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The Montpellier Chapter

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Bayshill Road | The Montpellier Chapter Hotel, Cheltenham GL50 3AS, England
01242 527 788
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The landmark Regency building housing The Montpellier Chapter is a...
The landmark Regency building housing The Montpellier Chapter is a glorious setting for dinner and drinks. The most perfect fusion of old and new, traditional and contemporary, The Montpellier Chapter hotel has been restored to its former glory and given a designer style facelift, its stunning new look evident nowhere so much as in its superb restaurant. Parquet flooring, simple painted walls, sinuously lined furniture and carefully thought out mood lighting do little to distract from the main event ��� The Montpellier Chapter���s food. Prepared in the restaurant���s open kitchen with its beech clay oven, dishes are seasonal British favourites with a firmly classical flavour and local ingredients used wherever possible. Award winning head chef Tom Rains is very much led by inspirational cook and food writer Simon Hopkinson (Roast Chicken and Other Stories) and his philosophy of thoughtfully prepared food. The results are stunning; simple and delicious at once. Open from 10am The Montpellier Chapter���s bar is the ideal setting for not only an aperitif but morning coffee, afternoon tea or a drink and a catch up with friends.
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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 34
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Myself and two others visited the restaurant as we were looking for somewhere we could get a decent steak and had heard good reports about the restaurant. Upon arrival the building is a stunning Georgian town house set on a corner plot in the Montpellier area of Cheltenham. The interior... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
Geoff C
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English first
Chester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

We got lucky with the weather and had lunch on the Terrace. Service was polite, efficient, attentive, and the food was wonderful, offering something a little different. I would definitely visit again.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Myself and two others visited the restaurant as we were looking for somewhere we could get a decent steak and had heard good reports about the restaurant. Upon arrival the building is a stunning Georgian town house set on a corner plot in the Montpellier area of Cheltenham. The interior decoration of the ground floor is as good as the... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

What could and should be a great place to eat and drink is sadly ruined by complete and utter lack of good basic management. From start to finish it was a poor experience with regard to service. Understaffed and stressed out staff. To Chapter's owner..I would suggest making a call to the manager of 'Loxley's' , in Stratford upon Avon,... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I came to the Montpellier Chapter for a meal with my family. The evening was brilliant! We had a warm welcome when we arrived at the restaurant, the room itself is lovely and modern with an open plan kitchen and pizza oven on display. There is a great choice of wine and the waiter who served had good knowledge. The... More 

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Cheltenham
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We enjoyed a wonderful afternoon tea at the Chapter for my husbands 50th. The sandwiches, cakes and scones were fresh and delicious which we enjoyed on a pleasant and peaceful atmosphere. We are now looking to book an evening meal as the food was of a high quality. I would recommend afternoon tea here above other places in Cheltenham

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Gloucester, UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This was where my husband chose to take me for my 'surprise' 60th birthday meal, along with our 'children' (both well over 27) and their other halves. I have no idea why. I had already told him that I had discounted the venue for a group Sunday lunch for 20 on the Sunday but, I guess, that's husbands for you... More 

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BRISTOL
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Booked here for afternoon tea on Mothers day as it was recommended online, and was one of the few places that didn't increase the charge purely for Mothers day. On arrival we couldn't find a reception or staff member to try and ask for our table. Reception turned out to be a wooden ball in the centre of the room... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My fiance and I came here for dinner with my sister and her boyfriend as they were visiting us. Having dined here several times over the last few years we have noticed Montpellier Chapter's standards slipping. On this visit however, I must say their standards have hit rock bottom. The food when it eventually arrived (fillet steak and a couple... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Great food, great atmosphere , brilliant staff, very good cooks club! Value for money and very good Sunday lunches!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We went here for the first time last week. We started with cocktails - perfect start :-) The meal was pricey - but worth it. The service was friendly and relaxed and our waiter was very knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend. .

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bayshill Road | The Montpellier Chapter Hotel, Cheltenham GL50 3AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: 01242 527 788

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 38 - 68
  • Cuisine: British

Description

The landmark Regency building housing The Montpellier Chapter is a glorious setting for dinner and drinks. The most perfect fusion of old and new, traditional and contemporary, The Montpellier Chapter hotel has been restored to its former glory and given a designer style facelift, its stunning new look evident nowhere so much as in its superb restaurant. Parquet flooring, simple painted walls, sinuously lined furniture and carefully thought out mood lighting do little to distract from the main event ��� The Montpellier Chapter���s food. Prepared in the restaurant���s open kitchen with its beech clay oven, dishes are seasonal British favourites with a firmly classical flavour and local ingredients used wherever possible. Award winning head chef Tom Rains is very much led by inspirational cook and food writer Simon Hopkinson (Roast Chicken and Other Stories) and his philosophy of thoughtfully prepared food. The results are stunning; simple and delicious at once. Open from 10am The Montpellier Chapter���s bar is the ideal setting for not only an aperitif but morning coffee, afternoon tea or a drink and a catch up with friends.

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