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A list of some of the best resaurants, bars and pubs.

At the end of a festival day after some early evening networking, you might want to carry on chatting or meet up with other delegates for food and drinks. The following three sections list places to eat out, using the Cheltenham Ladies' College as a starting point for quick and easy access (closest first).

Click here to be directed to a map showing the area surrounding the college. You can search for any of the listings below for directions.

***Please note that all offers listed were correct at the time of writing. Some offers may be seasonal.***

Restaurants (Town) 

Restaurants/Bars (Brewery)


Fast Food

Restaurants (Town) 

Hotel du Vin & Bistro - 0.03 miles - 5 minute walk.

Hotel du Vin & Bistro
Parabola Road
Cheltenham GL50 3AQ

T: 01242 588450  /  F: 01242 588455


This luxury hotel boasts wonderfully spacious public areas centered around a showpiece spiral staircase, including the trademark Hotel Du Vin Bistro serving a sumptuous menu of modern European cuisine with extensive al fresco dining, along with both a Champagne bar and Grape & Grain Bar and private dining rooms.

Ristorante Pirandello (Italian) - 272ft - 1 minute walk.
103 The Promenade, Cheltenham, GL50 1NW
01242 234 599

Fine Italian Food.  Has a Pre-Theatre Menu (5.45pm to 7.45pm) Two course meal selected from Starter and Pasta Menu £11.95. Click Here for Menu.  Private hire available Monday to Thursday for 20 people or more..

Ask (Italian) 420ft - 2 minute walk. 
Hanover House, Montpellier, Cheltenham, GL50 1SD
01242 510 888

Italian pizza and calzone dishes, Insalata, Pasta, Risotto and Al Forno. Many others available. Click here for Menu

Flynns (French) 0.1 miles - 6 minute walk Unit 16-17 The Courtyard, Montpellier St, Cheltenham, GL50  1SR

01242 252752‎

Various meals with a French theme.  

Mercure, Queen's Hotel

Napier Restaurant

404 ft - 1 minute walk
The Queens' Hotel, The Promenade, Cheltenham, GL50 1NN
+44 (0)1242 514754

Napier Restaurant and Conservatory offers the best of traditional and contemporary British cuisine with classic dishes cooked with flair and perfectly complemented by a selection of fine wines from our extensive wine list.


Monty's Brasserie (Bar/Restaurant) 0.2 miles - 4 minute walk
41-49 St. Georges Rd
Cheltenham, GL50 3DZ
01242 227678

Situated in the George Hotel. Various main courses available, but limited vegetarian dishes. Cocktail bar also in situ.


Namaste Restaurant (Indian) 0.3 miles - 5 minute walk
60 St. Georges Pl
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3PN
01242 522882

South Indian Specials, Tandoori, Biriyani, Vegetable dishes, currys and 'Devil dishes'. Takeaway also available with a 10% discount.


Gianni Restaurant (Italian) 0.2 miles - 3 minute walk
1 Royal Well Place
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3DN
01242 221 101‎

Pasta, poultry, beef, veal and fish menus.  


Thai Emerald 0.3 miles - 5 minute walk
St. Georges Pl
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3PN
01242 522004

Mixed thai banquet menus, plus standard curry menus. Takeaway also available.


Indian Voojan Restaurant (Indian) 0.2 miles - 3 minute walk
5 Rotunda Terrace
Montpellier Street, Cheltenham, GL50 1SW
01242 228 882

Balti, tandoori, seafood, vegetarian, biriyani, curry and speciality dishes. Takeaway available with up to 20% off. 


Shezan 0.2 miles - 3 minute walk
4 Montpellier St
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1SX
01242 525429

Indian restaurant. Also offers a takeaway service


Le Quinze (Formally Armagnac) 0.2 miles - 3 minute walk.
15 Rotunda Ter
Montpellier St, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1SW
01242 525230

Regional French food.


Prezzo Reataurant (Italian) 272 ft - 1 minute walk
99 Promenade
Cheltenham, GL50 1NW
01242 524437‎

Pollo Arrosto (roast chicken) menu including pizza, pasta and speciality dishes. 2 for 1 offer available with e mailed voucher. See 'offers' section on website.


Spice Exchance (Indian) 0.3 miles - 4 minute walk
Salem House, Clarence Parade
Cheltenham, Cheltenham, GL50
01242 237 200

Huge range of spicy food. Set menus available for 2 or 4 people. Takeaway also available.


Laze Daze 0.3 miles - 5 minute walk
81 Promenade
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1PJ
01242 257878

Varied menu. Set menu offers 2 courses for £10 or 3 courses for £13 (Monday 6pm-10pm, Tuesday-Friday 6pm-7pm)


Lumiere  0.3 miles - 4 minute walk
Clarence Parade
Cheltenham, GL50 3PA
01242 222 200‎

Large and varied dishes with a 7 course tasting menu and separate vegetarian menu.


