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East India Cafe

103 Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1NW, England
+44 1242 300850
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (70 reviews)
“railway lamb” (16 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (48 reviews)
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Indian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
103 Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1NW, England
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Reviewed today

Such a modest name for a really great restaurant. We had dinner at the East India and it was just perfect. We had the tasting menu which was just excellent, will go again in the autumn.

Thank BrianKane_2011
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Celebrated my daughters 18th birthday here last night. The service was outstanding from the moment you walk in until you leave, lots of little touches made the evening feel really special. The food was absolutely delicious, the best lamb curry I have ever tasted in...More

Thank nicky1978Dubai
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a lunchtime birthday treat from friends and what a wonderful experience from the moment we walked in. A great atmosphere and the owner was there to welcome us with a lovely complimentary drink. We were served an amuse bouche pre starter, and petit...More

Thank Clare G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

With a mate hadn’t booked, so lucky a table was available. Awesome food is a understatement, Indian food to totally new level. Will be going back very soon!

Thank Andy K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Coming from Birmingham I’m a massive fan of cheap curries served in a metal bowl mopped up with a naan the size of a duvet and normally ‘posh’ Indian food does nothing for me, however this was a wonderful experience with amazing food. Yes it...More

Thank M0JMM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Special birthday treat, we had the vegetarian tasting menu with gin/wine flight. Food was amazing - really flavourful, delicately spiced and balanced. Staff attentive, but relaxed, maitre d' full of enthusiasm for the food she brought us and explained each dish and the accompanying wine....More

Thank LibCav
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing, fantastic food and great service. Never had Indian cuisine like it, would throughly recommend

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Thank Thomas H
Reviewed 1 week ago

You could easily walk past this restaurant because it's tucked away, but don't because you will have one of the best meals of your life. Fantastic food. Indian cuisine and yet more than than. Superb flavours. Fine dining at it's best. Lovely staff too.

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Thank Xley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food tasted great. The restaurant was a bit empty. The decoration is fine. The waiters were a bit weird, always looking at us from the other side of the room. We enjoyed it a lot !

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Thank Antoine R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is BY FAR one of the best I have ever been too. I am incredibly fussy and wasn't expecting to like very much when I went. I LOVED EVERY SINGLE THING. The staff were incredibly friendly and attentive, the ambience was top notch...More

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Thank Louise C
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29 January 2018|
Response from AlexBMM | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. the best thing to do is call them. They are extremely helpful
Rosie R
22 January 2018|
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Response from CotswoldTina | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I haven’t answered your question before. The owners of this restaurant are delightful and very helpful. If you contact them beforehand I am sure they will discuss possible dishes with you. Best wishes.
Sophie B
20 November 2017|
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Response from AlanR_11 | Reviewed this property |
Personally we prefer to choose our own dishes. The kitchen is set up for the tasting menu, so personal choices are a better test of cooking abilities. As far as I know they will flex the tasting menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$86
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Promenade, Cheltenham GL50 1NW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 300850
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East India Cafe was established in November 2015. We opened the restaurant with the philosophy of bringing the techniques of mum's cooking into professional setting. We started researching the era of British Raj in Colonial India and brought those recipes back to life here in Cheltenham using modern cooking methods and our own twist. Our principle is to serve tasty food with a piece of history with it. This is not just a place to take care of guests hunger but also a place to come and relax with great variety of drinks and an evening of experience. For us research and innovation is an essential part of what we do with distinct attention to detail. We passionately believe in innovation and merge science with the art of cooking. Welcome to The East India Cafe, Cheltenham
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