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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
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't recommend this place enough. Wanja and Sharon did a fantastic job. Wonderful slow cooked BBQ food. Great service and we're going home full and happy. If you've not been please go and try. We'll be back again!!

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Thank longers88
Hereford, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with my wife, daughter and her partner and pre-booked the banquet requesting that none of the extensive range of dishes were particularly spicy. Charlie greeted us as if we were life long friends and in his usual delightful manner. The banquet featured an exceptional BBQ chicken and very tender beef course with vegetable accompaniments followed by 4 lightly spiced... More 

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Thank johnhyn
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The welcome was amazingly friendly. The staff were so welcoming. The food was really good but definitely ring ahead as they said they could do more different things if we rang earler and asked for something specific. Also they don't serve alcohol. Not an issue for me as I was driving home but worth knowing. You can take your own... More 

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Thank Matt W
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is so deserving of the top spot in Gloucester, visiting an absolute must if you can get a table (calling in advance strongly recommended!) Let's get one thing straight. This is not a 'fine dining' restaurant with fancy decor, pretentious service or even a wine list! What you will get at C&W's is warm hospitality, good value and... More 

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Thank Tom H
england
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant last week and neither myself or my wife had ever been to an African restaurant before. The food was amazing and so tender and the portions were huge. The owner came over and had a chat with us and I found all the staff to be so welcoming, warm and friendly. They do not serve... More 

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Gloucester
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service here is excellent and the menu is a treat. Everything Is made from scratch and delicious and there is a good selection for vegetarians. The food has an African theme and is available on the website.

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Thank Theresa B
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came with a party of eight. The food and service was fantastic. Extremely tender and tasty meat. Very reasonable price.

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Thank Duncan J
Coventry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

A very unusual restaurant with authentic African food brilliantly cooked - especially notable is that this place does have numerous quality vegetarian dishes - almost unheard of for an African eatery! Also, was pleasantly surprised at the bill - very reasonable. However, they seem to have a very strange ordering system where there's apparently no menu at the restaurant -... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The food here was amazing and genuine, and the service was very friendly and informative. The place itself is very basic, which I love, because the food does all the talking. It is such a laid-back place. You can bring your own booze, and they will open and dispose of any bottles you bring. Order your food in advance and... More 

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1 Thank H47k
Cheltenham
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a birthday meal, the African banquet was tasty, delicious, ample and everything we could have wanted. Service was great, we loved every minute. Thank you Charlie, the food was delicious ❤️❤️❤️😁😁🍷😁

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $26
Cuisine
African, Ethiopian, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, 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?