Delight in Traditional Pub Food from Gloucester, Gloucestershire

We Do Not Serve Fast Food; We Serve Good Food As Fast As We Can

Tuck into the delicious traditional pub food from our restaurant. Located in Gloucester city centre, Café René serves only the freshest homemade dishes for you to enjoy.


Mouth-Watering Food

From lunchtime sandwiches and salads to our famous Desperate Dan burgers, we offer a hearty meal with plenty of choice for everyone. With a wide range of traditional English choices alongside some fresh house favourites, and vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free option, you're sure to find something delicious.





Lunch service 12pm - 2:30pm, evening service 5:30pm - 8:30/9pm. Sunday service 12pm - 4pm.

While we do accept walk-in tables, for peak periods we recommend booking in advance. Please email us at or call on 01452 309340 to book your table.


We are also now accepting bookings for Christmas 2021! Call or email us at the number/address above to book your table now!




Vast Selection of Drinks

Boasting an extensive wine menu and ever-changing ales from local breweries, you have access to plenty of beverages that complement your food. We also sell our own cider on tap that is made at The Cider Tree Cidery. For our full range:




For bookings, please send an email with the time, date, and number

of persons desired to: We are only able to process Christmas

bookings via email at this time.

Unique Decor

The ceiling of our restaurant is lined with old wine bottles and simple lighting is used to enhance the bottles. The restaurant area used to be an old stables so we wanted to keep the decor very authentic and traditional with a unique feel to it. Please note that we have a seating capacity of about 60 people.

Contact us in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, to learn more about traditional pub food in our café and bar restaurant.