The Rugby Groud Guide

Eating,Drinking & Shopping

Club Shop:

Located on Kingsholm Road, at the corner of the South and West Stands.

Open weekdays 10am until 4pm, and Saturdays 9am until 4pm

Matchday opening hours vary according to kick-off time.

Phone No: 01452 876599

Eating & Drinking in the Stadium:

Club House open match days .There's a pre-match Q & A with two non-playing Gloucester players from 1.30 in the Shogun Bar

For visitors to The Shed, there is the Lion’s Den Bar at the eastern end.


Other places to Eat and Drink:


Gloucester Quays

01452 521919

Allegedly the place where all the players go

Mangoes Thai Café

12 Kingsholm Road

01452 382970

Café by day, Thai restaurant by night.

Rumour has it this is a favourite of the coaches

The Kingsholm Inn

8 Kingsholm Road

01452 530222

Popular meeting place, known locally as The Jockey.

Teague's Bar

48 Kingsholm Road

01452 421733

Iron Mike's pride and joy.  Only a short stagger to The Shed

Dean's Walk Inn

St. Catherine Street

01452 415762

The world's only pub to have a giant rugby ball stuck in the roof!


Gloucester/The City

Gloucester (glos-ter) began life as a settlement for retired Roman soldiers but really came into its own in medieval times, when the pious public brought wealth and prosperity to what was then a pilgrimage city. The faithful flocked to see the grave of Edward 11 and soon financed the building of what remains one of England’s most beautiful cathedrals.

On more recent years, Gloucester bore the brunt of hard times and the city fell into serious decline. The centre remains a rather dowdy, workaday place, but scratch the surface and you’ll find a glimmer of medieval character.

Useless fact: John Stafford Smith, who composed America’s national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner, was born in Gloucester in 1750.


Tourist Office

15 Ladybellegate Street



9.00am – 5.00pm: Mon-Sat

11.00am – 3.00pm: Sun





“Gloucester’s accommodation options are pretty grim. You’d be far better off staying in Cheltenham (10 minutes by Train) instead.”

Lonely Planet’s Great Britain


Accomodation near Kingsholm

The Edward Hotel is situated on the London Road, less than a mile from Kingsholm, and close to the train station.

The Gloucester (Longford) Premier Inn is also an easy walk to the ground, to the north of the city, close to the A40.

Stay at a rural haven nearby and check in to the Hatton Court Hotel in Upton St. Leonards about four miles south of the stadium (01452 617412;

For charm at less expense, try St. Anne’s B & B in Painswick (01452 812879;


Booking Agencies

If you require accommodation then you could try a hotel booking service

Late Rooms:

Will take you to the Accommodation page on the Gloucester tourism website.



Updated July 2016


Copyright Miles & Miles Publishing 2016

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