There is something for everyone at our 16th Century traditional Cotswold country inn.

Situated in the heart of the Cotswold’s and in a beautiful location between Brimpsfield and Birdlip, our centuries-old pub sits alongside the A417 and is easily accessible from the M4 and M5.

Stop by & enjoy a real ale or coffee, put your feet up & relax, read the newspaper by the log fire or the patio overlooking the beautiful valley, also great for walking.

Our wide-ranging menu offers dishes to suit all tastes, including vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free & exotic dishes as well as traditional fayre.

Exotic meats have long been a feature of our menu – whether you opt for the healthy option of a low-fat ostrich, kangaroo steak or the more adventurous crocodile & camel.

Our bar features a good range of real ale, lager & cider as well as a comprehensive wine list. Gluten free & vegan lager, beers & cider. & a wide selection of teas & coffee

We are dog & child-friendly with treats on the bar for our furry friends.
Our barn bar is available for private dining & meetings 

Book a table on 01242 870261

Awards: Lux Traditional Pub of the Year 2018. Camra Gloucester Best Country Pub 2014. The Good Pub Guide Best Pub of the Year 2009. The coveted Booker Prize for Excellence (National Competition for Best Pub Caterer) in 2001 and Meat Pub Finalist 2000 for our commitment to superb home-cooked food, we also feature real ales & ciders and offer a wide selection of wines available by the glass and bottle.

Opening Times

Open 7 days a week


Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 11am-3pm                                                                                & 6pm – 9.30 pm 

Tuesday                                         11.00am – 3.00pm              Friday  & Saturday                          11am – 10.30pm

Sunday                                             12.00 – 8.30pm

Food served:

12.00 – 2.45pm & 6pm – 8.30pm Monday, Wednesday & Thursday

Tuesday 12.00 – 2.45pm

 Friday – Saturday: Food served all day  last orders 9pm

Last orders 8pm on Sunday

Contact Us

01242 870261

The Golden Heart Inn, Nettleton Bottom, Birdlip
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 8LA

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