From dedicated steak houses to cosy country pubs, Gloucestershire is home to an array of eateries offering the chance to enjoy a variety of prime cuts, from on-the-bone ribeyes to decadent chateaubriands for two.
SoGlos rounds up 15 of the juiciest steaks to be found in Gloucestershire.
Sef Steakhouse in Cheltenham
One of Cheltenham's newest additions to its thriving independent eatery catalogue, Sef Steakhouse offers diners a truly special experience, alongside its superb cuts of prime steak — dry-aged in a special fridge, then cooked theatrically on a charcoal grill in its open kitchen environment.
Its team brought the first of its ventures into the UK market from Turkey in May 2023, after 30 years of success there, and is now a go-to date night destination in Cheltenham's Quadrangle.
With an a la carte menu fit to burst with steak options including 200g fillets, 300g boneless rib-eyes and 450g T-bones — alongside an extensive wine list for the perfect pairing — meat lovers can sit back, relax and await an expertly cooked meal served with a sauce to compliment the flavour.
The Falcon Steakhouse in Wotton-under-Edge
Boasting a steak menu stacked with options, The Falcon Steakhouse in Wotton-under-Edge is sure to satisfy every meat-lover's appetite.
From 8oz sirloins to 24oz T-bones, diners can tuck into a perfectly cut steak, cooked to a sumptuous level of preference — those with extra hearty appetites can choose to take on the huge 32oz rump or Tomahawk challenge!
All cuts of steak at The Falcon come with two regular sides and one large side, with choices including creamed wild mushrooms, homemade slaw, dressed salad leaves, sweet potato fries and dauphinoise potatoes; with the option to add a sauce to accompany your steak for an extra £3.75.
The Lygon Arms in Broadway
Home to James Martin's restaurant, Grill, The Lygon Arms in Broadway has a menu with a big reputation.
There's an 8oz sirloin and a 6oz fillet to choose from, as well as a steak frites dish served with onglet, fries and green salad — chips with caramelised onion salt, garden vegetables or all-butter mash are available as sides at an added cost.
Or choose the barbecue beef platter, consisting of black garlic rump and glazed short rib and sausage, alongside onion rings, ranch slaw, charred hispi cabbage, chips and barbecue Coca-Cola sauce, for a mega meaty feast!
The Butchers Arms in the Forest of Dean
One of the cosiest pubs in the Forest of Dean, The Butcher's Arms in Clearwell has a menu bursting with delicious and wholesome grub, with steaks served with chips, onion rings, grilled beef tomato and a Caesar wedge salad.
Upgrade your steak to a surf and turf dish for an extra £5, with the addition of scampi or calamari.
Or keep it classic with a choice of dry-aged, grass-fed meat from the grill, including 10oz sirloins and ribeyes, 7oz fillets, and 16oz rumps.
The King's Arms in Prestbury
This pretty pub, just outside of Cheltenham, is perfect for a romantic steak dinner, cosied up by one of its Inglenook fireplaces.
Serving up a delectable deal on its weekly steak night, The King's Arms at Prestbury offers diners who order two steaks, a bottle of wine on the house.
Wednesday evening visitors also get a complimentary steak sauce to accompany their 8oz rump; 7oz fillet; 8oz sirloin or indulgent chateaubriand for two — with options including peppercorn, béarnaise, Roquefort or herb and garlic butter, alongside chips and a green salad.
The Egypt Mill in Nailsworth
Offering special steak nights each Wednesday, The Egypt Mill in Nailsworth is excellent for a dinner date with views by the river.
On the menu, there's a 10oz Picanha Brazilian cut rump steak, a 12oz dry-aged sirloin on the bone, and an 8oz fillet steak, all served with chunky chips, truffle butter and half a roasted garlic.
Add peppercorn, garlic butter, béarnaise or chimichurri sauce for an extra £2.45.
The Ox in Cheltenham
Sourcing its meat from local butchers, The Ox in Cheltenham knows a thing or two about serving up a seriously good steak.
