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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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Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great service, couldn't ask for more! Great selection of food that you won't find anywhere else, prepared to a high standard, real family feel to the place! Went to C&W's at their previous premises and will be visiting these ones regularly!

Thank glos101
Exeter, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is incredible, I have been 5 times now and had a different meal each time and everyone is 10/10! Charlie, Wanja (the owners) and the rest of the staff are so welcoming and hospitable, and always more than happy to talk you through the food they serve. You do have to order when you books, but this is... More 

Thank MattyCold
Gloucester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a chance and hand not booked a table, the staff were so helpful. They offered us the opportunity to have a sample plate as we had not pre-ordered our food. What a fantastic way to taste a bit of everything and it was melt in your mouth Delicious!

Thank Cherry C
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't know what to expect, lovely food lovely staff very relaxed and friendly. Looking forward to going back

Thank lutitcombe
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed every single morsel of food from here. Charlie & the staff were simply amazing!! It was everything I/we expected. Thank you. Josh & co

Thank sjoshj
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here yesterday and had never heard of it so wasn't expecting anything special but it was absolutely amazing! Really quirky, simple little place that serves loads of meat and many veggie options. I had a veggie curry which was amazing! They even brought out sides for us to try as we weren't sure what anything was and everything... More 

Thank Katarina R
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chose the venue owing to TripAdvisor reviews and hotel recommendation and was not disappointed. No idea why though we were the only two here during the evening so do not allow empty tables to put you off. Not licensed but you can bring your own. Host very friendly. We had the meat buffet and if you love meat, you will... More 

Thank monktonman
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

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

Thank Andy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $24
African, Ethiopian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?