Sunday 30 April 2017


11 places to watch the Six Nations in Gloucestershire

Rugby fans can enjoy the biggest matches of the season on home turf with SoGlos’s round up of eleven places to watch the Six Nations in Gloucestershire.

There’s nothing like watching a good game of rugby and enjoying a pint or two, and thankfully there are a whole host of bars and pubs where Gloucestershire ruby fans can soak up the Six Nations 2017.

Revel in the lively atmosphere and check out SoGlos’s round up of eleven places to catch a slice of the sporting action of this year’s Six Nations, with the tournament running from Saturday 4 February to Saturday 18 March 2017.


1. Tank


Priding themselves on a broad selection of craft beers, Tank promises a great setting at Gloucester Docks for rugby fans to enjoy the Six Nations this year. Showing all of the games, Tank has recently added another television to its bar and offers plenty of room to enjoy the matches.


2. Tailor’s

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Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the games in high definition on two huge screens, five plasmas and nine televisions at Cheltenham’s Tailor’s. With an array of food available from 12pm, rugby fans can enjoy the games in a lively setting.


3. Café Rene

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Set in the heart of Gloucester, Café Rene is a historic pub and restaurant, and offers a huge screen to watch the Six Nations live. Featuring local and national ales and working closely with local breweries, there is a great selection of drinks on offer too.


4. Harry Cook Free House

Rugby fans can enjoy every match of the Six Nations at Harry Cook Free House, with drink offers available to make the sporting occasion even more enjoyable. The lively watering hole in Cheltenham’s Montpellier also offers a selection of pub grub to tuck into throughout the games.


5. The Lamb Inn at Eastcombe


Nestled in the Cotswold village of Eastcombe and offering up a traditional country pub, The Lamb Inn is the perfect place to retreat this winter and enjoy the Six Nations.


6. The Frog and Fiddle

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Boasting an impressive 14 screens to enjoy the Six Nations, The Frog and Fiddle in Cheltenham offers a relaxed setting to watch all of the matches this year. With pool tables and plenty of seating, this pub is particularly popular with younger crowds.


7. Lakeside Brasserie


Enjoy the games in the stunning waterside sports bar of Lakeside Brasserie in South Cerney. Screening all of the Six Nations matches, this all-day dining restaurant and bar offers some unusual beverages to try out too.


8. Teague's Bar


With a choice of three huge screens and even private viewings, Teague’s Bar, located in Kingsholm, Gloucester, is popular haunt for rugby fans and promises a lively setting to get stuck into this year’s Six Nations.


9. The Fire Station


Serving an array of craft beers, real ales, sprits and tasty food, rugby fans can watch all of the Six Nations matches in the sumptuous setting of The Fire Station in Cheltenham.


10. The Exmouth Arms

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Showcasing every match of the Six Nations, visitors can revel in the relaxing atmosphere of The Exmouth Arms in Cheltenham. And, if you get peckish, rugby enthusiasts can also tuck into some good pub grub.


11. The Clarence Social

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Enjoy the Six Nations in style at The Clarence Social’s chic basement bar, Croft & Jones Trading Co. The exclusive private screenings include, depending on the day, a burger or hot dog and a pint, or roast dinner and a pint, with limited tickets available and bookings essential.


By Sophie Bird

© SoGlos
Friday 10 March 2017

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