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The Cuckoo

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

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Visitor rating
  • 85
    Excellent
  • 150
    Very good
  • 124
    Average
  • 87
    Poor
  • 40
    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
AVERAGE

We had the set meal 3 courses for £20.00per head and to be honest it was just average, the only thing i can say is sorry but its average, (: would i go back, yes to give it another go (:

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Graham696969
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
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486 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Peterborough, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We had the set meal 3 courses for £20.00per head and to be honest it was just average, the only thing i can say is sorry but its average, (: would i go back, yes to give it another go (:

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The cuckoo is local to us and we like the food and the location..... however be warned this restaraunt gets very busy and when it does the service falls apart we recently had a family meal 14 people three of us were served the wrong food. Dont get me wrong they are great and the food is fantastic just pick... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

we had a big family celebration the food and service was excellent this was our second visit to The cuckoo

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Barcelona
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Beautiful setting, great staff and a wonderful choice. A really warm and welcoming place, the lunch menu included, hot roast meats in various rolls or baguettes, a total change from the normal fish Nd chips.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The food quality was good , and the staff were very attentive . The quality of your meal seems better when they are busy .

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East Anglia, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
211 reviews 211 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We had been for a meal here some years ago and had been very pleased so thought would try it again with friends. We booked for 7 the day before, when we arrived they had no reservation but took us to a table for 6, we said there was 7 of us so begrudgingly they put 2 of the 4... More 

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essex
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Just had Sunday lunch here , can't fault it me and hubby stopped foe lunch on our way back to Essex , service and food was excellent ,not the cheapest of places , but food and service first class , would use again if in the area

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Reading, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Very average food served in pleasant surroundings. The food is typical of a family pub - oven chips, limp lettuce etc., but as long as you know this in advance it is bearable and quite tasty. Service was a little nondescript, although I think I may have encountered the barman mentioned in an earlier review.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Have visited the cuckoo numerous times and mostly been pleased overall. However today was shocking. Really poor service. Barman was totally disinterested and halfway through serving us (only a party of 3) he said "just serve this gentleman then I'll come back to you'!!! We were sat at a table that was dirty and had used plates all over it... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We arrived as a party of 4 on a Saturday evening for food about7.45 pm we had not booked not local to area. Very busy in bar and restaurant were able to fit us in about 45 mins after arriving. Food and service very good friendly helpful staff. Good choice of food on menu hot as expected value for money.... More 

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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
  • Cuisine: British, English, 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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?