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Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
+44 1242 222200
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant ( along with Le Champignon Sauvage ) is the best eating experience in Cheltenham by a long shot The most amazing lunch just before Christmas The service and food are wonderful The menu is imaginative, the ambience always a pleasure to be in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the tasting menu, very good. The vegetarian menu, needs to be more adventurous. Some of the dishes had fantastic sauces, which just raised the bar. Service was very attentive. The price was expensive and for drinks also. It took just over 2.5 hours for...More

Thank Ramrap10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with friends on a Saturday night. Small venue - maybe 20 covers... and went for a la carte - £70 (tasting was menu was £90). Lovely canapés to start - really good and well presented. Rest of the meal very good - pacing of...More

2  Thank RGetto
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with my wife for a birthday lunch on the recommendation of a friend. Wow, we were not disappointed. My wife has a number of allergies which I phoned about and found they could not have been more helpful. We decided on the Taster Menu...More

Thank David_L2408
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food with very good service. Would suggest that this is a night out everyone should try if they are in Cheltenham.

Thank 916worldtraveller198
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the 9 course tasting menu which was delicious, some very original ideas and all superbly presented. Big wine selection. As mentioned elsewhere, the twist on a tequila slammer as a palate cleanser is brilliant. Service was very good throughout. It’s not cheap but that’s...More

Thank Jonathan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Lumiere for my wife’s birthday and had high expectations, which were exceeded tenfold. We had the 9 course tasting menu and each one was flawless. John has a knack for balancing extraordinary flavours. The restaurant is very intimate and understated. a perfect...More

Thank chloe G
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

By far our favourite restaurant in Cheltenham. We had the taster menu with wine pairing and it was absolutely delicious. They get everything right here for fine dining regarding food, service and atmosphere. Expensive but really worth it.

Thank Patshero
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in Cheltenham for a wedding. We booked into Lumiere the night before the wedding and had an excellent birthday meal. The food was delicious, well presented and the service was very good. We could not fault anything from the moment...More

Thank Bev H
Reviewed December 22, 2017

We had a tasting menu which was excellent. I felt off-colour during the meal and they respond by adjusting the order to my needs and amending the bill. I stress that my health problem was in no way related to the food at Lumiere. I...More

Thank david_shippin
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January 30, 2017|
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Response from LumiereCheltenham1 | Property representative |
You are able to send a request for a reservation from our website & one of our reservations team will then contact you to arrange your booking within 24hours. (Please note that we are closed on Sundays and Mondays.) If your... More
October 31, 2016|
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Response from clairel545 | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant is bijou (small but perfectly formed). I would not take my dog even if was permitted. Sufficient space for diners not for dog too.
October 31, 2016|
Response from 654GregP654 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you ring the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$49 - US$112
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Clarence Parade, Cheltenham GL50 3PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 222200
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Lumière is intimate fine dining restaurant set in the heart of beautiful, Regency Cheltenham. Run by Chef Jon Howe and his wife 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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