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The Green Man

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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59 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
+44 1223 844669
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Cambridge
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lovely fish and chips at the Green man, excellent, but pudding came with nuts and there was nothing on the menu to suggest it contained nuts, I have called and they have assured me that they have amended this but with a husband with a nut allergy I am slightly worried about going back. Have spoken to them... More 

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Thank AJKCambridge
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous roast beef, in fact best I've ever had in a pub. Everything I could wish for was on my plate and all cooked to perfection.

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Thank JoJoMu
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

A group of 7 of us went for Sunday lunch today. 5 of us had the roast beef and it was one of the best I have ever tasted - lovely and tender and cooked perfectly. There were about 7 different types of vegetables all delicious. Excellent service. This is the second time that we have had sunday lunch there... More 

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Thank sussexART
Northampton, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We went for Saturday lunch with the family and our two dogs. Dogs are only allowed in the bar area which is fine other than the fact it is tiny!! They've packed in the tables and customers have to walk through this area to reach the toilets and the beer garden, so there is a lot of foot traffic back... More 

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Thank Caroline W
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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580 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

I visited The Green Man and was very impressed by the beer quality. All of the real ales that I tried, were in great condition. The staff were very friendly.

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Thank ATTACKHAMMER
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Met up with old friends at the place we went to on our wedding day 42 yrs ago!. Fairly chilly night and the restaurant area needed heating. Food pretty good except for the ''Coffee burnt cream' which they must be congratulated on as being the worst I've ever tasted. Despite costing almost 7 quid and my telling them this, there... More 

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Thank LydiaBed
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We had a lovely "pub" lunch at the Green Man and the service was quite good. Our meal was simple -- Tomato Basil Soup and the Crispy Duck salad -- but the food was quite delicious -- and not what you think English pub food is. We could have eaten outside in the garden but the weather was a bit... More 

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Thank bcfriedman
Hove, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

Our main meal took an hour to arrive, was tepid and was disappointing both in appearance and taste. We could not understand why the lump of mushy peas served with our fish was brown. We waited for at least half an hour after finishing for the waitress to clear our plates and take our order for dessert, but she did... More 

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Thank Bright0nM0use
Leeds, United Kingdom
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455 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

This is our second visit and service was appalling, we made an order and about two minutes later friends of ours arrived and put in their order. 30 minutes later their food arrived but not ours and we had to chase it up. Eventually another 15 minutes later our food arrived. I had a chicken salad which was uninspiring. Overall... More 

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Thank LADYRAWDON
Norwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

We visited for an evening meal and were pleased with the ambience, service and range of food. However my wife 'pie of the day' was set in a very hard outer crust, so firm that I had to help her break into it .A complaint brought a different dish and no charge was made, so they did their best to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 High Street, Grantchester CB3 9NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Grantchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 844669
Description
Tucked away deep within the Cambridgeshire countryside, The Green Man champions time-honoured British fare from a trusty menu. Tender beef cheek croquette and braised ox tongue matched with mature Suffolk blue cheese, heritage tomatoes and colourful nasturtium leads the light bites on The Green Man menu, while tenderloin, belly and head of pork slow-cooked in cider steers the main courses. Enjoy a golden cask ale or cider in the sprawling beer garden, or keep warm inside with the cosy woodburner and squashy armchairs.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?