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££ - £££, British,
40-42 | High Street, Cheltenham, England
+44 1242 511848
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (9 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“duck” (2 reviews)
Closes in 26 min
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
40-42 | High Street, Cheltenham, England
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1 - 10 of 82 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in here for lunch. Food, beer and service were excellent. Had a fishfinger sandwich which was ample and very tasty.

Thank Franklin2
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I always think of this place primarily as a pub but their food is surprisingly good (I've eaten everything there from moules marinieres to burger and chips. The staff are Actual Nice People™ and the prices aren't exorbitant. In addition there are lots of comfortable...More

Thank lmac1970
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We had the chill and garlic prawns they was ok not a lot of taste once taken out the sauce I had the salmon that was very nice my husband had the burger and he liked that too so meal dishes spot on something that...More

Thank Portugal103
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Beer garden is quite small but this is always a pleasant pub to visit. Recently repainted it is tasteful, not full of lots of TV screens and always has a pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Nikki M
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Disinterested and distracted staff. Beer was poured in haste and spilled over the glasses. Spillage was not wiped away - lacks care and attention. Meals were paid for but needed refunding because stock had run out. No alternative suggested. Very disappointed. I wish I had...More

Thank ExplorerLog
Reviewed 15 March 2017

First of all, I like the Strand; it's a great pub. But we went there today - Day 2 of Gold Cup week - for their racing breakfast and it was terrible. Ordered two sausage sandwiches, anticipating some nice juicy, herby sausages (Glos Old Spot,...More

Thank chelterskelter
Michiel H, Owner at Strand, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Thank you very much for your constructive comment regarding the quality of our sausage sandwiches. I would like to apologise as you obviously felt they were not up to usual high standard. I have had a word with the manager, Lianne, and we can assure...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in after walk in the park with parents on law, wife and boys. Really nice atmosphere, coffee and service. Will come again

Thank MattyA32
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is a lively pub offering excellent real ale and a great choice of gins! If you are lucky there is often live music available. We did not eat but the food looked excellent and seemed well priced. The quality and choice of real ales...More

Thank ANDY K
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We took my elderly mother for lunch last sunday. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere, excellent food, choice of wines and service. Good price, dog friendly, over all an A+ for us, will definitely be back

Thank heathergaylard
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Looking for a light meal, I went for the shredded duck salad. The duck was tasty, but the salad itself was as if from a premixed bag. Nice detail, the electrical outlet had USB sockets.

Thank es-travler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 12:00
10:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40-42 | High Street, Cheltenham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 511848
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