Friday 24 November 2017


Gloucestershire reviews

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

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 impressive views when staying in the Best Room at Cowley Manor.

Cowley Manor Hotel review

Cocooned in a charming setting in the heart of the Cotswolds, Cowley Manor offers a luxurious hotel experience as soon as you...

Cheltenham’s Ben Ryan Hair offers a stylish and welcoming salon experience.

Ben Ryan Hair review

Ben Ryan Hair, Cheltenham’s upmarket new salon in the heart of Pittville, was the destination of choice for a style update...

The SoGlos team challenged their inner artists with Rachel Shilston.

Rachel Shilston Inspiring Creativity #SoGlosTeamReview

Proving that she could inspire creativity even among the artistically challenged SoGlos team, Rachel Shilston lent her expertise...

SoGlos’s Monday was brightened up thanks to How The Other Half Loves.

How The Other Half Loves review

Combining farce, slapstick and laugh-out-loud comedy, Alan Ayckbourn’s How The Other Half Loves is an unmissable tour de force...

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 Kite Runner was atmospheric, moving, and utterly compelling at the Everyman Theatre.

The Kite Runner review

Blending themes of family and friendship against a backdrop of political and personal turmoil, The Kite Runner at the Everyman...

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...

Expect relaxing pools, plush treatments and a Zen-like setting at Cowley Manor’s C-Side Spa.

Cowley Manor C-Side spa review

SoGlos jumped at the chance to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life by sampling a treatment and testing out the facilities...

You can now enjoy treatments from Earl’s & Co at home with its new on-the-road service.

Earl's & Co At Home service review

Promising a Zen-like pamper experience in your own home, SoGlos road-tested the brand new on-the-road At Home service from...

Teeing off as a team, SoGlos headed to try out Cheltenham’s newest attraction.

Mr Mulligan’s Lost World Golf #SoGlosTeamReview

After eagerly-awaiting the opening of Cheltenham’s brand new adventure golf course, the SoGlos team pitched up to putt their...

The SoGlos team learnt from the cider masters at The Stable Cheltenham.

The Stable Cheltenham Cider Tasting Experience #SoGlosTeamReview

Boasting only one cider drinker in a group of 10, we embarked on The Stable Cheltenham’s Cider Tasting Experience with apprehension...

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...

Truly terrifying, creepy and captivating, don’t miss SoGlos’s review of FearFest-Evil.

FearFest-Evil review

Promising to have even the most valiant of visitors running in terror, SoGlos headed into the dark depths of FearFest-Evil...

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...

Gifford’s Circus Any Port in a Storm review, the best show yet?

Giffords Circus Any Port in a Storm review

Despite an uncertain forecast, Any Port in a Storm brightened up a damp British summer with its tempestuous 2017 tour – delivering...

Find yourself outdoors with a bushcraft survival course at Cotswold Farm Park.

Cotswold Farm Park bushcraft course review

Butchering wild game, whittling butter knives and feeling at one with the Great British outdoors, Cotswold Adventures’ bushcraft...

Romeo and Juliet provided a brilliant theatre experience complete with live music. © Scott Rylander.

Watermill Theatre's Romeo and Juliet review at Everyman Theatre

Never was a story of more woe, than Juliet and her Romeo – and never a more innovative production of the play than Watermill...

SoGlos enjoyed Holst Birthplace’s new gramophone exhibition.

Holst Birthplace Museum review

Evoking sounds and sights of the past, Holst Birthplace Museum offers the chance to step back in history, with genuine artefacts,...

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.

© Bill Kenwright Productions.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat review

With a crash of drums and flash of light, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat burst onto Everyman Theatre’s...

Cheltenham Science Festival delivered another fantastic programme.

Cheltenham Science Festival review

From fingerprinting fun and taking a seat on the jury, to astounding food facts and inspirational mental health heroes, SoGlos...

A small cast and a powerful performance, Twenty One Pounds delighted audiences.

Twenty One Pounds review at Everyman Theatre

A true story addressing Gloucestershire’s slave history, Twenty One Pounds saw a small cast tackle a monumental topic...

The SoGlos team tackled trampolines and a Ninja Run at Airborne!

Airborne Trampoline Park #SoGlosTeamReview

A team trip which had everyone jumping for joy, and working up a sweat, Airborne Trampoline Park in Cheltenham offered an afternoon...

Sophie Ward portrayed shy housekeeper Eunice Parchman brilliantly. © Mark Yeoman.

A Judgement In Stone review at Everyman Theatre

Tackling important issues of social class against a thrilling backdrop of murder, mystery and madness, Bill Kenwright’s...

SoGlos enjoyed top class performances, including Gregory Porter, during the Jazz Festival.

Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2017 review

Bringing an exciting mix of musicians to town, Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2017 proved once again why this annual event is such...

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.

The team headed to Ian Coley’s shooting school to try out its Have-A-Go package.

Ian Coley's Have-A-Go shooting challenge #SoGlosTeamReview

There’s nothing like a bit of healthy competition to get a rainy Wednesday off to a sporting start, with SoGlos taking...

The five-strong cast worked seamlessly together during a flawless performance.

Abigail's Party at Everyman Theatre review

With a splash of gin, a blast of Donna Summer, and the twinkle of fibre optic lights, Abigail’s Party breathed new life,...

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