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Star Bistro

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12 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham GL50 3DA, England
+44 1242 572958
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a discovery this place was and now a frequent visitor. Food cooked to perfection and staff perfectly charming. Eggs Benedict the best in the world! Bistro is run by the Star College and they must be very proud of this little gem. Please visit if you are in town and see for yourself.

Thank joannakaye
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a splendid café, extremely close to the town centre and bus station but quiet and peaceful by being in the Royal Well Crescent down a few steps but also with step-free access at the back if needed via St Georges Place. Good coffees, fresh cakes at coffee time but also does proper breakfasts and lunch. Well worth dropping... More 

Thank DrBob625
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

The menu is limited but first class. Duck confit when it's on is superb. The sea bass ls excellent too. Quiet with interesting decor and friendly service. Been here 3 times not and can't wait to go again.

Thank Tivolian00
Crete, Greece
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56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Have had a couple of really good breakfasts here. The coffee is good too. So the quality of food is up to the standard we have come to expect from the Star Bistro. Great to have this branch in the centre of Cheltenham.

Thank safarimum
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Decided to give this place a go after reading good reviews. So pleased that we did. Met a friend for a good catch up and on arrival the staff were very friendly and welcoming. We spent about 3 hours there and didn't feel rushed or anything. I had the eggs benedict which was delicious, followed by a piece of almond... More 

Thank 78bubbles
Winchcombe, UK
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

I am revieweing this again - because it's such a gem. Perfectly situated in the 'Royal Crescent' - as fine as Bath City. And you literally step from the bus/coach station and you are 3 minutes on foot from the Star Bistro......5 mins from the town centre. Staff are friendly and helpful; but not invasive; food consistently excellent.

1 Thank ArmenianJames
Norwich, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Visited this place on a Saturday morning and had porridge juice and a tea. Friendly staff and a nice clean and tidy place.

Thank kennyboy15
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

whist staying in cheltenham we had breakfast here . Tim was really friendly, had lots of information about cheltenham . excellent food ,great service .will be going back next time we are in the area.

1 Thank Jennywalsh
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Excellent service, great venue, super coffee and cakes were brilliant - everything was well presented and a lot of thought had gone into the concept - coming back soon!

1 Thank IsaacKaye
Wotton-under-Edge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We have enjoyed several cups of coffee here, ate tasty cake and also a dish of soup. We like the relaxed atmosphere and fresh, zingy colours of this basement bistro - makes you wan to eat fresh and tasty food and we are not disappointed.

Thank Christine S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $21
Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham GL50 3DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 572958
StarBistro is a joint venture between The Wiggly Worm and National Star enabling young people with disabilities to gain real life work experience. We offer a quality dining experience for our customers using the finest local and seasonal ingredients and in so doing develop a truly local and sustainable supply chain. Our food is prepared simply, tastefully and in season by The Wiggly Worm team and students from National Star College.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?