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The Old Restoration

55-57 High Street, Cheltenham GL50 1DX, England
+44 1242 522792
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Looking for Real Ale and atmosphere

Oldest pub in Cheltenham. Apparently since 1661. Excellent choice of real ales. Great welcome from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leeds, United Kingdom

A great visit. They went above and beyond to make us welcome and sorted us out with great service... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Greg S
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Tucked away in the centre of Cheltenham, this traditional public house oozes charm and stakes its claim as Cheltenham's oldest pub.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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55-57 High Street, Cheltenham GL50 1DX, England
+44 1242 522792
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oldest pub in Cheltenham. Apparently since 1661. Excellent choice of real ales. Great welcome from bar staff and good banter with regulars. Very nice sandwiches. Well worth a visit. We went at late lunchtime and went back the following evening too.

Thank MikeGoodwin1950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great visit. They went above and beyond to make us welcome and sorted us out with great service and extra help, as we were visiting from London. Thanks so much!

1  Thank Greg S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another top meal. Great food and wide selection of drinks. Superb friendly service. Steak is normally good was the best we've had so far. Keep it up and you have patrons for life.

1  Thank DeakinHarper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always enjoy coming here and the food is great British pub food. I had a excellent bangers and mash. My friend had a great 8oz steak which he said was the best he ever had.

1  Thank John J
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Great service! All the staff were really friendly and apologetic when they were out of one of the dishes we ordered. Typical pub food, but still really good. Nice atmosphere with lots of different ages, including students studying and large groups of friends.

Thank Kasia G
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Two for lunch. Reasonable menu, good service, OK pricing. We each had a starter and a main, all average with no standout to mention. The standout for this venue is the excellent service provided by the bar man, well done.

Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a Sunday evening and had the roast beef. Price was £9.50 which is fine. It came about 20 minutes later. The plate was piled up. Large Yorkshire pudding with stuffing filled with gravy. Good pieces of meat with carrots and spud. Parsnip...More

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Fun atmosphere and a lot of space with different seating areas. Pretty selection of beers. Sports on several TVs, plus games & good food.

1  Thank Zeke1972
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The staff were friendly and attentive. The menu was simple but food well cooked. I absolutely lovedd the macaroni cheese.

1  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 3 April 2017

called in for Sunday lunch. Made to feel welcome by bar man. Sunday lunch very good. would definitely return if passing again

Thank sue2005goa
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11 September 2016|
Response from 2housty | Reviewed this property |
veggie roast was delicious; good sized portion and excellent value for money to boot