Mayflower Restaurant (Chinese/Cantonese) 0.3 miles - 5 minute walk
32-34 Clarence St,Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3NX
01242 511580

Varied chinese and cantonese dishes including a vegetarian menu. 


Zizzi's (Italian) 0.4 miles - 7 minute walk
St James Church, 3 Suffolk Sq
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2DR
01242 252493

Built inside a disused church, for a unique atmosphere. A selection of pizzas, pasta, antipasti  and many others. The website is currently offering a £1 main course when you buy any other. This voucher is is seasonal, so keep an eye on the website for a similar October offer.


288 Bar and Wok 0.5 miles - 8 minute walk
288 High St
Cheltenham, GL50 3HQ
01242 582346‎

Chinese reataurant modelled on Hong-Kong style noodle bars.
"If you have been to the cinema, the theatre or a festival in Cheltenham on any Sunday, Tuesday or Wednesday, bring us your ticket stub after 8:30pm and enjoy 2 for 1 on your main meals (Terms & Conditions Apply)"


La Tasca Restaurant (Tapas) 0.4 miles - 7 minute walk
70 Regent St
Cheltenham, Cheltenham, GL50
01242 220775

Selection of Spanish Tapas buffets. Various offers including 'Tapas for £10' This offer runs from 5pm-9pm Sunday-Tuesday, and applies to a selected menu.


Svea (Swedish Restaurant) 0.4 miles - 7 minute walk
24 Rodney Road
Cheltenham, GL50 1JJ
01242 238 134

Cheltenham's only Swedish restaurant!


The Storyteller (American) 0.5 miles from college - 9 minute walk. Also, very close to both Holiday Express inn and Central Hotel
11 North Pl
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4DW
01242 250343

Large menu including various vegetarian dishes.


The Daffodil (Posh Jazz Restaurant) 0.5 miles - 10 minute walk
18-20 Suffolk Parade
Cheltenham, GL50
01242 700055‎

Four varied menus - Al la carte, fixed price 'dailies', party and jazz menu on monday nights. Monday nights also includes live jazz music.  Used to be one of many Cinema's in Cheltenham.

Restaurants/Bars (Brewery)


The Brewery Leisure complex 0.5 miles - a 10 minute walk.
Henrietta St, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50, UK

Also close to Holiday inn Hotel and Central Hotel. Has a gym, cinema, and a selection of restaurants listed below.



Ski lodge inspired bar and eatery. Menu includes woodburned pizzas and speciality sausage  batons. Bar has happy hours of 3-9pm, and there are different food offers every night of the week. See Brewery website for details.
Tel: 01242 225530


Burger Burger
A range of speciality burgers including vegetarian options.
Tel: 01242 248886


'The original Mexican grill and bar'. Various different Mexican dishes, hot or mild, and an extensive cocktail menu. 2 for 1 on cocktails 4-7pm
Tel: 01242 223 820


Frankie and Benny's
New York Italian restaurant and bar. 'Monday madness' every Monday evening between 5pm and 10pm. 25% off food bill. See website for details.


'A contemporary buffet style Indian restaurant'.
Tel:01242 241 615


'Nando's is the home of legendary, Portuguese, flame-grilled Peri-Peri chicken' and many other dishes. Platters to share.
Tel:01242 220082


Italian food. Specialised calzone menu (different from town centre premises). Vouchers available from website, plus 2 for 1 on takeaway pizzas.
Tel:01242 227703


Real China
Chinese food, buffet style. All you can eat buffet Chinese:
Monday - Saturday 11:30am - 3:30pm - £6.95
Monday - Thursday 5:30pm - 10:30pm - £11.95
Friday - Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:30pm - £12.95
Sunday Special - all day - £9.95
Tel:01242 250088





Note: some of the following pubs do not necessarily serve food.

The Circus Bar 0.1 miles - 2 minute walk
5 Queens Circus
Cheltenham, GL50 1RX
01242 578393‎

'This place would suit arty types or those looking for something a little bit different.' Drinks, music and entertainment.


Ha Ha Bar and Kitchen 0.1 miles - 5 minute walk
18 Montpellier Walk
Cheltenham, GL50
01242 523431‎

Casual dining and drinks. Voucher available from website entitling two people to £10 when spending £20 or more.


John Gordon's Ltd.  0.1 miles - 3 minute walk
11 Montpellier Arcade (Montpellier Walk)
Cheltenham, GL50 1SU
01242 245 985

Wine merchant and restaurant. 2 courses for £15, 3 for £20. Many offers on wine and spirits.


