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East India Cafe

103 Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1NW, England
+44 1242 300850
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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103 Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1NW, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife Yve and I had our first visit to the East India late in December ‘17. Another of Cheltenham’s little gems. Superb food and drinks menu and excellent service. We are looking forward to the second visit.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful every time. Took new friends for the first time .... EIC never fails to impress. Started courses seemed to be on the lighter/smaller side than previously. Still great tasting food beginning to end

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Thank 120beentheredonethat
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food is superb and ther service is to the same level. We have eaten here several times and the consistency in the food quality is what is the best part about the East India Cafe.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent and attentive service plus superb food. The amount of effort that went into explaining the background to the dishes was most interesting and added to the evening.

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Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went once after it opens and have been coming back ever since! Consistently great food and service, and a very reasonable price for such quality. I visit every time the menu changes!

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Thank Ewa W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of our favourite places to eat , the food and service were fantastic and we will be back very soon .

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Thank sjbifulco
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were visiting Cheltenham in December 2017 and were trying to find a nice restaurant there. We came across this one from a review of the top ten places to eat in Cheltenham in an online local newspaper. We decided to give...More

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Thank Charles D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at East India Cafe is sublime. The flavours are so tasty and the presentation is gorgeous. There is great attention to detail. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Even though this is quite formal dining, it is not stuffy or pretentious, just...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fine dining experience which isn’t extortionate. Knowledgeable, friendly and diligent staff and beautiful Indian food with a twist.

Thank saphisa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and really good service. Everything was delicious and so interesting to have such different recipes and flavours. Really enjoyed it and would recommend.

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Sophie B
19 November 2017|
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Response from SteveBiker19 | Reviewed this property |
We did the 3 course menu and loved it. From reviews I’ve read they do not alter tasting menu, which is understandable I think.
12 August 2017|
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Response from traveltime023 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is an entrance at the back, accessible from Montpellier St.
24 August 2016|
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Response from tobyjojo | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. They get booked early. Do hope ypi enjoy it as much as we did
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$34 - US$90
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 300850
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East India Cafe was established in November 2015. We opened the restaurant with the philosophy of bringing the techniques of mum's cooking into professional setting. We started researching the era of British Raj in Colonial India and brought those recipes back to life here in Cheltenham using modern cooking methods and our own twist. Our principle is to serve tasty food with a piece of history with it. This is not just a place to take care of guests hunger but also a place to come and relax with great variety of drinks and an evening of experience. For us research and innovation is an essential part of what we do with distinct attention to detail. We passionately believe in innovation and merge science with the art of cooking. Welcome to The East India Cafe, Cheltenham
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