Gloucestershire reviews

Read independent Gloucestershire reviews written by SoGlos’s experienced journalists.

Bubble football at Hillside Brewery’s experience day

Hillside Brewery Experience Day review

SoGlos was invited to Hillside Brewery near Longhope for an activity day like no other. Combining bubble football, tasty beer...

Hatherley Manor Spa review

Gloucester’s newest state-of-the-art spa offered us a fabulous opportunity to review its Date Night package. Find out what...

SoGlos headed to The Frogmill to try it out.

The Frogmill review

Transforming into an effortlessly charming country hotel and eatery, The Frogmill was high on our list of places to try out,...

Cotswold charm and delicious dining promise a lovely visit to The Swan Hotel’s Brasserie. Image © Oliver Grahame Photography

The Swan Brasserie review

The perfect dining experience to complete a visit to the picturesque Bibury village, SoGlos enjoyed a lovely lunch at The Swan...

The Ox Cheltenham review

Combining perfectly mixed cocktails with stunningly cooked steak, The Ox in Cheltenham is the home to some of the best meat...

Slimbridge Wetlands Centre is a wonderful day out for the whole family

Slimbridge Wetland Centre review

Offering so much more than just birds, Slimbridge Wetland Centre is a great spot to visit in any weather, promising wonderful...

SoGlos headed to Cheltenham Open-Air Theatre Festival for the first production this summer.

The Midnight Gang at Cheltenham Open-Air Theatre Festival review

Picnic in hand and deck chairs on our arms, we headed to Bacon Theatre’s glorious Open-Air Theatre Festival for its children’s...

The Maytime Inn review

Come for the incredible views, enjoy a stunning meal and stay for one of the largest artisanal gin menus in the Cotswolds....

The salon went above and beyond what we were expecting.

Blushes Hair ID review

Heading to one of Cheltenham’s trendiest salons armed with a head full of Pinterest ideas of lavish locks and sassy styles,...

SoGlos headed to The Barn Theatre to review its latest production.

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at The Barn Theatre review

Bringing the stage to life once again, The Barn Theatre captivated audiences with the timeless tale of The Rise and Fall of...

It’s one of Cheltenham’s best-loved restaurants – here’s what SoGlos thought of Bar & Wok.

Bar & Wok review

Boasting a loyal fanbase of foodies in Cheltenham and beyond, Bar & Wok is the perfect place for fuss-free dining with friends...

Effortlessly cool decor, a relaxed atmosphere and a delicious Sunday lunch awaits at The Fire Station in Cheltenham

The Fire Station Sunday Lunch review

Far from just a cocktail bar, the stylish Fire Station in Cheltenham provided the cauliflower cheese of dreams, cool décor...

We headed to New Brewery Arts to try our hand at Modern Calligraphy.

Modern Calligraphy workshop review at New Brewery Arts

Having heard New Brewery Arts is the place to nurture our artistic side, SoGlos headed to the crafting hub to try our hand...

The White Spoon review

Offering fine British cuisine in a remarkably laid-back environment, The White Spoon is a restaurant like no other. SoGlos...

Eastnor Castle was a wonderful family day out just beyond the border

Eastnor Castle review

A family day out combining history, nature and lots of play! Eastnor Castle is a 19th century castle set just beyond the border...

Spamalot was frivolous, funny and a whole lot of fun! All images © Trevtography

Spamalot review at the Everyman Theatre

Silly slapstick, sparkling costumes and even singalong songs; Cheltenham Operatic and Dramatic Society’s brilliant adaptation...

SoGlos dove right into the delicious offerings at The Stable Cheltenham.

The Stable Cheltenham Review

Known for its innovative menu and vast selection of heavenly ciders, The Stable has become a firm favourite on Cheltenham’s...

A ‘steptacular’ performance by pop group Steps, Cheltenham Town Football Club’s first big music concert.

Steps review at Cheltenham Town FC's LCI Rail Stadium

Pop royalty Steps took the stage by storm at Cheltenham Town Football Club’s LCI Rail Stadium with a ‘steptacular’...

One Minute drew audiences into an intriguing drama, set in London.

One Minute review at The Barn Theatre

A unique theatre experience in the Cotswolds; The Barn Theatre cemented its flourishing reputation with incredible drama One...

Image © Gem Hall Photography.

Giffords Circus My Beautiful Circus review

Bursting into life for another year armed with a new big top and a dazzling show to boot, Giffords Circus came up trumps once...

Quintessential British entertainment; The Importance of Being Earnest is a flawless comedy by Split Second Productions.

Split Second Productions' The Importance of Being Earnest review

Two actors, seven characters and one incredible show – Split Second Productions breathed new life into Oscar Wilde’s...

The Highway Rat Trail at Beechenhurst Lodge in the Forest of Dean

The Highway Rat Activity Trail review

The Highway Rat Trail gives children the chance to venture around the Forest of Dean, searching for characters from the popular...

Drama at its best; The Winslow Boy is a must-see at the Everyman Theatre.

The Winslow Boy review at Everyman Theatre

A gripping drama that sets the personal against the political, The Winslow Boy follows one father’s fight for justice....

SoGlos tucked into a delicious three-course meal at The Drawing Room in Cheltenham.

The Drawing Room restaurant in Cheltenham review

A hidden gem in the heart of Cheltenham, The Drawing Room restaurant ticks all the boxes for truly exceptional dining, from...

Forest School at Rendcomb College was our muddiest review yet

Forest School at Rendcomb College review

Encouraging learning in an outdoor environment, Rendcomb College is right to be proud of its Forest School. So, the school...

Jaimie Pruden as Lilly Craven in The Secret Garden at The Barn Theatre

The Secret Garden review at The Barn Theatre

A contemporary twist on the classic novel, The Secret Garden perfectly blends heartbreaking ballads with uplifting folk-rock...

Severn & Wye’s bustling open-plan restaurant is a seafood triumph.

The Barn Restaurant at Severn & Wye review

The Forest of Dean has a new foodie hotspot to seek out since Severn & Wye’s The Barn opened last year, and the restaurant...

Expect love, war and an epic story during Sebastian Faulks’ Birdsong.

Birdsong review at the Everyman Theatre

Juxtaposing personal tragedies with worldwide turmoil, Sebastian Faulks’ epic story, Birdsong, was compelling, heart-breaking,...

The SoGlos team headed to The Royal Oak in search of the perfect Sunday roast.

Sunday Lunch at The Royal Oak Tetbury #SoGlosTeamReview

Winding through the picture-perfect Cotswold countryside on our way to The Royal Oak Tetbury, the SoGlos team couldn’t...

The Old Courthouse, the new pub restaurant replacing Jamie’s Italian Cheltenham, offers a relaxed place to drink, dine and play Scrabble!

The Old Courthouse review

The jury’s out on just what Jamie Oliver would think of The Old Courthouse, the new Cheltenham pub restaurant which has replaced...

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