From dedicated steak houses to stylish restaurants, Gloucestershire is home to an array of eateries offering the chance to enjoy a variety of prime cuts, from on-the-bone rib-eyes to decadent Châteaubriands for two.
Sourcing its meat from local butchers, The Ox in Cheltenham knows a thing or two about serving up a seriously good steak. Cooked on a charcoal-fired oven, tuck into everything from succulent sirloins to a heavenly châteaubriand, all served up with tasty triple-cooked chips.
Tucked away on Rodney Road in Cheltenham, The Grill 49 is a steakhouse that promises to treat your taste buds to a meaty masterpiece like no other. For the ultimate foodie feast, opt for the G49 Steak Experience, which is a choice of rib-eye, fillet or t-bone, all with Mediterranean vegetables and creamy mash.
Combining contemporary dining and an appetising array of dishes, The Lyon Inn in Westbury serves up an incredible 60-day aged fillet steak, alongside the all-important chips, roast tomatoes and mushrooms.
Dine in style at Malmaison Cheltenham where you can tuck into sensational steak in chic Chez Mal Brasserie. Meat lovers can opt for the signature côte du boeuf or the rib-eye which both come accompanied by baked vine tomatoes and onion rings.
Nestled in the heart of the Cotswolds, The Bell at Sapperton is a gorgeous country pub with its steaks a true highlight of the menu. For the ultimate meat feast, opt for the côte de boeuf to share, a whopping steak served with grilled mushrooms, tomatoes and chips.
Succulent steaks are always a staple on the menu at The Falcon Inn in Painswick. Expertly cooked, diners can choose from an 8oz fillet or rib-eye with a delicious stilton or peppercorn sauce.
Whilst it may be renowned for its heavenly offering of seafood, The Old Butchers in Stow-on-the-Wold also serves up a mean steak which is cooked over charcoal for a distinctive flavour. Finished with salad, a béarnaise sauce and homemade chips, expect melt-in-your-mouth flavour.
Tucked away next to The Barn Theatre in Cirencester, Téatro boasts a chic setting to indulge in some of the finest steak in the county that tastes incredible and looks equally beautiful on the plate.
Changing its menu monthly, The Village Pub in Barnsley offers guests a tasty treat or two but the blade of beef is a must-have when visiting the county pub and eatery. With chips and salad, diners won’t be disappointed with the meaty delight.
By Sophie Bird