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The Oak Bistro

6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
01223 323361
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Ranked #6 of 524 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: European
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: tel: 01223 323361
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

On arrival it's quite confusing where you have to go or if you've walked into the right door and the atmosphere isn't the most welcoming! You have to find your way around a maze of tables to find a staff member to allocate you to a table. In general it had a couples/large group atmosphere to it! Some staff members... More 

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Cambridge
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Went on Saturday 20 December 2014, service good, food excellent and varied menu, ambience very bistro style and quiet despite being on busy road junction but cost enough £75 for two with shared starter and 2 glasses of wine.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The bistros was busy, but the service was excellent and the food delicious. My rare steak was just right, and the wine, from Nemea in Greece, went very well with the meal. Great ambience, will go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I went here for lunch with my friends. It is possible to say that the Oak Bistro is one of the city's best restaurants. The lamb I had was perfectly cooked. Food is not too expensive. Reservation is recommended as the place can get very crowded.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We booked a table for three for a pre Christmas staff meal. It was the first time for all of us at the Oak Bistro, but it won't be the last. Exceptional food served by friendly efficient staff in a restaurant that has a really nice ambience. Between us we had the Pork Belly & Crispy Duck Salad for starters.... More 

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George, South Africa
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Business dinner with ten colleagues, everybody had the highest praises for the delicious food. Quite pricey, but you get what you (or the company ;) ) pay for.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We had an excellent meal. The staff were attentive and our meals were well presented and served in good time. We had the house red which was very nice. We did think the portions were a little variable. King Prawn starter was as expected but salad starter was huge. Fishcake main was small and duck was huge. But even so... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

You'll always get a warm welcome at the Oak Bistro in Cambridge (one of the few remaining non-chain places to eat). There's a delicious set menu at lunchtime and a la carte in the evening. Reasonably priced, you can't go wrong here. Booking advisable as it is a popular place close to the centre of town.

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derby
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19 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We were a small group of seven people. We all ordered separately and waited a short while for the food to be brought to the table. Unfortunately my meal was given to another person who did not realise it and began to eat it so when I was presented with something I had not ordered it was too late! However... More 

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Derry
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We recently found ourselves in Cambridge as the result of a good friend being very ill & ending up in the Addenbrooke Hospital. On our 2nd week of going out for something to eat we felt that the patient had improved remarkably & our spirits were much higher. The Oak Bistro was selected as something a little bit special for... More 

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Additional Information about The Oak Bistro

Address: 6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
Phone Number: 01223 323361
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: European

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