More Than Just Steak at The Ox | Cheltenham

During a mini-break in Cheltenham and as part of a birthday treat for my fiancé aka Mr R, the two of us found ourselves on the mooch for some dinner. Having neglected to pre-book anywhere and following an afternoon of celebratory fizz and cocktails we were at a bit of a loss as to where […]

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Japanese Grazing Experience at Koj | Cheltenham

When Mr R’s birthday came around this year I wanted to treat him to something special. We only had 3 nights and 2 days free so I had to concentrate on finding somewhere fairly close to home to stay and for a mid-week celebration. The first 2 nights I booked in Cheltenham and set about […]

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Dinner and Luxury Stay at The Painswick Hotel | Cotswolds

A lovely article caught my attention in Country & Town House Magazine entitled ‘Where To Stay: The Best Hotels in The Cotswolds’. Amongst those listed was The Painswick – a 4 star hotel located in the small town of Painswick, just 10 miles outside of Cheltenham. It so happened they were running their incredible hygge […]

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Christmas Eve Eve Lunch at The Old Butchers | Stow-on-the-Wold

Shellfish crackers, a shell bowl and finger bowl were all provided for the messy and painstaking task of extracting the sweet, succulent flesh from within the crustacean’s crevices. The hard work paid off, for inside the ‘tricksy’ shell a tasty reward was unveiled and oh so worthy of the effort. Back in October we took […]

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Lunch with Prithvi: Autumn Menu | Cheltenham

Following our amazing dinner at Prithvi in Cheltenham back in June, I was delighted when I got an invite from them to return for a special event to sample the new autumn menu. This time we were there for lunch and trying out a taster selection of dishes from the Prithvi Tour menu (usually £53pp). […]

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