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Huntingdon Road | Girton, Cambridge CB3 0DL, England
+44 1223 276182
07:00 - 22:30
Open now
All hours
Sun 07:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used to eat here regularly, sadly since the menus changed the standards have dropped, and this is reflected by the lack of customers. (They don't even do garlic bread anymore?) The staff are excellent always helpful, but I have no plans to return, my wife and I are looking elsewhere.

Thank Alan R
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The turkey and vegetables were good, but the roast potatoes were very hard and my colleague couldn't eat hers. We mentioned the potatoes to the waitress and she said she was sorry to hear that, but absolutely nothing was done about it. The bill was for the full amount and we were not offered more potatoes. The desert was Ok,... More 

Thank Ru553
Baldock, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Used to come here regularly but they've changed the menu recently. Lots more fish dishes and taken off the regular meals. Staff are always friendly though.

Thank amixlou
Reinach, Switzerland
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263 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Slow service. Lack of attention from staff. Had to get my own cutlery. Place done up to look old but the job is so naff that nobody is fooled. Pate starter overpriced. The steak pie full of jelly & little resembling chunks of beef. More of a pudding than a pie in some ways. The spuds kind of think they... More 

1 Thank Frank M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

It has lots of choice. Baked Sea-bass to Mixed Grills. High Quality for Low Prices. Generally Great Service.

Thank WatchmanJ
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We have always come here for brilliant fillet steaks. Unfortunately our last 3 visits have been very disappointing. The quality of meat being used now is way below par. Filler steaks over cooked, stringy and chewy. Such a shame as everything else was lovely. Will sadly be finding a new steak house.

Thank Ljd88
Level Contributor
22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The restaurant can't be blamed for Whitbread's current view on what a Beefeater's menu should include, but when you pay £20 for the new "Duo of Beef" and can't get rid of the taste of smoke for hours afterwards you have to assume that someone at head office is having a quiet snigger. Perhaps that's what made the syrupy decoration... More 

Thank Ropemaker
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We arrived around 6 in the evening the restaurant was almost empty, we asked for a table for 2 the female who was at front desk asked had we booked when we said not she acted as if it were unlikely we could be accommodated. After consulting the screen for some time she almost grudgingly allocated us a booth below... More 

1 Thank GodGuru
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was my second visit for breakfast. My son particularly likes the pastries and its great that he eats free as they are a little dry for my taste. The choice on the cooked breakfast is great though. Waiting team could clear the tables a little quicker and replenish clean glasses/mugs etc in the self service area, but a rather... More 

Thank LornaCarpenter
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Fantastic breakfast today with great customer service from Marcus. Nothing was too much trouble for him. He is a superb front of house manager. Oh and breakfast was so delicious! Lots of choice, from continental to full English! Well worth a visit!

1 Thank kitty7802010

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:30
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Huntingdon Road | Girton, Cambridge CB3 0DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 276182

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