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Pho Cheltenham, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Pho Cheltenham

4.3
4.3
430 Reviews
£25 and under
Vietnamese
Pho is a healthy Vietnamese restaurant that specialise in pho noodle soup, the national dish of Vietnam. Aside from pho, you can also expect to find amazing sharing starters, healthy salads, hearty rice bowls and decadent curries. They have a range of freshly made juices and also Vietnamese beers and a large wine and cocktail list. Pho’s menu is 40% vegan and nearly entirely gluten-free too. They also have an accessible kids’ menu where children can get a meal and a drink for £5.50

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2 people

19:00


Booked 7 times today

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What 430 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.2Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Gloucestershire/Wiltshire

    Child-friendly

  • Gloucestershire/Wiltshire

    Gluten-free-friendly

  • Gloucestershire/Wiltshire

    Good for groups

  • Gloucestershire/Wiltshire

    Healthy

  • Gloucestershire/Wiltshire

    Hot spot

  • Gloucestershire/Wiltshire

    Vegetarian-friendly

  • Cheltenham

    Best Overall

  • Cheltenham

    Best Food

  • Cheltenham

    Best Service

  • Cheltenham

    Best Ambience

  • Cheltenham

    Best Value

  • Cheltenham

    Good for groups

  • Cheltenham

    Healthy

  • Cheltenham

    Neighbourhood gem

  • Cheltenham

    Good for special occasions

  • Cheltenham

    Vegetarian-friendly

  • Cheltenham

    Most Booked

431 Reviews
  1. samzum

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    The question should be asked if we have been before and if need assistance on the menu!

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  2. FoodLover

    Gloucestershire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place to eat and drink. Good vibes and service was quick and friendly.

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  3. JuneA

    Gloucestershire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very good service and lovely food. Would recommend the restaurant in the Brewery Cheltenham to everyone. A lovely night put.

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  4. MattM

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was incredible and real value for money! Our hostess helped to explain the menu to us and made sure we were aware of what it was we were ordering as we had never visited Pho before. After our experience we'll definitely be back!

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  5. BenJ

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Great food, will certainly eat there again! Mains took too long to appear though..

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Prawn crackers brought to us on arrival, we ate them before drinks even came out… presumed free as hadn’t asked for them. Was offered more and declined. Also waiter lent right over said prawn crackers while taking drinks order!! Eaten here prep and loved it but this night was a Valentines meal gone wrong tbh as staff encouraged us to have extras in each of our meals as she described the veg on the side that comes with as ‘herbs and spices’ which led us to believe what came with our usual favourites had changed?!? £57 for a 45 min dinner and £3.75 for prawn crackers we were led to believe were free , dodgey

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  7. ChrisS

    Exclusive

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was great bit we were waiting for about 45 minutes before we had out drinks order taken and that was only after I asked for service. Its understandable to an extent considering the day of the year but it did feel a bit like we were forgotten. Once orders were taken everything was fantastic! Great food!

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  8. RosaH

    Leicestershire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Nice to experience new things when going out for a meal. Good food, nice atmosphere!

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  9. Anon

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have been here several times, with 3 children of different ages. The children’s menus are varied and good portions at good value. The service is friendly and the right mix of enough attention and leaving you in peace. Lovely calm ambience but still welcoming enough for children to feel able to talk to staff. The food is beautiful both in looks and taste. Always clean and stylish throughout the establishment. I can find no faults, only positives.

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  10. Summer2023

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food as always sad we didn’t get a red envelope at the end like what the email said

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  11. CarolineE

    Gloucestershire

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Delicious and fresh! An explosion of flavour. Bit of a wait for the main but worth it when it arrived!

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  12. JuliaB

    Gloucestershire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 2 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food, great staff, wonderful atmosphere. Will definitely be going back. We had the noodle dishes which were so flavoursome. Catered for Coeliac diners perfectly.

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  13. SteveJ

    London

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 2 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Good food and friendly service, although it got hard to catch a waiter’s eye mid-evening when the place filled up. The music was a bit louder than I’d like, but if you don’t mind shouting at your table companions, it’s fine.

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  14. DB1234

    Gloucestershire

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Good food, excellent and helpful staff. Good range of gluten free food. Adding the 'optional' service charge to the bill was the only disappointing part of the evening.

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  15. Foodhunter

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was delicious and good value, but music became too loud, so we escaped to the other cafe.

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  16. HannahP

    Bristol

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our first time to Pho, as a party of 9 we all agreed our dishes were all delicious, we would all definitely return

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 19 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Justyna was super helpful when dealing with my gift voucher. Friendly and patient :)

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  18. GeorginaO

    Devon

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everyone was lovely. The food was amazing. The lychee cocktail was to die for.

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  19. RichK

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Pretty expensive. Food wasn't nice for any of us. We won't be going back.

