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C & W's African Experience

8-10 St. Catherine Street, Gloucester GL1 2 BX, England
+44 7403 997532
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Ranked #1 of 249 restaurants in Gloucester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: African
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Cymru
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Came here on a Sunday even though it is normally closed. However Charlie (owner) was happy to oblige as it was my sister's birthday. And she's quite fussy about food. First of all, Charlie was excellent. Couldn't ask for a nicer more hospitable host. The restaurant was very homely and we felt relaxed and appreciated. The service was great. Charlie... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

The food is stunning. So, just take your own booze & relax. Oh, and order the banquet menu, perhaps give your preferences as to meats and spice. You might find places with that are more salubrious, with more professional and quicker service, but you'll struggle to find somewhere with such genuine & sincere hospitality, and like I say, such stunning... More

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This unassuming little restaurant is a hidden gem in Gloucester! Small and unpretentious from the outside, most people would walk straight past without thinking twice... DONT! You would be a fool not to give this place a go! The owners are friendly and clearly care so much about their work. Getting up ridiculously early to start barbecuing the meat. We... More

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

This place is truly a must try if you're in the area, or if you not then come anyway. I had the pleasure of being greated by Charles and already knew we were in for a great night. The table is your for the night, so don't ever feel rushed. It is also BYOB so also feel free to bring... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Visited on a Thursday night so it was very quiet. I had booked and ordered that morning as they like to take the food choice on the phone. Bring your own alcohol and cash only. Some fruit juices and water there. Not sure if you could bring your own coke and such. When we got there the main guy, Charlie... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Good friendly service. Personal dislikes(allergies) cheerfully catered for! I have a chilli allergy and they went out of their way to give me tasty non chilli food!! Have been several times and have not been dissappionted.They tend to be very busy so really have to book to be assured of a table.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We did not know where to eat in Gloucester, but thanks to TripAdvisor we gave this wonderful place a go. We tried a platter if food which was a delight. Booking in advance is preferred as meals are slowly cooked for 4 hours. BYO.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We visited this restaurant twice in the two days we stayed in Gloucester, despite only initially intending to give it a try once. The first experience was so good, that we decided that it will be hard to find a better value for money dining experience in the area, so we went again. The service & atmosphere - impeccable, extremely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I have been here on two occasions now and absolutely love it. Charlie and the staff are all lovely and you end up chatting to people on other tables as the dinning area is small and intimate. The food is so, so good and you get plenty of it so make sure you are hungry! I can't say enough about... More

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This little resturant is run by an amazing couple. So helpful and want you to try the specials, which are cooked fresh on the day. The fresh fruit platter is amazimg too. I recommend it:-)

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