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The Daffodil

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, British, Grill
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18-20 Suffolk Parade, Cheltenham GL50 2AE, England
+44 1242 700055
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food and service here is always first class, and the ambiance of the restaurant is second to none being an old cinema

Thank kevin k
Aberystwyth, Wales, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good afternoon tea and atmosphere perfect. Would like to visit again for dinner soon. The building is a restored theatre in an artistic style

Thank Julie W
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we arrived at the Daffodil and the first thing I will say was we was greeted with a smile, they took our coats, and 30 minutes early they said we could go to our table or the bar, it was up to us (we chose the table). we sat down ordered a bottle of white and 2 sirloin steaks 1... More 

Thank Ian S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't know where to start! This was a surprise for a very dear friend from all her work colleagues and as organiser I wanted it to be very special. I was not disappointed and every single member of the party said how much they had enjoyed it and couldn't fault it in any way! Every member of staff from the... More 

Thank Florian H
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely evening in the daffodil. Haven't been there since the change of ownership. Great meal. We had the chateaubriand which was excellent and i started with plump oysters which is a rare treat. Service at the bar and at the table was friendly. Our waiter, elliott was very helpful and sweet. Its not cheap but was worth it.... More 

Thank Paula W
Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stuart celebrated his birthday here last night. The atmosphere was lively and choice of music perfect. My non alcoholic cocktail of pina colada was the best I have ever tasted. I need to mention the sharing plate of deserts, a must order, as we both loved everything on it. You have a brilliant pastry chef, they are hard to find.... More 

Thank Suzanne88823
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for lunch for a hen do last Summer and it was incredible - it doesn't look like much on the outside but the inside is gorgeous. There was someone playing on the piano when we were there, they were very accommodating for our group (considering we weren't the quietest) and the food/drinks were incredible. It's quite pricey though... More 

Thank Sam S
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86 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Daffodil has changed hands since my last visit so I wondered if this Afternoon Tea would be as good as last visit. It wasn't, it was much better! My friend and I sat in an upstairs booth overlooking the 'stage' and Christmas tree which felt very private and cosy. The sandwiches and cakes were perfect and included a seasonal... More 

Thank mrscoulter
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best cocktails I've ever had! Portion sizes a bit small for me! Really loved the room layout and the upstairs viewing area

Thank katething
Hampton, United Kingdom
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292 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Daffodil is a fabulous restaurant. Essentially it's a beautiful old art-deco cinema sensitively restored and re-invigorated and now operating as a high class French restaurant with exemplary service. We visited over New Year and found it to be not over-subscribed which was a relief. Highlight of the evening for us was the non-stop excellence and enthusiasm of our waiter,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $62
European, British, Grill
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-20 Suffolk Parade, Cheltenham GL50 2AE, England
  • Public Transportation: Rail: Cheltenham Spa
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 700055
As Cheltenham’s most dramatic restaurant, The Daffodil with its Art Deco influence offers an extensive Brasserie style A La Carte menu which is seasonally changed, with an excellent choice of wines. Independently owned The Daffodil with it’s award winning conversion from a 1920’s cinema into a restaurant never ceases to wow all who visit. So whether you are planning a romantic night, a corporate event, a party or a memorable wedding, The Daffodil offers an experience not to be missed!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?