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The Curious Cafe & Bistro

204 Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7NE, England
+44 1242 226854
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“wraps” (5 reviews)
“baked beans” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
204 Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7NE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came in at 10am to be told there were no tables available as that time, but to wait in the garden. 20 minutes later & 2 queries later ‘when will a table be ready please?’ We decided to leave as it was freezing outside. Please...More

Thank Naomi S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A warm welcome, clean and tidy cafe supported by fantastically attentive staff. I ordered a vegetarian breakfast with granary toast and my goodness it filled me up until teatime. The fried egg was delicious and cooked well with a runny yolk, the veggie sausages cooked...More

1  Thank BexClarke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After early arrival on a flight from the USA, checked out great breakfast places in Cheltenham on trip advisor. The Curious Cafe popped to the top and looked like a great option. I was truly delighted with the choice as upon entering was offered a...More

1  Thank PMDow42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Proudly retro with a fabulous food, friendly service and a great vibe. Hard to fault (perhaps a bigger tea pot) will be returning

2  Thank Philip P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting friends in Cheltenham and they recommended going here. I’m glad they did because it’s stunning. The servers were all cheerful, polite and helpful, whilst the food was also incredibly delicious and filling (and all good prices too)! I cannot find any faults...More

3  Thank DanCook93
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

9/10 full English, only minor issue was too many baked beans. Service and surroundings first class, the fact that it was packed at 10.00am on a Monday an indication of its popularity. We’ll definitely be back.

1  Thank Phil H
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I always have a great experience at this cafe, whether I pop in for breakfast, lunch or just a coffee with friends. The staff are very friendly and welcoming, and this really makes a difference! The only negative thing I would comment on is the...More

1  Thank Mia W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Popped in for breakfast & sorry to say that it was not up to usual standard. The process of taking our order was rather laborious (we went slightly 'off menu'). To be fair, the waitress did come and double check our order. The bill which...More

Thank VamosChicos
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Nice relaxed atmosphere, good place for a lunch date, tasty food, recommend the omelette! Nice coffee too, and you can have a good chat without feeling anyone is overhearing. Dog friendly for well behaved dogs, and friendly staff, but not overly so. Lovely garden to...More

1  Thank Alli B
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch date the food was very good service was also good considering how busy it was we will definitely be going again might try the breakfast been told its one of the best....

1  Thank dajaynes2017
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Dan A
24 August 2018|
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Response from 894gemmab | Property representative |
Hi Dan, yes we do welcome well behaved dogs 🐶
Jason P
15 April 2018|
Response from WARPIGY | Reviewed this property |
Nope. No roast to my knowledge.
4 March 2016|
Response from Sam G |
They don’t have a booking system.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 Bath Road, Cheltenham GL53 7NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 226854
Postcode is GL53 7NE
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