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Purslane Restaurant

16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
+44 1242 321639
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pmAll hours
Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our second dinner here and it was just as good. Service is lovely and the food is inventive and delicious. Thank you.

Thank Brownee42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leisurely lunch with a friend where we each sampled different dishes from the a la carte menu. Restaurant comfortably full with adequate space between tables and relaxing grey toned decor. Waitress knowledgable and appropriately attentive. Food sublime. We explored the range of fish/ shellfish dishes...More

Thank Lorna W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place came highly recommended but we must have visited on a bit of an off night for the kitchen. Firstly I never mind paying for great food but here it wasn't but the price was still what I felt was quite high. Food was...More

Thank mrtwig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing meal at Purslane Saturday evening, Lobster night. The food was outstanding, amazing flavours and the presentation was brilliant, could not fault the evening. The service was great, very enjoyable, thank you

Thank joannagG2059IQ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal here. The restaurant has a lovely cosy atmosphere and friendly staff. Absolutely delicious.

Thank MrsBower07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another magnificent luncheon at this unique restaurant. Wonderful cuisine, excellent service and the most talented Chef in Cheltenham. Seasonally changing menu. Definitely make a reservation to go here to dine. Only 34 covers so booking is a must.

Thank CotswoldTina
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

A speculative booking on my part, and very happy with my choice. Small, but comfortable surroundings and easy to negotiate. I arrived early and was accommodated. The restaurant filled over the next hour; quite a good sign for a Tuesday lunchtime. Two very young ladies...More

Thank ontherazzle
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Adore fish and shellfish so was really looking forward to this meal but it was underwhelming. The mackerel starter was tasteless, an incredible achievement for this particular fish. The main course of halibut redeemed itself well and the cheeseboard offered a tasty range. The service...More

Thank HampshireMich
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

The food was very nice but a little bland. Coming from Yorkshire we like big portions so it felt a little on the mean side for us. The restaurant itself was cosy but very dark and the music was too loud as we were sat...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed August 6, 2017

We booked a table here in this cosy restaurant for our wedding anniversary and were pleased we did. We received a pleasant greeting from friendly staff and shown to our table. We enjoyed the tasty scallop starter, the Torbay brill and the Cornish cod finishing...More

Thank Ciaran B
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Questions & Answers
January 25, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Helena F | Property representative |
Hello, yes we can accommodate tables of 8. We try to book larger parties in at either 7pm or 8.30pm to make service as smooth as possible. That's why we limit the size of parties booking online and take larger bookings... More
Eileen H
December 10, 2016|
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Response from Helena F | Property representative |
Hello Eileen, yes we can do vouchers to any amount you wish. Just give us a call or pop in if you're local and we can sort that out for you.
Jane P
May 20, 2016|
Response from Helena F | Property representative |
Hello Jane, sorry only just seen your message. Yes we do welcome children. We do not however have a ' children's menu '. If they are happy to eat off the a la carte menu then they are most welcome. Kind regards Gareth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 321639
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Critically-acclaimed, small, independent restaurant specialising in sustainable British seafood and local Cotswold produce.
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