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The Sea Tree

13-14 The Broadway | Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3AH, England
01223 414349
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Ranked #69 of 508 restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $25
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary, British, Fast Food
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: The Sea Tree is an alternative fish bar offering traditional fish and chips alongside a menu of other fresh, healthy, sustainable and cooked to order seafood dishes, to eat in or takeaway. We buy our fish from Billingsgate Market to ensure we get the very best and freshest fish and change our menu depending on the season.
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English first
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Had a lovely lunch here today, staff were very attentive food was delicious...I'll certainly be back for more from their great value menu.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Spent a very enjoyable evening eating at the Sea Tree. Sat on one of the few outside tables to take in the evening sun. Surprising menu with several unusual fish dishes as well as the traditional favorites. Shared a calamari starter followed by king prawns pan-fried with garlic & chillies both well cooked & very tasty. My husband had fish... More

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Always come here with both my parents, it's our favourite place for the British Classic, done basically to perfection. The other stuff on the healthy alternative menu is definitely worth a try too! Staff are super friendly.

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Cambridge
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I've been to this place several times now as its so local. I've found the food variable, on one occasion the fish was excellent but another time the fish was very dry and not that great. We like the wide choice of fish offered and its this choice which makes the shop unusual. The problem I have is largely with... More

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MFARRELL100, Owner at The Sea Tree, responded to this review

We were sorry to hear that you were disappointed with the service you received during your recent visit. We would invite you to contact us by email at seatreecambridge@gmail.com in order to discuss this further. We always appreciate feedback and will use this to look at ways, in which we can continue to improve our service for customers in the... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Went here for dinner on a warm saturday evening. Had read several good reviews so thought we would give it a try and mannnn, we were not disappointed. We had a table outside. The waitress (Claire - SHOUT OUT TO CLAIRE) was incredibly friendly and attentive. Within 20 minutes we had our freshly cooked calamari rings with aioli sauce (there... More

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essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Dropped in yesterday afternoon for a late lunch and glad we did, staff were friendly and efficient and the food was beautifully cooked . Sitting outside enjoying the Mill road vibe adds to this lovely little fish restuarant. See you soon!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Luckily, this place is just around the corner from me. I love their fish stew - wonderful chunks of fish and hidden seafood delights in an amazing tomato sauce, served with crusty bread. They always have such wonderful things on their specials board - everything is so tempting. The service is really friendly and you can have either a quick... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We used to live in the Mill Road area of Cambridge and were back visiting old friends. We discovered The Sea Tree which was just the most amazing place. It's a fish and chip shop and small restaurant. The menu was fabulous, scallops, oysters, fish stew - and you know that everything will be the freshest possible and homemade. One... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Been wanting to come for a while as i have heard good things about sea tree and was not disappointed. Really delicious food an excellent choice of traditional fish and chips and more exotic options like scallops, ousters and lobster. Great service despite being busy.Good take away or eat in.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

Wanted something light so went for the fish stew. Tasty very fresh fish and seafood in a rather simple sauce. Pleasant but fairly expensive for what you get. Worth another visit to perhaps try the fish and chips as a take away.

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