15 exclusive food and drink offers in Cheltenham right now

PUBLISHED: 15:37 19 March 2019 | UPDATED: 15:37 19 March 2019

Exclusive food and drink offers in Cheltenham

Exclusive food and drink offers in Cheltenham


The Foodie Card gives you exclusive access to a number of food and drink offers and deals at pubs, restaurants, coffee shops and tea shops in Cheltenham

Have you heard of The Foodie Card? Set up by local food blogger ‘Pershore Patty’, the Foodie Card gives you year-long savings at more than 180 independent restaurants, cafes, hotel restaurants, coffee shops, food and drink shops, cookery schools and more across Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Worcestershire.

The card is £15 (or two for £25) and entitles cardholders to year-long savings and access to offers exclusive only to them. All offers are subject to change so visit the website at www.pershorepatty.com for the latest deals.

About Pershore Patty

My passion for food and burgers (as well as a few friends) inspired me to start my food blog ‘Pershore Patty’ back in January 2017. Excited by all of the wonderful and unique places in my home county, I decided to launch The Foodie Card in Worcestershire as a way of encouraging local people to support their independent food and drink businesses. The card is now accepted at some of the best food and drink places in Herefordshire and Gloucestershire, as well as being accepted by a number of online shops & pop-up traders.

Here are 15 offers that can be used in and around Cheltenham town centre right now…

1. Marinades Caribbean Restaurant

Marinades is Cheltenham’s original Caribbean Restaurant, serving delicious, fresh, authentic Caribbean cuisine.

If you’ve ever been to the Caribbean and enjoyed Jerk Chicken fresh from the grill, fried dumpling and a cold Red Stripe beer on the beach – or stopped at a street corner stand for a spicy vegetable patty, ackee and saltfish and a rum punch – then you’ll know what Caribbean food is all about and won’t need a second invite to come to Marinades.

As an independent family run restaurant owners Clive & Wendy try to ensure that wherever possible their meat, fish, vegetables and ice-cream is sourced and supplied by other local family owned businesses. By going to Marinades you will be supporting a local business established since 2003 and many other similar small, family owned businesses.

You can also find Marinades at Gloucester Farmers Market every Friday between 10:30 am-2:30 pm for hot food to eat now or take home for later.

Foodie Card Offer: 10% off total bill Tues-Fri (al a carte menu only and must book in advance mentioning The Foodie Card).

Marinades, CheltenhamMarinades, Cheltenham

2. The Coffee Dispensary

It’s by being obsessive in their pursuit of preserving the flavours intended by the farmers, and the coffees provenance that make it more than just coffee for The Coffee Dispensary!

Being able to offer the best coffees from the top roasteries, espresso or filter, enables this Cheltenham coffee house to offer a wide selection of beans to brew or to buy.

Foodie Card offer: 20% off all drinks Mon-Fri.

The Coffee DispensaryThe Coffee Dispensary

3. Ginger and Garlic

The quirky interior and quality authentic food will make for a memorable Korean dining experience.

The menu offers lots of great dishes, but if you fancy being your own chef for the night choose from the BBQ set menu and ask the staff to turn on the grill and get cooking!

This Korean joint even has Karaoke booths for when you’ve had enough plum wine to be brave enough to sing.

Foodie Card offer: A FREE soft drink or bottle beer with any meal purchased.

Ginger and GarlicGinger and Garlic

4. Star Bistro

Located on The Cotswold Way and in the grounds of National Star’s Ullenwood Manor, StarBistro at Ullenwood offers simple and in-season dishes with ingredients sourced from Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds and the South West of England.

Food is prepared by an experienced team of staff and students from National Star College, offering young people with disabilities the opportunity to gain real work experience within a bustling hospitality environment. The menu changes regularly.

Foodie Card offer: A FREE coffee with any meal purchased.

Star BistroStar Bistro

5. Fat Toni’s Pizzeria

If you love pizza and you’re ever in Cheltenham then a visit to Fat Toni’s is a must! Located in the centre of town on Regent Street, this old school pizzeria offers great pizzas to enjoy either in the restaurant or take away.

High quality meats, cheeses and vegetables form the wide range of toppings and the pizza bases are made from hand-stretched sour dough. Go large with a 20 inch pizza to share, and split the toppings half and half, or 3 or 4 ways! There are vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options too.

Foodie Card offer: 10% off the bill lunch & dinner Mon-Wed and 10% of the bill at lunch on Thurs (eat in or collection).

Fat Toni'sFat Toni's

6. Henry’s Tea Room

Located in the heart of Cheltenham, Henry’s is the new home of afternoon tea. Bursting with character, these charming tea rooms offer something for both savoury and sweet-toothed visitors. Vegetarian, gluten free and vegan options are all available.

Discover a warm and friendly atmosphere in which to relax and unwind, all set in an intimate environment. You can call in to visit Friday to Sunday, or get in touch to make a private hire booking for any other time. The space at Henry’s is ideal to host birthdays, bridal showers, baby showers, and more!

Foodie Card offer: 25% off any purchase.

Henry's Tea RoomHenry's Tea Room


WOODKRAFT is the latest venture from Simon Wood, MasterChef Champion 2015 & the WOOD Restaurant Group . The Ethos of WOOD Manchester in using best Seasonal Produce is evident throughout the WOODKRAFT menu, delivered in a very relaxed and informal setting.

WOODKRAFT features the very best local provincial produce using the philosophy of farm to fork working with locally sourced products that benefit the diners, small scale local growers and producers. The dishes reflect the basic WOOD principles of made from scratch.

The Menu has been developed by the team at WOOD Restaurant Group and features seasonal inspiration coupled with familiar traditional dishes and flavours. The eatery is spread across three floors of a beautiful period property on Regent Street, in the heart of Cheltenham Town Centre.

