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20 Oundle Road | Alwalton, Peterborough PE7 3UP, England
01733 239638
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 93
    Excellent
  • 164
    Very good
  • 131
    Average
  • 93
    Poor
  • 44
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
The Cuckoo - Such a lovely old place, so much promise, so much marketing, . .

What is it with this place? If only it was independent of the big chains and a decent chef was installed in the kitchen - WOW this place would be THE place to go! Instead, Only ever one person serving drinks at the bar = long queues, luke warm, dried up food, seriously long waiting times for a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
annandstu
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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Leeds
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This pub looks lovely - very promising from the outside and a couple of members of staff seemed genuinely eager to help and tried to make sure we were looked after. Unfortunately however they were let down by a young lady with blond hair who reacted in an annoyed manner when we asked for vegetables (two of our party were... More 

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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Called on Wednesday evening for a meal, upon entering we noticed that nearly every table had either empty glasses or plates on even though the pub was quite empty. We were served by a pleasant young man who looked thoroughly harassed.drinks on hand we headed for a table and cleared it ourselves,made our choices from the typical Vintage inn menu,as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Got a lovely seat for drinks right by the open fire on a cold rainy night - just want we needed! Food was very good and service was also attentive

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

What is it with this place? If only it was independent of the big chains and a decent chef was installed in the kitchen - WOW this place would be THE place to go! Instead, Only ever one person serving drinks at the bar = long queues, luke warm, dried up food, seriously long waiting times for a table even... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

After a long day out 4 of us decided to eat out for the evening at the Cuckoo. Unfortunately after listening to the barman swearing in front of customers, poor service from the waiting staff and a one and a half hour wait between finishing our starters and receiving our main course the evening was a disaster from start to... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I made this Monday lunchtime visit with a bunch of work friends ... the place was empty so we were hopeful of getting served in a timely manner; I should have known better! We waited at the entrance for a waiter to ask for a table but nobody came so we went to the bar to get drinks first. The... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Lovely wee pub quick service staff were very pleasant there was food being served at nearby tables and it looked lovely cer busy also

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

My friends and I used to visit this pub often, usually on a Friday lunchtime. Unfortunately though, our visits have been ruined by unfriendly and rude bar staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We love this pub :) We had the lunch menu :) Food fab spicy chicken yummm. Could have done with a few more chips as they tasted amazing . Good all round meal Happy customer :))))

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Peterborough
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Took clients to this local pub and would certainly go back. There is enough variety on the lunch time menu to make you think for a while. Service is good and friendly. Food was well presented and tasty. I had the Southern Chicken which was slightly spicy and certainly to my taste. Reasonably priced and good choice of real ales,... 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: British, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Oundle Road | Alwalton, Peterborough PE7 3UP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: 01733 239638

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24 - 40
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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