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16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
+44 1242 321639
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely wonderful meal. The fish dishes are superb. The staff are so helpful and explain the menu well. THe amount of food is such that there is definitely room for a dessert but then the deserts are to die for! Fine dining par excellence, Advisable...More

Thank Lynette H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my wife back to the restaurant we had been to at the end of June. The ambience was very peasant as before but we were seated by a table with the window open and the external smoking area is adjacent so we had...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in the Cotswolds and wanted a different dining experience The purslane was everything the best reviews promised. Our table for two was in a side area with other mall tables away from the larger tables with their high volume conversation.Our meal was...More

Thank Lamontr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good location with, for Cheltenham, easy on Street parking. The specialisation of the restaurant is fish and the commendably small menu showcases the talent of the chef with fish and shellfish. A scallop ceviche starter was very good as was the sole. Our deserts...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fish dishes are definitely Purslane's strong suite and this must be by far Cheltenham's best option for fish lovers. We opted for the tasting menu and, while the fish courses were excellent, a multi-ingredient dish based on Cotswold kid was less successful. Possibly it would've...More

Thank La_Cradock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to Purslane will not be our last, a delightful wedding anniversary meal, my scallops were beautifully presented as was my wife`s terrine of lobster and wild rabbit was not an every day pairing, but it worked perfectly, we both chose the turbot...More

Thank andyandmarybennett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited Purslane a few times for dinner, we invited friends to join us there for lunch. We all chose the set lunch which was superb & such great value. The service as always was impeccable & the food so enjoyable. They even adapted the...More

Thank julie r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I are traveling from Miami FL. this summer. Cheltenham is our first stop. Lunch at Purselane was pure pleasure. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding. A restaurant not to be missed when in the Cotswolds.

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A year after our first (excellent) dinner at Purslane, we returned. It has a lovely casual vibe (although maybe we could do without the recitation of the ingredients in each dish - the food speaks for itself and I want to eat it while it's...More

Thank iTravel61
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent an evening at this lovely restaurant while we were staying in Cheltenham. What a great time we had. As fish lovers we were pleased that we were spoilt for choice with all the fish dishes. The young lady who served...More

Thank Rhian62
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Questions & Answers
24 January 2017|
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Response from Helena F | Property representative |
Hello, yes we can accommodate tables of 8. We try to book larger parties in at either 7pm or 8.30pm to make service as smooth as possible. That's why we limit the size of parties booking online and take larger bookings... More
Eileen H
10 December 2016|
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Response from Helena F | Property representative |
Hello Eileen, yes we can do vouchers to any amount you wish. Just give us a call or pop in if you're local and we can sort that out for you.
Jane P
20 May 2016|
Response from Helena F | Property representative |
Hello Jane, sorry only just seen your message. Yes we do welcome children. We do not however have a ' children's menu '. If they are happy to eat off the a la carte menu then they are most welcome. Kind regards Gareth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 321639
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Critically-acclaimed, small, independent restaurant specialising in sustainable British seafood and local Cotswold produce.
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