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The Tavern
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Ranked #132 of 448 Restaurants in Cheltenham
Price range: $2 - $2
Cuisines: American, Bar, British
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: The Tavern started with a simple mission...to deliver delicious food at reasonable prices. Our mission remains the same. We bring you favourites from the old along with gobsmackingly delicious burgers, sinful shakes laced with bourbon and bespoke ice cream sundaes where you can pick the flavour, toppings and sauces. What's new is you can eat at any time from midday to midnight. Expect homemade, artisan burgers, made with local dry aged beef on Stokes Marsh Farm from Aberdeen Angus cross Hereford cows and a whole load of twists and classics like mac n cheese, sinful shakes and bespoke ice cream sundaes.
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

Having heard about the reputation of the Taverns food,we decided to try it on a Sunday evening. Warm,relaxing,cosy feel to the place as soon as we walked in. Good range on the menu & we were well pleased with the 3 courses that we choose. Our mains of steak were cooked to perfection & nothing left on both plates. The cheesecake was amazing :) Fab all round venue. Do try it...

Visited January 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“What a find!”
Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

Heard good things about The Tavern and we were not disappointed. Cracking, enthusiastic service. B...e...a...u...tiful cocktails. Really different but so tasty. Menu is varied and interesting. Food fantastic. Honestly, well worth a visit. Just remember (cos I forgot/neglected to pick up on) that they add 10% service charge to the bill. The tip was fully justified but it was a little larger than I realised at the time! Will mention when we go back on Valentines day!

Visited January 2014
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good food at good prices”
Reviewed January 17, 2014

I went here for a quick meal and i was presently surprised. Have driven passed it a few times but have never really considered it or seen it. However i was very impressed by the chilled back atmosphere in there, the staff are lovely and cheerful. The presentation was great and the food was amazing. There's a good variety of different foods with different side dishes. I would have to recommend the 'shoestring fries' they come as a mountain of fries with rosemary sprigs ontop. The prices aren't cheap but not expensive. If you want good quality of food at a reasonable price then this is the place to go! Also just to point out, i saw Zara Phillips enjoying a meal there, so it must be good for a princess haha!

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Sarah C
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Really really disappointing”
Reviewed January 11, 2014

Eaten here a number of times and always loved the food.

Booked a table New Years Eve and informed at time of booking that I was coeliac. On the evening I was told I couldn't eat anything on the menu - settled for a piece of salmon and chips - mocked by the waitress.(maybe the shots she was knocking back with the chef contributed to this rather unprofessional behaviour)..admittedly didn't pay for the piece of salmon - (didn't bother eating the sub-average chips) - but a waste of money for the bottle of fizz that I purchased from the bar - which half was left as we went to find somewhere to have a decent meal....nowhere could have us at that short notice so home by 10pm

Sent an email that evening and still haven't received a response - pretty shocking customer service.

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank Natib1975
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Quirky and Relaxed”
Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

An amazing find in the heart of Cheltenham. Beautifully quirky surroundings, some stunning pieces of furniture.

I wanted virtually everything on the menu - good food with contemporary little twists.

I had noodles with a beautifully cooked piece of salmon. Can recommend a good pint of Bobby Beer too!

Relaxed surroundings and attentive down to earth staff.

Thank baldwj
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