MUSE Brasserie

4.3
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20 reviews
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£25 and under
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Contemporary European
Beautiful new modern European restaurant in Cheltenham, serving innovative dishes with subtle twists.
Muse Brasserie although predominantly classic French, reflects the inspiration and influence chef Franck has had on his culinary journey. The menu offers an array of dishes from all over Europe and flavours from both India and the Far East also play a significant part in creating some new and exciting palates.
What 20 People Are Saying
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4.2
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4.4
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Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Orlando
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very good experience. Good balance between quality and cost.

C
London
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious Indian/French food and fantastic service. Chefs were very nice too. Can highly recommend.

OT
Gloucestershire
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very tasty food and excellent and attentive service

OT
London
4 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Lots of very nice touches and fantastic service throughout, including the chefs coming out to see us. Steaks were good, as was everything that cake with it.
Need to try more on the menu to make a fair judgement.

OT
London
30 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Had a nice Sunday Lunch at Muse Brasserie with my family. Warm bread at the beginning was a nice touch. Food was good and great service.

n
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Fabulous. Really enjoyed everything from the front of house service to the lovely food.
My only concern is that they don’t have specials and only change the menu every season. Specials imply freshness and originality and give me a reason to go more than once a season.
I wish them all the luck in the world they deserve it.
I’ll be back in the Winter!

DP
Aberdeen
4 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and great food ... a very enjoyable experience

MC
Norfolk
2 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our first time here and it was great, from the moment we opened the door we were welcomed and looked after!

Food was great, a real mix of Asian and European, put together in an imaginative way.

Nice to meet the chef who spent time at the end of the evening with all tables.

We will return!

OT
Gloucestershire
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful 😊

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SD
London
3 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Fabulous food, all the main courses were delicious, the sauces were amazing. Good desserts and enthusiastic service. A very enjoyable evening.

h
London
4 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Really lovely restaurant. Great food and good value. Don't miss out on the Okra starter and the Seabass main course. Oh and the Romanian Pinot Noir was very good.

R
San Francisco
33 reviews
Dined on 9 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Would highly recommend this lovely restaurant. Innovative menu with very interesting choices. Food was presently beautifully and prepared perfectly. Great service and lovely decor. Go, you won't regret it.

D
London
24 reviews
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 3

Recommend with qualifications, table not ready on arrival. Had to remind them for drinks. Service overall 'patchy'. Food good overall.

OT
Gloucestershire
3 reviews
Dined on 5 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place to eat and drink. Easy access in terms of location. Food is superb! Highly recommended.

RC
1 review
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent all round, only reason for a four rather than a five was we went on a weekday and the restaurant was quite quiet, no fault of the owners or staff can't encourage people enough to go to this restaurant to support it, and also whilst you can still get a table before everyone finds out how good it is

j
London
3 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was amazing and the place very quiet, definitely recommend

RH
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 3

I rarely write reviews but Muse was so frustrating I hope they take this feedback constructively. The space itself is lovely and the food was excellent, but the service was - frankly - very poor.

This was a Saturday night and I would estimate the restaurant was 1/3 full, so not a front of house rushed off its feet. We ordered a bottle of wine from the Maitre D’/waiter. 20 mins later it still hadn’t arrived and it was only by waving that we caught his attention and finally got some.

My guest then queried an item on the mains and was specifically assured it came without a tomato sauce (the specials equivalent did). It duly arrived surrounded by aforementioned tomato sauce...

Restaurants make mistakes but - and this is the difficult bit - our waiter just came across as over eager and yet insincere. This contrasted with the chef/patron who personally came to the table to apologise and deducted said main from the bill.

So, I really want to like this place and for it to succeed in a tough market, but it always amazes me how restaurants get the food right but staff seem ill trained or suited to customer hospitality. The restaurants I return to over and over again aren’t those necessarily with the absolute best food (though that helps!) but those that make me feel genuinely welcome and valued and where the service is just effortlessly casual yet professional.

I probably will come back and give it a second chance, just not as quickly or as unequivocally as I may have done without these issues.

AS
London
6 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great fusion of foods loved it all service brilliant

MM
1 review
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent would highly recommend. The Fusion and Franch and India worked really well

TH
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely exceptional new restaurant on the outskirts of the high street. Menu is very unique and closest competitor I'd say it Prithvi which is probably 50% more expensive. Decor is lovely and service very efficient. Try the Cod, it was superb!