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Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
+44 1242 222200
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This year I decided to go on a foodie adventure, it started as a birthday treat and turned into a rather nice addiction. Lumiere was the first of the many restaurants and what a great start. I was there at lunchtime and ending up picking...More

1  Thank MichelleSH1574
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous evening spent in this lovely restaurant. A great cullinary experience with food attentively prepared by Chef Jon Howe. Loved every minute here and highly recommend for that special occasion....it's not meant to be cheap and the quality of the food proves it's worth!

1  Thank Karenjd1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A few years ago I would have said this restaurant deserved a Michelin star. I have now changed my opinion. After eating lunch there a few months ago I was sad to see it had gone downhill. The starter was tiny and the fish course...More

Thank Supertaster13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had waited for some time to book this lovely restaurant on a Saturday evening. Such is the understandable demand. Restful decor and simplistic but elegant tables were instantly welcoming. The set menu was inventive and delicious. Truly first class cuisine. Service and advice was...More

1  Thank CotswoldTina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been visiting Lumiere for years and did so again on 15th April 2017 to celebrate my wife's birthday. The food conjured up and prepared by Jon and served up by Helen and her front of house team, was simply exquisite....More

1  Thank APR16
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We came here for our first anniversary and enjoyed the entire experience. It's not often we indulge in this level of fine-dining but we're glad we were lucky enough to squeeze in on a last minute cancellation. There are only a handful of tables and...More

2  Thank James B
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

From the outside, this restaurant doesn't look like much at all but don't be deceived. It's quite small, perhaps seats 20 or so diners. It's a lovely decorated room with a sneak peek into the kitchen. All the tables are well placed so there is...More

2  Thank Lesley R
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We flew in from the US for a family reunion and celebration. We have eaten at a number of Michelin star restaurants around the world and the quality of food was on par. Add to this the friendly service and we will be back for...More

2  Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Having spent most of the last few years living in Germany, this was our first visit to Lumiere since May 2015 and general election night. While much has changed since that date and just about none of it for the better, Lumiere has bucked the...More

1  Thank minclem
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by the hotel we were staying at,we had a delicious meal great service everything cooked to order would thoroughly recommend it to anyone, not necessarily the cheapest, but well worth it.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can I book online for next Saturday evening ?
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
Can I bring a dog with us for lunch?
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.
I would like to book a table at lunchtime for three including a dog????
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
Lumière is intimate fine dining restaurant set in the heart of beautiful, Regency Cheltenham. Run by Chef Jon Howe and his partner 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.