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) #1 of 336 Restaurants in Cheltenham $$$$ European, British,
Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
+44 1242 222200
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (145 reviews)
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hard to add to what's already been said, I had the evening tasting menu and flight of wines, every mouthful was superb ! I was impressed when I asked the waitress about one of the wines she knew where the grape variety was from and...More

Thank Gejay007
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my third visit to Lumiere and my first trying their tasting menu. All courses were extremely tasty and attractively served (though I am getting a little tired of eating off slate!). Service as usual was quietly friendly and the whole experience thoroughly enjoyable....More

Thank Wickerman41
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saturday lunch, 3 courses, lovely fish and duck on offer with creative starters harnessing an explosion of flavours. Great combinations and innovative twists make this a real treat. Booking essential and for special occasions, but a real fine dining experience. Passion and creativity served with...More

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just moved back to Cheltenham after living in Surrey for 3 years and the first thing I did, was book a table at this fabulous restaurant. We had the taster menu and flight of wine and we were not disappointed. The flavours from...More

Thank KatyKat75
Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I came here a couple of weeks ago after my parents bought us the taster menu for Christmas and we decided to go to celebrate some good news from work. The booking was easy and when we were evidently going to be...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as a special birthday treat. Firstly the restaurant itself is relaxed and understated, not stuffy and uncomfortable which is just perfect. The staff are very friendly and explain the dishes well, and are knowledgeable to answer any questions. they are also very accommodating...More

Thank Nichola B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food beautifully presented this is a dining experience loved it the taster menu is worth a try, just perfect innovation

Thank paulmarley58
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately I was underwhelmed and disappointed. The snacks were not pleasant. The pork scratching was more a cross between a quaver and a prawn cracker. The cauliflower starter was a strange mix of tastes and lukewarm. The main course was very small with one small...More

1  Thank Teresa H
LumiereCheltenham1, Owner at Lumiere, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us, it is just such a shame that you feel the need to write disappointing reviews online rather than speak to me personally whilst you were in my restaurant. Despite your criticism of the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let me first of all begin by saying that I had incredibly high expectations for this restaurant as a result of friends who had dined and reviews online. I can honestly say this is hands down the best food experience I have had. What was...More

Thank joshuasilk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been wanting to try Lumiere for over a year, but never managed to combine our dates with their availability- so I was very happy when we managed to get a table for my birthday. The restaraunt is a mix of what I had...More

Thank HappyMamma62
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30 January 2017|
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Response from LumiereCheltenham1 | Property representative |
You are able to send a request for a reservation from our website & one of our reservations team will then contact you to arrange your booking within 24hours. (Please note that we are closed on Sundays and Mondays.) If your... More
31 October 2016|
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Response from clairel545 | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is bijou (small but perfectly formed). I would not take my dog even if was permitted. Sufficient space for diners not for dog too.
31 October 2016|
Response from 654GregP654 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you ring the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 36 - USD 104
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 222200
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Lumière is intimate fine dining restaurant set in the heart of beautiful, Regency Cheltenham. Run by Chef Jon Howe and his wife Helen. Lumière offers a short inspirational menu and friendly, informative service. Jon excels in being able to put a new and interesting twist on traditional dishes, the menus change frequently allowing Jon to make the most of the fresh produce available to him.
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