All cuts are dry-aged for at least 35 days and cooked on a charcoal-fired oven to seal in flavour, and diners can tuck into everything from succulent sirloins to a heavenly 28oz chateaubriand to share — the latter being served up with triple-cooked chips, leeks and greens, as well as a sauce of choice.
There's also a set meal for two, with a board of cured meats, a 30oz T-bone steak and an ice cream sharing board on the menu.
Téatro in Cirencester
Pick a cut from the a la carte menu's Josper Grill section, such as a flat iron steak, a sirloin, a ribeye or a cote de boeuf — all served with watercress and a roscoff onion.
Extras to add to your dish include peppercorn sauce, salsa verde and garlic butter; as well as autumn slaw, fries and Teatro fries topped with bacon jam, smoked cheddar and barbecue sauce.
Brasserie Blanc in Cheltenham
For fancy French dining at an affordable price, Brasserie Blanc in Cheltenham hosts its weekly steak night every Wednesday from 5pm.
With rumps, fillets and sirloins on the menu, when ordering two steaks, tables can dig into a sumptuous cut of choice, accompanied by fries and a side salad, and enjoy a bottle of wine alongside three complimentary 'chef's extras'.
Plus, couples can indulge in a chateaubriand for two, featuring a cut from the thickest part of the tenderloin alongside the fries and salad.
The Old Butchers in Stow-on-the-Wold
Known for its expertise in excellent seafood, The Old Butchers in Stow-on-the-Wold also serves up superb steaks on its over charcoal menu.
Pull up a chair in the cosy Cotswolds dining area and choose from a 200g fillet, a 280g ribeye or 1kg T-bone for two — all Paddock Farm beef is cooked over charcoal — served with fries, salad and a béarnaise or peppercorn sauce.
Or for something slightly different, grab a T.O.B burger — a hearty rump steak burger topped with smoked brisket, coleslaw, cheese and served with fries.
The Miners in the Forest of Dean
A traditional country pub, set in the small village of Sling in the Forest of Dean, The Miners offers a host of delicious steaks on its evening menu.
If you're looking for a meal that won't break the bank, take your pick of a 10oz rump or a 10oz sirloin from the pub's Welsh black beef steaks menu and choose either chunky chips, fries or buttered new potatoes to go with your meat — each steak comes with salad, mushrooms and a beef tomato.
Or for something a bit more special, go for beef wellington to share for £40, served with chips and watercress and topped with a red wine sauce.
Malmaison in Cheltenham
Dine in style at Malmaison in Cheltenham, where you can tuck into a sensational steak in the chic Malmaison Bar & Grill — alongside a decadent cocktail shaken by its expert mixologists.
Its classic cuts include steak frites with 35 day aged and marinated rump, a 250g rump steak and a 200g fillet steak, with the option to add a peppercorn sauce or a garlic and parsley butter for an extra £3.
All its steaks are served with fries — add black truffle and parmesan to your fries for extra flavour at £2.50.
The White Hart in Broadoak
With 28-day matured steaks sourced from local butcher Peter Jeffries & Son at Charlton Kings, diners can expect a grill menu featuring an 8oz and a 16oz rump, a 10oz sirloin, each served with mushrooms, chips and peas.
Make the most of your time by the river by choosing the surf and turf, with an 8oz rump accompanied by breaded scampi tails.
The Chequers in Chipping Norton
Offering traditional British classics, The Chequers in Churchill's menu features appetizing options for a steak dinner.
Choose an accompanying side of fries, triple-cooked chips or creamy mashed potato to go with your choice of 28-day aged Hereford beef.
The grill menu lists two cuts, a 220g bavette and a 280g ribeye, cooked to perfection and topped optional sauces including peppercorn, béarnaise and stilton hollandaise.
The Feathered Nest in Nether Westcote
An award-winning country inn nestled in the the Cotswolds, The Feathered Nest in Nether Westcote offers a decadent menu within an inviting dining space.
From its Josper grill, enjoy a cut of speciality 10oz grass-fed, 28-day dry-aged beef — featuring a lean rump cap, a tender fillet or a full-bodied ribeye.
All steaks at The Feathered Nest come with creamed mash potato, bone marrow and a braised beef garnish.