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The Daffodil

18-20 Suffolk Parade, Cheltenham GL50 2AE, England
01242 700 055
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Ranked #35 of 331 restaurants in Cheltenham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $63
Cuisines: European, Seafood, British, Grill
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Rail: Cheltenham Spa
Description: As Cheltenham’s most dramatic restaurant, The Daffodil with its Art Deco influence offers an extensive Brasserie style A La Carte menu which is seasonally changed, with an excellent choice of wines. Independently owned The Daffodil with it’s award winning conversion from a 1920’s cinema into a restaurant never ceases to wow all who visit. So whether you are planning a romantic night, a corporate event, a party or a memorable wedding, The Daffodil offers an experience not to be missed!
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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Attentive without being fawning, fresh light imaginative food with eloqent but not fussy presentation. Good value plenty of space. Should put down the alcohol proof of their 6% perry.

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12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was my third visit to the daffodil over a number of years, and again I'm never disappointed. We went on a works bash with 20 or so other ladies and two gents. This was an old cinema i believe that has been converted and so retains a lot of its features, high ceilings and grand staircase and a balcony... More

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Warwickshire, England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We visited the Daffodil for the first time for dinner recently and were very impressed with the building and decor. Its very different, being a converted cinema from the 1920s, so the actual dining space is quite large and open apart from a few side booths. We were seated right in the centre of the space so it was quite... More

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I visited this restaurant with my girlfriend last week. We were very much looking forward to our meal after reading previous reviews. We were greeted on arrival very pleasantly by front of house and shown to our table which was nicely set in the restaurant which is an old converted cinema. The young lady who was our waitress for the... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We had a family pre-theatre dinner at Tbe Daffodil and found it truly impressive. Tbe decor alone was stunning. The owner and staff were welcoming, efficient and smart. Everything was immaculate. The service was friendly and crisp. We loved the setting and the special ambience, enhanced by classy music of the appropriate vintage and volume - most important for conversation.... More

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Cheltenham
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63 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We went with friends and enjoyed the meal. Nice fish and pork dishes, tasty vegetables and delicious scallops. A little worn around the edges but overall good for a nice dinner.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

again beautifull food the crispy pigs head and the tasting plate of pork was beautifull the service was first class and as it was a monday night they had jazz on lovely touch to a fantastic evening thank you

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We took friends here for the Daffodil's Monday evening Jazz. We have been before and had a great time - this time was truly excellent. Very attentive, polite staff, astonishingly good food and lovely jazz being played. Truly excellent!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I did not enjoy our meal at the daffodil, as soon as we walked in I felt the staff were looking down their noses at us. Our food arrived and the waiter was rude, the food was not worth the price either. Overall a disappointing experience and we will not be going back.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

An old cinema converted in to a restaurant with a very tasteful cuisine and some extraordinary cocktails for afterwards. Highly recommended if you are passing by Cheltenham.

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