Rotunda Tavern 0.2 miles - 4 minute walk
1 Regent St,
Cheltenham, GL50 1HE‎
01242 222989‎


The Bayshill 0.2 miles - 2 minutes
85 St George's Pl
Cheltenham, GL50
01242 524 388‎

Early evening meals, real ales, jazz and blues music


Montpellier Wine Bar 0.2 miles - 4 minute walk
Bayshill Lodge, Montpellier St
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1SY
01242 527774

Large food menu and extensive wine list


Gusto  0.2 miles - 4 minute walk
12 Montpellier Walk
Cheltenham, Cheltenham, GL50
01242 239 111

Italian delicatessen and café with fresh homemade food available to take away.


O'Neill's Pub 0.3 miles - 5 minute walk
23 Montpellier Walk
Cheltenham, GL50 1SD
01242 236 857

Irish themed bar with music, drinks and pub food. 


Yates' wine lodge ltd 0.3 miles - 5 minute walk
1 Crescent Terrace
Cheltenham, GL50 3PE
01242 250710

Large light bites and larger meals menu. Various offers on food and drinks. See website for latest offers.


Twenty4seven 0.3 miles - 5 minute walk
1-2 Crescent Terrace,
Cheltenham, GL503PE‎
07756 149 470‎
Nightclub, bar and function room. Wednesday night is student night.


Revolution Bar 0.3 miles - 6 minutes
Clarence Pde
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3PA
01242 234045

Vodka themed bar with many drinks offers and substantial food menu.  


D-Fly (Formally Dragonfly) 0.3 miles - 6 minute walk
40 Clarence Street
Cheltenham, GL50 3NX
01242 246 060

Thai and British food restaurant and cocktail bar next door. Salsa class and party every Monday night 7:30pm - late.


Que Pasa 0.4 miles - 7 minute walk
15-21 Clarence St, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3JL‎ -
01242 230099

Late night tapas, music and cocktail bar. 2 for 1 on tapas and cocktails 5-9 every night.


LG's Deli  0.4 miles - 8 minute walk
34 Rodney Rd
Cheltenham, GL50 1JJ
07976 852 195

Self-service deli‎ where you can choose fillings for jacket potatoes, baguettes, and pastas.


Slug and Lettuce 0.5 miles - 8 minute walk
1 Regent St, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1HE‎ -
01242 222989‎

Food and cocktails. Offers include Happy Mondays (50% off food), cheap cocktails 5-8pm Mondays-Thursdays, and cheap bottles of wine on Wednesdays.


The Frog and Fiddle 0.5 miles - 8 minute walk 
313-315 High St
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3HW
01242 701156

Live music, entertainment. Outside food can be taken in.


The Railway Inn 0.5 miles - 8 minute walk
New St
Cheltenham, GL50 3QL
01242 522925‎


Bentley's Bar 0.5 miles - 11 minute walk
74-116 High St
Cheltenham, GL50 1

Late licesnsed bar until 2am. Serve food until 8pm


Cotswold Inn 0.5 miles - 10 minute walk
17 Portland St
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2NZ
01242 525510

Traditional town centre pub with food and live music in the evenings.


The Lansdown 0.5 miles - 9 minute walk
Lansdown Road
GL50 2LG
Tel: 01242 522700

"Upstairs is a trendy modern café and bar serving a refreshing selection of dishes including oven baked pizzas." The downstairs has an alternative menu and atmosphere.


The Moon Under Water  0.6 miles - 10 minute walk
16-28 Bath Rd,
Gloucestershire, GL53 7HA‎ 
01242 583945

A J.D.Wetherspoon/Lloyds bar. Serving food with many offers. See website for details 


The Swan 0.6 miles - 12 minute walk
37 High St, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1DX‎ - 0
01242 584929‎

Modern high-street pub.


The Vine 0.6 miles - 12 minute walk

47, High Street
GL50 1DX
01242 220170



Fast Food


Munchies 0.1 miles - 2 minute walk
6 Queens Circus, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1RX‎ -
01242 221652‎


Charles Takeaway 0.2 miles - 3 minute walk
3 Royal Well Pl, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3DN‎ -
01242 529125


Domino's Pizza 0.5 miles - 9 minute walk
319 High St, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3HW‎ -
01242 230030‎


Soho Coffee Co. 0.4 miles - 7 minute walk
Regent Arcade,
Regent St,
Cheltenham GL50 1JZ

Also, another store can be located at 2 Cambray Place.

Pizza Hut 0.4 miles - 7 minute walk
Pizza Hut
5-7 Promenade
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1LN


Subway 0.5 miles - 9 minute walk
18 Pittville St, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2LJ‎
01242 222244


Burger King 0.5 miles - 10 minute walk
145 High St, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1DQ‎
01242 221717