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Lymington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Great stay of 2 nights during the week. Have to say lovely little Pub/B&B. Could do with a beer garden but apart from that all good. Would stay again. Food could do with having some lighter meals for lunch but the food is good never the less.

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Ely, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

An impromptu lunch following a quick internet search of what was close to where we were led to an upmarket pub/restaurant lunch, with excellent service, quality food from local produce. The place settings were immaculate, and the menu showed imagination, including two vegetarian meals, plus three starter and main course fish dishes. The starter of fried goats cheese ball showed... More 

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Ely, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

A very wide menu with plenty of choice for everyone, The friendly and helpful staff provided us with attentive service, and the our meals were delicious. We are already looking forward to our next visit.

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Thank David D
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

A shortish walk up from the river to this pub/restaurant/ posh B&B. Part of the Cambs Cuisine stable,this group certainly know how to run a good place. Separate bar area just for drinking, smarter bar area for eating and a restaurant area in the conservatory. We had the set lunch which was very good and certainly didn't feel as though... More 

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed here for two nights. We have stayed here before and eaten here at least twice before. There is something different this time. The room we had (Marlowe) was nice enough , though you did have to squeeze in between basin and toilet! Lovely shower with loads of hot water. There are some nice touches in the room -... More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We were looking for accommodation in or near Cambridge and our search brought up the Crown. And Punchbowl in Horningsea near Cambridge. A Michelin class restaurant with 5 star rooms in a beautiful village at a reasonable price . What can I say a great experience. Friendly helpful staff, excellent food and pleasant surroundings. We stayed an extra night, and... More 

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have visited the Crown and Punch Bowl for lunch and dinner recently since the purchase of the establishment by Cambs Cuisine and have received excellent food and service on both occasions. The refurbishments and particularly the conservatory have added significantly to the ambience of this restaurant. The food is well prepared and presented. I would throughly recommend a visit

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

The hotel has appears to have been recently renovated. We were welcomed and shown to a very comfortable room. The coffee machine was a very nice touch for coffee lovers like me. The High Street in Horningsea is very quiet and we weren't disturbed by traffic at all. Would happily return.

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The dining room was a bright, sunny conservatory with a cool breeze coming through the open windows. There was a large choice of dishes with a sea food specials board. Our party of four had ages ranging from the twenties to the eighties and all described their meals as delicious. Staff were friendly and not pushy which meant that we... More 

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Stamford, Lincolnshire
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I had dinner at the crown and punch bowl with a client and friend last week following a recommendation I am glad I did.........the food was excellent and the service as good. Friendly, attentive and very polite. I had the pork fillet on chive mash....it was tremendous and my friends steak was excellent he said Overall a thoroughly lovely meal... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown & Punchbowl is a quaint country pub, restaurant and inn nestled amongst farmhouses in the village of Horningsea, just 3 miles from the centre of Cambridge. This Grade II listed building was originally an old coaching inn constructed in the 17th century. It has been extended periodically but retains many of its traditional features including brick fireplaces and original timber beams. The Crown & Punchbowl has 5 delightful double rooms, all of them ensuite. The Erasmus Room is our largest room and offers an ensuite bath/shower. Room rates are from £120 per room. Breakfast is available for an extra £10 per person. All our rooms feature: - Freeview TV & Wifi - Egyptian Cotton Linen - Espresso Machine & Kettle - Toiletries & Hairdryer ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown and Punchbowl

Address: High Street, Horningsea, Cambridge CB25 9JG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge > Horningsea
Price Range: $164 - $248 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The Best Pub Ever !!!! -- Rural Cambridge”
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