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Vanilla

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Cambray Place, Cheltenham GL50 1JS, England
01242 228228
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 156
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Find

We have just been to lunch at this restaurant and were very impressed. We had the 3 course lunch and it was wonderful. Every course was good, the breads with the first course were very impressive. I don't usually do the normal obligatory bread they put in front of you, but this was beautifully... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
Xanthe22
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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261 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We have just been to lunch at this restaurant and were very impressed. We had the 3 course lunch and it was wonderful. Every course was good, the breads with the first course were very impressive. I don't usually do the normal obligatory bread they put in front of you, but this was beautifully done. The service was also very... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Booked the six course tasting menu via a deal website, so glad we did! We would never have known about this little wonder otherwise, the staff were lovely and the food was delicious. Food was freshly produced and wonderfully presented, the courses started off small but grew in size up to the main course. By the end of the meal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

We came a cross this restaurant after a wander around town and decided to give it a try. As soon as we walked inside we had a good feeling that it was going to be nice and we weren`t disappointed. The staff were very friendly, the food, cooked by their new chef, was delicious and the price was very reasonable.... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Went with work colleagues table of five. Had the venison. Awesome all round. Great place. Intimate yet buzzy,

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Tetbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Went for lunch with my wife and five year old daughter during half term. Restaurant has a relaxed feel and the service was friendly and attentive but not obtrusive. Home baked beads were brought out while out orders were cooked. Breads were very tasty and served with walnut oil and balsamic vinegar and butter with sea salt. A taster menu... More 

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lydney
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91 reviews 91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Visited on a weds eve using a groupon voucher for the 6 course tasting menu. On artival we waited at the bar for approx 5 mins before we were greeted, we were give a choice of table and given the taster menu to enable us to follow what we were eating. Waitress arrived to ask whatwine we would like as... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere with a varied and tasty menu that is not too over priced. A little bit quiet but the service was excellent

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We have just returned from a trip to Paris and wonderful meals so when my husband told me he had a voucher for this restaurant my heart sank. I knew nothing about the restaurant and I expected a boil in the bag catering experience. I was completely wrong and the meal was excellent. We had the tasting menu and every... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I went to Vanilla with my husband and another couple. It was a Thursday evening so I was delighted that the restaurant was busy. We all had the six course tasting menu. The food was beautifully presented. I particularly liked the beetroot and goats cheese salad. The belly pork was to die for with a caramelised crispy top and melt... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Four of us went to Vanilla as part of a Groupon voucher. A friendly welcome and shown to our table. Our package included a glass of wine which was quickly delivered. I will not list all the six courses but I would say that they were all presented beautifully and I would add that the Belly Pork was the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Cambray Place, Cheltenham GL50 1JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: 01242 228228

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 39

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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