NEWS

2019-08-21 A dinner with Kojin
Danny Walker of Pyschopomp Distillery in Bristol (who make our Kojin) will be joining us for a six course menu paired with Kojin cocktails by Dan Morgan, Cheltenham Bartender of the Year. Tickets available here.

2019-07-27 TokyoFest
Koj returned to his pop up roots in a collaboration with Tokyo Tattoo Studios. He designed a 5 course menu celebrating popular Japanese street food, served in small sittings in the showroom of Kitchens by L’una Design.

2019-07-13 HyperJapan
Koj will demonstrating his signature vegan dish ‘spicy peanut miso aubergine’ in association with Clearspring at HyperJapan at Olympia in London.

2019-06-11 Japanese Embassy
Koj was asked to join a select group of Japanese chefs to serve canapes to over 200 guests at a reception hosted by the Japanese Ambassador to the UK, Mr Koji Tsuruoka, in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the International Grains Council. Read more here.

2019-04-28 Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Head Chef Robin Stock was asked to join the catering team at Honda for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix 2019.

2019-03-16 Tom Parker Bowles
A nice surprise for us as Matthew Fort (of Great British Menu) caught up with Tom Parker Bowles over lunch at Koj. Tom wrote a review for his column in the Mail on Sunday.

2019-01-08 New menu
Our new menu to take us through the hungry gap into spring and summer is online.

2018-11-21 Nikka Whisky Tasting
For details of this event, please go to the Booking section or visit our Facebook page.

2018-10-06 Cheltenham Lit Crawl
As part of Cheltenham Literature Festival, we’re offering sake in the company of Haiku poet in residence Paul Conneally and calligrapher Yoko Takenaki.

2018-09-17 Bartender of the Year
Our bar manager, Dan Morgan, has been crowned Cheltenham Bartender of the Year.

2018-09-11 New beer now available
Our latest house beer, Topknot Fatboy is a ruby ale brewed exclusively for Koj in collaboration with Hillside Brewery.

2018-09-10 Cheltenham Awards: Best Bar / Restaurant Finalist
We were shortlisted among 4 finalists in the 2018 Cheltenham awards.

2018-09-06 The Good Food Guide 2019
For the second year running, Koj Cheltenham is among 17 Gloucestershire restaurants in The Good Food Guide.

2018-08-08 Kikkoman Masters 2018
Our Executive Chef, Koj, has been shortlisted among ten finalists in the prestigious Kikkoman Masters cooking competition

2018-08-06 Bandana Monkey beer wins 1 star
The Great Taste Awards 2018 have been announced and our house beer, Bandana Monkey was awarded 1-star.

2018-07-03 Cotswold Life Best Newcomer
We won the Best Newcomer category in the Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards 2018.

2018-04-30 The Trencherman’s Guide
Michael Caines MBE invited Koj into 26th edition of The Trencherman’s Guide.

2018-04-03 Restaurant of the Year
Koj Cheltenham was announced as joint Restaurant of the Year, alongside Lumiere at the Cheltenham BID Awards 2018.

2018-03-26 Recommended by Two Michelin star legend
David Everitt-Matthias of Le Champignon Sauvage recommended Koj among the best restaurants in Gloucestershire in The Telegraph.

2018-01-25 Burns-san Supper
A tasting menu celebrating Robbie Burns and Masataka Taketsuru, the father of Japanese whisky [click here]

2017-12-15 Second major guidebook listing
Following our inclusion in The Good Food Guide 2018, we have now been listed among Harden’s 2018 Guide to the UK’s best restaurants

2017-11-10 Newsletter
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2017-10-31 Best Restaurant Finalist
Koj Cheltenham was named as one of three finalists in the Best Restaurant category of Gloucestershire Food & Farming Awards.

2017-10-05 Introducing Kojin, Spirit of the Hearth
We have collaborated with Psychopomp Distillery in Bristol to create our very own Japanese-inpired gin.

2017-08-17 The Good Food Guide
Just five months after opening, we have been included among 15 Gloucestershire restaurants included in the Good Food Guide 2018.