Saturday 8 August 2020

15 of the best places for a dinner date in Gloucestershire

If you're looking for somewhere to take your other half, or perhaps you need to drop the hint for someone special to take you out, then look no further. SoGlos has rounded up the best places for a dinner date in Gloucestershire.

From five-star foodie destinations to casual and cool places to tuck into some tasty food, SoGlos has rounded up 15 of the best places for a dinner date in Gloucestershire in this hot list.

About the sponsor – Ellenborough Park

Ellenborough Park is one of Gloucestershire’s only five-star hotels and offers a stunning restaurant for both hotel guests and diners who aren’t staying at the hotel.

Serving up fine dining British cuisine, the restaurant prides itself on using seasonal produce and offers à la carte and tasting menus, as well as Sunday lunch and afternoon tea.

For more information or to book a table, visit

1. Ellenborough Park

If you’re looking to impress your other half, then treat them to an unforgettable meal at Ellenborough Park. Whether you dine from the à la carte or tasting menu, your taste buds are in for a treat.

Complete with panelled walls, beautiful surroundings and with five stars to its name, Ellenborough Park offers a luxurious date night that will definitely earn you some brownie points.

2. Bhoomi Kitchen

Treat your date to a flavour explosion with vibrant and delicious South Indian food at the stylish Bhoomi Kitchen in Cheltenham’s Suffolks. Perfect for sharing, the menu features small plates, curries and an Indian barbecue.

3. The Sheep on Sheep Street

Nestled in the heart of Stow-on-the-Wold, The Sheep on Sheep Street combines Cotswold charm with feast-worthy food. If it’s something more relaxed you’re after, opt for one of the wood-fired pizzas or tuck into the barbecue sharing board.

4. Kibou Sushi

Cosy up inside the authentic Kibou sushi restaurant on Cheltenham’s Regent Street. With a menu featuring soul warming ramen for colder months or sharing platters of handmade sushi, Kibou’s funky wall art and inviting setting makes for a great date night.

5. Toni's Kitchen

Fans of Italian food will be wowed at Toni’s Kitchen in Stroud, which is perfect for a date night. Your date is bound to be blown away by the sensational, authentic food which combines with a charming setting that lets the food do the talking.

6. Holee Cow

Keep it casual with an epic burger from Holee Cow in Cheltenham, for a date that isn’t too serious. Unashamedly hipster, Holee Cow serves up loaded fries, buffalo wings and of course, some food-coma inducing burgers.

7. Cowley Manor

For an extra special dinner date, the restaurant at Cowley Manor near Cheltenham combines country manor charm with gourmet food and views across the gorgeous grounds. With desserts to die for, treat your date to a memorable meal.

8. Creams Café Cheltenham

A conventional fancy dinner place it is not, but Creams Café in the Brewery is a great place for an old school diner date. For a super sweet night, share a sundae, chat over crepes or whisper sweet nothings over waffles.

9. Tiger's Eye

Heat things up with the hot rock grill at Tiger’s Eye in Gloucester. For something a little different, couples can cook their own food on the hot rocks, with a choice of steaks, seafood and exotic meats.

10. Made by Bob

For a foodie date, head to Cirencester’s Made by Bob where you can expect stylish dishes packed full with flavour. Hosting regular themed dining events from steak nights to Italian-themed banquets, Made by Bob is a great date night choice.

11. Petit Coco

Gorgeous and cosy, Petit Coco is a French bistro just off Cheltenham’s Cambray Place. Enjoy an indulgent menu by candlelight, with dishes including coq au vin, magret de canard and, crème brûlée for dessert.

12. Tierra and Mar

Cirencester’s Tierra and Mar is the perfect place to woo your date over some tapas. With a sharing menu, scrumptious desserts and a tasting menu all available, foodie-loving couples can expect a fantastic meal to remember.

13. The Coconut Tree

Laid-back, cool and undeniably tasty, The Coconut Tree serves up fuss free Sri Lankan street food perfect for enjoying alongside one of its many ‘cocotails’. Get to know your date or reminisce about old times over a selection of flavour packed dishes.

14. The Ox Cheltenham

Treat your date to the ultimate meat-lovers foodie destination meal at The Ox in Cheltenham. Expect melt-in-the-mouth meat, sublime steak and a dark and cosy setting for a romantic evening.

15. Smokey Joe's

Step inside the diner at Smokey Joe’s in Cheltenham for a date packed full of fun and nostalgia. Share a smore’s waffle, ice cream sundae or gourmet hot dog all while you can play in the retro arcade.

For more information about Ellenborough Park or to book a table, visit

By Sophie Bird

© SoGlos
Tuesday 08 October 2019

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