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The Oak Bistro

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6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
01223 323361
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A friendly restaurant serving good European food in Cambridge, with an excellent wine list. Nice setting; good option for a three-course meal, also good at serving larger parties, very consistent and conveniently located.

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Thank Alexander P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for our anniversary meal and were not disappointed. Food was really tasty but not fussy at the same time. Atmosphere was perfect for couples. Waiter was very attentive but didn't make us feel rushed or hassled. Would highly recommend!

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Thank Helena O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food and environment. I thought food in UK is plain. But this restaurant provide me different experience

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Thank 威珷王
Singapore
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We (2 packs) walked in here on the off chance of snagging a table and were lucky on a rainy Wednesday evening... We had previously failed to get a walk in table the week before! You should book if you want to eat here. We tried to organise a group dinner the following night and could not get a convenient... More 

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Thank Taveller C
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very welcoming restaurant with good food, especially for lunch. there is a delightful little courtyard for when the weather is good.

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Thank Nigel P
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a birthday meal, the restaurant were very understanding when we cancelled due to illness and we were able to rebook. The scallops were delicious vegetarian options limited.

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Thank GoforiTCambridge
Cambridge
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is great. It has fantastic food, with inspiration from France and the U.K. The portions are good without being massive which leaves just enough space for their lovely desserts!

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Thank OrianeCambridge
Jerusalem, Israel
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner in the garden and we enjoyed every plate . We had swordfish which was prepared perfectly

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Thank Dany H
Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just as good as Rick Steve suggest it will be. Very courteous and helpful staff. Menu is complete and broad.

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Thank Leonard S
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant were flexible on the time as the torrential rain made us late. They were able to seat us inside instead of our booked outdoor table which was much appreciated. The menu seemed weighted towards fish/seafood which was good for us but our veggie struggled a bit with only two main course options. The food was excellent - tasty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European, British, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 01223 323361
Description
tel: 01223 323361

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