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5 Royal Well Place, Cheltenham, England
+44 1242 221212
09:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Our first visit after The Tavern recently re-opened. I'm so disappointed with the menu and no longer feel I am one of the customers it must now be aiming to attract. It is no longer a character restaurant but essentially a burger-centric up market pub. Very limited menu indeed - and a long way from when it opened as The... More 

Thank DrBob625
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Friendly staff but totally overpriced food - gimmick of eating on tiny plates doesn't work. Only burgers on the menu - fries, salad and ridiculously hot chilli coleslaw are all extras you have to pay for.

Thank Styluses
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So upset! We've been waiting for this to re-open following a fire some months ago as we enjoyed coming here sometimes for brunch, lunch or dinner. My favourite dish being Salt & Pepper squid which they prepared so well, better than anywhere else I've been. They've always had lots of other interesting dishes on the menu which they changed quite... More 

1 Thank Sue B
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84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We were going on a short break to Cheltenham and as normal scoured the trip advisor restaurants for a place to eat in cheltenham on a Saturday night. Having found The Tavern (good pics also on Instagram) we decided to book. There were some mixed reviews especially from locals who were reviewing in comparison to what it what like pre... More 

1 Thank Richard M
Hayling Island
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a works night out, we pre ordered the food and it all turned up in good time. Burgers are wrapped and chips served in bags, me and my husband had salads but didnt really enjoy them, however the sweet potato fries where delicious and the other food looked lovely. Drinks where served to the table and the staff... More 

1 Thank Helen D
Level Contributor
36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there at lunch time with a reservation. The service was a little stressed but helpful - we waited a long time just for drinks. They had a nice re opening offer with prosecco. The food was absolutely okay but not really more

Thank Andrea D
Level Contributor
11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So disappointing, just a barely average burger bar with no plates, and 15% service charge. Burgers are served in a wrapper and chips in a bag. I predict there will be total revamp very quickly as the relaunch makes no sense at all.

3 Thank samtab123
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon the Tavern whilst visiting Cheltenham at the weekend. The place looked inviting and the decor quirky. We only intended to have a drink but on looking at the menu decided to have something to eat. The menu is small and focuses mainly on burgers, salads and small plates. My burger with bacon and Roquefort cheese was juicy... More 

Thank Forth44
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were Tavern junkies before the fire, loved the atmosphere, menu, speciality drinks. If we hadn't been for 3 weeks we had withdrawal symptoms so were really looking forward to the reopening. How disappointing to turn up at 4.30 on sunday to find it full of yummie mummies with kids and push chairs, a limited menu consisting of burgers, 4... More 

1 Thank Freddie24
Level Contributor
25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in with some friends this evening, after waiting months for my favourite restaurant to reopen. It's different, but it's brilliant. The burgers (the main event) are the best I have ever had. Juicy, perfectly pink, soft flavoursome buns, and the juice will drip down your hands. The Chilli Fries are also not to be missed - heavy, spicy, moreish.... More 

1 Thank Charlie_XEdwards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$2
Bar, British, American, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Royal Well Place, Cheltenham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 221212
The Tavern started with a simple mission...to deliver delicious food at reasonable prices. Our mission remains the same. We bring you favourites from the old along with gobsmackingly delicious burgers, sinful shakes laced with bourbon and bespoke ice cream sundaes where you can pick the flavour, toppings and sauces. What's new is you can eat at any time from midday to midnight. Expect homemade, artisan burgers, made with local dry aged beef on Stokes Marsh Farm from Aberdeen Angus cross Hereford cows and a whole load of twists and classics like mac n cheese, sinful shakes and bespoke ice cream sundaes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?