For exceptional steaks, The Grill 49 is where you can find the absolute best. This gourmet steakhouse is famous for their delicious modern European dishes. This restaurant isn’t just a steakhouse, however, and is also known for serving fantastic breakfasts and lunches. Whatever the occasion, The Grill 49 sets the stage for an amazing time. You’ll find this sophisticated dining destination down Rodney Road in Cheltenham’s town centre just next to Regent Arcade – book ahead to snag a table at this sleek restaurant!
Steak lovers and gourmands alike from all over the Cheltenham area flock to The Grill 49 when they want to be guaranteed an incredible meal. The folks here are serious about steak, asserting that this meaty delight is the best comfort food there is. Sophisticated while remaining unpretentious, the restaurant attracts a mix of local food lovers, from young and old, to their premises on Rodney Road in the town centre.
Stop into The Grill 49 during the early daytime hours and start your day off on the right foot with one of their many breakfast options. We recommend the Breakfast Burger, a British beef burger topped with bacon and a fried free range egg. During the evening, you can’t go wrong with one of their signature steaks such as the 10 oz sirloin or 16 oz T-bone, seafood delights like chilli garlic and rosemary sea bass, or their own homemade Jamaican jerk chicken. For dessert, their creme brulee is truly phenomenal, and a must-try for diners with a sweet tooth. Reservations are highly recommended for this one of a kind restaurant in the heart of Cheltenham’s town centre.
Very good first visit to this restaurant. Service and food both excellent I had the swordfish and my husband had a ribeye steak which was cooked exactly as requested. We will go back in the near future.
This is the second time we have been to Grill 49 and once again the food was excellent. The staff were very friendly, polite and helpful. Also, the prices are reasonable for the great quality of food. Will definitely be going again.
Excellent and attentive service, and superbly cooked steaks. Although a resident of Cheltenham, I had not yet visited Grill 49, now that I have I can tell you that I will be back, and rather soon.
We enjoyed great night out and the food, we both had steaks, was very good. If I had to be picky would have preferred the plates to be a little warmer but still more than happy with the overall quality. Will most definitely book again.
First things first BEST STEAK EVER! Having never eaten out in Cheltenham before I chose this restaurant as a surprise for my wife, neither of us were disappointed. The restaurant is quite small but we weren't squeezed onto a miniscule table that you had trouble fitting anything on but a plate. The service was excellent; friendly and attentive whilst not being cloying. The food itself was fantastic! Both my wife and I had the fillet steak and I can honestly say I'm having difficulty thinking of when I have had better. It was cooked to perfection (medium) and just melted in the mouth. It was very reasonably priced as well at under £20 It was served with vine tomatoes, peppers, what seemed like a whole courgette which was a bit excessive and chips or mash. Both my wife and I loved this place everything about it was right for us, not overly pretentious, excellent service and, most importantly, wonderful food. Next time we visit Cheltenham we will definitely return.
Firstly may I say that most things about this establishment are fine. However on this last visit there were a couple of real no no's. One being we were sat down with menus and it was 25 minutes before our order was taken and that was with at least two visits by a waiter to the next table who I would hope could clearly see we were sat with menus in front of us. The second point was that I ordered calamari rings for a starter and what appeared was indeed that but the product was very hard, almost like cube sugar! I managed to cut or break the first couple of rings before giving up. When discussing this problem with what I believed to be a "manager" I said it looked as if the rings had been taken from the freezer and dropped in hot oil for too long a time and presented,to which he made no comment. I did not pay for the item and I have to say that everything else was just fine. We will most likely visit again in due course but will steer clear of calamari rings.....
So much right and so much a little...odd! We were met not with a warm welcome but with somebody checking the clock to see if we were on time (we were). On finding I could only have a sweeter rose wine by the glass, I was told it was no problem for a bottle of dry Rose to be opened, even though only offered by the bottle, which was lovely hospitality and the wine was delicious. The food was...interesting. Starters were nice although I'm not sure a cheese tuille goes particularly with prawns. But the main issue was that EVERYTHING comes with roasted Mediterranean vegetable. Everything. My starter of prawns came with them. My friend calamari had a little garnish of them. My fillet steak (beautifully cooked and very tasty) came with mountains of them. My friend had the steak and blue cheese hot salad and that came with them. The only difference between the steak dish and the hot salad being that the steak was served ON TOP of the Mediterranean Vegetables in the salad... What made it a "salad" we still have no idea. I was honestly expecting the coffee at the end to come served with a slice of courgette instead of a petit four. It didn't... We won't be returning but I would note that the staff were very clearly desperate to make a good impression and to please their guests.
The ambience of this restaurant was delightful (on a Wednesday evening!) and the staff were extremely pleasant and attentive without being obtrusive during our meal. We had filet steaks which were perfectly cooked and seasoned. An excellent bottle of Cote du Rhone was served but it would have been preferable to have one with a traditional cork rather than a screw top! A big well done to Grill49 for providing us with a superb eating experience on this special occasion. Already looking forward to our next visit. Keith and Jan, Gloucester.
Restaurant is fairly small but pleasant and the food was very good, steak was delicious and good value for money. Reason for marking down was because the service was not up to scratch; we were shown to the table and then not acknowledged/no drinks order taken or menus offered for quite a while. A table of six came in after us & they were offered drinks & given the menu before us which created a disappointing first impression; staff were pleasant but perhaps a little inexperienced & in need of training. Overall I'd say food great, service lacking & kitchen extraction needs improving as we smelt of fried food when we left. That said we would try it again as the food was great.
Went to The Grill 49 for our wedding anniversary and had a superb experience. Everything from the food to the service, to the atmosphere and the restaurant itself, was absolutely superb! Can't recommend this restaurant highly enough. The steaks are exceptional!