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The Royal Pub and Restaurant

54 Horsefair Street | Charlton Kings, Cheltenham, England
01242 228937
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Ranked #71 of 326 Restaurants in Cheltenham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 am
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
UK
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

As usual, the Royal and its team provided another great Sunday lunch for our party of seven. The portions are generous and the food is beautifully cooked. What more can you want? Recommended.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Yet again a fabulous Lunch. New young staff were attentive,cheerful and efficient. The desserts are good too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The four of us have had another great Sunday lunch at the Royal. You can't beat the roast. Proper portions and as many vegetables as you can eat. Treated ourselves to starters this time. Glad we did.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We went to The Royal as a group from work and the staff were very friendly and there was a ye olde worldy type of charm to the place. There was a good selection of beers and real ales (Golden Sheep was lovely) too. The only letdown was the quality of the food as I feel it could have been... More

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Bedford
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

In too many pubs you feel like an interloper if you are dining where others are drinking, but in the Royal they successfully mix the two. The food is good pub grub, generous portions if a little bland. The service is fast to the point of being rushed. The surroundings are smart, the furniture is solid and the floor is... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We have eaten here several times over a period of two or three years as we don't live locally. Without exception the food and service has been excellent. We took some friends there last night, and once again experienced superb, generous portions of imaginative food which was cooked to perfection. Although it was very busy, and luckily we knew from... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Recently, I decided that perhaps I was becoming quite complacent and needed to try different pubs for lunch.... Well let's just say I'm back and forever grateful the royal is my local! Lunch menu starts at £5.50.. Same as sub standard pub meals.... Royal do the best hand cut chips ever!!! Keep doing what you do royal... There is no... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I eat at the Royal about once every 6-8 weeks and so feel well qualified to comment on this local pub. I think the first thing to say is that for people living in the Charlton Kings area of Cheltenham, this is a haven given there is very little else that provides any competition whatsoever. I always make sure I... More

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Gower Peninsula, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

We're fairly regular attendees at his pub. The service, quality and atmosphere is always excellent. The staff work really hard on busy Saturday evenings to ensure all their guests get great service. The food quality is really good, with a varied menu that changes every few months. To add to this, there is a great selection of real ales. Value... More

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Michiel H, Owner at The Royal Pub and Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad that you have enjoyed regular meals at the Royal and thank you for writing your review. We try to vary the menu throughout the year, although our steaks remain throughout. However, we endeavour to add a seasonal twist wherever possible. We vary our ales weekly and this seems to go down well, so well in fact that we... More

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

50 years after we first met my friend came back to Cheltenham visiting, after coffee at home we came to The Royal as we know they have a good reliable and varied lunch menu...we both had the Thai beef Salad and it was Lush!.... Crumble of the day was too!

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Michiel H, Owner at The Royal Pub and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for another great review. You reviewed us last year so I'm really pleased that we have maintained the high standards that you expect from us. The thai beef salad is a firm favourite and has been on the menu from when we first opened. It's just too popular to remove!! Thank you once again and kind... More

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