17 value venues for a budget student night in Gloucestershire

Save your loan, and head to SoGlos’s 17 value venues for one of the cheapest student nights out in Gloucestershire.

Gloucestershire students searching for a wild night out that’s easy on the wallet, stop searching – SoGlos has handpicked 17 value venues for the cheapest student nights out in Gloucestershire.

With free entry, cheap-as-chips-promos and money-saving drinks deals, start planning your big – budget-friendly – night out in Gloucestershire right now…

1. MooMoo Clubroom

Located in the centre of Cheltenham, MooMoo Clubroom entices students with its infamous three-for-one drinks offer – valid all night every Monday and responsible for hundreds of sore heads every Tuesday. The nightclub also hosts Blue and Blue Wednesdays, the official University of Gloucestershire’s student, sports and society’s night out; and Propaganda every Thursday, with £1 bombs all night.

2. Café Rene

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With live music, an extensive range of well-priced drinks, and free entry before 11pm, Café Rene is one of Gloucester’s liveliest destinations for students. Whether reggae, rock or heartfelt folk is your bag, catch a totally free gig every Wednesday and Friday from an impressive range of bands, or dance in the Cellar Bar to a diverse selection of DJs. Plus, don’t miss Rene’s free and eclectic events scheduled year round.

3. The Bierkeller Cheltenham

The newest addition to Cheltenham’s nightlife, Bavarian-themed bar, The Bierkeller draws in hordes of revellers seven nights a week, with live music, Sky Sports, traditional German food and free entry. Its extensive menu of bottled drinks starts from £2.95 and its cocktail steins from £7.95, while food is served until 1am, and starts from just £1.50, so party goers don’t have to worry about going hungry.

4. Bongo Bar

While Subtone closed its doors at the end of 2016, the popular nightclub lives on at Bongo Bar, situated in the basement of the club on Cheltenham’s Promenade. Playing a range of music, students can choose from an extensive drinks promos and benefit from free entry.

5. Liquid

Gloucester nightclub Liquid draws in clubbers from across the county, with drinks starting from just £1.50 on Fundamental Fridays; and a dedicated student night on Wednesdays. To date, student events have included Freshers dos, frat parties and UV paint vs foam shenanigans, with plenty of dressing up and big DJ names also on the cards. Plus, if you’re feeling flush, book a VIP package with a private booth.

6. Fever Cheltenham

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Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday – each with free entry – Fever Cheltenham gets the party started with unbeatable value. Top offers include three drinks for £5 on Wednesdays; £1.50 drinks on Thirsty Thursdays; and £2.50 doubles on Fridays.

7. The Lord John

Part of the Wetherspoons chain, The Lord John in Stroud remains ever popular with the student population, thanks to its cheap and cheerful drink and food options. Snap up a vodka, order a double Hendricks gin, or opt for a value bottle of wine with friends. And if you’re hankering for spice, head to The Lord John on a Thursday for its legendary curry night, or on Mexican Monday for a fantastic feast!

8. Thirteen Degrees

Students hoping to liven up a slow Sunday night can head to Thirteen Degrees in Cheltenham, which offers free entry to party goers with a student card, in addition to drinks as little as £3 – a perfect way to finish a hard-working week.

9. The 2 Pigs

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Offering a refreshing change from chart tunes and providing an opportunity to catch local bands in Cheltenham, The 2 Pigs is a popular alternative venue on Friday and Saturday nights, with great value drinks – including weekend ‘alcoholic slushies’ which are sure to go down a treat after some heavy moshing on the dance floor.

10. Six Degrees of Separation

Six Degrees of Separation is a stylish bar located in the centre of Cheltenham – and with a daily happy hour offering two-for-£8 cocktail deals, the venue is affordable for students watching the pennies, and a popular spot to launch evening festivities. Even better, drinkers who hang on to their receipt can enjoy free entry into the venue’s sister nightclub Thirteen Degrees.

11. Fever Gloucester

Open Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturday, each offering free entry, drinks as cheap as £1.50 and a whole host of deals including ‘shark buckets’ for £6, and six shots for a fiver, Gloucester’s popular nightspot, Fever, is a sure-fire destination for a cheap night out on the city’s ‘Strip’. Plus, you can book ahead for a private booth – totally gratis.

12. Lounge 72

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Perfect for the closet gambler, Lounge 72 in Cheltenham offers the potential for an unbelievably cheap night out, with a ‘beat the barman’ challenge – giving party goers the chance to win a free drink if they win a coin toss. And if that doesn’t work, thrifty students can buy 10 vodka shots for a tenner instead!

13. Yates’s Cheltenham

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Popular for its great value food and drink, Yates’s Cheltenham is an ideal venue for thrifty students, with shots for as little as £1.50 and ‘sharing’ party bowl cocktails. And if you’re feeling peckish, there are plenty of food offers too – including two meals for less than eight quid, for a very cheap date!

14. Seventeen Black

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Cirencester bar and nightclub Seventeen Black boasts a range of ongoing promotions perfect for cash-saving students looking for a stylish night out in the Cotswolds – with daily two-for-one cocktails between 5pm and 11pm; glasses of prosecco and wine from just £3; and four alcoholic bombs for £5 on Mondays and Wednesdays.

15. Revolution

Housed in a converted church, Vodka Revolution’s student night on a Wednesday sees an array of special offers for those flashing their student card – ranging from two-for-one deals on cocktails and £10 pitchers, to six-shot sticks for £6. And, for celebrating those big birthday bashes in style, get booking a Revolution cocktail masterclass and get shaking…

16. Butlers Venue Bar

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A bustling bar on Eastgate Street in Gloucester, Butlers Venue Bar offers free entry and plenty of promotions to ensure that a good time is had by all, ranging from £1.50 drinks and £6.50 jugs, to £3 doubles and three bombs for £5.

17. ReVA Night Club

ReVA nightclub in Cirencester draws in hoards of Royal Agricultural University students with its Wednesday Mix and Match promotion – offering five drinks for £10, £1 entry before 10.30pm and £3 before 11pm. Other drink deals include £3 bombs, Fosters, and alcopops.

© SoGlos
Thursday 04 August 2016

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