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The Hewlett

££ - £££, British,
Harp Hill | Battledown, Cheltenham GL52 6QG, England
+44 1242 228600
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“arancini” (2 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Harp Hill | Battledown, Cheltenham GL52 6QG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to sit outside and have a light lunch, sitting outside and with parking nearby. The Hewlett is just the job. There was a good selection of beers and lagers, an splendid range of guest ciders and the range of food available was ideal....More

Thank 329graydog
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I'd eaten just a couple of hours earlier so opted for something from the starter menu. Absolute monster starter. Delighted. Good quality food. Looked around at the burgers that were being brought to neighbouring tables and looked quality. Will absolutely be heading back soon to...More

Thank TommyBB79
Bems80, Owner at The Hewlett, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for such a lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed the food you had on the evening and look forward too seeing you for a Burger soon. Emma :)

Reviewed 17 May 2018

The venue was very busy and noisy with after work drinkers. The staff were friendly and helpful. Not a great choice for vegetarians but what we had was cooked to order and nicely presented.More

Thank Carolynne M
Bems80, Owner at The Hewlett, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are indeed very busy during the hot weather, the South facing garden means we are a bit of a hot spot with the sun staying well in to the evening. We are pleased that...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018

Come in out of the rain to a very warm welcome, interesting food and fine wine list. I would recommend the food and the welcome - we had a delightful evening

Thank PeterFromOxford2018
Bems80, Owner at The Hewlett, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us and hope to see you again soon. Emma

Reviewed 23 April 2018

Recently had a few drinks here and a meal after having had a day at the races. We usually call in here when we travel to Cheltenham as it is near our guest house. Pub was quite busy outside as the weather was lovely. Good...More

Thank SheffieldManmountain
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Over-cooked and bland vegetable curry with very little substance to contrast with the soggy rice!!!!More

3  Thank rogbee
Bems80, Owner at The Hewlett, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your food with us today. It is a shame that you did not speak to the staff at the time and give us a chance to rectify this for you as we will always try our...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

I booked the Hewlett originally on the 3rd March for my dads 80th Birthday and because of the weather conditions it was unable to happen but the owner Emma was very accommodating in helping me move things around and we eventually made it happen yesterday...More

Thank Carol G
Bems80, Owner at The Hewlett, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

We are so happy that you finally got to celebrate your dads 80th Birthday after the weather doing its best to stop play! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a lovely review, it was a pleasure to host such a...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We had the pleasure of finding this pub due to our accommodation for the Cheltenham festival being over the road from it. What a super pub! Good beer, good food, wonderful staff who were always helpful & smiling, even when it was rammed on the...More

Thank DWRW
Bems80, Owner at The Hewlett, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed the pub during the Cheltenham Festival week! It really is unique. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 27 February 2018

We use the pub often - usually when we can't be bothered to cook as it is near to us. Most of our meals are very nice, but some are less so. Our latest meal differed from its description with both our meals & we...More

Thank Ducatibabe
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

My friend and I went to The Hewlett for a catch up on burger night, what a bargain! I had the New York Deli and my friend the Tennessee Bourbon, both came with chips sweet potato or regular and a pint. £20 for the 2...More

Thank laurelbank28
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James W
13 July 2018|
Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can’t answer that question only eat there in the week.
8 January 2016|
Response from Bems80 | Property representative |
We have Thatchers Dry, Stowford Press & Aspalls on draught. We also keep a couple of traditional ciders in stock aswell as a range of bottles.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harp Hill | Battledown, Cheltenham GL52 6QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 228600
  • E-mail
A hidden gem on Harp Hill, The Hewlett is a great modern local pub serving cooked to order food and the best of local beers. Husband and wife Paul and Emma Gibbon welcome you with a cosy and relaxed atmosphere coupled with friendly service. We hope you will love the pub like we do and that our passion shines through.
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