Breaking news

July 2020: GL50 will be reopening Thursday 16th July. They will also be launching a 'GL50 at home' takeaway service from 11th July, although orders should be placed by July 9th. Check out their website for more information on opening times and GL50 at home. 

https://restaurantgl50.com/

Owner's description

Restaurant GL50 is an informal fine dining experience like no other. Where the chef's bring the food to you and sustainability is at the heart of what we serve.

Championing fresh, seasonal, British produce, we serve the best that Britain has to offer in an innovative and delicious way!

The chef

Cheshire born Jonas Lodge started his cooking career in Oxford working under Raymond Blanc. A move to Madrid saw him working for Sergio Arola when Spain was leading the way in exciting modern cuisine. 

Relocating back to England after two years in Spain, Jonas went on to work for Heston Blumental. In this position he learnt to question everything & began to understand the why's & how's behind many modern techniques.

His next role saw him move to Manchester where he became sous chef to Paul Heathcote. In this role he developed his management skills & learnt some more traditional cooking techniques. Paul also gave Jonas his first head chefs job, heading up London Road, Alderney Edge.

Jonas's time as head chef at the Bell at Ramsbury had him consistently keeping the food to a 2AA rosette standard. During his time at the Bell they were also awarded AA pub of the year. It was at the bell where Jonas had access to a huge kitchen garden he began experimenting & learning fermentation & other preserving techniques.

GL50 is the culmination of all his experience & a chance for him to develop his own style. Jonas's goal always being to give the guest an experience like no where else. GL50 has a relaxed approach to fine dining but does not compromise on serving exceptional, locally sourced, seasonal produce.



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8 Norfolk House, Chester Walk, Cheltenham, GL50 3JX
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Tuesday6 pm‑8 pm
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Saturday6 pm‑8 pm
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