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L’Artisan, the only genuine French Bistro – Café du midi in Cheltenham !!

NEW “TOUR DE FRANCE” Set menu (available from Tuesday the 9th of April to Saturday the 27th of April for lunch) !!!:
(Check the details on our “Tour de France” page)
2 Courses…£21.95 – 3 Courses…£26.95

Elisabeth and Yves arrived in Cheltenham to open L’Artisan, a French restaurant in April 2013.
They rapidly built a strong reputation and became one of the most recognised Restaurants in town.
Over nine years of existence, l’Artisan restaurant has received several awards but the last reward was an amazing article in November 2021 from Jay Rayner on The Observer, the Guardian Newspaper.
From June 2022, they have chosen to orientate their business into a new direction to adapt and improve their lifestyle with a new challenge.
They have converted their Fine Dinning restaurant into a French Bistro – Café du Midi venue, they open the premises to their clientele from 10am to 4pm (3pm last order for hot food).
They offer Morning Coffees (and Croissant!), Lunch Menu with their well-known Set Menu of the “Tour de France” of the different regions of their birth country and Takeaway service in a relaxed French Style atmosphere.

* A big Merci to JAY RAYNER for his review in “The Observer” in November 2021.
L’Artisan, Cheltenham: ‘They know what they are doing and they do it extremely well’ – restaurant review | Food | The Guardian
We are so happy and proud. Almost 10 years since we have been running L’Artisan ! what a reward !
(He even mentionned the HorseChoux !)
www.horsechoux.co.uk     (we sell Horsechoux magnets ! The perfect souvenir from Cheltenham to take back home !)

* I am so proud of my husband Yves who has won in March 2023  the award of:
Casual Dining Chef of the Year 2023 at the Gloucestershire Foodie Awards !
(@glosfoodieawards) Yves Ogrodzki – L’Artisan | Photos 2023 Awards (gloucestershirefoodieawards.co.uk)

They are also promoting the HORSECHOUX, their patisserie creation which celebrate the Cheltenham Horse Races. Find out more at: www.horsechoux.co.uk

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See you soon and keep safe, A bientôt,
Elisabeth and Yves

* Follows us now on Twitter (@LartisanChelt), Facebook (https://m.facebook.com/LartisanChelt/) and Instagram!

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Elisabeth and Yves, who come from Provence, successfully ran for several years in the Leicestershire country side, near Melton Mowbray, a gastro-pub-restaurant called “La Table d’Yves”.

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“Amazing food, great atmosphere and the French owners and staff make it! We will definitely return. “

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Elisabeth and Yves.

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There, their dedication to French cuisine was rewarded when they won the prize for the Best European restaurant, best gastro pub and runner up for best service at the 2011/2012 East Midlands Food & Drink Awards.

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