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152-154 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PB, England
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
All 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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Vienna, Austria
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food is presented greatly and the combinations extremely interesting, we had the 7 courses menu and it was amazing, probably the best I had so far. I was not impressed with the wine suggested to me by the sommelier, it went very well with one dish but was quite bad with the other six..Also, I called to book a... More 

Thank giu8888
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

1st visit to alimentum...and it was a wonderful dining experience...the food,service and ambience are wonderful from 2 delicious and differant amuse bouches through a beautiful lamb starter, continuing with an excellent pork main and according to my wife the best pea and feta risotto she'd tasted and ending with superb eton mess and trifle non of it can be faulted.... More 

Thank bigkev1
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Anniversary dinner for my wife and I. No ambience, no tablecloths, plain brown tables. Good and friendly service - but in all other respects very poor. Food fair but for £50 each for two courses - should be such a lot better. Really small portions (big players!) They have wifi but don't allow guests to use it. So, disappointing all... More 

Thank Nick G
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In one word, unremarkable. The location of the restaurant means that it was difficult to find parking - we ultimately parked in the multi storey car park over by the cinema. Service was slow - can it really take 10 minutes to make a soda and lime?? Items on the limited (btw, I prefer a limited menu, as I think... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked whilst on our way to Cambridge, the staff could not have been more helpful with the booking. Great food, it was a tough choice between the a la carte and prix fix, we went for the a la carte and enjoyed a great tokaji with the meal. We will definitely return.

1 Thank TonyD722
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Another lovely visit to Alimentum, this time to celebrate our 1st wedding anniversary. As it was during the week they had few tables which made it feel much more private. We had a great view of the kitchen, so I was able to watch the food being prepared which I love. As always the staff are very pleasant and helpful.... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you get the opportunity and wish to 'push the boat out' a bit, I recommend Alimentum. The food is exquisite and the wine list is very good without breaking the bank. Service is as good as you will get anywhere. And I mean anywhere. This is not a budget restaurant. A Mitchelin star tells you that but if you... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a (Sunday) birthday lunch for a group of four. We each had the 3-course, fixed price menu (£29 or, with a glass of wine and coffee/tea, £35). The quality of the food and the service were faultless. As well as the listed three courses, we were given several Amuse Bouches, all delightful. This was a very pleasant two... More 

Thank CBA2014
Cambridge England
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Admittedly a while since last visited, an occasion best forgotten, but the early dining meal the other night was excellent, both in terms of cuisine and value....and indeed service. Portion size larger than remembered, home made bread excellent, good choice of menu, a helpful substitution when couldn't eat something because of content. Didn't feel at all rushed and haven't stopped... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth going to. Cambridge, like Oxford, is full of chain restaurants and mediocre places, so this is a real gem. However it is in an industrial estate quite far from the city centre. If you like relaxed, casual places you will find Alimentum formal, maybe pretentious, but the food is very modern and original and to die for. Very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$26 - $121
European, British, Soups, Gluten Free
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
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: 441223413000
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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