Boston Tea Party is a modern independent British café with a mission to serve good things in great spaces that nourish body and heart. Each of their cafés is designed to be a one-off local and a welcome tradition of the café as a social hub whatever your age.
A beautiful shop based on the Promenade in Cheltenham, Vinegar Hill has wonderful gift ideas and treats for friends or yourself. There’s a great layout so it’s easy to see what you’re looking for and there’s a ladies boutique upstairs stocking gorgeous brands quite different to the rest of the high street.
Exclusive boutique nightspot in the heart of fashionable Montpellier. Thirteen Degrees offers bespoke spaces to enjoy whatever mood in no less than five bars over 3 floors. Tuck yourself away to enjoy intimate cheeky cocktails with live music or kick off your shoes and dance until the early hours.
Award-winning Suffolk Kitchen is a jewel of a restaurant in the heart of the Suffolk’s. Serving seasonalfood sourced from across the country. The menu is inspired by seasonal produce, all prepared according to Simon's philosophy of fresh, locally sourced ingredients and delivers a good honest British menu.
The Retreat Wine Bar, with high ceilings, wooden floors and light open spaces is renowned for its stylish chic home from home feel. By day it’s is a vibrant French-style Bistro, attracting families, businessmen and locals. By night it transforms into a thriving bar attracting cool cats from all over.
Just a minute's walk from the Promenade, The Tavern is perfect for a drop in lunch or a cheeky pint after work. Part of the fabulous Lucky Onion group, its food is delightful and the bar is full to the brim with carefully selected (and tasted) beers and cocktails.
Trapeze Clothing has been an integral part of Cheltenham's thriving shops and outlets for over 30 years. From humble beginnings, this family business has grown to become a much-loved store for exceptional fashion and essentials. They continue to source new brands providing a breath of fresh air.
Recognised as one of the finest British cheesemongers, this family-owned business provides cheese hampers, fine cheese and other various delights including wedding cakes from their Cheltenham cheese shop - guaranteed to get the guests talking. Pop in to taste their fabulous range of delights for yourself.
Footgolf is a new sport taking the world by storm and has been in the UK for just a couple of years and is already played at over 70 golf courses. The object is to get the football in the hole with your feet in the fewest number of shots. Highly addictive.
Active Krav Maga is Gloucestershire’s largest club providing authentic Krav Maga self-defence, combat and fitness training. Don’t be afraid, new members can expect a warm welcome regardless of age, gender, fitness or martial arts experience. Get hooked on a course of the most instinctive forms of self-defence in the world.
Whether you’re feeling social or competitive this sleek sports centre is the place to head. Whether it’s lifting heavy weights, thrashing it out in the squash court, five a side football or taking your time to swim a few gentle laps in the pool you’ll find what you need.
Where once the stars of silver screen flickered, a dazzling open kitchen complete with charcoal fire Josper oven now occupies centre stage giving you the chance to experience the buzz of the culinary engine room whilst enjoying incredible food in one of the country’s most dramatic art deco dining rooms.
This extended Art Gallery & Museum gem reopened its doors recently with a new building housing expansive fine art and touring exhibitions. Renewed spaces allow you to explore highlights from collections including Arts & Crafts, The Paper Store and temporary exhibition spaces.
Choose from a range of over 200 items to carefully design and paint your masterpiece. Using non-toxic ceramic paints, your work of art will then glazed and fired and ready in a few days to take home and show off to all your friends and family. Christmas presents sorted.
Let’s face it although convenient, most of what we buy in supermarkets can be processed and packed with colours and preservatives. At the Natural Grocery Store they don’t see why it should have to be that way believing that it’s not how we were designed to eat and that food should taste like food.
Possibly the grandest and most welcoming of the boutique B&Bs in Cheltenham. With 21 bedrooms and five studio apartments the accommodation is absolutely first class. The variety afforded by the individually designed rooms in this grand regency property means that they can match every kind of budget.
Cheltenham parkrun is a free weekly 5km event for runners of all standards every Saturday at 9am in Pittville Park. A timed run that can be whatever you want it to be pure exhilarating fun or part of a hardcore training programme. Taking part is easy - register once and then set that alarm.
At Milkbar you’ll find specialist handcrafted, gelato inspired treats for all the family. Freshly made every day, with organic ingredients, the range of artisan ice creams, milkshakes, sundaes as well as warm waffles and crepes will never not fail to tickle the most fickle of tastebuds.
A music lover’s dream, Badlands is an award-winning independent record store established since 1986 (oh what a genre), stocking a great selection of CDs, Vinyl and many limited editions. They’ve recently branched out into mail order and internet retail gaining a well-deserved worldwide reputation for excellent service.
Olive was born from a love of both classic and leading edge trends. Inspired by everything from vintage Parisian backstreet boutiques, to the creative talent of fashion's young blood. They cater to intelligent, creative, confident individuals who appreciate tradition and design.
A stunning Georgian Townhouse, No. 38 The Park is where you can hire one of their sumptuous rooms or every inch with sitting room, dining room and kitchen. An oasis of calm during the day and throughout the week, then at weekends and by night woah… you’ve got the perfect party house.
Cheltenham Festivals is a not-for-profit organisation that never fails to entertain locals and visitors alike. Year after year the team brings arts and sciences to audiences, in the form of the jazz, music, literature and science festivals helping to support emerging talent and deliver mind-blowing educational programmes.
Sophisticated, calm and contemporary with real spirit. Step inside to find an intimate bar, open fireplaces and library to an airy garden room. The conservatory, a local landmark, carefully restored, is a great place to take tea, dinner or a long overdue treatment in the fabulous spa.