Foodie Card offer: 1 free hot beverage (per customer per day) with every food or cake purchase Tues-Fri (excludes shop items).


8. Door 4 Montpellier

Door 4 is a family-owned bar in Cheltenham which offers a fantastic range of cocktails, wines and spirits & tapas sharing board style food.

The emphasis is on quality, and Door 4 recently won Britain’s Best Charcuterie Board award, thanks to their excellent cheeses, cured meats, pickles and breads. If you’re planning a party or event there is a Private room for hire with its own cocktail bar. Events can be tailored to suit with food and entertainment as required.

You’ll find Door 4 on Montpellier Walk, offering pleasant surroundings and friendly service for a great selection of drinks and light bites.

Foodie Card offer: Free bottle of Award Winning Red, White or Rosé when you order a Cheese or Charcuterie board for two Book a table and pre-order a bottle of wine or fizz, and even cocktails, and we’ll set up the table with a selection of Olives, Stuffed peppers, Vegetable crisps ready with your drinks for when you arrive.

Door 4Door 4

9. The Sober Parrot

The Sober Parrot is a brand new destination for Cheltenham. They have created an environment where everyone can enjoy themselves, eat great food and relax without the pressure of alcohol. In the daytime, The Sober Parrot offers a hot brunch menu, served every day until 3 pm, and in the evenings live music events are hosted in the large upstairs space.

There is also a great, family-friendly space where children and dogs are welcome. The courtyard is a lovely outside spot to enjoy the nice weather and there is disabled access to the ground floor.

When you arrive, you’re greeted by a mix of paid staff, working alongside volunteers, some of whom are in recovery. Through volunteering they gain skills and qualifications to help them towards gaining employment. So when you enjoy a good meal or pop in to buy a coffee at The Sober Parrot, you are also supporting the Hub Enterprises to work with individuals overcoming addictions, trauma and disadvantage. With your support change really is possible.

Foodie Card offer: 10% off Tuesday-Friday and 15% off the bill on Saturday.

The Sober ParrotThe Sober Parrot

10. Botanica Coffee Kitchen

A new and unique independent cafe opened in Cheltenham in October 2018.

Botanica Coffee Kitchen is located on the Bramery Business Park and serves delicious Girls Who Grind coffee and fresh food, including; homemade cakes, breakfast, sandwiches, brunch and more.

Botanica also houses beautiful, exotic houseplants, which are all for sale by The Aroid Attic.

Foodie Card offer: A FREE hot drink with any plant purchased.

Botanica CheltenhamBotanica Cheltenham

11. The Scandinavian Coffee Pod

Scandinavian Style – a little piece of modern Scandinavia. Built upon the Scandinavian principle of doing simple, well; using coffee ethically sourced from the world’s finest coffee farms, lightly roasted and inspired by the speciality coffee trends out of Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen.

Unique – right down to the original bright yellow pod where the very first coffees were served back in 2014, gave the business its name and still forms the heart of the cafe.

Foodie Card offer: A FREE coffee of your choice after purchasing a 250g bag of coffee beans.

Scandinavian Coffee PodScandinavian Coffee Pod

12. Vinnie’s Eatery

Vinnie’s Eatery serves great coffee sourced from James Gourmet, roasted in Ross-on -Wye. Their speciality teas are made with their in-house walnut or coconut milk and they make all of their nutritious and vegan friendly smoothies to order.

Pop in and enjoy an all-day breakfast or a freshly prepared lunch from the seasonally changing menus which are all created using plant-based ingredients.

Foodie Card offer: Free smoothie with any lunch item purchased.

Smoothie at Vinnie's EaterySmoothie at Vinnie's Eatery

13. Koj

Founded by MasterChef finalist Andrew Kojima in 2017, Koj is a small plate Japanese street food restaurant, which uses the tagline #NOsushi to make the point that there is so much more to Japanese cuisine than raw fish!

Head upstairs to discover Koj’s own cocktail bar -Bandana Monkey, where you can expect to find a selection of Japanese craft beers, sake, shochu and whisky, as well as their own list of Japanese-inspired cocktails.

Foodie Card offer: 10% off the food bill Tues-Thurs.

Exclusive offer at KojExclusive offer at Koj

14. Purslane Restaurant

Purslane is a family-run, award-winning fine-dining restaurant specialising in British seafood and Cotswold produce. It sits just a few hundred metres down a quiet road which is directly opposite John Lewis on the High Street in Cheltenham.

The menus change monthly to match the seasons, using the freshest ingredients available and the most sustainably-caught seafood from British waters.

Foodie Card offer: A complimentary glass of fizz when ordering from the tasting menu.

Purslane RestaurantPurslane Restaurant

15. Dunkertons Organic Cider

Dunkertons Organic Cider make premium organic English cider and perry crafted in artisan spirit and vision. Using carefully selected cider apples and perry pears they hand blend the juices using traditional skills and techniques. Just as their founders, Ivor and Susie’s vision intended, “We’re deep into flavour here. Our ciders and perry really taste of apples”.

You can now visit Dunkertons’ Cheltenham site, where they have a shop selling all of their ciders and perry as well as locally sourced organic breads and cheeses, glassware and pottery, and gifts such as bespoke hampers. You can also book onto a tour to have a unique experience of their state of the art cidery and learn all about the history, and how Dunkertons craft their organic ciders and perry.

Foodie Card offer: Buy any case of 12 (mixed or one type) in the shop and get a free Dunkertons Glass of your choice.

Dunkertons Cider DisplayDunkertons Cider Display

Visit https://pershorepatty.com/shop/ to buy your Foodie Card today!

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