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The Willow Tree

29, High Street, Bourn, Cambridge CB23 2SQ, England
01954 719775
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Ranked #108 of 526 Restaurants in Cambridge
Price range: $13 - $66
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: European, International, British
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Group if five for Christmas outing. Some good points... but some very disappointing. In brief I would return to this restaurant again for a light lunch and indulgent puddings but skip the mains. Good points: The menu looks brilliant, great choice including gluten free. Starters were all all amazing with brilliant balance if flavours. Puddings were incredible. Head Waitress on... More 

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Was our works Xmas dinner..... Staff were very attentive and efficient a great asset to the restaurant, were happy to accommodate all alterations to the menu , nothing was too much trouble, food delicious, had the sea bass mains.... Yum, and the Orange creme brûlée... I have never eaten one before.... But I will definitely have again,

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Glasgow, Scotland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Seemed a bit dis-organised at 12 noon, despite a prior lunch booking for 6+3 children. No tables had been set up for us. "Sit where you like" was not the expected greeting!! Food was slow in delivery,(almost an hour), and others arriving later were served before us. Actual food tasted good though. Non alchoholic drinks for driver/ children are expensive.... More 

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We went as a party of six to celebrate a birthday (my sister in law - 59 - She would not appreciate this albeit no-one can trace her) The menu was suitably varied with something for everyone across the range of meat, fish and vegetarian. The staff were fabulous, attentive without being in your face and very polite. The venue... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We went with friends as a group of 6 for a birthday meal. We were made very welcome and looked after splendidly. What's more, the food was superb, definitely one of the very best dining in the area.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We went to The Willow Tree on Sunday evening. The two waiting staff were very friendly and we didn't have to wait for our food. The whitebait was well cooked and the calamari was the best we have ever had- really good, fluffy batter! We had a good selection of mains- a great venison stew, beautifully cooked sea bass and... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We live within 10 minutes drive of The Willow Tree and have been thinking about trying it for ages but were put off by highly variable TripAdvisor reviews. Finally we bit the bullet and booked a table for 6pm on a Sunday evening. There were two waiting staff. They were very pleasant and friendly but seemed to lack the polish... More 

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Sandy, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Sunday lunch being one of my favourite meals, decided to try The Willow Tree today. Booked earlier in the week but when we got there our reservation was not on their 'paperwork' BUT we were still seated. Ordered the Roast beef, which was rib of beef. We were not disappointed, in fact the best Sunday lunch that I can remember.... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I ate here with my wife recently and was very impressed with the menu lots of different things not just same food different place as lots of these gastropubs seem to be. The resturant is also really nicely furnished. The only fault is that my venison was overcooked, after bieng warned it is served pink and agreeing that was ok... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Ate here a few days ago. Absolutely lovely place. Fab Place so cute and quirky Excellent food and brilliant service. Looking forward to my next meal out there.

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Additional Information about The Willow Tree

Address: 29, High Street, Bourn, Cambridge CB23 2SQ, England
Phone Number: 01954 719775
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 13 - 66
Cuisine: European, International, British

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