The Ballroom

Indian Restaurant and Takeaway in Cheltenham.

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Celebrate Christmas Time this December at The Montpellier Ballroom Cheltenham


Whether you’re celebrating the festive season with friends, family or colleagues, come along and enjoy any delicious authentic Indian meal this Christmas, You’ll receive a starter, followed by any main dish with a rice of your choice and any nan, PLUS a bottle of delicious house wine for only £30.95 per person.

The meal is also available without wine if required for just £20.95 per person.

We have an exclusive web offer saving £5 per person. Simply book online in advance at

In addition to this we are also open Christmas Day!

Celebrate Christmas Day with us at The Montpellier Ballroom

Enjoy any delicious starter, followed by any main dish with a rice of your choice and any nan, plus half bottle of wine only £30.00 per person...


Or, you may prefer the meal as above but with no wine at only £22.50 per person.

The restaurant is open on Christmas Day from 11am to 4pm but book early to avoid disappointment

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Autumn is Party Time in Cheltenham!

Autumn appears to have become the ideal party time of the year in Britain.  Consider these three great occasions, for example:

Halloween – an excellent excuse for dressing up in outrageous costumes and scaring your friends!

Fireworks Night – take the family to one of the wonderful outdoor fireworks displays in and around Cheltenham!    

Children in Need – join colleagues in raising funds for the BBC’s gala charity event, culminating on Friday 14th November!  

Whatever the occasion, The Montpellier Ballroom can meet your party needs, with room for up to 100 guests over two floors.  And don't forget, the top floor can be booked for a private function for up to 50 people.

So if it is Halloween, enjoy the licensed bar to chase some real spirits!  After freezing in the cold watching a fireworks display, come and warm yourselves with a selection of our excellent authentic Indian meals!  Or if you’ve enjoyed a hard day’s fundraising, come and relax in our luxurious surroundings and treat yourself to a well-deserved meal!

Alternatively, if you are having a party at home we can provide first class outside catering for your event.

Contact The Montpellier Ballroom, Cheltenham on 01242 241760. 


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It's National Curry Week!

It's National Curry Week - Why not take advantage of The Montpellier Ballroom Indian Restaurants' in Cheltenham fabulous offer:

Get a FREE bottle of Indian Wine with bookings of 4 people or more!

Mention this Blog when booking your table.

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At Last - An Indian Cuisine Temperature Chart

Have you ever sat staring at an Indian Restaurant Menu thinking that it all sounds fantastic, but your are a little unsure if the spice level of the food is going to send you off the chart?

Then, fear not, as we have created an easy visual guide to the temperature order of our delicately spiced, delicious Indian cuisine.

Starting at the very bottom, the mildest dishes are Korma, Pasanda and Biyani. If you would like to be a little more adveturous, then the next in line is Balti, Tikka and Rogan Josh.

If you like a hot curry, then Jalfrezi or Madras will suit your palette, but if your taste buds require jst a little more heat to get them going, then we would recommend a Vindaloo.

The hottest Indian dishes are Phaal. Phall Curry is the hottest Indian Curry and was originated in Indian restaurants in Birmingham, UK

In Bangalore, Phall is char-broiled mutton strips that had been marinated in hot curry spices. The dish is very hot, but it has no sauce, it is a finger food like Tandoori chicken.

Phaal is the hottest curry made with Habanera peppers. It is a simple Chicken or Lamb tomato based thick curry with pungency derived from fresh ginger and combination of fresh and dried hot peppers.

Phall is derived from Phallus to signify the macho-ness of a man who can eat such a hot food.

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All You Can Eat Sunday!

All you can eat Sunday at The Montpellier Ballroom in Cheltenham

Come and join us this and every Sunday for delicious Indian Cuisine in the exquisite surroundings of Montpellier in Cheltenham.

Lunch £9.95

Evening £12.95

Sundays Only
Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer
Minimum two people dining
This offer may be withdrawn at any time

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Mouth Watering Summer Offers

This Summer there is plenty to celebrate in Cheltenham, and who knows, there maybe even something to look forward to for England in this years World Cup in Brazil.

Whatever your celebration, you can be sure that at The Montpellier Ballroom in Cheltenham, you will be spoilt for choice with a range of tantalising and mouth watering offers from this superb Indian Restaurant, Wine Bar, Coffee Lounge & Party Venue.

