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74 Main Street | Hardwick, Cambridge, England
01954 210328
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Ranked #36 of 531 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English, Pub, Gastropub, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The Blue Lion in Hardwick provides a warm and friendly venue for a relaxing drink, a hearty business lunch or a sociable dinner with friends, family or colleagues.
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English first
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We went for dinner on a Tursday night, the pub was quite busy. we were greated by the bar men . We orderd drinks and found a table, after 20 mins we had to go to the bar to ask for a food menu as the waiter had forgotten to bring us one (but they were dealing with a flooded... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This was our second visit to the Blue Lion. A couple of years have passed and they have managed to raise the bar further. I took the I laws out for a last minute dinner. although fully booked they managed to find an early table for us. My wife and I had the sharing platter the black pudding sausage roll... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Had been stuck in traffic and arrived to told that the kitchen had closed 15 minutes ago! The server saw our dismay and immediately offered to see if the kitchen would mind still cooking for us! He came back with 2 menus making us very happy. There was no signs of this being any problem throughout the rest of the... More 

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cambridge
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

I've been visiting The Blue Lion for a few years now and I can't fault it. It's the perfect country pub, complete with open fires, friendly staff and superb food. Give this place a try - you won't be disappointed!

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Cambridge, England
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144 reviews 144 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The pub has two menus to cover bar meals and the main choices. Two colleagues and I visited and decided to take a lunch from the bar menu. A good range of choices, different from the normal scampi and chips type of offerings. Our corned beef hash was pulled beef mixed with potatoes and cheese, topped with a fried egg... More 

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Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

What a pleasant surprise to find such a friendly pub. We were 4 for lunch with a friendly dog and were made most welcome. Staff were very friendly. We had sandwiches, great value for money, and will def' return in the new year to try the full menu. Well done Blue Lion.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

It was quite obvious that booking well in advance with the menu choices was not a good idea. The Christmas turkey appeared to be microwaved and this was not the only thing that had suffered a culinary torture. The roast potatoes tasted old and reheated as did the selection of vegetables. It was getting late and we did not have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A warm welcome and a good range if drinks available, we decided to eat and they were kind enough to do kids sizes of t big meals! Beautiful open fire greatest us when we went in and it was cozy and warm.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We visited with a friend who lives locally and had booked a table. The moment we entered we were shown to our table and the waiter was very attentive throughout, without being intrusive. He offered advice on the menu. I had the pigeon salad with blackberries and walnuts, which was most enjoyable. My partner had the ham which came with... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Tasty food. Well thought out menu (including separate full menu for gluten free guest). Cosy setting on a grey November day. Dog friendly. Lovely, smiley and attentive staff. An excellent way to spend Sunday lunch time.

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Address: 74 Main Street | Hardwick, Cambridge, England
Phone Number: 01954 210328
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Cuisine: English, Pub, Gastropub, Family Fare

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