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“Excellent luncheon”
Review of Purslane

Purslane
Ranked #7 of 473 Restaurants in Cheltenham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$44
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Critically-acclaimed, small, independent restaurant specialising in sustainable British seafood and local Cotswold produce.
Reviewed August 20, 2017 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
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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 in attendance, and fairly well trained, if a little nervy. One of them needs to drop the use of the personal pronoun 'we' when addressing a lone person, it's annoying - leave it to hairdressers and care attendants.

Gorgeous bread with seaweed butter. The suckling pig starter comes as a terrine - okay, but not overly exciting. The Stonebass and its accompanying sauce was superb, and the chips scrummy (praise indeed from a northerner). Was driving so had one bottle of Corinium IPA - went down a treat.

This is a very good restaurant, and if they continue in this vein they deserve to do well. Thank you.

Thank ontherazzle
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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 was efficient but their 'friendly' demeanour appeared forced and at times, frankly patronising.

Thank HampshireMich
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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 under the speaker.

The staff were very pleasant.

That being said we still had a lovely evening and would mention it as a place to try to others

Thank Sarah P
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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 with the meringue and sorbets.
The meal was complimented by a fine pinot grigio wine. Worth a visit.

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Thank Ciaran B
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