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St John's Chop House

21-24 Northampton Street, Cambridge CB3 0AD, England
01223 353 110
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Ranked #41 of 509 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $44
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 am
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Just off the beaten track, The St. John's Chop House is a sister restaurant to The Cambridge Chop House. The restaurant is situated in a 200 year old former Almshouse. Split over 2 levels with 5 separate dining rooms it offers a wide range of dining options from an intimate meal in our Reading Room to the party sized rooms on the ground floor. Traditional British food is once again the mainstay, sourced as locally as possible, complimented by a local cask ale and an interesting wine list. Reservations are taken and recommended, especially at the weekend.
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

We have visited the St John's Chophouse a number of times and the food has always been really good. A staple restaurant when you don't want to go overboard on price, but is pretty much guaranteed to have a lovely meal. Also has a really good wine list.

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

The first thing I have to say is that I had the best service here - perhaps the best I have had in the UK. I was dining alone and although they had several very large groups every server who walked by made eye contact (that alone was surprising - usually they dart by with their heads down) and would... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I went here with a friend, having booked a table using tripadvisor. No problems there. Seated upstairs on the most unstable table in existence. Waitress intimated that they had quite a few rickety tables like this. I ordered a duck starter (which had a lot of fat on it), the 9oz Sirloin Steak (cooked rare, although my friend who ordered... More

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

A very good restaurant with good dishes and drinks. Service is attentive and friendly, though they mixed up our orders and forgot the first course, they were quick to apologise and fix it. Perfect for an easy no frills dinner.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We visited on a saturday night and I have to say it was not as good as expected. The place was packed out and so is obviously popular, but it was a bit of a mystery why. The food was pretty good though the menu limited. The lamb I tried was very nice, though the portion was tiny. The ordered... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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200 reviews 200 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Visited for their early evening meal with around 4 choices for each of 3 courses which cost £15. Quality was there, it was not a second class menu and the flavours in all their food was excellent. Wines were sensibly priced and that had some good real ales too. Great service and close to where we were staying - v... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

we visited as a group of 0 for a christmas meal with work. we pre ordered our food so the kitchen was prepared for our orders. food was delicious, hot and possibly too much to eat! would definitley go back again

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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

Booked a table for 3 at lunchtime on a Tuesday but no need as was very quiet. Good menu and specials board. Two of the party chose from the lunch menu and one from the specials board. The service was excellent and the food very good. We all had to go for the sticky toffee pudding and it didn't disappoint.... More

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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We love all the Cambscuisine joints. Beautiful Barnsley chop. Great draught beer. Morish Creme Brulee. Friendly, professional staff. Will be back.

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Oulu, Oulu, Finland
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is one of the best English pub restaurants found in Cambridge. You probably have to reserve the table, however, we just walked in and we were lucky that they had a free table.

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