Based in the centre of town, Coco Beach hosts one of the finest cocktail bars in the Cotswolds. From dirty martinis to daquiris or the quintessential cosmopolitan, here bartenders are waiting to mix your perfect poison Offering full table service just sit, relax and peruse that fabulous menu.
This small, independent restaurant in the heart of Cheltenham specialises fresh, sustainably-caught seafood combined with fantastic local Cotswolds produce. Backstage in the kitchen you’ll find a small team using modern techniques to bring out incredible pure flavours while delivering simple dishes to an absolutely extraordinary standard.
This luxurious spa offers a tranquil, therapeutic and stylish environment to calm the mind, body and soul. With three private treatment rooms, an elegant nail spa and relaxation area, it’s the perfect setting. Bodega also has an indulgent double treatment room, ideal if you fancy de-stressing with a friend or loved one.
The Sandford Park Ale House is a friendly, stylish old-but-new pub with a large garden and comfortable furniture but hey, it’s really all about the beer. Great beer every time which is understandable as it’s owned and managed by beer drinkers that simply want to offer the best.
Lumiere offers the very best in British, seasonal food with distinctive and imaginative twists. Peeping out from behind a discreet façade is a inviting, relaxed restaurant, whilst in the kitchen the chef’s interpretations of classic dishes and innovative food combinations make him one of the best around.
Situated in the heart of the fashionable Suffolks area, Bar 50 features an fabulous and intimate open-plan bar offering continental lagers and an extensive wine list, in casual and elegant surroundings. This is a fantastic place to socialise for special occasions of all shapes and sizes.
Cheltenham’s lido is a cracking day out. Welcome to children's paradise with slides, children's pool and a paddling pool. The 50m pool is also an ideal place to get fit with two lanes are reserved most days. Open from May to October - come on in the water’s lovely.
Rich in heritage, opulence and vibrancy, a much-loved jewel of Cheltenham sets a stunning backdrop for an impressive all year round events programme as well as private functions and the ol’ corporate hospitality. Imagine the dances and music of yesteryear, while enjoying popular live music, comedy, festivals and exhibitions.
The British School of Millinery was set up by Denise Innes Spencer 30 years ago in north London and then it relocated to Cheltenham, hurrah. With a huge amount of creativity, and clients from Harry Potter to Helena Bonham Carter, Denise offers a range of courses including private tuition, bridal and gift vouchers.
Hollywood Bowl Cheltenham boasts 16 lanes with state of the art scoring (if you’re proud of that killer strike you can even post direct to Facebook), Lane Service, an exclusive VIP area, a well stocked bar, a modern and up to date amusements area and a fantastic Restaurant: Harry’s Kitchen.
Now an extremely popular venue The Brewery is Cheltenham’s premier destination for entertainment. In the heart of the old Flowers Brewery, it offers a mix of restaurants, bars, gym, kid’s play centre, cinemas and bowling bringing an exciting level of family entertainment and dining in the centre of Cheltenham.
Pittville Park is a fabulous ornamental park featuring the magnificent Pump Room and lakes. The eastern side of the park, is home to a play area and aviaries and to the west lies a more natural layout with small areas of woodland and a lower lake where you can fish.
If you're all about a party atmosphere and friendly environment the 21 Club was made for you. Open from 8pm until 3am, Thursday until Sunday, and available for private hire any evening. Come smartly dressed and, whatever your age, you will most definitely fit right in my friend.
The beautiful auditorium is an architectural masterpiece that has inspired generations of performers. The common thread throughout the years has always been the relationship with the audience. Whether you visit the Everyman to see opera, drama, dance, comedy, music or pantomime you’ll get a fabulous welcome.
When you step through the doors of The Screening Rooms you're somewhere special. The tasteful décor and friendly atmosphere puts you at ease and then it's time to settle in to the comfy spacious seats and lose yourself in the state-of-the art screen and sound system.
ReVamp is a clothing agency selling beautiful vintage and second-hand clothing in the stylish Suffolks. The store is run by a savvy team that have worked in fashion retail for many years and are passionate about providing a choice of quality clothes and accessories giving garments a sparkly second life.
Subtone showcases the best DJs and Live Bands from around the globe, with a state of the art sound system, lighting and vibrant atmosphere Subtone is an incredible night out. The Club hosts a Piano Bar and grooving down in the basement is the Main Club, Bongo Bar and Cocktail Bar.
This where owners, trainers, jockeys, stable staff and breeders dream of winning. Cheltenham is where the most important races are run and stars of the future go through the sale ring. Best of all, this is the place where the horse and human champions forge their reputations.
The Beehive, known locally as ‘The village pub of Montpellier’ ticks all the boxes as far as locals and visitors are concerned. Great beer, superb company, fascinating selection of wines from around the world, a vast variety of special events and a super friendly welcome whoever you are.
This beauty is housed in a classic Georgian Grade II building fabulously restored by the owners to create a stylish restaurant and the wonderful Crazy Eights bar. Split over two floors with 11 comfortable, individually furnished bedrooms, No 131 also offers a great list of tipples adding to the feeling of revelry.
Cheltenham’s secret location for outdoor summer entertainment is the beautiful Greek style, Tuckwell Amphitheatre, which is nestled in a secluded corner of Dean Close School, accommodating 300 for the lively Open-air Theatre Festival events at the end of July. Sit back and picnic as the sun goes down.
Huffkins is a sprightly 125 years old this year…stunning craft bakers with tearooms and bakery shops across the Cotswolds, it undoubtedly upholds its mission to create pleasure through food. The quality of products, sourced close by, is exceptional and a great way to support the local economy.