurant The Daffodil as head chef, SoGlos set out to discover if Tom Rains has breathed...

The raw strawberry shortcake was a real highlight for the sweet-toothed SoGlos team.

Harts Barn Cookery School review

SoGlos returned to Harts Barn Cookery School in the Forest of Dean two years after our last visit, to experience a six-hour...

Monty’s Brasserie in Cheltenham scores 3 SoGlos points out of 5 for this Sunday lunch visit.

Monty's Brasserie review

While excellent ingredients and good cooking tick two boxes, it was the sluggish service at Monty’s Brasserie that let its...

Country house oak meets modern British cuisine at The Restaurant at Cowley Manor.

The Restaurant at Cowley Manor review

Swarming with British actors and Russian models, The Restaurant at Cowley Manor gave a touch of A-list glamour to SoGlos.com’s...

The new lunch menu at Hotel du Vin Cheltenham Bistro proved a popular choice for families, friends and informal work meetings.

Lunch at Hotel du Vin Cheltenham review

Hotel du Vin Cheltenham’s chefs were pitched against the clock when SoGlos.com sat down to sample the Bistro’s new express...

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