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152-154 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PB, England
01223413000
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Ranked #59 of 505 Restaurants in Cambridge
Price range: $29 - $137
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: European, British
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
Transit: Bus stops are located around 50 metres from our front door. The Cambridge train station is a 10 to 15 minute walk from the restaurant.
Description: An award-winning restaurant in Cambridge with a stunning Michelin star, Alimentum offers modern European cuisine from celebrated chef Mark Poynton. Using slow-cooking techniques to accentuate flavour and texture, the menu brings together innovative, intricately-crafted dishes, as well as supreme tasting menus. The Alimentum sommelier presents a vibrant and modern wine list, and delectable cocktails are made using homemade fruit purees, and one of Cambridge's finest spirit selections.
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English first
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Always wanted to go here and eventually did. We went on a Friday evening and from the beginning it was smiles and we were taken to our table which had the best view of the chefs and kitchen doing their magic. From this we decided to go for the 7 course chefs menu with the accompanying wines. Well to my... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

Visited last year and had wonderful lunch though not enamoured of the 'Russian casino' red and black interior design. The picture window into the kitchen is great fun though: one learns a lot. Thursday's lunch was brilliant and began with Alimentum's own gin: to be recommended. Plaice and brown shrimp starter from fixed price menu was intense in flavour. Lovely.... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

We dined on a Tuesday lunchtime. The dining room had 2 other occupied tables. It was a very good meal, which we ate in morgue like silence in an atmosphere that can best be descibed as soulless . What a shame ! The service was good but uninspired. The menus deserve a better vehicle in order to enhance the presentation.... More

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW

Food was good but service was horrible. We were party of six celebrating a special occasion, and originally most of us wanted to have the seven course tasting menu, however one of our party wanted to do a la carte as she had to get home earlier than the rest of the group (baby feeding time). This was not allowed,... More

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went for a special taster menu that turned out to be more expensive than advertised. But the food was excellent, with good service. I just wish something could be done about the soulless decor. It makes for a very expensive night out.

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Orpington
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

When we booked, we made clear, on the phone and by email, that one of our party had a nut allergy. But a main came garnished with nuts, not mentioned on the menu, which made the dish inedible: vomiting at best, hospital for intravenous antihistamine at second worst. It spoilt the celebration. Worse they didn't seem concerned. All that apart,... More

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There is a lot of comment regarding the service but we could not fault it so either they have taken on board the comments or......We had a drink at the bar where the guy was help talking to my husband about the vodkas they had available. We went a la carte and enjoyed every mouthful my on two comments would... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

For the food offered (i.e. brilliant, delicious, sometimes experimental, seasonally-orientated, Michelin-starred), the service offered (quick, efficient and unobtrusive), the atmosphere (cool and sophisticated) and the price tag, it's hard to see how this restaurant can ever fail to be a winner. We eat here for celebrations, for a weekend treat, for a naughty lunch when the kids are in school.... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Took my wife for dinner on Saturday evening and tried the 10 course taster menu. The food was decent but we were certainly not wowed enough to return any time soon. When spending £250 for a meal for two you would expect to be blown away. Unfortunately, we were not. We were allocated a table near the service area which... More

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

What an exquisite meal we had - the whole experience left us buzzing,dish after dish of awesome flavours served by extremely polite and efficient staff. Loved the French guy who served our cheeses - we tried them all and enjoyed them all. Many thanks. Superb ! (A very interesting and enjoyable claret list too)

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Additional Information about Alimentum

Address: 152-154 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PB, England
Phone Number: 01223413000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 29 - 137
Cuisine: European, British

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