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The Watermill, Newnham Road, Cambridge CB3 9EY, England
+44 1223 367507
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“flat iron steak” (12 reviews)
“baba ganoush” (12 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Barbecue, British, Grill, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Watermill, Newnham Road, Cambridge CB3 9EY, England
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Reviewed today

I had a rather delicious brunch myself here of the berry pancakes, with lovely staff and service. The button system is very helpful to get attention from staff and not have to holler anyone down. However, my boyfriend had the chicken waffles which he enjoyed...More

Thank robinsflying
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you like to stay close to river Cam, if you enjoy good food and service, if you prefer to stay at traditional mill- this is your place! Unfortunately- very few places outside! But inside the atmosphere is great! Reasonable prices, very friendly stuff! You...More

Thank Antoan K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well, the child’s meal was good, (chicken, corn and vegetables) but my meal was ruined by hazelnuts sauce, which ruined the rest of the food and made the chips uneatable. They also couldn’t offer us any replacement for the nut salsa for the mezze for...More

Thank drachular
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family of 7 eating. 2 meat platters were delicious but 1 small bowl of fries offered to share between 2 adults, tiny bowl of slaw. Had to order 2 more portions/bowl of fries. Understand if size of steaks not huge but fries don’t cost much...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this restaurant as my birthday celebration during a trip to Cambridge. The venue is a lovely setting and the staff were friendly and polite. However, the food was absolutely awful. I would not recommend this place at all. My partners main course, the...More

2  Thank TracyTriumph
MaxFreeman, Owner at MillWorks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tracy, Thank you for getting in touch with us directly. From what I can see, it seems that there was a lack of confidence in the waitress perhaps, to be able to speak to you in depth about the dishes, and to notice that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Birthday lunch with family. A superb relaxed lunch - shared meat platter a real hit. Suggestions - served pints of diet soda, have anchovies available for Cesar salad.

Thank CJoutandabout
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

at this restaurant with good service and less expensive than the city centre. Well presented plates, and would consider going again.

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, food and ambience. These folks are consistently good, having enough staff on, not running out of food and drink, as happened to me a another restaurant earlier in the week (see my other review) Millworks are so confident of there offering they send...More

Thank Andysview
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think they have it just right at Millworks for a business meal in an informal and fun environment. food aand service last week were excellent, we only had 45 minutes but were very well looked after. Have been to several of the restaurants in...More

Thank RobandDavina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of five of us visited this restaurant two of us had the Marinated Lamb Chops with Dukkah & Honey, they had a strange smoked mash which tasted a little rancid. Only one of our party enjoyed their meal. The Menu looks exciting with...More

1  Thank Tony P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $46
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Watermill, Newnham Road, Cambridge CB3 9EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 367507
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MillWorks - Opening Tuesday 25th October 2016! MillWorks is a historic Cambridge Mill re-energised into an eclectic modern brasserie. Think vibrant, punchy flavours with elements of smoke from our charcoal oven 'Mortimer.' Brunch. Lunch. Dinner.
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