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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” (152 reviews)
“smoked eel” (14 reviews)
“pork scratching” (11 reviews)
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

After a hard days conferring (me) and shopping (my wife) we needed a place to reassure us that Cheltenham was still the centre of old fashioned good living and we were lucky to get a table at the last minute. However for a little time...More

Thank Russell T
Reviewed 3 December 2017

6 Course set lunch menu with a few choices. Each course was fantastic. Excellent selection of wines Service excellent and informative. Cleanliness best ever including toilets Price reasonable for what we had. A must for any special occasion. Have won many national and international awards....More

Thank Carolm49
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Lumiere has a very good reputation & you usually need to book well ahead (unless you get lucky with a cancellation). It's a high end restaurant - as it was a special occasion we did the taster menu & wine tour (£130 pp), though you...More

Thank jsjc14
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

We walked past the unassuming door, my sharp eyed wife brought us back to it. Inside is a cosy (7 or 8 table) eating area with beautifully set tables and welcoming staff. The lady who took our order knew the food and wine in great...More

1  Thank RoySharma
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This was our first visit to Lumiere and it will not be our last. Everything from the welcome, the overall service and the attentive nature of all the staff was first class. The food was amazing, we had the tasting menu with accompanying wine flight,...More

1  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

The reason....we will never be able to get a table. This is the best kept secret in the uk...how the Michelin inspectors have failed to see the quality and award a star is beyond us. The food is inventive, tasty and seasonal, the service is...More

Thank Jilliward
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The ambience is sedate and very comfortable. The service and attention, though very unobtrusive, is faultless. It is the ideal place to go with very good friends to have a delightful dining experience. The menu is varied and the chef exhibits excellent skill in the...More

Thank GOSpot
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food, service and all round ambience. What more can I say?! Helen offers a friendly service with excellent knowledge and the menu is to die for. I shall be back again, and again and again.

Thank Suzy W
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We drove from Moreton-in-Marsh, in the dark, in the rain, on a different side of the road. We got there in time, but it took us an hour to find the restaurant, because we didn't believe the GPS. Lumiere has no obvious out door sign....More

Thank 944S2
Reviewed 12 October 2017

What a little gem... Lumiere is. Six of us had dinner at Lumiere last Friday, 6 October for our granddaughter's 16th birthday. What a fabulous restaurant with such amazing food, superb décor, wonderful ambiance and the service was just perfect. All staff smile all of...More

Thank BrianKane_2011
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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$49 - US$111
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
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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