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Star Bistro

££ - £££European, British,
12 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham GL50 3DA, England
+44 1242 572958
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (36 reviews)
“cake” (5 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 15:30 Hours
CUISINES
European, British, Contemporary, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
12 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham GL50 3DA, England
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed 27 July 2018

For a basement cafe, this is the lightest and airiest space. With lovely food and friendly service. All in a good cause. Would highly recommend for lunch. Place you can take your granny! Back entrance is street level so no stairs to negotiate.

Thank Labute
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Called in a couple of weeks ago for coffee and delicious cake. We were the only two in which was a shame as it was very good

Thank foodlover079
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We went for lunch after someone recommended it to us. Staff were great. All the food we saw was very nice. Great philosophy and only too happy to support the star centre which gives the staff an amazing opportunity. The girl serving the food was...More

Thank CheltenhamFran
Pete J, General Manager at Star Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thanks for your kind review CheltenhamFran and thank you for eating at Star Bistro at Royal Crescent. By supporting us you help enable the aspirations of young people with disabilities. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 November 2017

The food was excellent, being tasty and fresh and well-presented. The ambience is gentle and calm and a most pleasant place to relax and punctuate the frenzy of the day. Service was attendance but not intrusive, and the waiting staff were kind and knowledgeable about...More

Thank CATHERINE G
Pete J, General Manager at Star Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thanks for your kind review Catherine G. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Star Bistro at Royal Crescent and that we will see you again soon. Many thanks Pete J Head of commercial enterprise

Reviewed 2 November 2017

We went for lunch during the literature festival. We arrived without a reservation and were lucky to get a table for four, actually two tables of two. The service was very welcoming and efficient. The food could not be faulted. The entrance from the crescent...More

Thank mongoose57
Pete J, General Manager at Star Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Thanks for your kind review mongoose57. We are all really pleased you enjoyed eating with us during the literary festival. We hope to see you again sometime soon. We do have another entrance which can be accessed from St George's Place that has no steps...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017

This place has always had style, but since Star College has taken it over it has acquired a genuine sense of purpose too. Staff were really lovely, not just welcoming but kind and thoughtful. They couldn't do enough for us. I had a young child...More

Thank Foragerdan
Pete J, General Manager at Star Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you for your kind review Foragerdan. You definitely seem to understand what we aim to achieve through Star Bistro both at Royal Crescent and our sister site in Ullenwood. I'll feed back your comments regards the information we include on the menus to the...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

This restaurant serves consistently great food, the breakfast is the best I have had in Cheltenham and I have tried almost every item on the lunch menu. They are all excellent! I especially like the sea bass, the duck and the delicious butternut squash and...More

Thank cindydav123
Pete J, General Manager at Star Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Thank you CindyDav123 for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoy the food at Royal Crescent and that you have worked through the menu! By dining with Star Bistro you help support the work of National Star in delivering the aspirations of people...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Had a coffee and cake this morning, both were well presented and delicious. Staff were friendly and entertaining. Well worth walking a few steps from the main shopping area to sit inside or out and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Will visit again.More

1  Thank Will M
Pete J, General Manager at Star Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thank you Will! We really appreciate you taking those few extra steps to visit us and we are delighted you enjoyed the coffee and cake. Star Bistro at Royal Crescent is operated as part of a charity called National Star that supports the aspirations and...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Just went here for lunch for the very first time and can not believe that I have not been here before. Absolutely brilliant. I had the seabass - delicious and such good value.More

1  Thank Rosalie411
Pete J, General Manager at Star Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thanks so much Rosalie for your kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your first visit and hope you come back to see us again soon. Star Bistro at Royal Crescent is run by National Star, a charity supporting the aspirations of people with disabilities....More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

Good atmosphere - it was cool inside on a very warm day but you can sit outside too. Staff all pleasant Food was lovely We will be back!

1  Thank Anne F
Pete J, General Manager at Star Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thanks for your kind review. We are delighted you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. By eating with Star Bistro you have helped support the work of National Star in delivering the aspirations of people with disabilities.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 15:30
Thursday
08:00 - 15:30
Friday
08:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Royal Crescent, Cheltenham GL50 3DA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 572958
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Description
StarBistro is a social enterprise by National Star enabling young people with disabilities to gain real life work experience. We offer a quality dining experience for our customers using the finest local and seasonal ingredients and in so doing develop a truly local and sustainable supply chain. Our food is prepared simply, tastefully and in season.
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