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The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory Main Road | Colesbourne, Cheltenham GL53 9NP, England
+44 1242 870120
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
The Old Rectory Main Road | Colesbourne, Cheltenham GL53 9NP, England
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

I attended a birthday lunch party at The Old Rectory and was treated to a wonderfully intimate dining experience where nothing was too much trouble. The room, although quite small, had been arranged in such a way that we were all able to chat and...More

2  Thank travellingjan2015
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

We visited The Old Rectory for the Christmas meal of a group of old friends. We received a very friendly greeting and all immediately felt at home. The dining room was small but with lots of character. It felt like we were having dinner in...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 7 November 2015

We went to the Old Rectory with friends and family - a group of six. On entering the dining room we were concerned to see a further table for six in close proximity. However this turned out to be a golden wedding celebration and we...More

Thank Benecke
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We booked into The Old Rectory following a recommendation and were not disappointed. The greeting was friendly, the service excellent and the old fashioned dining room was very comfortable, clean and very welcoming. The menu is fairly extensive and it all looks so good it...More

Thank DavidCirencester
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

This place is fantastic. I went back in April with my boyfriend on a Saturday night. We had the set menu which is a very reasonable price for the quality of food you get. The service is great, the owner is polite, attentive and very...More

Thank Kaylz1760
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Just celebrated a 60th birthday with family and friends (40 in total ) Marque in the grounds beautifully decorated, excellent food and staff. Children able to play in the garden in safety( probably got in the way a few times but no complaints). Buffet food...More

1  Thank Geoff H
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Excellent food, outstanding service - not to be missed. The hosts go out of their way to make your visit a time to remember. Nothing is too much trouble, and a lot of thought goes into the menu, and the ambience of the Old Rectory....More

1  Thank Salwal29
Reviewed 29 June 2015 via mobile

Thank you once again for such a special meal at the Old Rectory last week. We highly recommend this restaurant and could not fault either the quality of the food or the presentation. Diana and her staff are so friendly and attentive. The food was...More

2  Thank Pamela7anne
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Every fortnight four of us visit a different restaurant within easy distance from our home in the Cotswold hills. My wife booked a table here and we were rewarded with an experience not to be missed. On arrival we were met with a warm welcome...More

1  Thank Countyset
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We've been going to The Old Rectory since New Years Eve 2013 and quite honestly cannot fault the place. We go regularly now and it's on our top special places to go. To us it's more than just a restaurant - it's family. Diana, Sean...More

1  Thank TheRoscommons
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4 December 2015|
Response from Diana P | Property representative |
Thank you for posting your question. So sorry it has taken a long time to reply! Yes, we are open from Wednesday to Sunday lunch time from 12noon. Booking advised please
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$36
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Rectory Main Road | Colesbourne, Cheltenham GL53 9NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 870120
Small cosy country restaurant, where we specialise in top quality Cotswold meats, fresh fish from Devon, and fresh seasonal vegetables. Scrumptious home made desserts, pies, & sauces. Private dinning room for small parties of all occasions, plus marquee catering for 50 guests with decorative carving buffet, in our lovely garden. We offer a warm welcome and friendly service.
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