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Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
+44 1242 222200
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (153 reviews)
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

My wife and I booked after seeing the reviews on trip advisor, the tasting menu was excellent 9 courses of really tasty food prepared by John in the kitchen, this will not be the cheapest meal you will eat out , but will be one...More

Thank andrew4rest
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Took my parents as a treat, what a fantastic place! Absolutely amazing food - we had the 9 course tasting menu - we've never had anything like it before, it really was amazing. Nice atmosphere, the wine flowed, we were there nearly 4 hours! Couldn't...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Just occasionally you are lucky enough to find a restaurant that exceeds every preconceived idea or feeling you have and delivers a spectacular surprise. This is certainly the most amazing ,all round , eating experience in years. We went to celebrate my wife's birthday, I...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The restaurant ( along with Le Champignon Sauvage ) is the best eating experience in Cheltenham by a long shot The most amazing lunch just before Christmas The service and food are wonderful The menu is imaginative, the ambience always a pleasure to be in...More

3  Thank WorlddTravellerr
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Had the tasting menu, very good. The vegetarian menu, needs to be more adventurous. Some of the dishes had fantastic sauces, which just raised the bar. Service was very attentive. The price was expensive and for drinks also. It took just over 2.5 hours for...More

Thank Ramrap10
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Went with friends on a Saturday night. Small venue - maybe 20 covers... and went for a la carte - £70 (tasting was menu was £90). Lovely canapés to start - really good and well presented. Rest of the meal very good - pacing of...More

2  Thank RGetto
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Visited with my wife for a birthday lunch on the recommendation of a friend. Wow, we were not disappointed. My wife has a number of allergies which I phoned about and found they could not have been more helpful. We decided on the Taster Menu...More

Thank David_L2408
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Excellent food with very good service. Would suggest that this is a night out everyone should try if they are in Cheltenham.

Thank 916worldtraveller198
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Had the 9 course tasting menu which was delicious, some very original ideas and all superbly presented. Big wine selection. As mentioned elsewhere, the twist on a tequila slammer as a palate cleanser is brilliant. Service was very good throughout. It’s not cheap but that’s...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We went to Lumiere for my wife’s birthday and had high expectations, which were exceeded tenfold. We had the 9 course tasting menu and each one was flawless. John has a knack for balancing extraordinary flavours. The restaurant is very intimate and understated. a perfect...More

Thank chloe G
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29 January 2017|
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Response from LumiereCheltenham1 | Property representative |
You are able to send a request for a reservation from our website & one of our reservations team will then contact you to arrange your booking within 24hours. (Please note that we are closed on Sundays and Mondays.) If your... More
31 October 2016|
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Response from clairel545 | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is bijou (small but perfectly formed). I would not take my dog even if was permitted. Sufficient space for diners not for dog too.
31 October 2016|
Response from 654GregP654 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you ring the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$114
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 222200
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Lumière is intimate fine dining restaurant set in the heart of beautiful, Regency Cheltenham. Run by Chef Jon Howe and his wife Helen. Lumière offers a short inspirational menu and friendly, informative service. Jon excels in being able to put a new and interesting twist on traditional dishes, the menus change frequently allowing Jon to make the most of the fresh produce available to him.
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