12 of the coolest places to go for a drink in Gloucestershire

If you're after a trendy watering hole to sip on some cocktails, then look no further as SoGlos rounds up 12 of the coolest places to go for a drink in Gloucestershire.

From chic cocktails bars to all-day ale drinking destinations, Gloucestershire is brimming with boozy boltholes to raise a toast and enjoy a drink.

In this hot list sponsored by Twisted 6, SoGlos reveals 12 of the coolest places to go for a drink across the county.

For more information about Twisted 6 in Cheltenham, visit twisted6.co.uk directly.

1. Twisted 6

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Combing industrial-chic décor and a collection of incredible cocktails to sip on, drinkers can choose from tasty treats including a raspberry and elderflower mojito, blueberry smash, and a white flower martini.

With each cocktail inspired with a Cheltenham twist, Twisted 6 also offers cocktail making masterclasses as well as having an effortlessly cool private party space upstairs.

Having recently renovated the space into an ultra-trendy drinking spot, Twisted 6 promises plenty of choice for even the most committed cocktail fans.


2. Teatro


Seriously chic, Teatro in Cirencester boasts art deco-inspired interiors, a vibrant courtyard and a drinks menu to match. With live piano music on Fridays and Saturdays, take your pick from the selection of champagnes and impressive gin collection.


3. John Gordons


Bottled-lined walls and a renowned collection of whiskeys, John Gordons is the perfect spot for watching the world go by with a stiff drink in hand. Tuck into to a sensational charcuterie board and sip on one of the 150 gins available.



4. Malthouse Bar & Kitchen


Arguably one of the trendiest watering holes in Stroud, Malthouse Bar & Kitchen has earned its name for delicious cocktails and an impressive gin list. Lovingly restored and reopened in 2016, the bar and restaurant has stylish exposed brick walls and industrial-chic interiors, making it the perfect spot for sinking a few drinks.


5. Crazy Eights


Effortlessly stylish on Cheltenham’s Promenade, Crazy Eights promises to be a dreamy spot for enjoying a boozy beverage or two. Offering the perfect pairing to a stiff gin, don’t miss the Crazy Eats menu including halloumi fries, served from 10.30pm.


6. Sama Sama

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Having only opened its doors in summer 2018, Sama Sama is a must-try if you’re looking for a new drinking spot. From feverously grapefruit mojitos to pineapple margaritas, expect a whole world of flavours from the street food kitchen.


7. Lygon Wine Bar


Wine lovers will be in their element at The Lygon Arms in Broadway where the menu features exceptional wine from around Europe. Contemporary décor and delicious nibbles and snacks make it the ultimate choice for enjoying a glass of vino.


8. Seventeen Black Wine Bar

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Dance the night away and raise a toast with a cocktail or glass of bubbly at Seventeen Black in Cirencester. Having recently refurbished the stylish space, guests can expect super chic interiors and delicious cocktails to match.


9. The Wine Library at Tivoli Wines

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Whilst it’s not a conventional bar in any sense, The Wine Library at Tivoli Wines deservedly earns its place in our hot list of the coolest places for a drink. With the library’s bespoke pre-payment card, guests can take their pick from the incredible selection of wines and sip the night away.


10. Dr Foster's


Nestled on the docks in Gloucester, Dr Foster’s Liquor Co. boasts a drinking spot complete with a gorgeous conservatory, waterfront views and trendy interior – providing the perfect place to enjoy a drop of liquor.


11. Malmaison Cheltenham

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Always super chic, Malmaison Cheltenham serves up killer cocktails in its contemporary and cool bar area. What’s more, there’s even a glorious alfresco space and incredible cocktails.


12. The Wild Beer Co

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Beer and ale fans will be in their element at The Wild Beer Co in Cheltenham, but there’s also a good selection of gins and wines too. Cosy corners, a quaint courtyard and funky finishes make it a real contender for being one of the coolest bars in Gloucestershire.


© SoGlos
Thursday 09 August 2018

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