5 of the Best Gin Bars in Cheltenham

Fruity, citrusy, herbaceous and floral are just some of the flavour profiles Cheltenham’s gin bars serve up. Here are 5 of the best gin bars in Cheltenham!


Malmaison – Bayshill Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3AS

Located on Bayshill road just around the corner from Montpellier, Malmaison stirs up some of the best gins in Cheltenham making sure each one is mixed with the right tonic and garnish. With a carefully selected list, Malmaison has chosen to include only the best gin and tonic combinations in their bar.


John Gordons – 11/13, Montpellier Arcade, Montpellier, Cheltenham GL50 1SU

This cosy spot located in Montpellier boasts one of the largest selections of gin in Cheltenham and serves up a special blend of gin and tonic with their very own tonic brand. There is a quiet space in the downstairs of the main bar for those looking for a relaxing drink, and with a vibrant secondary bar (located in the building behind it) focusing solely on gin, there is also room for those looking for a more social drink.


Koj – 3 Regent St, Cheltenham GL50 1HE

This hidden gem is actually called Kampai and is located on regent street in the upstairs of Koj Japanese restaurant. With Japanese inspired flavours, Masterchef UK finalist and Koj owner Andrew Kojima, has brought his own brand of gin, Kojin, into the mix to give customers a taste of something unique.


The Clarence Social – 1 Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3NY

If you’re after a lavish drink then this is the place for you. With experienced bar staff, The Clarence Social can make a bespoke gin and tonic to suit which ever flavour you’re after. There is even a secret bar located downstairs, but in order to get in, you need to know which book in the bookcase to push!


Door 4 – 4 Montpellier Walk, Cheltenham GL50 1SD

Not only does Door 4 have delicious gins, they always go the extra mile to make sure their drinks are visually appealing too. By adding things like dry ice to have your drink overflowing in steam or creative garnishes, Door 4 does it all right. And to top it off, their bar manager Timos has just won the Chase Cocktail Competition!

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