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152-154 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PB, England
+44 1223 413000
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I couldn't have asked for better service and food as my boyfriends birthday meal! We arrived to be greeted and our coats to be taken, followed by being shown round to our table and offered drinks. The knowledge of the waiter about the wine was exceptional- suited well to my wine lover boyfriend. The food was amazing and very filling,... More 

Thank RChamberlain0110
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our annual visit for a lunch before Christmas and the quality was as great as ever. As usual we had the taster menu for the table and it did not disappoint. The wines chosen also lived up to their billing and the staff were efficient and attentive. However the room was quieter than in the past which meant it lacked... More 

Thank JasonMarple
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent meal, a bit out of town and therefore a bit isolated from nice places to go for a drink if you arrive a bit early, as we did.

Thank Jane H
Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first ever negative feedback on trip advisor. In search for a special birthday celebration for a special family member we decided to have dinner at this supposedly posh restaurant. On arrival we handed over a specially tailor made birthday cake with special sparkling candle to the staff asking them to serve us after dinner, a surprise for... More 

Thank Ardy G
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ive visited Alimentum a number of times since it opened and its invariably been very high quality food, good service and reasonable value for money. Visited for lunch yesterday and wasnt disappointed, 3 courses for £35 and everything was very good, 3-4 additional amuse bouches were very well received. Undoubtedly one of the best in Cambridge, desserts are always superb.

Thank Alex H
Great Bookham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This visit on 23rd Dec. was my 3rd. The first two were just passable,bearing in mind it has 1Star Michelin rating. The third was very poor. The atmosphere is slightly foreboding,rather dark and uninteresting. It was about half full. Service is ostentatiously polite. The menu is not too long but rather lacking in detail. I was with two sons and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a group of five and went for the taster menu. The food was excellent with really good quality ingredients. Good selection of wines, although slightly over priced. The service was good but we found that the explanation of the food could have been better and done with a bit more flair and interest. However, when the manager did... More 

Thank Speeds64
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first went to Alimentum just after it opened some years ago, and was underwhelmed then. I returned recently and was pleasantly surprised. The food was excellent - I had a starter of beetroot and goat's cheese, followed by duck breast. The flavours were vivid, and complementary, and the presentation was spot on. Some lovely bread was served as well.... More 

Thank Jon P
Gourdon, France
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

My title is personally justified, yet I hesitate to continue without adding that my wife and I only just made the lunch service that we had reserved for (arriving at 1.57pm instead of 1.30pm - yes, we were late). Having said this, it did not seem that we were being seated (embarrassingly late) whilst all around were on desserts and... More 

Thank Bramley17510
London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Perhaps I was expecting more to a Michelin Star restaurant given that I have been to quite a number of the star restaurants and I would have to say the food and service was quite average to my liking. I initially booked a table for dinner to celebrate my bf's birthday and then realised the price (£70 per person) was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $113
European, British
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
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?