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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: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
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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Visitor rating
  • 78
    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
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best hidden gem - proper homemade

An incredible homemade burger and coleslaw, probably the best slaw I have eaten. And the top rate food is matched by great service. I am in Cheltenham for a weekend. The lovely owner of star bistro recommended some great for places to see. The fact that he employs people who would otherwise... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Michelle L
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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112 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

An incredible homemade burger and coleslaw, probably the best slaw I have eaten. And the top rate food is matched by great service. I am in Cheltenham for a weekend. The lovely owner of star bistro recommended some great for places to see. The fact that he employs people who would otherwise struggle to get a job means you leave... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

The full English breakfast was amazing with their black pud being one of the tastiest I've ever tried. Service was fab with a nice relaxing ambience. Wish I'd found this place sooner!!

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Worcestershire
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Having been blown away by the Star Bistro at Ullenwood I was determined to try their place on Pepper Crescent. I had a simple salad, one of their delicious gluten and dairy free desserts and some of the best coffee I have tasted in ages. Everything was fresh, tasty and accompanied by great service. What a superb addition to Cheltenham's... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

this was my first visit to Cheltenham. I met a friend for lunch and we chose the Star Bistro based on TripAdvisor reviews. We were not disappointed as the food was excellent value, wholesome and delicious. The staff were attentive and we really enjoyed our visit.

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cheltenham
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52 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Went for breakfast and had the eggs benedict. Am a bit of a connoisseur of these and this was a really good one, nice touch was the finely chopped chives on top. Good coffee and pleasant service. The decor is well done, and the furniture very modern, the room is light and airey though below ground level.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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4 restaurant 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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4 reviews 4 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

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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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 - 25
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?