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

Nice welcome at this compact restaurant where the kitchen delivers some wonderful plates of food. Difficult to see how Michelin have passed it by for so many years. Service is personal friendly and very knowledgeable. Wine list good too.

Thank annrob1966
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely Cheltenham’s best restaurant. We were a party of 4 and went for the tasting menu with accompanying wine flight (3 veggie and 1 omnivore). We all agreed it was delicious. The whilst we ate different foods the whole meal hung together well. The wine...More

Thank Richard8177
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always amazing food, perfect service and fabulous atmosphere. Have eaten here a few times now and have never been disappointed and can't wait until my next visit.

1  Thank MisterGrum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just superb ! Fabulous food and service. The staff are knowledgeable about the food and the tasting menu was amazing. My favourite was the lobster risotto and the cheese with malt loaf was a revelation. It was our second visit and did not disappoint, cannot...More

1  Thank Pete B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’d been meaning to try Lumiere for a while and our anniversary seemed the perfect time. The restaurant is small and you walk straight into the tables on entering. The decor is relaxing. We had a nice welcome and were shown to our table. We’d...More

2  Thank delacourt
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Where do I start? This is our go to restaurant for all special occasions. It is a true food sensation, awakening the taste buds to flavours and combinations that are truly magical. The staff are polite and efficient and I can't speak highly enough about...More

2  Thank Hazelpepper41
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I celebrated our 36th Wedding Anniversary on a Friday night at Lumiere. If you're looking for mediocre food but lots of it, then Lumiere is not going to be right for you. If on the other hand you're looking for a chef...More

1  Thank APR16
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

On arrival we were greeted by Helen (Chefs wife) the restaurant is beautifully decorated. Lovely crisp white table linen. We started off with chilled glasses of champagne and then we were honoured to be given a kitchen tour. Jonny was very welcoming and the kitchen...More

1  Thank bella171
Reviewed 10 May 2018

This was our first visit to Lumiere. It was a Christmas present - and what a present! Booking was straightforward and we were able to get one of the evenings that suited us. When we got there, the service was excellent - the staff were...More

1  Thank Arthur O
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Reviewing late, but can honestly say from booking to end, experience amazing (initial booking date was unavailable as full, but got a call suggesting an alternative, Helen, was lovely). Welcome stunning, food stunning, and although high end, had some banter with Helen and staff. Simply...More

1  Thank trollhunter
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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$106
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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
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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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