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Lamb Hotel Bar and Restaurant

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2 Lynn Road, Ely CB7 4EJ, England
+44 1353 663 574
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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A fairly sterile, identikit GK pub in the city centre. There's nothing wrong with it particularly but neither does it set the heart racing.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
John_in-Ely
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Ely, United Kingdom
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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338 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

My wife and I ate dinner here on a visit to Ely. We ate in the bar and ordered two different steak meals which were prepared to our liking and well presented. The staff were ok but you do have to order at the bar which I know is not everybody's cup of tea. That said it worked well and... More 

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Ely, Cambs
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

We ate at The Lamb a couple of years ago and were disappointed with our experience, however putting this behind us we decided to give it another go...... We booked a table a few days prior to our visit and we were pleasantly greeted by a waitress and shown to our table. The restaurant has two main dining areas and... More 

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Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Lamb Hotel Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you did not have a good visit to the Lamb. We do offer a great selection of healthy options as well as a good amount of cook to order item. I am sorry that your visit was not up to our high standards and would be happy to talk through your visit if you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Good pub food served by friendly staff in nice decor. Any place that allows dogs is a plus for us. Efficient service and really good selection on offer - shame we couldn't fit dessert in as they sounded scrummy.

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Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Lamb Hotel Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments Its great to hear you and your four legged friend had a great visit We hope you will return soon More 

Ely, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A fairly sterile, identikit GK pub in the city centre. There's nothing wrong with it particularly but neither does it set the heart racing.

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Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Lamb Hotel Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments The team at the Lamb are working hard to put the fizz back into the pub I hope you will return soon and see how it has changed More 

Rugeley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Couldn't beat the location right in the centre of the town, rooms were average the bedroom decor is tiered needs an update Food was average, staff very plesant

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Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Lamb Hotel Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to put your comments online We hope you will return soon More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Popped in for breakfast, there was no service or clear direction of where to sit on arrival. Once we found out all the tables were dirty, after around 10 minutes someone come and 'cleaned' the table using a dirty cloth to wipe down the table. It seemed somewhat understaffed, the staff were friendly but didn't have the time to offer... More 

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Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Lamb Hotel Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to put your comments online I was sorry to hear about the issues you had while visiting the Lamb I have spoken to the Manager at the Hotel and he has taken your comments on board We hope this will not stop you from returning soon More 

Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

As mentioned by others, this is a pub that serves food,so the atmosphere is more pub than restaurant, i.e., a bit noisy and definitely convivial. It's central, close to the cathedral, where we were attending an evening lecture. The menu is varied and the service very good. We had the beef and ale pie and the duck. Both were very... More 

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Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Lamb Hotel Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm very pleased to hear about your visit to our Hotel. I'm glad you enjoyed your meals and the wide selection of beers available as well. Thank you again and we hope to see you soon. More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We were looking for evening meals that were filling and cheap, and that's what we got! Service was quick and efficient and the food very good.

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Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Lamb Hotel Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely comment about our food and service make sure you pop back in some other time for a longer stay next time  we will look forward to it! More 

UK
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88 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I will start with the good parts. Pleasant and friendly staff. Food arrived quickly and my partner's chips were excellent. His fish however was dry and over cooked. My cheese sandwich was awful - stale bread with a thin smear of margarine filled with grated processed cheese. Served with some salad covered in acidic dressing and a small pot of... More 

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Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Lamb Hotel Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

First of all thank you for your kind comments about our friendly staff and speed of service. But on the same note I am very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the rest of your meal. I have taken your comments to my head chef and discussed these issues you had to take them in going forward to... More 

Watford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I went here for lunch with a friend - we were slightly worried as to what we would get, as the atmosphere is very much that of a pub serving food. In the event, we had very good steaks, cooked exactly as we had ordered, with lovely chips etc. One gives one's order in at the bar - the barman... More 

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Jason C, Guest Relations Manager at Lamb Hotel Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very kind comments about our food and staff. They all are very hard working and will enjoy reading that they do make customers as happy as you were. I will let them know what a satisfied customer you were and thank you again. More 

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Address: 2 Lynn Road, Ely CB7 4EJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1353 663 574
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
Cuisine: Pub

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  • Address: 2 Lynn Road, Ely CB7 4EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 663 574

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  • Cuisine: Pub

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