Monday 20 November 2017


10 of the best takeaway lunches in Cheltenham

If you're looking for a mid-week treat, weekend indulgence or foodie inspiration, tuck into SoGlos's pick of Cheltenham's top 10 takeaway lunches.

Encompassing everything from sizzling stir-fries and fresh pizza, to juicy burgers and healthy wraps, SoGlos teams up with Bar and Wok to find 10 of the best takeaway lunches in Cheltenham.

Ideal for al-desko lunches and weekend treats in the comfort of your own home, expect plenty of delicious inspiration for your next takeaway in town.

Serving up quality and delicious food within a lively environment, Bar and Wok remains one of the town’s most popular restaurants. For more information visit barandwok.com directly.


1. Bar and Wok

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Open for lunch on Tuesdays to Sundays, Cheltenham’s hugely popular Chinese restaurant Bar and Wok offers a takeaway service for the ultimate ease. Whether you’re craving a delicious work lunch or weekend treat on the sofa, call up to order your favourite dish and take it away to enjoy!

The vast and enticing menu features something for every palate, from its stir-fried noodles, curries and barbecued meats, to noodle soups, wok-fried ‘big plates’ and tempting traditional oriental dishes such as dumplings and spring rolls.

So whether you’re planning a team lunch or takeaway feast for two, Bar and Wok is the ideal destination for a quick, convenient, affordable and tasty lunch.


2. The Bottle of Sauce


Cooking up top quality wood-fired pizzas to order, The Bottle of Sauce is the perfect place to pick up a tasty lunchtime treat; and if you visit on Tuesdays to Fridays you can snap up a sensational Margherita or Simply Red for only £5!

Blasted to perfect in the Neapolitan oven, choose from Mr Melanzane with basil, wood-roasted garlic and aubergine; Del Popolo with oregano, anchovy, capers, chilli and garlic oil; and Truffle Funghi with ricotta, mushrooms, truffle oil, fior di latte and Parmesan, among others.


3. Real Burger


Promising quality ingredients, an innovative menu and delicious indulgence, Real Burger dishes up sizzling treats to take away for a tasty lunch, whether you’re hankering for a classic beef, Italian chicken or vegetable patty.

The eatery offers a range of meal deals, classic burgers and exciting options including Mexican Steak with chilli cheddar, jalapenos, salsa and Sriracha hot sauce; Wasabi Steak with teriyaki sauce, wasabi mayo and crispy onions; and the PBJ Steak with peanut butter, jam, bacon and Sriracha.


4. Kibou Sushi

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Get your sushi fix at Japanese restaurant Kibou Sushi, which serves all the traditional hot and cold plates you’d expect, encompassing everything from sushi rolls and curry, to noodles and ramen.

Sure to raise the bar on a boring sandwich, enjoy a takeaway lunch of delicate delights such as salmon sashimi, California rolls, prawn tempura, teriyaki duck, or a bento box, along with plenty of other enticing options.


5. Thai Emerald Cheltenham

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For a tasty Thai takeaway, Cheltenham’s Thai Family Restaurant is ideal, with an impressive and authentic menu of all the classics ranging from soups and noodles, to stir-fries and curries.

Take your pick from succulent meat and seafood dishes, or go for a vegetarian option, while there are plenty of tasty side dishes and starters to go alongside the main meal, offering all the ingredients needed for a great takeaway lunch!


6. The Coconut Tree


Tuck into sensational Sri Lankan street food from The Coconut Tree, which has a dedicated take away menu so that you can enjoy the delicious dishes at work, home, or alfresco, with the kitchen open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes.

Perfect for sharing, authentic dishes include red lentil dahl; stir-fried chickpeas; Sri Lankan mixed fried rice; caramelised onion toastie; rotti flatbreads; and traditional hybrid food Kotthu with finely chopped egg, meats, vegetables and rotti.


7. Simpsons Fish and Chips


Grab a traditional fish and chip takeaway from Cheltenham’s ever-popular eatery, Simpsons Fish and Chips, promising only the best quality ingredients and freshly cooked fayre, with lunchtime takeaway available on Tuesdays to Saturdays.

Spanning all the classic such as cod, haddock, plaice and hake, along with fishcakes, chicken bites, sausages, burgers, scampi, pea fritters, buttered rolls, and much more, Simpsons is the place to visit if you’re looking to indulge in a proper British takeaway.


8. Paparrito's


Grab a fresh, healthy and tasty takeaway lunch from Paparrito’s Mexican Cantina in Cheltenham, using only the freshest ingredients to ensure a delicious meal which can be customised to your taste.

Opt for a classic burrito, California burritos, tacos or salad, with a choice of meat and vegetarian fillings such as braised beef, marinated tofu, and grilled chicken; before adding sides such as rice, beans, salsas, guacamole and soured cream.


9. Vinnie's Eatery

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For a lunch which is delicious and nutritious in equal measure, grab food to go from Cheltenham’s plant based café, Vinnie’s Eatery, which serves up an ever-changing lunchtime buffet from which visitors can choose three hot or cold items or a ‘mix of everything’.

Sure to provide a boost for the afternoon, expect dishes such as roasted vegetables; sweet potato falafel; lentil dahl; chickpea frittata, and many more innovative choices, while sweet treats are also available.


10. Cheltenham Falafel King

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Located on Cheltenham’s high street, Falafel King creates healthy, fresh and tasty vegetarian dishes which make for a delicious and nutritious lunch during the working week or for a weekend treat.

Along with a range of refreshing juices, the eatery serves up hearty falafel pita breads; baked potatoes; falafel, halloumi, feta cheese or goat’s cheese wraps; and a selection of salads.


By Kathryn Godfrey

© SoGlos
Monday 31 July 2017

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