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Cafe Rene

££ - £££, British,
31 Southgate Street, Gloucester GL1 1TP, England
+44 1452 309340
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“steak” (45 reviews)
“trout” (8 reviews)
“burgers” (27 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
31 Southgate Street, Gloucester GL1 1TP, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Based on reviews I read online, I booked a table for Mothering Sunday. I was not disappointed. You have a great choice of 3 different types of meat and vegetarian for around £10. The portions were excellent and it was a quality roast dinner. After...More

Thank TravellingTeacher123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to go there for lunch as we fancied a steak and this place had good reviews,the approach to it looked promising , tucked away down a little side street but when we went inside it was like stepping back in time but not in...More

Thank Corfingle
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Gloucester for two nights the meal at cafe Rene was so good on the first night we came back on the second night and were not disappointed. Three young waitresses who were very attentive, professional and personable. Would highly recommend.

Thank Phil D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed with the courtesy shown by the senior door staff who was quick to judge on a visit including the manager. The venue was quiet for a Friday night and I think the lack of management will only lead to further lack of custom. Common...More

Thank Grant N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely lamb roast with crisp veg for a delicious Sunday roast at an affordable price, good service, very friendly staff. Highly recommend.

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Lovely interior and traditional feel. Friendly and attentive staff. Both my girlfriend and I ordered the T-bone steak which were cooked medium rare to perfection. Mushroom and tarragon sauce delicious - excellent value!

Thank zebrazebra99
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Unexpected find in a side street of Gloucester. Quirky decorations; unusual ceiling packed with empty wine bottles. Tables with plenty of space between. Very welcoming, friendly bar staff; immediately warned of a half hour delay for food, but it actually arrived a bit before that....More

Thank Mittsandco
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Been here lots but first time with my 9yr old. Really odd clientele and staff. Food was below average and we all generally felt creeped out. Yes lovely ceiling and history but it felt like sitting in a scene of the walking dead. The loo's...More

Thank donnafarr
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We came here on an office do, and the food was actually rather good. It edges on the side of good cooking rather than posh cuisine, but it is all jolly tasty. I had the crayfish salad to start and the pork for main course,...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Always a pleasure to spend time at cafe Rene lovely atmosphere great music and a great place to make new friends

Thank cygnus1993
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Southgate Street, Gloucester GL1 1TP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Gloucester
  • Phone Number: +44 1452 309340
Come & experience some of Gloucester's Historic Surroundings. Relax in our friendly atmosphere inside and out, with candlelit dining & Chef's Daily Specials. Whether you would like to eat, drink or just have a cup of fresh coffee, Cafe Rene is the place to be! Recommended by The Rough Guide to England Freshly prepared quality food 12.00pm to 9.30pm daily. We do not serve fast food, we serve good food as fast as we can!
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