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Star Bistro

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12 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham GL50 3DA, England
+44 1242 572958
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We friends often visit this very friendly, stylish eating house and treat ourselves to fab healthy gourmet food at such reasonable prices. So we decided to have our Christmas get together here. We were not disappointed. .It was amazing and the menu was refreshingly different from the traditional Christmas choices..the veggie option was delicious. Thoroughly recommend it. AND when you... More 

1 Thank Jan K
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Charming little venue offering work experience to Star College students, who work very hard at making you feel welcome. The food is good. The only concern is that many people will not be aware of this bistro as it's a little tucked away. It's well worth seeking out!

Thank carrie47267
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely quiet place to have Saturday coffee stop. Will try it out for lunch another time as looks good value. Like the ethos of helping students with disabilities get really useful work experience. There's another branch at Ullenwood, near the Cotswold Way so could be a good bet at the end of a long country walk😉

Thank CheltenhamTraveller8
Pershore, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Just eaten the most wonderful Laksa here for lunch on a chilly day; (and had take-away pea and mint soup earlier in the week). Both were superb and everything about this place is lovely: great food, very welcoming staff, nice décor, almost next door to work! Recommended.

Thank Di S
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Just popped in for coffee following a recommendation. A great find, very friendly and helpful staff and some of the best coffee around. Will make this my regular stop when in town.

Thank tony s
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We have visited this bistro many times. The staff are always very friendly and helpful. We enjoy the delicious homemade soup with a sandwich. The soup changes frequently and we have never been disappointed. The salads are also delicious. Well worth a visit. We will certainly be back!

Thank DH500
St. Albans, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 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.

1 Thank joannakaye
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

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 

1 Thank DrBob625
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Tivolian00
Crete, Greece
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cafe, British, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, 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?