Outdoor Lakeside Pods

Enjoy Outdoor Dining In Our Lakeside Pods

Enjoy delicious dining, privacy, and picturesque views in our exclusive Lakeside Pods! Set in our hotel’s stunning private gardens, our outdoor dining pods are ideal for all occasions and can be booked for brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner.

Dinner With A Lakeside View

Set within our private landscaped gardens, our private outdoor  dining pods offer a peaceful and scenic retreat for you and your friends and family to enjoy, whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply want to catch up.

Our private dining pods can accommodate anything from couple date nights to group bookings and are perfect for all types of weather.*

Interior Shot of The VIPods With Full Table Set At Ther Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel
Air Shot of VIPods at Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall

Switch Up Your Dining Experience

You can enjoy brunch, lunch and afternoon tea in our dining pods during the day, and in the evening, they make the perfect spot for a romantic or relaxing dinner – explore our menus to find out more!

There’s on-site parking at our hotel with easy access to the gardens
You’re welcome to stroll around the gardens and along the lake, with ducks to admire too!

Times & Prices

All prices include your meal and Lakeside Pod hire.


Brunch | From 9 am to 11:30 am

  • Friday to Sunday (Inc Bank Holidays): £22.00 (per adult)

  • Friday to Sunday (Inc Bank Holidays): £15.00 (per child)

Lunch | From 12 noon to 2:30 pm

  • £29.00 – 2 courses per adult

  • £36.00 – 3 courses per adult

  • Children’s Menu: £15 per child

Afternoon Tea | From 12 pm to 2:30 pm or from 3 pm to 5 pm

  • Monday to Sunday: £25.00 (per adult) 
  • Monday to Sunday: £12.50 (per child) 

Dinner | From 5.30 pm to 8 pm or 8:30 pm to 11 pm 

  • Sunday – Thursday – £36 per adult

  • Friday & Saturday – £39.50 per adult

  • Children’s Menu: £15 per child

Book Online

If the time slots don’t suit you, please get in touch. If we have availability for your request, we can amend the timings of your booking.