Seasonal food in unspoilt surroundings

About The Bumble Bee

The Bumble Bee in Gloucester is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

Book a table online and enjoy a spot by our roaring log-fire. Or make the best of the British summertime by eating alfresco in our pretty beer garden.

A little pub history

Waterwells, where the Bumble Bee is situated, is mentioned as early as 1605 and was the part of a parish noted for its many fresh water springs. In 1901 the land was mainly meadow, but by the 1930's large orchards had been planted, probably to supply G.H.Mayo and Sons, cider makers and fruit merchants.

Make a day of it

Just a few miles from the Cotswolds, the Bumble Bee is set in beautiful gardens near Waterwells Business Park. Our proximity to the Motorway makes us an ideal stopover for travellers making their way to Bristol; and for your accommodation requirements the Holiday Inn Express Gloucester South is situated next to The Bumble Bee. Guests from local Brockworth, Churchdown and Tuffley come to dine a drink with us. Summer visitors will enjoy the annual Quedgeley show.

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Our opening times

Our standard opening times are below but we may open earlier on certain days depending on local demand so please do call us to check if you would like to visit us before midday.

Monday to Saturday 11am to 11pm.
Sundays 11am to 10.30pm.