Gloucestershire reviews

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

The Ox Cheltenham review

Combining perfectly mixed cocktails with stunningly cooked steak, The Ox in Cheltenham is the home to some of the best meat...

Slimbridge Wetlands Centre is a wonderful day out for the whole family

Slimbridge Wetland Centre review

Offering so much more than just birds, Slimbridge Wetland Centre is a great spot to visit in any weather, promising wonderful...

SoGlos headed to Cheltenham Open-Air Theatre Festival for the first production this summer.

The Midnight Gang at Cheltenham Open-Air Theatre Festival review

Picnic in hand and deck chairs on our arms, we headed to Bacon Theatre’s glorious Open-Air Theatre Festival for its children’s...

The Maytime Inn review

Come for the incredible views, enjoy a stunning meal and stay for one of the largest artisanal gin menus in the Cotswolds....

The salon went above and beyond what we were expecting.

Blushes Hair ID review

Heading to one of Cheltenham’s trendiest salons armed with a head full of Pinterest ideas of lavish locks and sassy styles,...

SoGlos headed to The Barn Theatre to review its latest production.

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at The Barn Theatre review

Bringing the stage to life once again, The Barn Theatre captivated audiences with the timeless tale of The Rise and Fall of...

It’s one of Cheltenham’s best-loved restaurants – here’s what SoGlos thought of Bar & Wok.

Bar & Wok review

Boasting a loyal fanbase of foodies in Cheltenham and beyond, Bar & Wok is the perfect place for fuss-free dining with friends...

Effortlessly cool decor, a relaxed atmosphere and a delicious Sunday lunch awaits at The Fire Station in Cheltenham

The Fire Station Sunday Lunch review

Far from just a cocktail bar, the stylish Fire Station in Cheltenham provided the cauliflower cheese of dreams, cool décor...

Eastnor Castle was a wonderful family day out just beyond the border

Eastnor Castle review

A family day out combining history, nature and lots of play! Eastnor Castle is a 19th century castle set just beyond the border...

Spamalot was frivolous, funny and a whole lot of fun! All images © Trevtography

Spamalot review at the Everyman Theatre

Silly slapstick, sparkling costumes and even singalong songs; Cheltenham Operatic and Dramatic Society’s brilliant adaptation...

SoGlos dove right into the delicious offerings at The Stable Cheltenham.

The Stable Cheltenham Review

Known for its innovative menu and vast selection of heavenly ciders, The Stable has become a firm favourite on Cheltenham’s...

One Minute drew audiences into an intriguing drama, set in London.

One Minute review at The Barn Theatre

A unique theatre experience in the Cotswolds; The Barn Theatre cemented its flourishing reputation with incredible drama One...

Image © Gem Hall Photography.

Giffords Circus My Beautiful Circus review

Bursting into life for another year armed with a new big top and a dazzling show to boot, Giffords Circus came up trumps once...

The Highway Rat Trail at Beechenhurst Lodge in the Forest of Dean

The Highway Rat Activity Trail review

The Highway Rat Trail gives children the chance to venture around the Forest of Dean, searching for characters from the popular...

Drama at its best; The Winslow Boy is a must-see at the Everyman Theatre.

The Winslow Boy review at Everyman Theatre

A gripping drama that sets the personal against the political, The Winslow Boy follows one father’s fight for justice....

SoGlos tucked into a delicious three-course meal at The Drawing Room in Cheltenham.

The Drawing Room restaurant in Cheltenham review

A hidden gem in the heart of Cheltenham, The Drawing Room restaurant ticks all the boxes for truly exceptional dining, from...

Forest School at Rendcomb College was our muddiest review yet

Forest School at Rendcomb College review

Encouraging learning in an outdoor environment, Rendcomb College is right to be proud of its Forest School. So, the school...

Jaimie Pruden as Lilly Craven in The Secret Garden at The Barn Theatre

The Secret Garden review at The Barn Theatre

A contemporary twist on the classic novel, The Secret Garden perfectly blends heartbreaking ballads with uplifting folk-rock...

Severn & Wye’s bustling open-plan restaurant is a seafood triumph.

The Barn Restaurant at Severn & Wye review

The Forest of Dean has a new foodie hotspot to seek out since Severn & Wye’s The Barn opened last year, and the restaurant...

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 soaked up the diversity of the Cheltenham Literature Festival in yet another world-class cultural celebration.

Cheltenham Literature Festival review

Spanning 10-days of literary legends, celebrity signings, selfie opportunities and books galore, SoGlos soaked up the diversity...

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