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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 242 restaurants in Gloucester
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: African
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
loughborough
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

We were in Gloucester for a couple of days and decided to try this restaurant after reading reviews on here. It is a cosy place and if it's a Saturday evening when you plan to go then I'd recommend booking as there aren't that many tables. The service was quite slow but as we had all evening we didn't mind... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Very tasty food in a really relaxing, very informal atmosphere. Thoroughly enjoyable visit, which will be repeated. Very reasonable prices and bringing your own drinks keeps the cost down too. Great!

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

From the moment we walked in, the service was super. It is criminal that this restaurant isn't fully booked every night! We picked out food the night before which only added to the excitement of dining here. Would certainly return! Thank you.

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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Very short review for me Food - fantastic Service - fantastic Do yourself a favor ..... try and book a table. You won't regret it!

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

From the warm welcome to relaxed hosting, nothing was too much trouble. Opted for the African Banquet, at £17.50 it is exceptional value with large portions. The lamb was our favourite, no wait, the goat was the best… or was it the beef from the starter… The plantain was pretty good though… ooh we loved it all. This may have... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The food is fresh and non fussy honest fare a different dinning experience altogether.There is no rush to get you out the whole experience was relaxing and we will definitely be returning.The value for money was excellent as you take your own booze if you so desire.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Exceptiontional value. Decor very basic but great atmosphere adults and students alike. Food is great and really really cheap. You bring your own alcohol. Owner is a fantastic warm welcoming host,

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

when you eat here you get the full Africaaan experience, so much so when you leave you can't sat Bacon without it sounding like Beer Can :) Loved it, great chicken and even better ribs

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We went here for my girlfriends birthday on a week night. We hadn't booked and were extremely lucky to get a table... What we didn't know... Book in advance!! As food has to be preordered. Some dishes take 8 hours to make so they start it for you fresh in the morning... Unbelievable. Wish I'd of known this before as... More

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Gloucester
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12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

The whole experience felt like being invited to a friends home for dinner. The owners were very gracious and pleased to have us. The restaurant is very intimate and you take your own drinks which kept the price down, but the host recommends what you have to eat, so dont expect to choose from a menu. The food was tasty... More

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