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Star Bistro

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12 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham GL50 3DA, England
+44 1242 572958
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8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Description: StarBistro is a joint venture between The Wiggly Worm and National Star...
StarBistro is a joint venture between The Wiggly Worm and National Star enabling young people with disabilities to gain real life work experience. We offer a quality dining experience for our customers using the finest local and seasonal ingredients and in so doing develop a truly local and sustainable supply chain. Our food is prepared simply, tastefully and in season by The Wiggly Worm team and students from National Star College.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Unexpectedly delicious lunch!

Congratulations to Rob Rees and his team who operate Star Bistro at 12 Royal Crescent. This was my first visit to this exceptional little bistro and it will not be my last. The coffee was first class - proper coffee and not an excuse for coffee. Then we had eggs Benedict for lunch. Absolutely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Michelle H
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Congratulations to Rob Rees and his team who operate Star Bistro at 12 Royal Crescent. This was my first visit to this exceptional little bistro and it will not be my last. The coffee was first class - proper coffee and not an excuse for coffee. Then we had eggs Benedict for lunch. Absolutely delicious. The eggs were poached perfectly,... More 

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Cheltenham, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The staff were respectful looking after all our needs. We had a sandwich with salad which was great. We were impressed by how adults with special needs could be fronts house and able to take our order clearly and be friendly without being pressurising Well ne Star Bistro 😊

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Happened to be passing today and popped in to look at the menu. It was so tempting that we sat in and ordered. My husband had the flat iron steak special and I had the catch of the day special, which today was whiting. Both were absolutely delicious and beautifully presented. Bren also had the Chai Kick to drink and... More 

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Nailsworth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

I recently found this lovely bistro while wandering round cheltenham. The food was lovely very fresh, local and sensibly priced. The staff were so friendly and attentive encouraged by a patient mentor who they appeared to have a lovely rapport with this made a lovely relaxed atmosphere and I will definitely be visiting again with friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

I visited for lunch with my daughter today and was so glad I did! Food was amazing (lovely, filling and well presented), service was great and the place is clean and well decorated. It's a bit hidden away downstairs in Royal Crescent so I imagine lots of people don't know it's there but I would urge you to visit! As... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My husband and I popped in for lunch following a recommendation. The roasted butternut squash and feta salad was the best salad I've had for a long time! The staff are very friendly and the atmosphere relaxed. We will certainly be returning again soon.

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UK
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Popped on as we haven't been able to get to the Star Bistro. Very friendly service, very reasonably priced and delicious lunch. The salads are particularly good and you will come away very satisfied. Terrific place!

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Cheltenham
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

Laid back relaxed atmosphere with great food. Had the grid iron steak along with a Cheltenham Spa ale which was perfect. Bright modern décor was spotless. Will return soon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Lovely place. Warm atmosphere with friendly, helpful staff. That eggs benedict is honestly the most delicious ever. The sauce wasnt too sickly and the balance was just right. Beautiful presentation. Recommend it highly!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Didn't realise this was part of the star college group which helps give skills to disabled youths. Friendly, cheap cafe with good coffee, decent food and a great cause.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham GL50 3DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 572958

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 24
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

StarBistro is a joint venture between The Wiggly Worm and National Star enabling young people with disabilities to gain real life work experience. We offer a quality dining experience for our customers using the finest local and seasonal ingredients and in so doing develop a truly local and sustainable supply chain. Our food is prepared simply, tastefully and in season by The Wiggly Worm team and students from National Star College.
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?