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Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
+44 1242 222200
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (154 reviews)
“smoked eel” (14 reviews)
12:00 - 16:00 Hours
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is unbelievable. The staff are very attentive, the wine list extensive and the food exquisite. This is definitely the place to eat when in Cheltenham. We have now been a couple of times and the experience never disappoints. Simply counting down the days...More

1  Thank taff-tony
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited Lumiere for lunch with friends who appreciate fine dining - we were not disappointed. It is a slightly unobtrusive venue which you could easily miss but inside the restaurant is delightful and and tastefully set out. Service was very friendly and efficient sensing and...More

1  Thank Nigel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here, opted for the three course. Starts with two Amouse bouchée.both the quail and the plaice were both excellent in terms of interest of taste and presentation. The sea bass for main Was excellent- amazing presentation and taste. Desert of cheese and chocolate...More

1  Thank nolanar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lumiere is an experience that i would highly recommend to anyone who has a real interest in food or wants to experience amazing food. Service was brilliant throughout from the point we were greeted to when we were leaving, everything we wanted was attended to...More

1  Thank Tom-Baldock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, we went for our anniversary lunch and decided on the tasting menu and it’s truly ‘World Class’. This is an amazing chef who complemented by his wife running front of house elevate Cheltenham dining to a whole new level. Small, discreet and a jewel...More

1  Thank 128andrewh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet restaurant, central location, excellent booking/ confirmation service. On our evening the restaurant filled up to an agreeable levels. Service was excellent, friendly and professional. We ordered a la carte and the food was good quality and well presented and served. So, everything was good,...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The food is wonderful - we had lamb as a main course and it was simply delicious. The chocolate dessert was a masterpiece and we were looked after beautifully.

Thank Gillian R
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The staff at Lumière have been amazing. They have been so attentive & made the experience very special. An amazing meal. I would thoroughly recommend. A truly amazing experience. Thank you.

1  Thank Therousefamily
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Almost hidden through an unassuming front door this wonderful restaurant deserves the highest credit. The "Sampling Menu" was simply outstanding...four cananpes followed by dishes that teased and delighted...Chorizo....Duck...Sea Bream....Tequila Surprise and many more, each course presented in a unique style. Not a cheap restaurant...but then...More

2  Thank harvardtraveller
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Visited with my Wife and son last Saturday for the exciting 9 Course Taster menu. There were many changes from my last visit in April. We all thoroughly enjoyed all courses but I did think that the fish course was outstanding. So much effort, skill...More

2  Thank David H
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29 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
US$46 - US$105
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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