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The Cuckoo

20 Oundle Road | Alwalton, Peterborough PE7 3UP, England
01733 239638
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Ranked #129 of 315 restaurants in Peterborough
Price range: $24 - $40
Cuisines: English, British
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
uk
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Fantastic evening, all 8 of us, service was great, meal outstanding, really wonderful evening with great food, 5 of us had the beef and merlot pie, 1 had fish / chips, 1 had steak,1 had pork roast,we all had different desserts all were good, no dislikes at all .

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

lunch yesterday was about the 5th time I have visited for a business luncheon. New member of staff was very attentive and polite. drinks arrived promptly. Food arrived well presented and tasty as usual. Good reliable eatery.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Disappointed, poor service, had to wait over an hour between courses, small portions of average food, will not return, insufficient staff on duty to deal with number of customers

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Bourne, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I went with some friends this week. We ordered just after 8; the starters came but we were still waiting for our main course an hour later. We gave up at 9.30. To their credit, although we intended to pay for the little we'd had, they didn't charge us for the drinks or starters, but their attitude was puzzlingly unhelpful... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The food was slow coming and we had a wait ? Half a hour ! The portion are very small:-(( . Even with extras . I feel that the pub Is great but the food portion are not value for money ? The bill was incorrect we were over charged . The drink are expensive ? This pub needs bigger... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Lovely location and beer garden, but that's about all. Food average with a huge wait for it!! On the whole it just seems to be lacking a bit of that certain something.......

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We've been staying nearby in the Marriott Hotel and came across this pub while out on a walk .We had a few pints while we were there .It is a really pretty pub we'll kept with a lovely beer garden perfect for sunny days .Prices were reasonable and food prices were average for a pub/ restaurant all in all a... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Lovely pub but on the last two occasions when using the restaurant with different friends have been disappointed. The first time a friends steak was not cooked to her liking they took it away then the man came back to say the chef had looked at the steak & said it was cooked as she had asked but they would... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is not an imposter ( The Cuckoo ) it is an honest too goodness restaurant. Food is presented wonderfully and tastes as good as it looks. It is good as any around Peterborough who charge more,the ambiance is great from the moment you enter the building, with that oldie worldie charm. Service is first class ( the young blond... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

beatiful and full of character,you get what you pay for!! The inside and outside are just lovely to chillaxe in.

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