Friday 5 June 2020

9 places to hold a grown-up birthday party in Gloucestershire

Age is just a number, so throw a celebration! SoGlos has rounded up 9 of the best places in Gloucestershire to host a grown-up birthday party.

Whether you’re looking for an indulgent formal dinner, or a space for a good-ole’ knees up, SoGlos has uncovered 9 amazing venues for grown-up birthday parties in Gloucestershire.


About the sponsor – The Fountain Inn


The Fountain Inn in Gloucester is a traditional country-style pub in the heart of the city, located just a stone’s throw from the historic Gloucester Cathedral.

Dating back to the 16th century, The Fountain Inn is one of Gloucester’s oldest ale houses and maintains its heritage and traditional values to this day – with a particular passion for real ales, and a great selection always on tap from the likes of Hook Norton and Butcombe Breweries, alongside a huge range of gins, ciders, wines, as well as soft and hot drinks.

It’s also home to a fantastic events space with its own dedicated bar, perfect for family parties and celebrations.

For more information or to book your celebration, call (01452) 522562 or visit thefountaininngloucester.com


1. The Fountain Inn


The Fountain Inn in Gloucester is a charming pub known for its real ale, warm welcome and sun-trap courtyard garden. It’s also a fantastic location for a party in the heart of the city, with its own function room available to hire.

The Orange Room has its own bar and can accommodate up to 50 people. Pre booking is required, with a range of catering options available too, making it an ideal location for a party.


2. Hotel Du Vin


Cheltenham’s Hotel du Vin and Bistro is a luxurious boutique hotel and restaurant, which features three private dining rooms, ideal for celebrating a special occasion.

Choose from the Chef’s Table, Almaviva and the Sinner’s Enclosure, each offering modern spaces with exposed brickwork and unique artwork, designed to perfectly accompany a meal from Hotel du Vin’s eclectic yet exciting menu.


3. Ninja Warrior UK Adventure Gloucester


If an extravagant sit-down meal is too formal for you, why not get energetic with a party at Gloucester’s Ninja Warrior UK Adventure. Parties are available for anyone over the age five, meaning this is a fun activity for grown-ups who also want to include smaller members in their celebrations. Food, drinks and an hour of activity are included.

The venue combines elements from the popular television show, allowing competitive groups to race against each other on the ninja run, climb the vertical walls, dive into foam pits and scramble over obstacles.


4. Smokey Joe’s Coffee Bar


Cheltenham’s retro restaurant is an Aladdin’s Cave of memorabilia and vintage delights.
As well as its diner-style eatery, the venue has a retro gaming room where guests can relive their youth with games like Space Invaders, and a brilliant function room with catering options for those who want to host a unique party.

For more information, read our expert insight on creating an unforgettable party with Smokey Joes.


5. The Frogmill


If a country-chic party is what you’re looking for, The Frogmill has a range of options whether you want space to dance the night away, or have an intimate private dining space for a laid-back yet luxurious dinner with friends.

The Mill Room is a stunning space that’s commonly used for weddings but can be styled to any theme, while the Snug is a cosier room, ideal for enjoying The Frogmill’s delicious menu offerings.


6. Woodchester Valley Vineyard


Woodchester Valley Vineyard in Stroud is home to a delicious range of locally-created white, rose and sparkling English wines, and is the ideal celebration venue for fans of wine.

Woodchester offers tours and tasting sessions in its bespoke tasting room. There’s even accommodation on site, should you want to extend your celebration and make a weekend of it!


7. Egypt Mill


The gorgeous Egypt Mill is a 16th century riverside mill, converted into a popular restaurant and celebration venue in Nailsworth.

With its working water wheel and generously-sized function room, Egypt Mill is a fantastic party option for those who want to invite all their friends and family, with a range of food options and fully-stocked bar available.


8. Cattle Country


Bear with us, we know this sounds crazy, but Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park could be your new favourite grown-up party venue. Located in Berkeley, the farm park is available for exclusive private parties outside of opening hours.

During the summer, guests can use the soft play slide barn and the outside facilities, with the slide barn available to hire exclusively during the winter months. No alcohol is allowed on site during private parties, but if you’ve ever fancied recreating your own version of Fun House with family and friends, it’s the perfect place to celebrate!


9. Cineworld Cheltenham


Recently refurbished Cineworld Cheltenham is home to a set of three ViP screens, as well as 4DX and iMAX screens, which can all be privately hired for special occasions.

With private movie parties available for as few as 50 people, it’s the ideal celebration venue for movie-buffs, or those looking for a unique party experience.


For more information about The Fountain Inn, call (01452) 522562 or visit thefountaininngloucester.com.


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