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Lumiere

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Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
+44 1242 222200
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19:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Sat 19:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 16:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Short version: book, go and enjoy! Long version: We'd heard good things about Lumiere, and after some friends visited at the end of 2016 and really enjoyed it we felt obligated to try it. We had to book well in advance, as they are usually booked up and only have a small restaurant. We had a call a week before... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Relatively small intimate restaurant with limited a la carte menu in addition to an extensive tasting menu.After a big day at the races we were able to enjoy a reduced tasting menu of 6 courses.Both the range of dishes and quality of the menu were of a very high standard and this combined with pleasant staff who were eager to... More 

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Thank Terry P
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the tasting menu you are asked if you have any particular dislikes so they can accommodate for it in your own menu. Using local produce you are given a great selection of courses. As you don't know specifically what you will be getting until it arrives, you get to taste and try things you would never normally choose -... More 

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Thank Kerrie H
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We so enjoyed our visit to Lumiere. I have to say it is one of the most enjoyable fine dining experiences we have ever had. Helen was charming and the food was truly special. We started with a Chase Vodka Martini. Having struggled to select our food our treats began, beetroot bread sticks in goats cheese mousse (roll of eyes... More 

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Thank holidaygal2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a world where superlatives are applied to everything, this restaurant has consistently been my favourite in the whole country and the amazing thing for me is that it's in my home town. The food is always sensational without being showy or faddish. The wine list is thoughtfully compiled and has great bottles across the spectrum. And then somehow it... More 

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Thank Miles K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, lots of surprises and wonderful attentive service with a smile. Will definitely be visiting again. Nothing too much trouble.

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Thank 87pink
Plymouth, UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiancée and I visited Lumiere for dinner after we had got engaged earlier in the day, so it was always going to be a very special evening, but it exceeded my expectations by far. From the beautifully understated external facade and restrained decor to the spacious layout, which affords ultimate privacy (only 16 diners in the restaurant on a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a special birthday and so the only way to celebrate properly was with a special meal with special people. Six of us enjoyed the taster menu with matching flight of wines and ran out of superlatives to describe what we were eating and drinking. The restaurant provided me with vegetarian food which was equal to that eaten by... More 

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Thank pandamacheshire
Burton on Trent, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How can this restaurant not have a Michelin Star? It is amazing! The food was divine. We had the full tasting menu (1 normal, 1 veggie) and apart from 1 pre-dessert that neither of us liked, we couldn’t pick a favourite course from all the others as they were all so perfect. The service was excellent. There was loads of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After hearing great things about Lumiere, my boyfriend and I visited for dinner and ordered the 9 course tasting menu, which we were not disappointed with! All dishes were cooked to perfection, all unique tasting and we left feeling very full! The tequila sorbet palette cleanser was a fabulous and fun twist on a tequila slammer, which we both loved.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$100
Cuisine
European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
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
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
Saturday
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
Description
Lumière is intimate fine dining restaurant set in the heart of beautiful, Regency Cheltenham. Run by Chef Jon Howe and his partner 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?