From PubNight

Nestling in at the base of the Cotswold Hills, Cheltenham has a lot of pubs.

The map belows shows those pubs in town that PNC know about and that serve Real Ale. There are other pubs in town which are not shown here - these are pubs that have No Real Ale or are Pubs that have ceased to be1

ID Pub Name Notes
1Beaufort Arms
2Beehive Inn, Bouncers LaneRefurbished and a popular pub, two real ales plus some "Craft" in bottles
3Beehive Inn, Montpellier
4Bell Inn
5Bell Inn
7Brown JugSame old pub as before but bigger. Good Rugby Venue
8Buskers Bar
10Cheese Rollers
11Cheltenham Beer FestivalCheltenham beer festival in aid of the Samaritans
12Cheltenham Cricket ClubCricket club hiding in a Cheltenham back street
13Cheltenham Food & Drink FestivalFood and drink festival including a real ale tent
14Cheltenham Motor ClubOrginally The Crown, and accesible via Crown Passage from the London Rd. Winner of CAMRA SW Club of the Year 2006, 2007, 2008 through to 2012 and was CAMRA National Club of the Year in both 2013 and 2017 - a testament to the effort put in by Neil behind the bar (and in the cellar). Has just been voted Branch Club of the Year 2019 and was Regional Club of the year 2018
15Circus Bar
16Clock Tower Lilleybrook
17Cork's Wine Bar
18Cross Hands
19Duke of York
20Exmouth Arms
21Favourite Beers
22Fish and Fiddle
23Goat and Bicycle
24Golden Miller
25Hogs Head
26Irish OakUsed to be called the Royal Oak
27J.D. Pepper's
28J.J. O'Neill's
29Kings Arms, Prestbury
31Merry Fellow Inn
32Midland Hotel
33Montpellier Wine Bar
34Moon Under Water
35Moran's Eating House
36National Hunt
38Queens Hotel
39Railway Inn
40Rising SunNice view but lacklustre beer
42Sandford Park Ale House
43Shakespeare Inn
44Sherbourne Arms
45SlaxUsed to be the Garrick's Head
46Slug & Lettuce
47Somerset Arms Backstreet local. One of the last PNs before Xmas is traditionally held here due to its now no longer continued excessive display of Yuletide Tat
48St. Georges Vaults
49St. James HotelJust been taken over by the landlord of the Adam & Eve
50TailorsScreens a lot of Football and Rugby matches
51The Adam and EveLong standing Local for several members of Pub Night
52The Bank HouseWetherspoons second pub in town - this one is more like a pub and less of a barn
53The Bath TavernGood mix of friendly people. Definitely a boozer
54The Bayshill InnWadsworths pub done up a bit
55The Cotswold
56The Feathered Fish
57The Frog & FiddleStudent pub with no real ale
58The GreatfieldEstate pub next to Morrisons. Does a selection of real ale
59The Hewlett Arms
60The Jolly BrewmasterOne of Cheltenham's finest real ale pubs
61The Kemble Brewery InnCheltenham CAMRA pub of the year 2019
62The Lansdown
63The London Inn
64The Office
65The Old CourthouseWorth visiting just for the courtroom and the cellar
66The Parrot
67The Plough, Prestbury
68The Pulpit
69The Restoration
70The Retreat
71The Ridge
72The Rotunda Tavern
73The Royal
74The Royal Oak,PrestburyBought from the Brewery by the landlord who has done a lot of work to make the pub a success
75The Royal Union
76The Salisbury
77The StrandUsed to be Cafe Tabac. New pub sign cut in the same style as the rest of the original shop front
78The Sudeley Arms
79The Suffolk Arms
80The Swan
81The TavernWas the Prom Vaults - now reopened and selling decent beer
82The VineThis was Coopers in 1990. The PDDG comes from "Cactus Jacks" - which name it laboured under for some time.
83Three Crowns
85Two PigsHosts a lot of live music acts
86Victoria Inn
88Winchester Wine and Ale Bar
89Yates's Wine Lodge


  • 1 : This list is not totally accurate at the moment as the pubs need to be double checked