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“Great food, secluded location”
Review of The Lily Pad Cafe

The Lily Pad Cafe
Ranked #7 of 58 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $18
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed May 21, 2014

Great atmosphere and rustic look of the cafe.
My friend and I both ordered the Lamb Burger and neither of us were disappointed!
The garden art studio is a nice attachment and is worth a look before sitting down to eat.
Would definitely recommend!

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Thank Stacey866
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Kate W, Owner at The Lily Pad Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2014

Hey Stacey!

Thanks for taking the time to write a review! See you again soon!

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Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a delightful restaurant in an idyllic country setting, just minutes out of the centre of Cambridge. Furniture is rustic (but very comfortable!) and the garden area surrounding the restaurant is fun to explore with all kinds of art - from the classical to 'funky and fun'. The menu changes regularly and all food is cooked fresh and beautifully presented. Their home-made cakes are to die for!! Definitely worth giving the busy Cambridge cafes a miss to experience this lovely restaurant.

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Thank Wofogl
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Kate W, Owner at The Lily Pad Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2014

Hi Wofogl,
Thanks for your review!
We agree, coming out of town for a peaceful lunch is a great idea!
See you again soon.

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Reviewed March 14, 2014

Great place to relax and catch up with friends over a coffee. The Garden Art Studio has a brilliant selection of artists, and a sheer delight wandering around through the gardens viewing craft in situ.

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Thank Lyn A
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Kate W, Owner at The Lily Pad Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2014

HI Lyn,

Thanks for your review.
We hope to see you at the cafe again soon.

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Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely time at The Lily Pad today. Food was lovely. Setting was also lovely. Gift shop was great - stuff that I would actually buy.

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Kate W, Owner at The Lily Pad Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2014

Hi there,
Thanks for visiting us! We hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed January 31, 2014

I would never have found this place without someone showing me where it is. I am so pleased they did. the food is good, fresh, well cooked and reasonably priced. The location is relaxed but i was surprised how many other people knew about also as the tables quickly filled up on Friday lunchtime. I liked it so much I returned the following day (Saturday) and was surprised to find we only just got a table!!!!!! Incredible but such is the charm and attraction of the place. You could easily spend at least an hour viewing all of the art on sale for both inside the house and for the garden. Al of it I am assured is NZ made.

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Thank EddieC566
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