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“Nice venue to catch up with friends over lunch”
Review of The Horse Box

The Horse Box
Ranked #113 of 482 Restaurants in Cheltenham
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Lunch or dinner is served in The Horsebox, a casual and informal venue decorated in a sporting theme featuring the famous Cresta Run. A wide selection of individually priced brasserie style dishes, from a simple sandwich to a full meal. An excellent choice of wholesome, well-cooked food which is served from 12 noon until 10pm every day. Situated on the ground floor of the main house adjacent to the reception hall. A flexible dining option in a comfortable and welcoming environment.
Reviewed July 21, 2014

I met with a friend at the Ellenborough Park Brasserie for a catch up over lunch. Menus were good and the quality of food was good. Although the restaurant was quiet on the day we were there the service from the young waitress was excellent ! I would like to try dinner here

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Thank Steve57hereford
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EllenboroughPk, General Manager at The Horse Box, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2014

Thank you for your review, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your lunch here with friends. We look forward to seeing you return for dinner in one of our two restaurants. For something different we have the Beaufort Dining room, which is a 3 rosette restaurant. See you and your friends soon.
Kind regards
John Hanna
Ellenborough Park

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Reviewed July 6, 2014

Just driving into the hotel will bring a smile to your face. The grounds are stunning & the building is gorgeous.
Myself and a friend had a wonderful lunch in the Brasserie yesterday lunchtime. I had the Ham Hock Terrine to start with, followed by a Chicken & Pancetta Caesar Salad.
The staff were wonderfully attentive & although this is the less formal of the 2 restaurants in the hotel, the attention to detail & quality of food was still fantastic.
Looking forward to returning again very soon.

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Thank jo210968
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Reviewed June 9, 2014

We had the potted duck and hummus to start which were both exceptional! I followed with a burger which was to be honest a little over cooked unfortunately but still very tasty and the chips were brilliant! My other half had the Crayfish and Prawn Linguine which was the other end of the spectrum and very good!

Thank mrob1988
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

A fantastic menu, bearing in mind this is meant to be the more casual of the two restaurants at the Ellenborough Park Hotel.

Top tip - make sure you book a table as it's very popular not just with guests, and it would appear to be rather hard to get a table on an ad hoc basis.

1  Thank Chunkylongtail
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Reviewed May 8, 2014

Today i paid a visit to the Brasseria at this hotel for lunch,and it was very very nice.There were 3 of us in my group and the service was 1st class.You just have that feeling when you pull up and they will park your car for you as the car park is a bit of a walk if its raining.A nice touch
My wife and daughter were greeted and shown to our table after we had chosen the drinks that we required we settled on non alcoholic punches which were delicious.The dining area was quite small so i would advise to book to save disappointment,as sometimes it can become very busy.
The food was to a high standard as to be expected,and the Lamb just crumbled when touched by my fork the Chicken and mushroom risotto was very nice with plenty of juicy chicken.
The sides of warm fresh baked bread, Rocket salad and even the chips tasted just special.
The hotel did seem quite small from what we saw of it but the service and food was what we expected 1st class.
On my next visit i plan to try the full afternoon tea this looked just like an afternoon tea should look like served on fine bone china.
Well done Antonio a very knowledgeable waiter.
Would i recommend this establishment,i certainly would.

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1  Thank philip l
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