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16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
+44 1242 321639
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (115 reviews)
“scallops” (46 reviews)
“taramasalata” (12 reviews)
Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The interior and ambience of Purslane is slightly cramped, plain and unremarkable. Purslane is all about the food. We had three delicious a la carte courses of the highest quality, taste and presentation. Tender lamb sweetbreads, succulent Cornish hake, a la carte choice of local...More

Thank August58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated my husband's 50th with a meal here. Lovely restaurant, excellent service and amazing food! I had bread selection with seaweed butter for starter followed by Roasted Cauliflower and husband had oysters & scallops followed by Red Gurnard. Im not a vegetarian but didn't fancy...More

Thank CL1167
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent an enjoyable evening here with husband and two friends and we thoroughly enjoyed the evening. We thought the food was amazing and the staff very attentive with out being pushy. This is an excellent restaurant and I can't wait to go again.

Thank sarahlmiller46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the taster menu there yesterday and it was a wonderful, decadent feast for the senses from start to finish. The staff were very pleasant and professional but it was the food that was the true star of the show. Well done to Gareth...More

Thank suejenks1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a restaurant that is very well known in Cheltenham, butwill be more prominent with the opening of the new John Lewis store which is a short distance away. Advertised as a fish restaurant, the first thing you notice when you enter the place is...More

Thank tony r
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Yet again the bar is raised at Purslane with simply faultless cooking! Every course of the tasting menu contained so many flavour combinations, each cooked to absolute perfection! Thank you for another fantastic gastronomic evening

Thank GeoffK0602
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Yet another visit here. The menu is always compiled using intriguing mixtures and balances of (often) seafood based ingredients. As ever, it never disappoints. On the rare occasion that mixture of ingredients doesn't immediately tempt, the chef will always juggle them to deliver a plate...More

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch with my mum a couple of weeks ago. Really friendly helpful staff and DELICIOUS food! Well priced for the quality of the food. A little gem in Cheltenham, will definitely be going back.

Thank Heather E
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Took a client for dinner 2 weeks ago and then joined family party last Thursday. They recognised me after one visit- not bad. Food especially scallops amazing. One of our party was vegetarian which he hadn’t told anyone and they thought up a special dish...More

Thank janewhitson
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had a truly stunning meal at Purslane restaurant. I can’t wait to go back. Sublime!!

Thank emmaregan2018
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26 March 2018|
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Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
Parking directly outside. Chargeable though.
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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
Critically-acclaimed, small, independent restaurant specialising in sustainable British seafood and local Cotswold produce.
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