Gloucester is a city, district and county town of Gloucestershire in the South West region of England. Gloucester lies close to the Welsh border, and on the River Severn.
A cathedral city, capital of its county which was built on a flat spot of land, Gloucester is situated on the River Severn and the Bristol and Birmingham Railway.With an established Farmers Market every Friday it is no wonder that a quiet revolution in food is taking place. The sucess of this is mostly down to the way the City embraces diversity and a multi-cultural society - living, working and relaxing side by side.
Gloucester restaurants cater for truly global tastes including the best of English, Chinese, Greek, Mexican, Thai and Indian cuisine.
Gloucester people enjoy life and there are many wine bars, pubs and clubs offering a range of local and regional fayre.
Gloucester restaurants offer everything from fresh homemade sandwiches, Gloucester Old Spot Sausages or something more substantial in a number of unique and spectacular settings.
The opening of Gloucester Quays has created a new waterside restaurant quarter overlooking Historial Gloucester Docks,Gloucester Guildhall offers a unique programme of live entertainment from the biggest names in live music and stand up comedy to cinema and theatre performances.
The Picturedrome and Kings Theatre bring a mix of professional and amateur theatre to the City. Both of these venues are small traditional theatres and are a great place to see a performance.Gloucester has a number of night clubs offering a mix of music and nights throughout the week. A number of Gloucester pubs now have late licenses and offer a range of alternative clubbing experiences. Cafe Rene hosts Bounce, a monthly Indie Club held in an underground cellar bar.If a few drinks in a bar followed by clubbing the night away is your thing, you won't be disappointed. Most of the bars and clubs are located in the Eastgate Street area of the City and are all closely located, to make meeting up with friends and moving along to the next bar an easy and enjoyable experience.
So whether you are looking for a quick drink with friends before hitting a club, a relaxed Sunday pub lunch, some traditional Gloucestershire real ale or a bottle of wine and a good old pub quiz, Gloucester's pubs and bars can be found in all areas of the City.