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The Sea Tree

13-14 The Broadway | Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3AH, England
01223 414349
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Ranked #64 of 506 restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $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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77% Recommend
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English first
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

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

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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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
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
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
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Having been a faithful customer of yours for over 2.5yrs, I'm sad to say goodbye. The past few visits have truly disappointed. The fish has been overlooked and tough; the batter oily and clearly burned in parts. Gone is the perfectly golden brown batter, and succulent white haddock that melts in your mouth. Would have rated 5-stars when I first... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Sea Tree had been recommended by 2 work colleagues, and as we live locally decided to try it out. My fish stew was gorgeous, and came with lovely crusty bread, my partner chose the king prawn salad (+ hand cut chips). We were both very impressed not only with the good quality food but also with the friendliness of the... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Super fresh seafood, awesome atmosphere (although it can be a bit chilly in the winter months). Gluten-free selection is PHENOMENAL. Everything I have ever tried there has been awesome, except one time we had a piece of fried cod and it was a bit watery. Everything else, pan-fried calamari (divine sauce), fried calamari rings, fried halloumi, fresh salads, scallops, chips... More

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