Hundreds Descend On Turtle Bay For Epic Launch Party

Hundreds Descend On Turtle Bay For Epic Launch Party
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Over 500 people descended on the brand new Turtle Bay in Cheltenham last night for the restaurant’s VIP launch party.

The renowned Caribbean eatery officially launched in the town last night with an event that has been described as ‘the party of all parties.’The highly anticipated launch was a huge success with hundreds of invited guests turning up to celebrate the opening of Cheltenham’s hottest new restaurant. Revellers were treated to live reggae music, an abundance of rum cocktails and menu sampling all night.

General Manager Charlotte James, of Turtle Bay Cheltenham, said: “This party really went off. Last night was just incredible! It felt like a true Caribbean street party. We were overwhelmed with the phenomenal turn out and support. The atmosphere was fab and we really hope that people got a good flavour of what we are about.”

Live music blared out of the restaurant with renowned reggae artists Laid Blak and Troy Ellis performing for the excited crowd. Capturing the spirit of celebration that the Caribbean is famed for, the artists got the party going with their soulful reggae music.

Turtle Bay opens to the public today. Located on the corner of Pittville Street and Albion Street, the former Embassy nightclub is 6,00sq/ft and cost over £1m to transform into the perfect Caribbean venue.

Founded in 2010 by Ajith Jayawickrema and Stephen Entwistle, Turtle Bay is one of the first high street Caribbean branded restaurants and bars in the UK. Turtle Bay is all about capturing the spirit on the beach, both with dynamic bold flavours and a vibe that reflects Caribbean soul.

People hoping to dine at Turtle Bay over the next few weeks are encouraged to pre-book tables to avoid disappointment. Tables can be booked by visiting or by calling 01242 529923.