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Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
+44 1242 222200
19:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sat 19:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
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London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Very good food served by friendly staff in an intimate setting. Good wine list. Not cheap but, in my view, well worth the money. Recommended

1 Thank Stevo2323
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

An amazing evening at Lumiere, front start to finish faultless service, food and wine - as well as being a really comfortable place to sit and talk and eat and drink. I had the duck and the plaice - the latter being of stratospheric quality. Great wine list - not over priced. Worth every penny.

Thank Lawrence W
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

My wife booked a table at Lumiere way back in August and it was definitely worth the wait. We got a lovely welcome and the young waitresses were attentive and polite. We selected food from the menu rather than having the taster menu. Everything was sublime. The mix of flavours and textures were a work of of a fantastic chef... More 

Thank David S
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This restaurant is always special but tonight they exceeded my expectations. The signature dishes of the slammer and the scallops were superb as always and the the salmon melted in the mouth and the venison was scrumptious. Finally the damson soufflé was to die for. Service as smart and friendly as ever.

Thank GillXc
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

The food, the presentatation and the service are simply the best available. This restaurant deserves all the awards it receives.

Thank Phil C
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I hadn't been to Lumiere for a couple of years, but went with friends to celebrate the completion of a major project. Since my last visit, chef Jon had continued to collect major awards and his cooking was as fine as ever: the Tasting Menu was worth every one of the 8000 pennies, with the subtle combinations of flavour being... More 

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We ate here a few years ago. Have tried to get in a few times but its always busy. The food, service and wines are fantastic. Nothing is too much trouble. I enjoyed my vegetarian options - The food was absolutely stunning, as was the presentation. My husbands meal - non vegetarian - was also stunning. Thank you to Helen... More 

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Leafy Hertfordshire
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Two and a half years after our first visit, Lumiere continues to delight and amaze. The food is wonderful, and the service remains delightful. Recently, my partner and I went with two friends to a very much more famous restaurant that boasts a celebrity chef, and endless accolades. All four of us staggered out, 2 courses later, feeling decidedly worse... More 

Thank Italomaniac
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

My husband and I ate here last night - not for the first time - and the food was stunning. They have just got everything right; the staff are exceptionally warm and welcoming and very knowledgeable about the food and wines. The price of the three course menu is £60 which also covers several amuse bouches, and felt like a... More 

Thank glenys_ockwell
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I really enjoyed this meal, which was to mark a special birthday. The three course meal was excellent with a special take on each course bringing out new and interesting combinations of delicate flavours. I cant eat gluten or dairy so am always a bit of a problem but the restaurant coped with this without problem, giving me different canapes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$36 - US$102
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
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
Lumière is intimate fine dining restaurant set in the heart of beautiful, Regency Cheltenham. Run by Chef Jon Howe and his partner 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?