The Tavern

The Tavern, 5 Royal Well Place, Cheltenham, United Kingdom, GL50 3DN
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Opening Information

Our food is served from:
Monday to Friday - Midday to 3pm & 5:30pm to 10pm
Saturdays - Midday until 10:30pm
Sundays - Midday until 9:30pm

Drinks are served from:
Monday to Thursday - 11:30am to 11pm
Friday & Saturday - 11:30am to 1am
Sunday - 11:30am to 10:30pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Children's Menu available
  • Bar
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About The Tavern

Cheltenham’s friendly neighbourhood restaurant and bar. A favourite of locals, The Tavern started with a simple mission…to deliver delicious food at reasonable prices. Our mission remains the same.

Tuck in and experience locally sourced, British produce that’s carefully crafted into punchy and full flavoured dishes. Savour your way through our taverna style menu from Tavern Classics, filling Hereford Beef Short Rib and of course finishing with some utterly sinful puddings.

Our talented bartenders use fantastic local produce to create some of the finest cocktails in Cheltenham. Muddling and mixing the perfect ingredients to emulate an old favourite or a new creation. Their experience, knowledge and awards for service make them a bar team to be reckoned with.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

A really nice place that provides delicious food. We went there with my partner and dog (yes they are dog friendly!) and the service was excellent! Everyone was really nice and friendly. I would recommend this place and we would definetely come back if we are in town.

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

Brilliant last minute booking on a Friday night. Great service and great food.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Excellent food and service. Dog friendly.

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Excellent food & atmosphere

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 July 2019

Hi we had a table booking for 7 but only 5 turned up and often eat and drink at tavern have done for many years food always good quality, service normally good, until last night, waited 45 mins for food, and we sat downstairs the girl who was bringing down the food and sides one by one was slow, my friend actually finished his burger before my other friend even got his meal, we did say something on the night and got an apology with no real explanation, by the time the sauces and dips came the food for example the wings was cold, it was just a bit of shambles to be honest we like to all eat together instead of one at a time, nobody came over once we all had our food to ask if everything was okay with the meal and the girl who was serving us to begin with refused to come back over I noticed this when she was stood at the bar and I got her attention for some table water another girl came over instead. I never moan or complain this is the first time ever and I’m only doing it purely because I was promoted to by email. Food decent service level very poor in particular by the young blonde girl, Iv been a waiter and it is hard you get complaints all the time and people love to moan but she was truly awful no apology, no asking if everything was okay, and then refusing to come back over. Disappointing. Thanks C Harper and friends

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 July 2019

The only criticism is that the pre-order for our group could not be found on arrival. Luckily I was able to give the staff a copy. Everything else was great and would recommend to friends and colleagues.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

I’m not actually sure you can improve on anything. Attentive, friendly staff and a first class Sunday roast for 16 people. A true gem in a crowded marketplace that I would highly recommend. 11/10

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

We visited on Friday 28th June for late lunch - we were delayed due to traffic as we had travelled from all over the country for my sisters hen weekend. All staff were so accommodating and served us with a complete smile. The atmosphere was so welcoming, friendly and fun and the food was absolutely delicious. I would certainly recommend especially for groups and families. I will be visiting again. Thank you to all at the tavern

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Went for the steak night, I ordered med rare friend ordered medium to well, I was given the wrong one as my sides were on it. Friend liked the look of what was in front of them so kept it. Was tender and tasty, wished they didn’t put a service charge on the bottom.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

Great food great place, would not hesitate to go again

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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

The food was good quality although there was no vegetarian option on the initial menu provided. This was soon rectified with a different menu that gave a couple of options.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 June 2019

Fabulous as always!

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Fantastic service and excellent food

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

When we arrived we booked in and went to the bar and met some friends and was talking for a while. Which made us late for our booked time, the waitress said it wasn’t a problem. Food was first class along with the service. Only criticism is the service charge add to the bill and wasn’t optional. I did tip on top of this as was very pleased all round with our experience and will visit again.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 June 2019

Absolutely superb food and service!

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Best place in Cheltenham !

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Visited On Monday, 17 June 2019

Alla mano e ottima cucina!

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Great food and loved the singer. Only annoying thing but proves how popular it is was that when we got there at 8:30 there were 4 dishes off the main menu!

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

It was a shame some of the food was already sold out by the time of our reservation at 7.15pm. Overall, lovely food and drink...a bit of a wait for our desert course 😬

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Visited On Thursday, 13 June 2019

The service was good, and we didn’t feel rushed. But we unfortunately had to send one meal back, and a couple cocktails weren’t mixed very well.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Excellent service and food but the team were over-worked. I guess it’s the penalty of popularity, I will definitely go again. Would I want to go somewhere quiet?

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Informal relaxed dining - great place tucked away from the main drag

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Visited On Saturday, 08 June 2019

Myself and my boyfriend came for dinner on a Saturday night. The welcome on entrance was really lovely. Service throughout the night was above standard. All waiters and waitresses were really chatty and personable. The food was absolutely outstanding! Our entire night was just perfect. Thank you. We are keen to try the brunch menu soon!

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Visited On Monday, 03 June 2019

I really enjoyed The Tavern. The food is really great especially the lamb! Will come back again.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

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