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The Oak Bistro

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6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
01223 323361
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: tel: 01223 323361
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 337
    Excellent
  • 141
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Not worth the money

We wnet to the Oak Bistro expecting great things. One thing I will say is that it has a great atmousphere. If it was not for that the review would have been poor. The crispy duck salad was just some crispy duck piled on top of a huge heap of rocket with some diced cucumber. (I could have done... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
MarkandGillian
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Skipton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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531 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Skipton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We wnet to the Oak Bistro expecting great things. One thing I will say is that it has a great atmousphere. If it was not for that the review would have been poor. The crispy duck salad was just some crispy duck piled on top of a huge heap of rocket with some diced cucumber. (I could have done that).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Lovely place, calming, relax. The food was delicious and the service excellent! Good atmosphere, we definitely enjoyed our meal and family time in there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Fast service, fantastic meal ( haddock fishcake, goat cheese and walnut salad ) and wine. Best créme brulee what I have ever tried.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We hadn't made a reservation so quite honestly didn't think we would get a table. Luck was on our side. We had a friendly greeting & soon after shown to our table. We both went for the duck and were not disappointed. Although the restaurant was very busy we where looked after, the staff were attentive & we didn't have... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My boyfriend (fiance, husband - we've visited numerous times) and I have always had a wonderful dining experience here. You can go in jeans or dressed for the Opera and get the same calm, collected service with a twinkly smile. The wine list is *just* the right size - lots of options at a good selection of price points so... More 

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I took my girlfriend here for her birthday a while back and it was wonderful. Great good, excellent service and a perfect setting. We're looking for an excuse to go back again.

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Cambridge
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Cambridge. The restaurant is very cosy, and serves late meals. The food is quite good, the waiters are all very nice and patient, and even the owner comes to the tables regularly to ask whether everything is ok or not. The menu is not very long which is great, because that allows... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a good bistro with a reasonable fixed price lunch menu. The food was very good and the service above average. We walked in on the spur of the moment and were lucky to get a table as this is a very busy place. I'd recommend booking (even for lunch on a Saturday).

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

After looking for dinner options near our hotel, we came across the website for this restaurant. We had booked at another restaurant but decided to change our booking - so glad we did! Lovely intimate venue with great service - the wine list was amazing, some wines from unusual places! I had the Goats cheese and walnut salad to start... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Having seen this restaurant reviewed on Trip adviser we decided to give it a go even though it was hard to get a booking. also the photo does not do it justice - we did not see any chips!! The welcome was warm and friendly and that was true of the service throughout are visit. The food was attractively presented... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 01223 323361

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

tel: 01223 323361
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?