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“Dont judge from the outside”
Review of The Oak Bistro

The Oak Bistro
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Ranked #11 of 693 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $26 - $46
Cuisines: European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: tel: 01223 323361
Norwich, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Dont judge from the outside”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

The outside of this restaurant needs urgent attention. We nearly cancelled because it looked so run down. We had booked on line prior to our weekend break in Cambridge.
However due to the reviews on trip advisor we persisted and thank goodness we did.
Once inside it was terrific a real atmosphere and ambiance loved it.

The food was of a high standard and the service second to none

It was empty when we arrived as we ate early 6.30 but by 7 it was filling up and by the time we left was full.

Highly recommend you try this restaurant

We hope to return

Visited October 2012
Thank roger k
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
124 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Good quality meals for a special occasion”
Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

Went with friends for a meal out, good service and excellent food, a little pricey but for a special occasion, its ideal

Thank TheNewVoyager
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Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent food!”
Reviewed October 3, 2012

Two of us had excellent 3 course meals with aperitifs and wine for £74. Unusually for us we both enjoyed all of our courses. The service was good but not obtrusive and the fact that it quickly became full on a Monday night in October before term started speaks for itself.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank robinthemagpie
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Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent evening!”
Reviewed September 29, 2012

We went for our 10th Anniversary and it was really lovely, everything amazing, excellent meal, excellent atmosphere, superb service, well worth it!

Thank Milili26
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Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“A true gourmet restaurant”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

I am often disappointed when I go to pricey restaurants and find that the food is disappointing. Not a problem here. This is a true gourmet restaurant, at a very reasonable price. One way to tell the quality of a restaurant is by their soup. We had a terrific artichoke soup, delicate and creamy. The main course was also perfect; my dish was very innovative salmon cakes. The wines suggested by the waiter were wonderful, and in general the service was perfectly polite without being obsequious. A wonderfully delicate chocolate dessert topped in all off. Definitely the best restaurant we have been to in Cambridge.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank dwsnoke
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