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The Oak Bistro

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6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
441223323361
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a restaurant on the expensive side, but a lovely treat. The food is simple but cooked to perfection and all the flavours go great together. Simple English food to a very high standard. I had the best mash potato there that I have ever had. Only cons: the desserts seem uneven (mine costed me about the same as... More 

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Thank Marta F
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite an initial disappointment with booking time we had the most fantastic meal/wine with excellent service. There's a wonderfully warm ambience and obvious delight in what they do. Will be back ....soon.

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Thank GBR21
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent evening with attentive owner and staff. Food was v good as was menu and wine options. Obviously a very popular local restaurant - it would be a regular haunt for me if I were local.

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Thank John K
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here with my parents for lunch and had chicken with mash pottatoes, in theory that sounds dull but not when fine dining. Everything cooked was exquistite, the atmosphere was relaxing and peaceful; we were dining outside and it was a gorgeous day. Our waitress was perfect, attentive without being overbearing and the whole experience was a dream. Expensive... More 

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Thank phoenix1993
Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had crispy pork belly starter, followed by confit of duck leg and then the cheese selection. My wife had halibut followed by fondant chocolate All were perfectly cooked and absolutely delicious.. The warm fig marmalade with the cheese was a brilliant touch. The cheeses were very well-chosen too. Waitress was very friendly and helpful. Definitely going back next time... More 

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Thank toadwarble
Willingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and brilliant food! Couldn't fault. Would definitely recommend. I had the Pork belly starter, duck main and creme brûlée. My sister had the same starter but then had the lamb and chocolate fondant.

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Thank chloecook22
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked in advance for this popular Cambridge eatery. Every aspect was good, including service, choices on the menu and the food itself. We had scallops and halibut, both well cooked and presented.

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Thank Rob D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

eaten here a few times and have never been let down. consistently good food and service, reasonably priced.

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Thank sambec69
Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this place. Everything runs so smoothly and staff are well trained and now what to do! Food and wine excellent and a lovely atmosphere to enjoy. A reservation is probably a good idea as its always busy and deservedly so.

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Thank louise p
Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the Oak Bistro based on experiences on trip advisor and now I can tell we made a great decision. The Oak Bistro is a very small restaurant, which makes it really cosy, and the food is superb. Go for the fish pie! I really loved it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$44
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 441223323361
Description
tel: 01223 323361

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?