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20 Oundle Road | Alwalton, Peterborough PE7 3UP, England
01733 239638
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Ranked #137 of 322 Restaurants in Peterborough
Price range: $24 - $40
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: English, British
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Boston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

We arrived ( eight of us) for a 2.30pm table booking showntotables about 3.00pm after long wait for orders to be taken food started to arrive about 4.30pm. Getting a bit hungry by now!waitress's were pleasant enough but no apology for delay! Think they do not realize time, they are so busy! Garlic mushroom starters were cold and batter very... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Went here for pre Christmas dinner and a farewell to my sister and her husband and little one who are off to Australia for 6 months. 16 of us we all pre-ordered our food, sat down waited at least 10 mins to be offered a drink we were there when it opened. starter took at least half an hour before... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Our table wasn't ready when we arrived (on-time), so had to stand in the hallway for 20 minutes. Took over an hour to get any food, we had to chase twice and weren't even offered any drinks! When the food came 2 meals were totally wrong and 2 inedible. Basically wasted 2 hours and ruined my wife's family birthday meal.... More 

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Mablethorpe, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Service very slow and constantly having to attract waitress attention. Main course average. Desert atrocious and sent back, refused to pay. Drinks expensive. Good again - not a chance!

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Walney, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

I went to the Cuckoo whilst staying at the nearby Holiday Inn Express on business. The 5 minute walk was a little bit daunting as it was dark and along a busy road but well worth the visit. I visited on a cold winter Monday night but the restaurant side of the pub was full. Not to panic there were... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

At least the chef knows how to cook a rare steak ,unlike some others in the area.also the waiters work very hard and are pleasant .however , plates and veg were luke warm and despite many customers, the restaurant was quite cold.The only part of the meal that was hot was the dessert.Slow service in my view is due to... More 

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Peterborough
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My recent visit with friends for a works Xmas bash could have been so much better. No issues at all with the starters which were tasty & hot. Unfortunately the mains were not as good. 1 out of 6 received a hot meal, leaving 5 of us with luke warm or cold food which was disappointing. I hate microwaved food... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We used to go here fairly often, just for a drink. After not going for few months for various reasons, we decided to go again. I wish we hadn't bothered!! It was dirty and dingy. Candle wax on the back of one of the chairs, grubby floors and a long wait at the bar when only 1 person seemed to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Booked a table of 6 at 20:30 on Friday night. When we arrived we went straight to the bar, the man who served us had a terrible attitude, I honestly thought he was going to ask us round the bar so we could serve ourselves the drinks as he couldn't be bothered! I asked twice for the Aspalls mulled cider... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Came here for a Sunday roast. The vegetables, roast potatoes and Yorkshire pudding were very nice but the beef was so tough we really struggled to cut through it. One slice of meat had to be completely abandoned as the knife would just not cut it. The service was pretty bad too. We had to ask for a dessert menu... More 

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Additional Information about The Cuckoo

Address: 20 Oundle Road | Alwalton, Peterborough PE7 3UP, England
Phone Number: 01733 239638
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 24 - 40
Cuisine: English, British

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