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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: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 164
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 16
    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
Best food in Cheltenham, lovely atmosphere. Beautiful courtyard with lion fountain.

Delicious food, professional friendly staff. Although very different food to Prithvi, it's a contender for one of the best places to eat in Cheltenham. I've been 3 times in the last 2 months. Once for lunch, twice for dinner and had 3 courses each time. Every course was perfection. Can highly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Delicious food, professional friendly staff. Although very different food to Prithvi, it's a contender for one of the best places to eat in Cheltenham. I've been 3 times in the last 2 months. Once for lunch, twice for dinner and had 3 courses each time. Every course was perfection. Can highly recommend.

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Great food and service, clearly a talented team here, book a table while you can !! Quality will always shine through and this place has it in bundles, an alternative to lumiere ?? Very much so, Keep it up vanilla, we shall return

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Went early for a pasta meal. Was surprised how busy it was, but the food still came piping hot and without any wait. Although I have heard of Vanilla, this was my first visit and enjoyed it. Will go when it's warm enough to sit outside next time, as lovely eating area.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This was our first visit to Vanilla, and my husband and myself enjoyed a delicious meal here. The restaurant was clean, the service was very good, the meals were excellent, and the prices weren't too bad. My only very slight niggle is it would be nice to have the option of ordering fries with our meals. We enjoyed our meals,... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Want to enjoy food which is not "run of the mill" but equally food which you still recognise, whilst in a pleasant environment without ever feeling rushed, then Vanilla is for you and deserves your support. Portions are well sized and you don't feel bloated after enjoying your dessert and coffee. Been several times and never dis-appointed latest was mid... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

4 of us went on a groupon deal - pasta or salad, with focciata for starters. We all had different types of pasta, and the 4 of us were delighted with our choices. Hot, freshly prepared food, lovely flavours. Service was good - we weren't rushed, and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We would definitely return, with or without a groupon... More 

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cirencester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Great meal. Food delicious and great atmosphere and service. Visited during cheltenham festival week when very busy but everything excellent as usual

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Excellent food. Beautiful restaurant. Would definitely recommend this place for a romantic meal for two or a cheeky lunch date with a love one..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

I recently took my father to vanilla for dinner for his 70th birthday celebration. It was one of the best evenings we have all experienced in years and my dad was so happy with the meal, the exceptional service and how friendly and genuine everyone was, we all really felt like the place was all making a huge effort especially... More 

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I was very impressed with the food and service I received. three of my friends and myself visited over the weekend and had a lovely meal there. The service was great and the atmosphere was outstanding we felt totally relaxed and not rushed like some other places! I would highly recommend this Brasserie and will definitely be going again!

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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: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Local cuisine, Doing business, Special occasions, Large groups
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?