15 reasons to visit The Brewery Quarter in Cheltenham in 2021

From adventure golf to adventurous dining and plenty more, Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter is one of the hottest spots to visit in 2021.

The Brewery Quarter in Cheltenham has so much to offer – from ideal date night destinations to plenty of family fun.

In this hot list, sponsored by The Brewery Quarter, SoGlos handpicks 15 reasons to head to the Cheltenham hotspot for your next day or evening out.


About the sponsor – The Brewery Quarter

Catch the latest movies, enjoy a day out with the kids, indulge in dinner and cocktails and so much more at The Brewery Quarter in the centre of Cheltenham.

With a wide range of restaurants and bars, exciting attractions, a multiplex cinema, shops, a hotel and a buzzing atmosphere day and night, The Brewery Quarter is one of Cheltenham’s best places to head for dining, drinks and entertainment.

For more information, visit thebreweryquarter.com.


1. Try out Cheltenham’s newest restaurants

Already boasting an eclectic mix of delicious restaurants, Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter is now home to two new additions – with Indian street food kitchen, Mowgli, which opened on Monday 16 August 2021 and award-winning burger joint, Hubbox, set to open its doors on Tuesday 21 September 2021 – plus more on the way soon.


2. Get a hole in one at Mr Mulligan’s Adventure Golf

Little golfers and big kids will love getting a hole in one at Mr Mulligan’s Adventure Golf. There are two 18-hole courses to choose from, taking visitors on an underwater journey through Neptune’s Mist and a trek through the jungle at Canopy Creek – as well as a bar and restaurant to refuel after a game; pool table; shuffleboard; and new electro-darts too.


3. Enjoy theatrical cocktails at The Alchemist Cheltenham

Serving up signature cocktails with a side of drama, The Alchemist in Cheltenham is the ideal place for a romantic date, night out with friends or even a boozy brunch – with cocktails ranging from retro sweet-inspired concoctions to classics, as well as a menu of laid-back all-day dining dishes.


4. Catch the latest films at Cineworld Cheltenham

With showings of the latest Hollywood blockbusters, as well as family classics and the IMAX experience, stock up on popcorn and pick ‘n’ mix and enjoy a movie on the biggest screen in town.


5. Soak up some sunshine and dine outdoors

The Brewery Quarter is bursting with outdoor dining destinations, perfect for soaking up some sunshine during the summer months. Enjoy hanging kebabs at The Botanist, juicy steaks at Son Of Steak, Mediterranean-inspired pizza at Prezzo and plenty more delicious options, with a glass of something refreshing.

For more outdoor dining inspiration, check out SoGlos’s alfresco dining guide.


6. Sample some locally brewed beer at Brewhouse & Kitchen Cheltenham

With a microbrewery on site, Cheltenham’s Brewhouse & Kitchen creates its very own delicious local beers, with traditional and tropical IPA, golden ale, bitter and stout on offer – with the brew-pub also offering brewery experience days and beer masterclasses too.


7. Take the kids to soft play at The Play Farm Cheltenham

The Play Farm at The Brewery Quarter has Cheltenham’s largest soft play frame, so there’s plenty to tire out little legs. As well as clambering, climbing and sliding to their heart’s content, kids will also be able to enjoy laser-tag from Monday 21 June 2021.


8. Have a Teatime Tipple at The Cosy Club

With any two cocktails for £10.95 from 4pm to 8pm every Sunday to Thursday, The Cosy Club is a great place for after-work drinks. It also serves a delicious selection of tapas from 5pm, with three dishes for £13.95. Options include salt and pepper squid; crispy sesame chicken; pan-fried chorizo; and even vegan meatballs, ideal for sharing over a cocktail or two.


9. Challenge your friends to Escape Hunt Cheltenham

From a Doctor Who-inspired challenge to saving the world from Nazi Germany, Escape Hunt invites players to use their wits to solve the puzzles in its four themed escape rooms. Offering an immersive experience, go as a family or as a group of up to six friends and see if you can beat the clock.


10. Grab lunch on the go from SOHO Coffee Co. Cheltenham

Even when you’re on the run, The Brewery Quarter offers some delicious grab and go lunch options from SOHO Coffee Co. – from sourdough toasties to khobez flatbreads, homemade cakes, shakes, smoothies and hot drinks. It’s also got plenty of outdoor seating that’s ideal for lunchtime meet ups or just enjoying the sunshine with a good book on your break.


11. Indulge in some retail therapy

With the likes of Urban Outfitters and Luke 1977 at The Brewery Quarter, shopaholics can indulge in a spot of retail therapy, browsing for everything from fashion to homeware. There’s also Wilko and Tesco Express to pick up those everyday and household essentials.


12. Strike it lucky at Hollywood Bowl Cheltenham

Offering tenpin bowling across 16 lanes, as well as an American diner, amusement arcade and even a VIP area, Hollywood Bowl Cheltenham is a great place to head to for family-friendly fun.


13. Go on a date

Cuddle up at the cinema, go head-to-head at Hollywood Bowl, share an ice cream sundae at Creams, or go for an indulgent dinner and cocktails. Whether it’s a casual date to do something fun together, or a touch more romantic, The Brewery Quarter has everything you need for the ideal date night in Cheltenham.


14. Make a night of it at Premier Inn Cheltenham

With a Premier Inn hotel at The Brewery Quarter in the heart of Cheltenham, it’s the perfect base to explore the town over a long weekend – with all The Brewery Quarter restaurants, bars and attractions on your doorstep, as well as the rest of the Regency town, from Pittville Park to the Everyman Theatre, within walking distance.


15. Try out a fitness class at F45 Fitness Cheltenham

The Brewery Quarter is also home to celebrity-favourite boutique fitness centre, F45. Offering high-intensity classes that last just 45 minutes and promise to get you working up a sweat in record time, its famous fans include Mark Wahlberg and David Beckham.


For more information about The Brewery Quarter, visit thebreweryquarter.com.


By Chloe Gorman


© SoGlos
Thursday 19 August 2021

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