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Cambray Place, Cheltenham GL50 1JS, England
01242 228228
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Ranked #78 of 350 Restaurants in Cheltenham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $29 - $39
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

4 friends tried Vanilla for the first time on the Groupon offer of a 6 course taster menu. A cold evening in January was offset by the warm welcome which awaited us inside the restaurant - and everything about the place was first class. Service/timings between courses/ food quality was spot-on. Value was great and there was some good 'banter'... More 

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Witney, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We enjoyed our meal here using the early bird offer. The food was obviously carefully prepared, but I thought the portions were rather small for a main meal. By contrast some of the group had sandwiches, and these were too much for most of them to finish! Those on the early bird offer helped out the others by eating some... More 

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Witney, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I chose this restaurant from the internet and booked for our walking group of 14. After a 5 mile walk on a cold and towards the end wet January day around Cheltenham we were greeted by several friendly and helpful staff who took our wet coats to dry off. The table was nicely laid out with jugs of tap water... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Another wonderful evening served up with great food foir my partners 50th Birthday celebration. A great atmosphere and service for all ourfriends who joine us. Spent dinner in the room especially reserved for us. It was a fab layout with a very personal touch and great service by the management and staff. Food served on time and in hest for... More 

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Cyprus
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99 reviews 99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We live overseas, but visit Cheltenham a couple of times a year. We popped into Vanilla on January 9 for a light lunch, and for an evening meal on January 15. Vanilla is not a cheap restaurant, but in view of the quality of the food, service and ambiance that's no surprise. Our light lunch consisted of a quality steak... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I did laugh at John D's epistle and have to agree with Andrew P. Enough said. I am a regular at Vanilla and also know the owner and staff very well indeed. Without bias, I can truly say that I have dined here on many occasions and never been disappointed. I held my company Xmas do here, as i knew... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Had a pre booked (and paid for) Christmas team meal at this restaurant recently, the restaurant had not laid up enough places at the table and barely had room for the ones they had set-up for. No real attention to customer service, food average at best. I wrote to the manager to explain that piling them in at Christmas and... More 

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cheltenham
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127 reviews 127 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We went to Vanilla last night for our girls Christmas supper. We had a fabulous lively evening. Good food and Prosecco. Reasonable price. Friendly service.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I have met many young women who organise every Saturday around, returning recent purchases. They will tell you that they have to take back something that they recently bought because, "it is not suitable". Most stores will accept the item back and give a refund, however, they are not under a legal obligation to do so unless the goods are... More 

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CHELTENHAM
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Had a really fantastic time at Vanilla Brasserie with a group of work buddies!!! Food was delicious, service was great, atmosphere was very warm and festive !!!!! Many thanks and we'll done to all at VANILLA !!!

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Additional Information about Vanilla

Address: Cambray Place, Cheltenham GL50 1JS, England
Phone Number: 01242 228228
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
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
Average Prices: USD 29 - 39

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