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There's always something happening down at the Hollow Bottom where the beer flows freely and the fun never ends!!

Draught Beer, Cider and Lager from £3.65 and Double up for £1 on selected Spirits.

Don't want to cook tonight? No problem, our full pub menu is available to take away 7 days a week with 10% discount. Call 01451 850392 to place your order or come in to order and have a quick drink while you wait.

Whats On @The Hollow: Refurbishment & Relaunch Summer 2015.

We are excited to announce that from 1st June to 30th June we will be working on bringing you a brand new, stunning, Hollow Bottom. The main pub and restaurant will be closed while we undergo major refurbishment and make exciting new changes. We will be working on a brand new, unique, beer garden plus interior structural and aesthetic changes.

We are already taking bookings from the 1st July. Please come and join us then and experience your new Hollow Bottom.

Photos of the refurbishment and improvements will be on Facebook and Twitter, please do follow our progress and for the locals who can't cope without us for the month of June we will be serving drinks in our Bindaree Stud Bar, please come and visit.

Thank you for your patience while we are under construction. See you in July, we can not wait!!

Watch this space........

Fizzy Fridays

Every Friday The Hollow Bottom will give you a bottle of house bubbly for just £15.50! * Excluding Race Meetings.


May Bank Holiday weekend 22nd-25th May

Open as always day & night. Come and enjoy the Bank Holiday with us. Sunday Lunch at 12noon, 2pm or 3:30pm A lovely atmosphere will be guaranteed. Just book a table and we will welcome the Kids with an Activity pack on the house. You can then choose anything you want from our everchanging menus, but our Roasts are to die for. We will even transport you home if you fancy a few drinks.

We are open all afternoon & nightime too with our full Menu.......


The Cheltenham Festival 2016 & exclusive Gold Cup VIP day.

We are the only place to be for The Premier Horse Racing event of 2016.

We start the week off with CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL PREVIEW on Monday 14th March 7pm which promises to be a great night. with a track record of multiple winners being tipped every year. £20pp payable on booking (sharing platterincluded)

Our panelists are Alex Steedman (Racing UK) top jockeys Sam Twiston-Davies & Ryan Hatch , Gary Wiltshire (The Belly on the Telly) & our very own Double Grand National winning Carl Llewellyn giving us a number of Winning Festival Tips all sponsored by Star Sports, The Gentlemans Bookmakers with Luke Tarr on hand to give his insight and betting info. MAIN PUB OPEN AS USUAL FOR FOOD & DRINK & CRAIC !

Tuesday 15th, Wednesday 16th, Thursday 17th & Gold Cup Day on Friday 18th.

We start every day with Breakfast & The Racing Post from 08:30 (no Daily Mail's allowed)

All Races are shown live on the multiple screens throughout the day with food served all day too.

Brilliant Live Music every evening with "Andrew & Paul" throughout the bar area and our Exclusive Festival Menu served in our heated "Marquee Festival Restaurant" with replays on the Giant screen from 6pm (booking advised but not essential). We also show all the racing highlights throughout the night in the bar on multiple screens.

Most Importantly "The Hollow Bottom Bus "  will get you home safely to wherever you needed to be (within reason) at the end of your evening.

Exclusive Gold Cup Day Package 2016

During the daytime on Friday 18th March 2015 we have a Private function in our heated "Marquee Festival Restaurant" at £95pp payable at time of booking.

Avoid the madness at the racecourse and have the VIP treatment with us. Champagne on arrival at 11:30am, going through the card with our secret Tipster, 4 course Lunch with wine included, Table service drinks all day, Giant Screen and betting facilities.

Avoiding the queues after Racing and wander up into the Main pub and grab your place ready for the party night to begin

Payment at time of booking non refundable. Just give us a call.


HOLLOW BOTTOM BUS....you get to us and we will bring you home!!

“Getting you home safely”

The Hollow Bottom 8 seater minibus is FREE. This people mover is available to everyone to ensure you get safely home (subject to DISTANCE & AVAILABILITY) Pop back the next day for your car and maybe Brunch??

You may have seen the bus touring around the country recently as it has just completed ANOTHER trip abroad... to Scotland!

Please call us at the pub to discuss this service, we're here to help.

Ever Wanted to have a share in Racehorses??

The Hollow Bottom are looking for likeminded people to join our Fun Racing Club and be a part of some exciting Horses trained by Local Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies.

Our racing club will include 4 trips to the gallops followed by breakfast at The Hollow Bottom and you'll gain exclusive entry to The Hollow Bottom Ball every March.

If you're interested or you'd like more information please contact Hugh on 01451 850392 or 07876030881

*Initial Outlay £4000 first year for one-tenth share and £2000 per year thereafter


Racing & The History of The Hollow Bottom

If our pub were famous for one thing, that would have to be our long tradition and connection to The Cheltenham Races & horseracing in general. Our clientele would canter right up to the bar if we let them!

With long-time owners, Peter Scudamore and Nigel Twiston-Davies, it's not surprising it quickly became known as a pub with a racing theme.

When Hugh and Charlie took over, Earth Summit came to The Hollow Bottom to bless the pub then Bindaree stopped by to celebrate his Grand National triumph. We like to think they heard our nose bag was unbeatable and our stables were first class (fresh straw daily). We are proud of our countryside and racing heritage, fiercely fond of food and dedicated to our customers, both local and those trotting through. Throughout the Pub you will find a wealth of racing memorabilia including Richard Dunwoody's boots, photographs galore and the plates - horseshoes belonging to Earth Summit the only horse to win the Grand National, Welsh National and Scottish National, sitting beside the plates of his stable companion Bindaree, our most recent Grand National winner and Welsh National winner. There are race badges and framed newspaper cuttings all over the pub, a fascinating archive of history to take in at ones leisure.



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The Hollow Bottom Pub
The Hollow Bottom, Guiting Power, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 5UX
Telephone: 01451 850392, Fax: 01451 850945, Email: hello@hollowbottom.com