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12 High street | Wicken, Ely CB7 5XR, England
+44 1353 720727
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Today
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri 6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Some mothers would 'av 'em

We searched for a place to eat on Mothers Day - Trtipadvisor came up with the Maids Head as a good place to start. We werent disappointed either! Our main courses were chosen, most had the Sunday roast and one had the fish. Drinks were served with effiiency as was the food, which was delicious... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Stopped here for lunch after a walk near wicken fen and had an excellent lunch - one of us was gluten free and we were given a separate menu for this with plenty of choice - food was tasty, service prompt and the atmosphere relaxed - a nice touch was a jug of water brought to the table without needing... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We searched for a place to eat on Mothers Day - Trtipadvisor came up with the Maids Head as a good place to start. We werent disappointed either! Our main courses were chosen, most had the Sunday roast and one had the fish. Drinks were served with effiiency as was the food, which was delicious! Desert was nice too..... I... More 

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Ely
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Called in for lunch last week. Cheerful, quick service. Nicely cooked meal. Just love their chunky chips. Very reasonable prices .

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went here as a four with a "groupon* deal. There was a good choice of meals, we all had something different and we all enjoyed our choices. We would go again.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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84 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

There are three good reasons for going to Wicken: Wicken Fen (NT) with its bird-rich wetland under enormous East Anglian skies; the 1813 smock mill still grinding flour in the wind blowing across the table-flat fens; and The Maids Head. The Maid’s Head sits comfortably at the back of the village green in the way that village pubs are supposed... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Booked a table for 14 + toddler for a Christmas Lunch on the 29th Dec. We couldn't have been more impressed with the service and food we received. At evey stage of the meal from drink at the bar through to coffee's and mince pies the staff could not have been more professional. The food was spot on and the... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Well presented food, very pleasant environment, good service as we had not booked but we're quickly found a window table. Slightly upmarket prices.

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Ely, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

A group of us recently had a meal here,the roast was only warm,gravy barely covered the bottom of the plate (why not put a gravy boat on the table) why after writing the order down do they forget not only a main course but also a Dessert !! surely that can't be to difficult to get the order correct ?... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We held our little girls "Mad Hatters tea party" at the Pub, Gill & Stuart were absolutely fantastic! They we so accommodating, letting me go in the night before to decorate the place, and staying till the early hours to get it finished. On the day, the whole team did a SUPERB job with the food! The staff ran around... More 

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Ely
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

... and nobody edges you out of the door, even at 11pm midweek! I've visited here several times, now, and what impresses me most is the service (though the food's good too!). You're welcomed on arrival, made comfortable with drinks... and then left to order in your own good time, when it's easy to catch a waitress' eye. There's none... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 High street | Wicken, Ely CB7 5XR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 720727

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?