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152-154 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PB, England
+44 1223 413000
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Whatever you call it ... gourmet ... nouvelle cuisine you need to be able to deliver ... This establishment does not deliver ... at all ... No complaint for paying top money for something special but this was not .. food was too complex for the ability of the chef ... cold ... slow and attempts to produce complex flavours... More 

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Thank 2Fridges
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is absolutely delicious. All the staff were knowledgeable and attentive and their descriptions of specific dishes influenced our choices very positively. I'd definitely return here.

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Thank Susan B
Harlow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had been looking forward to this for a few weeks and had already decided to try the tasting menu. On arrival the staff were attentive yet a little cold, and the restaurant was lacking in any kind of warm or welcoming ambience. We ordered our drinks and were served some complimentary nibbles, which I have to say were probably... More 

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Thank Sapphire1974
Norwich, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went on a busy Saturday evening in a group of nine. We enjoy the tasting menu- there were dishes we would not normally have tried, some great flours and presentation, great wine list and unfazed friendly staff!

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Thank RedCatSarah
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely taster menu amazing flavours and combinations, true artistry. Service was great and the ambiance was lovely. I see that there are mixed reviews on TripAdvisor but I could not fault this restaurant, we had a truly memorable evening.

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Thank DMH1968
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking forward to this dinner as we had read good things about the restaurant. However we have to say it just didn't meet our expectations. For us it seemed like every dish was an overload of truffles or truffle oil and liver flavours. Fair enough if there's one dish with it, but on a 7 course tasking menu... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the cliches of foodiedom are to be found here - skid marks, jelly cubes, stuff served on pebbles etc etc. Some of it was quite tasty but not sufficiently so to justify the high prices, to which they have the gall to add a 12.5 per cent service charge. I won't be going back.

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Thank S M D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decor is minimalist according to Michelin but the food gives maximum pleasure. There is great attention to the balance of flavours and textures, for instance in the scallop dish, which has curry sauce matched with apple, pear and a bit of crunch. The venison main course has excellent flank meat from Yorkshire and a rich sauce. The desserts are... More 

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Thank Senex81
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visited this restaurant last week, I was totally disappointed with the food, what happen is a different chef? Is time for improvement.

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Thank antonygrey
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It seems to be a place that polarises opinion. We think it's really excellent quality food that's amazing well thought through and presented. Unlike Midsummer, there is a full a la carte alongside the tasting menu. I started with pork dish that was delicious and beautifully presented. The main course of Venison had lots of interesting and well balanced flavours.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $117
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152-154 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PB, England
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops are located around 50 metres from our front door. The Cambridge train station is a 10 to 15 minute walk from the restaurant.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 413000
Description
An award-winning restaurant in Cambridge with a stunning Michelin star, Alimentum offers modern European cuisine from celebrated chef Mark Poynton. Using slow-cooking techniques to accentuate flavour and texture, the menu brings together innovative, intricately-crafted dishes, as well as supreme tasting menus. The Alimentum sommelier presents a vibrant and modern wine list, and delectable cocktails are made using homemade fruit purees, and one of Cambridge's finest spirit selections.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?