survey result

Summary

£55
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Stylish decor, food bursting with flavour and charming staff” win consistently high ratings across the board for local restaurateur Michael Raphel’s venue, inspired by the flavours his chef-grandfather brought to the UK from South India. Fans feel “it’s less ambitious than Prithvi (same ownership) but in some ways nicer”. Top Tip – “lunchtime thali is a delightful bargain, with great tastes for a snip”.

Summary

£48
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Reliably enjoyable and interesting” Keralan dishes are the attraction at this crowd-pleasing outfit from prolific local restaurateur Michael Raphel (Prithvi, Holee Cow), who was inspired by the flavours his chef grandfather brought from South India as an immigrant 50 years ago. A switch from fine-dining to a more casual approach a few years back has paid dividends, and now there is a spin-off in Oxford. Top Menu Tip – “the thali are particularly wonderful”.

Summary

£44
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Absolutely fantastic” Keralan scoff generates huge enthusiasm for this Cheltenham original and its Oxford spinoff: “I’d gladly eat their dosas for the rest of my days – in fact I’m salivating just by writing about them!”. In 2018, after trading for six years, Bhoomi “shifted its offering from fine-dining to a mid-range approach”, with BBQ and thali options – “and if anything, the cooking is even better”. “Gorgeous interior, great staff, exceptional food – what more could you want?”.

Summary

£55
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

After six years in business this popular Indian closed its doors in August 2018… only to relaunch with a new Indian BBQ and South Indian plates concept (plus thali deal) just weeks later. On early reports, it’s “another great addition to the surfeit of excellent locals”, delivering “sublime food and exotic tastes”.

For 33 years we've been curating reviews of the UK's most notable restaurant. In a typical year, diners submit over 50,000 reviews to create the most authoritative restaurant guide in the UK. Each year, the guide is re-written from scratch based on this survey (although for the 2021 edition, reviews are little changed from 2020 as no survey could run for that year).

Have you eaten at Bhoomi?

Restaurant details

No dress code

Bhoomi Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Bhoomi Restaurant in GL50, Cheltenham by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Bhoomi restaurant.
Robert M
The Keralan cooking is always good and the ...
Reviewed 11 months, 10 days ago

"The Keralan cooking is always good and the service is lovely. it's less ambitious than Prithvi (same ownership) but in some ways quite a lot nicer. At lunchtime the thali are a delight. "

Report this comment
Have you eaten at Bhoomi?
Post your own review of Bhoomi and contribute to our annual restaurant review guide.
Post your own review

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £35.00 £39.00

Pudding
£0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £13.00
Filter Coffee £2.00
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 10.00%
52 Suffolk Rd, Cheltenham, GL50 2AQ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑1:45 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑1:45 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday5:30 pm‑9:30 pm

Best Indian restaurants nearby

Prithvi
Indian restaurant in Cheltenham
£87
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
2
Average
The Mint Room
Indian restaurant in Bristol
£60
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
Dishoom
Indian restaurant in Birmingham
£41
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional

Best similarly priced restaurants nearby

PizzaExpress
Pizza restaurant in Cheltenham
£57
   ££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
PizzaExpress
Pizza restaurant in Gloucester
£57
   ££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good
PizzaExpress
Pizza restaurant in Cirencester
£57
   ££
2
Average
3
Good
3
Good