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The Blue Lion

74 Main Street | Hardwick, Cambridge, England
01954 210328
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Ranked #43 of 512 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
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

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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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

My husband and I met friends from Peterborough for lunch today at the Blue Lion. Our friend chose the pub as being halfway between our homes, roughly 1.5 hrs travelling, and well worth the effort. We arrived about noon and sat beside a log fire while the waitress took our drinks order and served them to our table along with... More

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We had lunch at the Blue Lion with friends last weekend. The decor was pleasant, the menu was interesting and imaginative, and the food was well cooked. But what impressed us above all was the thoughtful kindness and consideration shown by the staff which went well beyond the usual. we would certianly visit again and would recommend it to anyone.... More

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Dog friendly and very people friendly pub restrauent. Excellent choice of meals and the service was outstanding.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was a really good meal out, good atmosphere and service. I had the pork belly with the smoked apple sauce with pomegranates or starters and I can safely say that was possible one of the best starters I have ever had, it was gorgeous and left me wanting more. I was fairly boring and had the haddock and chips... More

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Visited this pub/restaurant by chance on the way back from Camborne, and glad we did. Staff were very friendly and the restaurant area really nice. The menu was based on typical english pub grub but the quality certainly wasn't!! They also had some excellent specials - salmon on chorizo gumbo was excellent. We had a young Irish waitress who was... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I am vegetarian and my boyfriend is gluten free so we chose this pub because they had a good gluten free menu on their website. All our expectations were exceeded. Lovely cosy pub with beautiful period features but a modern look. The service was brilliant, attentive and friendly. There was a really good choice of GF food and the menu... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Great food, cosy pub, good service and nice garden for summer months. Little expensive for what food is but that seems to be a pattern in this area.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Food was excellent as usual but despite being one of the last tables in the restaurant we had to wait for desserts (which were very small) then had to ask for coffee and then the bill and then had to ask again to pay! Shame really as it let the whole evening down

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Cambourne, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Been once, had a good meal, tonight really wasnt that good alas; good job for gaviscon. Though the service was very good indeed, always friendly and polite, going the extra mile.

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Additional Information about The Blue Lion

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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