We've just received some very exciting news!  Next month, The Lucky Onion will open a new addition to its family of five local properties with newly renovated The Hollow Bottom. The 17th Century Cotswold stone pub has been a staple part of the racing community for decades, it closed suddenly in July with many locals hoping the closure was temporary and it seems those wishes have come true.

The Lucky Onion group, owned by Jade and Julian Dunkerton, have just taken ownership of The Hollow Bottom, highlighting their dedication to invest in local pubs and historic buildings. The opening will allow the community and racing fans to once again celebrate during Cheltenham’s renowned race weeks. With leading trainers Nigel Twiston-Davies, Jonjo O’Neil and Fergal O’Brian living close by, The Hollow Bottom is going to continue to be the place to be during Cheltenham Festival.

The historic building features large recessed windows, low ceilings and exposed stone walls and timbers making it perfect for relaxing; whether by the log-burning fire or outside on the terrace. Celebrating his passion for local ingredients, Director of Food for the group Ronnie Bonetti has created a simple yet heart-warmingly delicious menu featuring classic pub dishes while Sunday’s menu honours the traditional British roast with Yorkshire puddings and all the trimmings.

Outside of race week, The Hollow Bottom is the perfect place for a quiet drink and supper after exploring the Cotswold Way National Trail and the picturesque village of Guiting Power, which is now a conservation area.

The Lucky Onion’s owner, Superdry co-founder entrepreneur Julian Dunkerton, commented: “It is our ongoing commitment to restore historic buildings in the Cotswolds and Cheltenham. Racing is the heart of the local community as is The Hollow Bottom; we have gone above and beyond to ensure that locals and visitors are able to continue to celebrate both.”

The Hollow Bottom is the first pub in an exciting series of new developments by The Lucky Onion with plans to develop multiple historic buildings in and around Cheltenham and the Cotswolds. It joins the Lucky Onion family of boutique hotels and elegant country pubs each one with its own distinct character and personality, but all sharing our genuine passion for great design, high quality food & drink and exceptional service.

Old logo for The Hollow Bottom...

The newly revealed logo...

Hollow Bottom logo

The family of five Lucky Onion properties are - Boutique hotels No. 131 and No. 38 The Park here in Cheltenham, local bar popular with locals and visitors alike - The Tavern as well as critically acclaimed The Wheatsheaf in nearby Northleach and The Wild Duck in Cirencester. 


No. 131
Restaurant with Rooms
No 131 Cheltenham exterior shot

Traditional Georgian architecture, eclectic modern design, delicious, all-day dining. No.131 The Promenade is just a stone's throw from the Montpellier district of Cheltenham, and has been named among the best hotels in the Cotswolds.

The Tavern
The Tavern, Cheltenham

A friendly neighbourhood bar and restaurant serving delicious seasonal food. You can expect a lively atmosphere, and a bar team to be reckoned with. For years, The Tavern has remained a local favourite as the place to eat, drink, and celebrate.

No. 38 The Park
Bed & Breakfast
No. 38 The Park

No. 38, The Park, a beautiful Georgian Townhouse available to hire as a whole or room by room. It's an oasis of calm during the day and throughout the week, but at weekends and by night can become the perfect party house...



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