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Gloucester Old Spot

Coombe Hill, Gloucestershire

Good Pub Guide - Recommended

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Contact Details

Gloucester Old Spot, Tewkesbury Road, Elmstone Hardwicke, Cheltenham, Coombe Hill, Gloucestershire, GL51 9SY

(01242) 680321

www.thegloucesteroldspot.co.uk

Opening Hours

Weekdays: 10.30am-10pm (11pm Fri, Sat)

Saturday: Contact pub for details

Directions

Exit M5 junction 11 and use satnav GL51 9SY; access from junction 10 is restricted

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Good Pub Guide Recommended

Interestingly furnished country pub with much character, good ales and likeable food

This friendly, bustling place has been sympathetically refurnished recently but still retains the feel of a proper country local, despite being just outside Cheltenham. The quarry-tiled beamed bar has chapel chairs and other seats around assorted tables (including one in a bow-windowed alcove) and opens into a lighter, partly panelled area with cushioned settles and stripped kitchen tables. Purity Mad Goose, Tiny Rebel Cwtch and Wye Valley Bitter on handpump, eight decent wines by the glass and four farm ciders are served by young, friendly staff. Decoration is in unobtrusive good taste, with winter log fires. A handsome baronial-style separate dining room (once a hunting lodge to nearby Boddington Manor) has similar country furniture, high stripped-brick walls, dark flagstones and candlelight; background music. Outside, there are chunky benches and tables under parasols on a terrace, with some oak barrel tables on brickwork and pretty flowers in vintage buckets and baskets; heaters for cooler weather. It can get pretty packed on race days.

Licensee Information

Simon and Kate Daws

What the licensee says

Dedicated to preserving the heritage of this time piece, The Old Spot is unspoilt and has stood the test of time. Nestled on the outskirts of Cheltenham and passionate about providing high quality food and drink, the pub offers a welcome respite to those travelling through the area or living locally. Specialising in Rare Breed Pork, traditional Ciders and some of the finest real ale, there is always a good pint to be ordered at the bar.

Awards

Good Pub Guide Recommended

Beer Award

Beer Award

Food Award

Food Award

Information

Accepts Credit Cards

Accepts Credit Cards

Meals & Snacks

Meals & Snacks

Sandwiches

Sandwiches

Separate Restaurant

Separate Restaurant

Cask Ales

Cask Ales

Background Music

Background Music

Dogs at the bar

Dogs at the bar

Dedicated children area

Dedicated children area

Ratings and Reviews

4 / 5 - 42 votes cast


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