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4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Aviator

The Aviator
Ranked #71 of 441 Restaurants in Cheltenham
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014

We took our two children for lunch as our two year old is plane mad - so an ideal lunch time venue for him!
Despite it being really busy we were able to get a table without pre booking, however those who came in after us struggled! The staff did get out more tables and chairs, which we thought was really good. I think we would probably book a table next time to avoid disappointment.
The service was ok, a few smiles wouldn't go amiss and the food was good.
We will be visiting again.

  • Visited January 2014
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1 Thank tashal1976
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Super Sunday!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013

Popped in here for a spot of sunday lunch on the 29/09/13.
Fantastic choice of roasts along with a very extensive menu. Everything is home made and truly tasty.
You must try the home made cakes by Michelle!
We had the roast beef and pork, both of which were delish! All served with a massive bowl of fresh seasonal vegetables and all the trimmings. Big thanks to their chef Barry. It was very busy but we didnt have to wait long at all.

Ideal place to bring the kids too, lots of open space for them to run around and plane watch.
Staff very friendly and helpful, nothing was any bother for them, they really do aim to please and they have free Wifi!

You must keep checking their website regulary, as The Aviator hold lots of events from charity MacMillan coffee mornings, breast cancer awareness fundraising, ale festivals and bbq's to childrens Halloween and Christmas parties.

There really is something for everyone!

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Joanne T
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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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“Perfect For Plane Spotters”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013

I can't review the food, as I've yet to try it - but by the look and smell of everything going past my table it's top quality! My husband and I meet friends there for drinks when we're staying at nearby Hope Orchard.

Lovely, friendly atmosphere, polite hosts and staff, and overlooks the airfield; some really beautiful private planes are spotted daily, and any pilots stopping in for refreshment are only too happy to tell you about the planes they fly, so it's also a learning experience.

We'll be going there again closer to Christmas and hope to try the food - if my Mum doesn't demand to feed us first!

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Gemma W
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