  • Book a table for 10 and enjoy your first round of drinks for FREE
  • Express lunch for just £6.75
  • Sit back and relax in our Coffee Lounge with a range of teas, coffees and tasty desserts
  • Choose from 30 Wines in our Wine Bar, guaranteed to suit every taste
  • You will be spoilt for choice with our extensive range of Aperitifs, Liqueurs, Spirits and Bottled Beers

For more information, visit our website at or call 01242 241760 or pop in and see us at Bayshill Lodge, Montpellier Street, Cheltenham GL50 1SY

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FREE wine in Cheltenham

Get a FREE bottle of house wine when 4 people dine at The Montpellier Ballroom in Cheltenham.

This is just one of a range of Special Offers at this beautiful restaurant in the heart of Cheltenham Spa.

Also on offer until the end of June 2014, FREE first drink for a table of 10 and 4 meals for the price of 3.

All of these offers cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other offer and terms apply, but there is great value to be had at this unique eatery in the Cotswolds.

Also - get a whopping 20% off your food bill during this years Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival at The Montpellier Ballroom from 13th - 15th June 2014.

Simply visit and download your vouchers


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The easiest business decision you will have to make today!

The Montpellier Ballroom in Cheltenham are offering a unique perspective on the Express Business Lunch.

For just £6.75 you can enjoy:

Salad, Chicken Pakora, Onion Bhaji, Samosa, Nan Bread


Lamb Tikka, Chicken Tikka, Sheesh Kebab, Lightly Spiced Chicken Piece


Tea or Coffee

Try something different today at The Montpellier Ballroom in Cheltenham

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Montpellier Ballroom on Trip Advisor

The Montpellier Ballroom in Cheltenham is now on Trip Advisor

Here are just some of our great reviews:

Great food, really fantastic choice on the menu. The restaurant is lovely , can be noisy when really busy but isn't that a good thing that they are always busy. never had a problem with food service . Enjoy it so much so that us the only Indian we go to when we go to Pershore... Read More >

I visited the The Ballroom for a meal with work and it didn't disappoint! I wanted something different to what I normally order so I described what I like and they ordered for me. When the food came it was so tasty and just what I wanted. The service was exceptional and I will definitely be visiting again very soon!... Read More >

I was staying for a single night in Cheltenham and so expected to find some excellent Indian restaurant . This was recommended to me by the hotel as possible the best Indian in the country The service throughout was very attentive and professional , and the food was certainly very good. Was it the very best Indian that I have... Read More >

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Montpellier Ballroom Chefs Special

For mouth watering Indian Cuisine in Cheltenham, look no further than these specially selected dishes from The Montpellier Ballroom to wet your appetite.

Jinga Teutul (King Prawn) - Jumbo size king prawns from Bangladesh.  Fresh water marinated with chefs special spices, grilled and cooked with chilli and tamarind sauce, onions, peppers and pickled chilli.

Chicken Mowchak - tender pieces of chicken and fresh prawns, marinated in a selection of imported spices from Assam.  Added to this is a delicious sauce prepared from exotic peppers and herbs, garlic cream, honey and sesame seeds.  Hence creating a flavour unique only in this dish.  Medium hot to mild with a sweet texture.

Chicken Jahlale - tender pieces of chicken marinated in special herbs and spices imported from Bangladesh, then cooked in a delicate sauce made from yoghurt, cumin, tangerine and coriander.  Green chillies are added to make this dish spicy and suitable for those who enjoy a rich spicy dish.

There are currently 18 recommended Chefs Specials at The Montpellier Ballroom, visit the website to see the full restaurant menu here.

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Race to the Ballroom

The Montpellier Ballroom in Cheltenham don't only provide excellent Indian Cuisine, but are presenting Race Week Specials to coincide with the fantastic local events at Cheltenham Races. The restaurant offers a huge range of Indian and English Cuisine and within its beautiful walls can be found a relaxing Coffee Lounge as well as a Champagne and Wine Bar. Visit their website and take advantage of the race week special offers and discounts.

They are also gearing up to provide excellent breakfast menu options for the busy race weeks too so why not swing by the beautiful Montpellier Ballroom in Cheltenham and see what's on offer.

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Cheltenhan Spice

Indian spices have seen an increased demand by world markets. 


Historically it was just curry powder or a few ready-to-use spice mixes, whole Indian spices have now not just made their way to the spice markets but also into the kitchens of fine-dining Indian restaurants like The Ballroom in Montpellier. 


And in recent times, you won’t be surprised, to find signature Indian spice marts. Spices like ajwain, dalchini, cloves, black cardamom, star anise, dhania and tamarind seeds are among the more popular. 


Indian spices have captured the popular imagination by featuring in films like Mistress Of Spices and Today’s Special and a whole host of television shows like Outsourced and The Big Bang Theory for example.

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