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  20. janed

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 9 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous lunch… good for vegans as well. Great service. Friendly and efficient staff.

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing, with loads different fresh flavours, the atmosphere was lovely and not badly priced. We were a table of 4 which are gluten free, and one of us had other allergies, which they were able to accommodate with no trouble. The only little thing, was that we were offered prawn crackers when we sat down, and when they didn’t arrive half way through the meal, we asked for them again, and they still didn’t arrive. They did apologise at the end. Overall though we will definitely be going back, and will recommend.

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  22. NaomiC

    Exclusive

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food is delicious! Serving is a little slow, considering the restaurant was only about a third full, the waiters could have been more attentive and we had quite a long wait for drinks

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  23. JohnC

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very chic setting Waiters were very helpful As it was our first time eating Vietnamese food he advised us what was best from the menu A little space in between courses was ideal Overall a great experience

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  24. IanP

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Always a great experience and friendly staff. The broth this time was especially good!!

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  25. KatieK

    Oxford

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Dreadful service. The guy serving was so vacant and literally forgot to put our order through initially. Then it was incorrect but we couldn’t be bothered waiting

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  26. HelenaH

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 December 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    We love Pho in Bristol but Cheltenham is a disappointment. After last night we will not go again. A couple of staff are great but most were unhelpful. Starters were great but mains were awful. My main was inedible as so so hot, queried it as you could see someone has used a whole pot off chilli oil and we've had it before and never even close to this heat, I was told it has a punch and the server did not want to help. My friends main wasn't put through and when it came was too spicy and beef burnt. Service took forever, drinks ordered not brought and our food sat at the servery for more then ten minutes before being brought over despite only 3 tables in the restaurant so not busy. Had the mains been as tasty as they should have been as we normally live Pho and the choice it would have been good value. Go to Bristol, avoid Cheltenham.

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  27. AndreaM

    Gloucestershire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Great with coeliacs. Food all tasted authentic and worth every penny

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  28. LorettaM

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Staff are very friendly made you feel very welcome Gracie our waitress was very helpful recommend good choices. Food is amazing full of flavours chefs cooked it to perfection. Food came out in good timing. Nice to see healthy options than it all being fried.

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  29. DebbieA

    Gloucestershire

    18 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on 10 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always good food here, helpful staff, reasonable, consistent

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Oxford

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    We always feel at home here and the food is amazing.

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  31. MichelleS

    Gloucestershire

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 2 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food here is amazing. Excellent flavours. Good presentation. Staff to help explain a meal you are not sure about. Will be going again xx

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  32. PRGL

    Worcestershire

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 24 November 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    The food was very good but our service was absolutely appalling! Our waiter was oblivious to us. We were celebrating our daughter’s university graduation and the restaurant was her choice as it’s one of her favourites, but the service really let it down. We had to ask our waiter over and over for things we ordered/asked for as he just kept forgetting. We won’t be in a rush to go back. ☹️

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  33. AndrewB

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Staff were brilliant. Good food, always lovely. One of our favourite restaurants

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  34. Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic! I have coeliac disease and the amount on offer was exceptional, great value, fresh food, amaizng service. Will be back.

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  35. Cwpan

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This is one of my wife and I favourite place to eat. The food is excellent, with great service thrown in. Well worth the 5* review from myself.

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  36. Cheltenhama

    Exclusive

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 October 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was very poor. Asked several times for another drink and it was repeatedly forgotten. The food was really salty, the starters weee fine but our party all had noodles and the dishes just tasted of salt.

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  37. DeeC

    Gloucestershire

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 26 October 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    This was our first visit and the food was delicious and good value for money. Sadly there were a lot of takeaways that evening and we waited 45/50 minutes for our first course. Even if the prawn crackers had come out before the starters this would have been more sensible. We also had no cutlery when the food arrived. We will visit again.

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  38. LuisaK

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 October 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Very quiet at 4.30pm and initial taking of drinks order very slow and a long wait for drinks to arrive. Food arrived quickly and was really good. Music choice was odd! Loud hard house at 5pm with some 70s and 90s classics. Food is always great. Waiting so long for arrival drinks and music meant the overall experience wasn’t as good as it could of been :)

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  39. Nichs94

    Gloucestershire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 October 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was delayed for nearly an hour due to receipt printer issues. No compensation or acknowledgment by management.

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  40. AndrewK

    London

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 October 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    Took ages to be served, starters took over an hour to come and drinks orders forgotten. Seems they concentrate on takeaway orders first.

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FAQs

Pho Cheltenham is rated 4.3 stars by 430 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 7 times today
Google Map for Pho Cheltenham

Henrietta St, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 4AA

Additional information

  • Area
    Cheltenham
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Vietnamese, Asian
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Payment Options
    Cash not accepted, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Gluten-free Options, Vegan, Wine
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