The Brewery Quarter
Type:Food & Drink
Tel: +44 (0) 1242 574378
The Brewery Quarter prides itself on being a 'one-stop shop where you can shop-dine-stay and play!'
It can be found at the end of the High Street and is a hub of things to do and see including leisure attractions, restaurants, bars and shops. Newly extended to open the bottom of the High Street into a cool hub, the complex features a Town Centre Premiere Inn where you can stay.
Historical information - The Brewery Quarter
Founded in 1760 when it was known as Gardner's Brewery, the company was registered as The Cheltenham Original Brewery in 1888 and became Whitbread Flowers Brewery in 1963. Brewing ceased in 1998.
It was Cheltenham’s first proper brewery when it was founded in 1760 by local maltster and baker, Thomas Gardner. Gardner’s Brewery flourished and expanded and in 1888 was registered as Cheltenham Original Brewery Ltd. However, people had been brewing their own ale and malt since medieval times because it was safer to drink than disease-borne water.
The Brewery Quarter has been an entertainment and leisure venue since the early 2000s and was revamped and reopened in 2017.
What can you expect at The Brewery Quarter Cheltenham?...
Food & Drink
The Brewery Quarter is a nucleus of big name eating brands, from Five Guys to Cosy Club, Son of Steak, The Botanist and Nando's to name a few. There are also bars offering a relaxed vibe, including The Brewhouse & Kitchen. The latest restaurant, opening August 2020, is The Alchemist Bar & Restaurant. Exciting restaurants to look out for in Summer 2021 include Mowgli Indian Street Food and Hubbox, a South West burger and beer brand.
Great for kids and adults, The Brewery Quarter is home to Mr Mulligan's, Hollywood Bowl, The Playfarm soft play which offers laser tag parties, a large gym with pool - Everlast, plus a 14-screen state-of-the-art recently refurbished Cineworld cinema – including three VIP screens, a multi-sensory 4DX screen and an IMAX screen - showing all the latest blockbusters. Escape Hunt opened in December 2020 and provides groups of up to six people an exciting hour of fun to escape one of five of their themed rooms. F45 boutique fitness studio is the newest venue to open in April 2021.
The Brewery Quarter also regularly organises an activities and events within the complex itself, including live music and family friendly entertainment which are worth keeping an eye out for on via our What's On pages.
Although the complex itself is full of things to do, it is also surrounded by a number of Cheltenham's independent shopping streets, with second-hand books shops and specialist hobby shops including craft and sewing. There are some hidden gems along these streets, including some exceptional independent eateries which are worth seeking out!
- Guide Dogs Permitted
- Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
- Toilets for Disabled Visitors
- On-Site café/restaurant
Children & Infants
- Facilities for children
- In town/city centre
- All major credit cards accepted
|Open New Year|
|Open All Year (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 00:00*|
* Please note, that opening times may vary from venue to venue. If you are making a journey to visit a specific venue, please check their opening times.Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change
Cheltenham is located 10 minutes off junctions 10 (southbound traffic only) and 11 of the M5 motorway and on the A40 from London and Oxford. A NCP carpark is located directly across the road. To find it using sat nav enter the post code GL50 4EJ for Monson Avenue.
For more information about the NCP car park, click here.
The Brewery Quarter is located in the heart of Cheltenham town centre. If you’re in the centre of town it’s on the Western end of the High Street, just a short stroll from the Promenade.
If you’re walking from Cheltenham race course look out for the distinctive famous art deco sculpture ‘The Celluloid Ladies’ on the corner of The Brewery Quarter on St Margaret’s Road.
The Brewery Quarter is situated opposite St Mary’s minster – the oldest building in Cheltenham – look out for the spire!
Public Transport Directions
It is easy to travel to Cheltenham via coach and train. With many direct services available from most major cities. Coaches come into Royal Well Bus Station in the town centre. The train station is a five minute drive from the town centre. Buses run regularly to/from the town centre and the railway station. Click here for full information about Getting to Cheltenham.
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