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C & W's African Experience

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59-61 Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2NW, England
+44 7470 001200
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Four of us booked a meal here to celebrate a life of someone no longer with us. We booked this as it is voted no1 in glos and we can see why. Charlie who served us was fantastic and we brought our own drinks. Everything we ate was memorable and it is an experience not easily forgotten. We will be... More 

Thank englishgem
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked , pre ordered, and took our little bag of booze. Had heard reports of this fabled slice of Africa down town .Could it be so original, so friendly, so quirky, so very different, could we have a new experience in a Gloucester restaurant, would the food excite and amaze? Would the genuine, friendly , easy going service leave... More 

Thank MarkPGloucestershire
Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Eaten here multiple times - staff are fantastic and the food is melt-in-the-mouth gorgeous! a real meat feast!

Thank Andy C
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this brilliant restaurant once again. Food still excellent, Charlie(the owner) still a star. We tried a few different meats as an extra (camel and zebra) WOW amazing. Can't wait until we return for our next visit

Thank Ele P
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow Tripadvisor was right for once, Now i could be harsh about the fixtures and fittings, But that would be mean, As After speaking to the owner, And seeing how he has grown the Business, in a short time, I'm full of admiration for him. TAKE YOUR OWN WINE AND BEERS Anyway, Not knowing what to order, we had 2... More 

Thank John C
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94 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Somewhere different and the food was really good. Tender meat and very tasty sauces. Also our waiter from Kenya was lovely, friendly and always smiling and fun which was great!

Thank Gloslass
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coming in from a short visit from Denmark we looked for and found an excellent dining opportunity at Charlie and Wanda's restaurant. We chose the African banquet and enjoy goat, lamb, beef brisket and chicken cooked to perfection.Unfortunately we did not have room for any after meal delight. During our stay we Charlie took the time to sit down and... More 

Thank Søren G
N Yorks, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked because I wanted to try something new, the plantain was lovely. I tried several different meats, all very tender. Even had room for the orange cake . As I was driving I didn't take any alcohol with me and had soft drinks. Only improvement would have been for the drinks to have been colder or ice provided.

Thank Alison Essex C
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay this is cheating because its a double review! But still legitimate :-) In July they were selling fresh BBQ food at a huge event in the Park and the Chicken was lovely, the sauce and salad (plantain) different. So we all enjoyed it. Prior to this in February we also visited the restaurant and found Wanda's food bbq all... More 

Thank Dan G
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although, it's been a while since I've eaten here, at the old premises, (pictured), I daresay that things have only improved, since I last ate there, (not that I think that there was anything wrong with the old premises), having a more central location, I hope, has increased business and its' profile for Charles and his wife (whose name escapes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $26
African, Ethiopian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59-61 Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +44 7470 001200

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