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Purslane

16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
+44 1242 321639
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 14:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
16 Rodney Road | Flat 3, Cheltenham GL50 1JJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good to see a restaurant which focuses on fresh fish, in this case mainly from Cornwall. Starters of John Dory with courgettes and baby summer turnips and sea trout with pea ice cream and pea mousse were indicative of a chef who was both creative...More

Thank LARGOBAY
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely food and excellent, attentive service make this a super place to dine. The food was well cooked and beautifully presented - a great place to eat.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food especially if you like fish dishes. Great service and very polite and knowledgeable staff who explained the dishes each time. Good value for money for the type of menu. Not to large a restaurant but tables spaced a discrete distance from each other....More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place. Very flexible. Good wine list. Delicious inventive menu. Superb value. Will return

Thank Drew M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like fish so its good to see a restaurant that puts it front and centre. Its a feature of the appetizers and a significant proportion of the choices for starters and mains. Having said that, meat eaters be assured there are non-fish options! For...More

Thank CheltenhamJellybaby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food and impeccable service. Dishes were well assembled and the combination of flavours was amazing. For the standard of cooking I would have expected the prices to be higher - this chef really knows what he is doing so well done! The two young...More

Thank StourGrove
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is around two years since we last dined here - no idea why we have left it so long to return other than that we have been very busy. So we decided to return when we had two very good friends staying overnight who...More

Thank GrumpsDC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favourite restaurant in Cheltenham. Wonderful food, beautiful flavours and uncomplicated. We've always experienced great service and are looking forward to our next visit...soon!

Thank stevelee09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chosen at random following an Internet search we had a most enjoyable meal at Purslane. Booking online was very straightforward and the staff were very attentive and helpful. The food (£20 for the main course) was excellent, a well cooked fusion of flavours and beautifully...More

Thank 999summerdays12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's nothing really wrong here. However I do agree with at least one other person's comment about "the emperor's new clothes" syndrome. The food was very nice, quite small but quite sufficient if a little pricey for what you're getting. I found the waiter's description...More

1  Thank tutu48
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
77nab
hi. Website lets book a max of 4 people, are tables for 8 available at all?
24 January 2017|
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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
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Eileen H
Have you gift vouchers
10 December 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.
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Jane P
Hi do you allow 11 year olds who love fish and are well behaved?
20 May 2016|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$42
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
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
  • E-mail
Description
Critically-acclaimed, small, independent restaurant specialising in sustainable British seafood and local Cotswold produce.
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