Saturday 24 February 2018


Gloucestershire reviews

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

Expect love, war and an epic story during Sebastian Faulks’ Birdsong.

Birdsong review at the Everyman Theatre

Juxtaposing personal tragedies with worldwide turmoil, Sebastian Faulks’ epic story, Birdsong, was compelling, heart-breaking,...

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...

Quartet proved the perfect play with an excellent cast and plenty of laughs.

Quartet review at the Everyman Theatre

Shining a hilarious light onto the woes of ageing, Quartet offered uplifting entertainment peppered with dirty jokes, farcical...

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...

The SoGlos team jumped at the chance of trying Cheltenham’s newest fitness hot spot.

Fluid Pilates Bootcamp #SoGlosTeamReview

Armed with water bottles, gym leggings and a curiosity to try out Cheltenham’s latest fitness class, the SoGlos girls...

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...

Enjoy a sprinkling of fairy tale magic at the Roses Theatre. All images © Jack Boskett.

Sleeping Beauty pantomime at Roses Theatre review

Featuring sparkling sets, singalong songs and a sprinkling of magic, Sleeping Beauty was a dream of a pantomime at the Roses...

Enjoy a festive celebration of Gloucestershire past and present at the Everyman Theatre.

A Gloucestershire Midwinter review at Everyman Theatre

A delightfully seasonal show complete with Christmas carols, mummers, wassailing and even a sprinkling of snow, A Gloucestershire...

Dick Whittington and His Cat is a simply irresistible show. All images © Antony Thompson, Thousand Word Media.

Dick Whittington and His Cat review at Everyman Theatre

From London Town to foreign shores, with a good dose of Gloucestershire for good measure, Dick Whittington transported audiences...

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...

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