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
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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.