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29 High Street, Cambridge CB23 2SQ, England
01954 719775
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a tough one to review, on the one hand some very good parts but also some not so good. Went for a celebration as it looked so nice and menu was good. Was quiet initially and service was friendly and pleasant. Beautiful dining area, lovely garden with swings and wigwam! Perfect on a summers evening. Food was overall... More 

Thank simon O
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I met family here for dinner on Sunday. It was a reunion and some of us had travelled a long way. The place itself is beautiful and very welcoming with a great patio area for al fresco dining. A good selection of foreign beers and craft ales on tap and a good wine selection. The food however was a let... More 

Thank Bigjslade
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited for the first time, this is such a gorgeous pub. It's very cute. The food is outstanding. We had duck breast, which was cooked perfectly. We can't wait to come back. The veranda out the back was gorgeous on a summer evening. Lovely lovely lovely!

Thank Elisa H
Royston, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this recommended restaurant to celebrate my birthday. We waited 20 minutes before we got a menu and for someone to take our order for drinks. Despite having booked, they had no table reserved and so we were given a table by the toilet entrance. We could not order a second round of drinks because no one came... More 

Thank Sally C
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Before leaving we shared our disappointing experience with the lady who collected payment for our meals. She was very pleasant and apologised profusely. The faults are numerous and no effort was made by the staff to make our visit enjoyable. I truly believe our criticisms of the restaurant will be acted upon and things will hopefully improve in the future.... More 

2 Thank chrisbQ5442MH
London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed close by in airb&b recommended by owner and did not disappoint. Friendly service, quickly settings and delicious food.

Thank SunshineSally007
London, England, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place. Great food, up to the minute food, style, service and atmosphere. We wanted to get out of the corporate world for the evening and thanks to my search found The Willow Tree. Cannot find fault, gorgeous food and great service

Thank Londonfoodsnob16
La Honda, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food though service is slow. Lovely location though somewhat out of the way. Loved the bill arriving disguised in a book.

Thank marquisdefad
Dublin, Ireland
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

I have visited The Willow Tree previously while in the Cambridge area and thoroughly enjoyed it but on this occasion the experience was decidedly average. Resource seemed to be stretched to the limit due to an event in its back field and this manifested itself in a shortage of the very basics which was a disappointment given The Willow Trees... More 

2 Thank GM2132
Royston, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Our son had been before and raved about this place, so we had to try it. It was my wife's birthday, so that seemed a good reason to see for ourselves. Well, it was pretty much perfect. Four clean plates after every course and the wine wasn't bad either. The lovely, quirky, shabby chic interior really works well. I don't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $66
Bar, European, British, Soups, Gluten Free, International, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 High Street, Cambridge CB23 2SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 01954 719775

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