The Coconut Tree is a young, award-winning company with our flagship Cheltenham site achieving Number one on Trip Advisor, winner of the Taste of Gloucestershire’s People’s Choice Award and ‘Best Customer Service’ finalist at the Cotswold Life Food & Drinks Awards within its first year! Our sister site in Oxford has followed suit and is THE hottest spot in town! TCT Bristol are our new UK ventures, taking our story to the city with new teams and a fresh vibe!

No1 on Trip Advisor within four months of opening first restaurant.

Observer FoodMonthly Awards 2017/2018 – ‘Runner Up’ – Best Cheap Eats in the South West.

Taste of Gloucestershire Food & Farming Awards 2018: WINNER of ‘The Peoples Choice Award’ – Best Restaurant.

Open Table – Diners Choice Award 2019 – All sites

Soglos LIFESTYLE AWARDS 2018/19– WINNER ‘Gloucestershire Restaurant of the Year’

Cotswold Life Magazine 2018/19 – FINALIST ‘Customer Service Award’

Cheltenham Business Awards 2018/19 – Finalist ‘Best Restaurant & Bar’ – WINNER

Bristol Life Awards – Finalist  2019/20 ‘Best Bristol Business’.

Lonely Planet UK entry status – 2019/20

If you are a talented, experienced professional and feel you’ve got what it takes to join the crew then drop us an email with your CV today! Or apply via our website!


To bring customers on a journey through Sri Lankan street food, sweet & fiery Cocotails, in a stripped back warm ambience with great tunes.

Good Food, Good People, Good Times



Accessible: We are informal, friendly, welcoming to all. Our price point and food range reflect this, ensuring ‘everyone is welcome to the table’

Vibrant:  We love our job and have a real zest for life, a passion for hospitality and bring a fresh fun vibe to the atmosphere.

Sri Lankan Hospitality: We are part of a heritage. It is Sri Lankan tradition to treat our staff and guests with warmth, respect, courtesy & manners. We take this seriously. We want them to feel cared for, provided for and are proud to welcome them in to our ‘home’. 

Innovative: Our blend of traditional mixed with modern creates a new, exciting experience people have never come across before. It awakens, surprises and impresses their senses and their soul. 

Family: We can’t do it all alone. Depend on each other, collaborate, grow as a team and individually, encourage each other, take ownership and share your success.