Sunday 25 October 2020

13 great cocktail bars in Gloucestershire

From Espresso Martinis to Gin Fizz, we’ve rounded up some of the best cocktail bars in Gloucestershire in our latest hot list.

Masterfully mixed and delicious to drink – there’s nothing quite like a cocktail to start off your evening.

SoGlos has rounded up 13 of our favourite cocktail bars in Gloucestershire, from the classy to the casual, proving there’s a perfect mix for every taste and budget.

About the sponsor – Tiger’s Eye

Tiger’s Eye in Gloucester is an innovative Pan-Asian fusion restaurant situated at The Old Bell and also includes a popular bar serving exceptional cocktails – with a particular reputation for serving the ‘best mojitos in town’.

Home to the Tiger’s Eye’s ‘hot rock grill’, this Gloucester restaurant uniquely offers guests the chance to cook their meat at the table, on a super-heated volcanic rock.

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1. Tiger’s Eye

Tiger’s Eye in Gloucester might be best known for its Hot Rock Grill, but it’s also home to what it proudly calls ‘The Best Mojitos in Town’, or should we say, the city!

With an eclectic menu of traditional cocktail classics, there are more than 20 cocktails on the menu, with regular offers on food and drink available throughout the year.

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2. The Botanist

There’s a huge menu on offer at The Botanist promising a truly sensory experience. Located at Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter, the venue focuses on using subtle, delicate and sometimes strong flavours from greenhouse herbs, to create memorable cocktails that also look amazing on the ‘gram!

Whether you fancy a fruity concoction, a gin-based creation, or a unique smoking tea pots, there’s something for every palate, along with delicious alcohol-free cocktails.

3. Gin & Juice

Gin & Juice is a sophisticated and trendy bar which is part of hotel and restaurant, No.131.

Located at the top of Cheltenham’s Promenade, the bar has over 300 gins, but also serves up a fantastic range of cocktails using other spirits too.

4. The Fire Station

Paying homage to its former use, The Fire Station boasts exposed brick walls and original features, as well of plenty of space to enjoy a perfectly-crafted cocktail from its centrepiece bar.

Providing traditional mixes and local favourites like the Cotswold Rose and Fire Station Old Fashioned, this is sure to be a cocktail hot spot that you’ll return to again and again.

5. John Gordons

With a quaint courtyard and a cosy atmosphere, John Gordons Bar is nestled on Montpellier Walk and is the perfect spot for enjoying a tasty cocktail before a big night out in Cheltenham.

6. Seventeen Black

Come for the cocktails and stay for the dancing! Cirencester’s Seventeen Black is home to an eclectic cocktail menu, with a regular two-for-one offer available.

Following a full refurbishment in recent years, this Cotswold nightclub is an unexpected night time gem.

7. Memsahib Gin & Tea Bar

Home to a range of stunning oriental teas, and a massive gin selection, Memsahib Gin and Tea Bar in Cheltenham is a lovely location for a lovingly-prepared cocktail.

The venue offers discounts on some cocktails each evening, and even has its own blend of gin for a unique mix you won’t find anywhere else in Gloucestershire.

8. Door 4

Chic Cheltenham cocktail bar, Door 4 opened in 2017 in Cheltenham’s Montpellier area and offers creatively presented cocktails in a stylish environment.

The venue also has a fantastic wine selection, as well as delicious charcuterie if all those cocktails make you peckish!

9. Téatro

Based in Cirencester and connected to the popular Barn Theatre, Téatro is a stylish restaurant and bar with live piano, where guests can enjoy deliciously mixed cocktails.

10. The Clarence Social

Featuring a secret speakeasy bar and a mezzanine restaurant, The Clarence Social in Cheltenham is a super-cool cocktail bar in the heart of town.

There’s also live music and DJs every week, so it’s a great place for dancing too!

11. Revolution Cheltenham

Cheltenham’s Revolution might be part of a chain, but this is one venue that’s worth mentioning if you love bargain cocktails, and one heck of a party atmosphere.

Housed inside a converted church, this Cheltenham bar is a memorable venue which has a huge cocktail offering with buy-one-get-one-free offers available daily.

11. The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie

The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie is home to the famous rotunda bar, where guests can sit back and enjoy a beautifully prepared cocktail in simply stunning surroundings.

The Ivy also regularly offers themed cocktails to coincide with local events such as the Cheltenham Literature Festival.

12. Bar 50

Bar 50 on Cheltenham’s Suffolk Road is a stylish venue offering an impressive cocktail selection.

This quirky independent venue also offers a range of cocktail making parties for guests who want to learn how mix their own masterpieces.

13. Cosy Club

Cosy Club, based within Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter is a great spot for delicious cocktails.

Promising cool interiors and a friendly welcome, Cosy Club Cheltenham makes a great location to catch up with cocktail-loving friends. We recommend the Cherry Bakewell cocktail!

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© SoGlos
Tuesday 17 December 2019

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