While all eyes are on Cheltenham for the thrilling Gold Cup centenary, behind the scenes, three local gems are stealing the show for their outstanding contributions to the visitor economy.

A huge congratulations to the Queens Hotel, Tailors Pub, and Greenway Hotel and Spa for adding brand new honours to the growing list of accolades held by Cheltenham’s world-class venues.

Racing TV Pub of the Year

Tailors, on Cambrary Place just off the High Street, clinched the Racing TV Pub of The Year, boasting 17 TV screens for prime horse racing action.

Tailors Cheltenham

The team shared their delight on Instagram – ‘We are absolutely thrilled at last to be able to share our wonderful news… Tailors in Cheltenham has won the Racing TV Pub of The Year – after being voted the best pub to watch horseracing in the UK. A massive thank you to our amazing team and to all of you that continue to support us’.  

Master Chef of Great Britain

The Queens Hotel Head Chef, Simon Diprose, has recently become a member of the Master Chefs of Great Britain, a well-deserved honour for his culinary prowess.

Queens Hotel Cheltenham win award

The Queens team are delighted he has been recognised for his outstanding achievement – ‘We are super proud to tell you that our Head Chef SImon Diprose has become a member of the Master Chefs of Great Britain. Membership is reserved for industry heavyweights at the top of their profession, who can demonstrate excellence through industry recognition and experience of working in highly accolated establishments over a number of years’.

Photo features celebrity chef Ben Bartlett presenting Simon with his membership plaque.

9th place in 100 UK Best Places to Stay

And last, but certainly not least, The Greenway Hotel and Spa has been ranked number nine in The Times and Sunday Times prestigious guide to the 100 best places to stay in the UK in 2024.

The Greenway Hotel & Spa win award

General Manager Craig Routledge MIH said ‘So incredibly proud to share that The Greenway Hotel and Spa not only scored very solid 8/10 on our recent visit by The Times newspaper, but we've also been listed in the Top 100 best places to stay. This is truly testament to so many people from our owners in backing us 100% to designers and builders who have been integral to our refurbishment over the past 18 months but also and most importantly my team who deliver day in day out for our guests which is what truly matters.’

Congratulations to these local legends from the Visit Cheltenham team!


Tailors exterior

Tailors is a well-known and popular pub situated in a beautiful pedestrianised area in the heart of Cheltenham town centre. With an ‘eye-catching’ stunning exterior and two large outside seating areas its a wonderful place to sit, people watch and enjoy lunch or dinner or simply relax with friends over a drink.

The Greenway Hotel and Spa
Country House Hotel
The Greenway exterior

The Greenway Hotel and Spa is tucked away on the outskirts of the rolling Cotswolds, within a short drive of Cheltenham. Set in eight acres of stunning countryside grounds, this 16th Century Elizabethan manor house hotel is the proud owner of 4 AA Red Stars reflecting the team’s exceptional service and hospitality.

Queens Hotel Cheltenham
Exterior of Queens Hotel Cheltenham

Queens Hotel Cheltenham is an elegant and imposing structure, described as one of the noblest buildings of its kind in Europe. You will experience superb standards of comfort and convenience in this ever fashionable Regency hotel.



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