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16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
+44 1242 321639
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you love fish this is the best place to go for miles. The menu is inspired and the service is excellent.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stuart55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Purslane for dinner and had the tasting menu, it was excellent with a variety of dishes and some amazing flavours and tastes. I also had the accompanying wine fight wine some very good wines that matched the courses very well. The service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 131Billy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The interior and ambience of Purslane is slightly cramped, plain and unremarkable. Purslane is all about the food. We had three delicious a la carte courses of the highest quality, taste and presentation. Tender lamb sweetbreads, succulent Cornish hake, a la carte choice of local...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank August58
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Celebrated my husband's 50th with a meal here. Lovely restaurant, excellent service and amazing food! I had bread selection with seaweed butter for starter followed by Roasted Cauliflower and husband had oysters & scallops followed by Red Gurnard. Im not a vegetarian but didn't fancy...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Spent an enjoyable evening here with husband and two friends and we thoroughly enjoyed the evening. We thought the food was amazing and the staff very attentive with out being pushy. This is an excellent restaurant and I can't wait to go again.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sarahlmiller46
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We had the taster menu there yesterday and it was a wonderful, decadent feast for the senses from start to finish. The staff were very pleasant and professional but it was the food that was the true star of the show. Well done to Gareth...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank suejenks1
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Not a restaurant that is very well known in Cheltenham, butwill be more prominent with the opening of the new John Lewis store which is a short distance away. Advertised as a fish restaurant, the first thing you notice when you enter the place is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tony r
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Yet again the bar is raised at Purslane with simply faultless cooking! Every course of the tasting menu contained so many flavour combinations, each cooked to absolute perfection! Thank you for another fantastic gastronomic evening

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank GeoffK0602
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Yet another visit here. The menu is always compiled using intriguing mixtures and balances of (often) seafood based ingredients. As ever, it never disappoints. On the rare occasion that mixture of ingredients doesn't immediately tempt, the chef will always juggle them to deliver a plate...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Philip M
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch with my mum a couple of weeks ago. Really friendly helpful staff and DELICIOUS food! Well priced for the quality of the food. A little gem in Cheltenham, will definitely be going back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Heather E
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26 March 2018|
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Response from Simon B | Reviewed this property |
Parking directly outside. Chargeable though.
24 January 2017|
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Response from Helena F | Property representative |
Hello, yes we can accommodate tables of 8. We try to book larger parties in at either 7pm or 8.30pm to make service as smooth as possible. That's why we limit the size of parties booking online and take larger bookings... More
Eileen H
10 December 2016|
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Response from Helena F | Property representative |
Hello Eileen, yes we can do vouchers to any amount you wish. Just give us a call or pop in if you're local and we can sort that out for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$42
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 321639
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Critically-acclaimed, small, independent restaurant specialising in sustainable British seafood and local Cotswold produce.
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