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Ellenborough Park

Southam Road, Cheltenham, GL52 3NJ +44 1242354110

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Main course: £20
Food spend: £55

Afternoon tea at Ellenborough Park was lovely experience. The staff were attentive and the surroundings beautiful. Selection of teas and cakes was excellent. A special treat!

Linda Shepstone 09 October 2016
from Cheltenham

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Boasting 3 AA Rosettes, the magnificent Ellenborough Park offers classic British fine dining in their Beaufort Dining Room. Stunning afternoon teas feature delicate offerings, while rare vintage wines grace the drinks list.

Locally sourced ingredients are sourced to make up fresh and original dishes for the Ellenborough Park menu, with starters like leek & ham hock terrine with punchy piccalilli. Confit cherry tomato and spinach tartlet is served at Beaufort restaurant alongside baby vegetables and a creative curried carrot dressing. For an experimental dessert try the Sambuca tiramisu, served with creamy coffee ice cream and espresso jelly.

Exquisite afternoon teas are served on a silver stand piled high with finger sandwiches, an assortment of cakes and pastries, and tempting sultana and orange scones with Devon clotted cream and jam. Pair with coffee or tea, or splash out on sparkly champagne at Ellenborough Park in Cheltenham.

A superb wine list showcases blends from boutique and family wineries around the world, with over 500 bins to choose from. The original oak panelling, spectacular Tudor fireplaces and stained glass Oriel windows make the Ellenborough Park dining room an outstanding space in the Gloucestershire countryside.

Ellenborough Park

Southam Road, Cheltenham, GL52 3NJ

Contact +44 1242808918
Reservations +44 1242354110

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Customer reviews for Ellenborough Park

4.3 (((() (based on 38 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (23)
  • dinner (15)
  • luxury (14)
  • views (14)
  • romantic (11)
  • lunch (7)
  • private dining (7)
  • breakfast (5)
  • business (4)
  • large parties (4)
  • al fresco (3)
  • trendy (1)
  • value (1)
  • ((((( 3 January 2017 by Jean Jacobs from Cheltenham

    Took my mother in law for afternoon tea. Absolutely superb! Sandwiches, scones with jam & thick double cream. A fabulous selection of small cakes. Cup of tea of your choice, with quite a few to choose from! I however only drink coffe, again lovely. I would certainly recommend their afternoon tea. Especially as a present, something special, or just if you like going out for afternoon tea. As something extra special, we had a glass of bubbly to with it!

  • ((((( 23 December 2016 by Martin Tucker from Cheltenham

    Afternoon tea at Ellenborough Park is a really enjoyable experience, you get amazing surroundings with an open fire and 11ft Christmas tree this time of year. The food is excellent, I always love the freshly baked scones. 5/5 in every way

  • ((((( 9 October 2016 by Linda Shepstone from Cheltenham

    Afternoon tea at Ellenborough Park was lovely experience. The staff were attentive and the surroundings beautiful. Selection of teas and cakes was excellent. A special treat!

  • ((((* 27 September 2016 by Paula Munday from Southam

    Lovely setting and food, it has become a victim of its own success as they had to turn people away.

  • ((((( 18 September 2016 by Hugh Constant from London

    Excellent. Exquisite food.

  • ((((( 11 September 2016 by Jane Coppard from Worcester

    Our 3rd visit and it is maintaining its very high standard. Beautiful building, very comfortable .
    Staff friendly and attentive but not obtrusive. Not a huge menu but well constructed and most people would find something they liked.
    Food very well cooked and beautifully presented , Michelin star standard.
    Fixed price menu which is good value given the quality of the food and the location.

  • ((((( 9 September 2016 by Adam Williams from Cheltenham

    Afternoon tea

  • (**** 19 August 2016 by Sally Rowley-williams from Oxford

    Great food, shame about very poor service throughout. Also should not seat screaming children in the middle of the restaurant, does not make for luxury ambience.

  • (**** 10 August 2016 by Melanie Stephenson from Cheltenham

    Food lovely, service great until the end! I asked to take my leftover cakes home in a box which i had done lots of times before, the cakes came back in a bit of tin foil and as the chap put them down, he dropped them!! The cakes were then all damaged, i was very upset and when asked for a box again i was met with a very unpleasant response, "well what do you want me to do about it" This isn't what i expect from a 5* Hotel! I finally got a small plastic box which was perfect so why couldn't i have that in the first place? I felt very let down as i quite often go for afternoon tea and its my favourite place in Gloucestershire to go! Hopefully this was a one off!!

  • ((((( 2 August 2016 by Lewis Butler from London

    Fantastic restaurant. The food was all great quality and service was polite, helpful and quick but not overbearing.

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