Monday 19 February 2018


Gloucestershire food reviews

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

The SoGlos team headed to The Royal Oak in search of the perfect Sunday roast.

Sunday Lunch at The Royal Oak Tetbury #SoGlosTeamReview

Winding through the picture-perfect Cotswold countryside on our way to The Royal Oak Tetbury, the SoGlos team couldn’t...

The Old Courthouse, the new pub restaurant replacing Jamie’s Italian Cheltenham, offers a relaxed place to drink, dine and play Scrabble!

The Old Courthouse review

The jury’s out on just what Jamie Oliver would think of The Old Courthouse, the new Cheltenham pub restaurant which has replaced...

Dominated by an impressive Regency dome, The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie in Cheltenham has transformed the stunning Grade I listed Montpellier Rotunda.

The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie review

Come for the stunning interiors, stay for the incredible cuisine, return time-and-time-again for the impeccable service. The...

Here’s what the SoGlos team thought of breakfast at Bill’s Gloucester.

Bill's Gloucester Quays breakfast #SoGlosTeamReview

With a Friday feeling in the air and rumbling appetites in tow, the SoGlos team headed to Bill’s Gloucester Quays to...

SoGlos headed to Storyteller Restaurant to sample their original offering.

Storyteller Restaurant review

With a menu of exotic meats spanning everything from kangaroo to buffalo, SoGlos headed to Cheltenham’s Storyteller Restaurant...

Cowley Manor’s Malt Restaurant offers a stylish setting for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Malt Restaurant at Cowley Manor review

Design-led Cotswold hotel, Cowley Manor, not only offers a luxurious place to stay but also has an inviting restaurant that’s...

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....

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