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“Fantastic!”

No 23 Bar and Bistro
Ranked #1 of 139 Restaurants in Stroud
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$19
Cuisines: Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: No 23 is a popular, independent Stroud Bar and Restaurant, open all weekday evenings, all day and evening on weekend and bank holidays. Specialising in over-sized tapas and Mediterranean fare. The fully stocked bar serves a great choice wines, beers, sherry's and aperitifs to complement the extensive menu. The hand-crafted blend of fine gourmet coffees brings you an espresso blend bursting with flavour. The dining experience provided at No 23 has been rated 5/5 stars several times by food critics and is consistently praised on public restaurant sites. The premises is split over 2 levels with a bar and dining area and the open kitchen on the ground floor. Above is a further spacious dining area and to the rear, a raised external balcony offering wonderful views across the roof tops of Stroud and over towards the river Severn. The upstairs dining area is also available for functions and No 23 also hosts Wine Tasting evenings, local musicians and artists in this space. The locally famous £5 for all varieties of Paella Evening is held every Tuesday, traditional Roast are added to the menu on Sundays - best to ring to book or check Sunday evening latest opening hours. There are always delicious Vegan and Vegetarian offerings and everything on the menu is available as take away as required.
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

We came here for lunch and really enjoyed a range of delicious tapas. Brilliant friendly service and freshly cooked food, with a good selection of dishes on the menu.

Highly recommended.

Visited May 2014
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Udaipur, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“paella fun”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Thank you Host Fred for a lovely evening and all the little personal touches that made it so. A lovely meal in a friendly atmosphere with very good service topped off with sundown tea on the balcony with cosy blankets and a nice view. I will be back another tuesday

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Wilmington, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A hidden gem”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We found out about this gem from a sign positioned at the end of the shopping street and decided to walk up and check out the menu, we were so glad we did. There really were no negative points to our visit. We were greeted as soon as we walked in and shown to our table upstairs, the menu was explained to us in full and we were given time to choose our dishes (our waitress came back several times to offer advice and see if we were ready to order). Having lived in Spain for a number of years we thought we knew what to expect but I can honestly say that the food surpassed our expectations and in some cases was better than what we had over there. The atmosphere was fantastic, the staff were so friendly, helpful and welcoming we will definitely be coming back. Well done No 23 Bar and Bistro and thanks for making our weekend to Stroud!

  • Visited May 2014
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“Paella Tuesdays”
Reviewed 20 May 2014 via mobile

I am loving this place , helpful customer oriented staff. The day chef went out of way to serve me food to my tastes. Very good seafood paella. They do meat and vege versions also. Will definately visit again. I can recommend.

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Dax, France
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85 reviews
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“Always a delight”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

After a number of visits over the last year and a half with my daughter and very young grandson I am finally writing the review I always meant to write. The food , welcome and service are always faultless. My grandson - even now only 2 and a half years old - is now a chorizo addict. But a small price topaz for such a consistently enjoyable lunchtime experience.

It will undoubtedly be repeated many more times. Thank you No 23!!

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