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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Restaurant
“This restaurant is in an old cinema / picture house with many features remaining. A Cheltenham favourite.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Shopping Plaza
“Cinema, shops and restaurants in the heart of Cheltenham for a great night out”
  • 22 locals recommend
Café
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“Great place to get coffee/lunch. Can be busy at times and when it is the service is hit and miss, but usually this is a great bet.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“One of the best Indian restaurants in the area. Expensive, but very sophisticated with excellent service. Ideal for special occasion meals, but book as early as you can to ensure you get a table. Slightly out of town, but still walkable!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Located in the old Spa Pump Rooms The Ivy Brasserie is just a few minutes walk away. Excellent service and standards make it ideal for brunch, lunch, dinner and cocktails.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Pub
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“Lovely pub which serves great food. Great in the summer as it has a nice big garden!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“Great breakfasts (not as good as ours... But...) and excellent coffee house”
  • 12 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Good pub food at The Tavern. Close by, The Bayshill Inn has live music on Weds and Sats. Around the corner, The Fire Station for wining and dining. All accessible on foot from Cherry Tree via the Honeybourne Line pathway (about 20 mins walk). ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“large menu, good food and welcoming staff. food available at Lunch time until 3pm. good for evening drinks and socialising ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Very down to earth setting (think student town vibes) but delicious, inexpensive, Sri Lankan food, served on simple platters. Book early to avoid disappointment!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Despite this being a chain restaurant, this is located in a beautiful old just, close to the fashionable Montpellier area. A fabulous place to visit for something different.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“Lovely bar in town, serves great cocktails! Often live music/ DJ's during weekends”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The food is imaginatively cooked and prices reasonable particularly if you order before 7 pm. Portions are small on the whole”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“A very well established wine bar with contemporary decor, a seasonal brasserie menu and an outside terrace. It's about 3 mints walk to Bayshill Lodge, Montpellier St, Cheltenham GL50 1SY.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you are a self-proclaimed foodie, treat yourself to a meal at arguably Gloucestershire’s best restaurant, Cheltenham’s one Michelin star-rated restaurant Le Champignon Sauvage. Opened in 1987 by chef David Everitt-Matthias and his wife Helen, expect modern French cuisine made from the finest ingredients and a surprisingly well-priced wine list. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a really upmarket place and, you can expect to pay but, it is fantastic - especially the service! Try the fish pie! Oh... and, best of all... It's literally a 1 minute walk. You can see it from the driveway! ”
  • 9 locals recommend