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Limoncello Delicatessen

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212 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3NF, England
+44 1223 507036
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 19:00
Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 19:00
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a rainy Saturday lunchtime. The service was great and there is a good choice of sandwiches. Prices are pretty steep and there is around a £2 extra charge just for eating in. The quality of the food was good, but it should be at the prices charged. There is pesto to sample whilst you wait, but again... More 

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essex
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134 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We visited Limoncello completely by accident and wow I'm glad we did. Spot on informal service and tasty food to die for. It's just a shame we live so far away! The deli looked and smelled amazing and the coffee was excellent. Well done and keep up the great work.

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Thank chefy123456
steve t, Owner at Limoncello Delicatessen, responded to this review

Great, glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks for the feedback. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went in here one bank holiday monday earlier this year and had a rather odd experience. We looked at the food menu on the big board behind the bar for a good few minutes, speaking aloud between us what we might have, directly in front of the guy behind the bar. Eventually we decided and began to give our... More 

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steve t, Owner at Limoncello Delicatessen, responded to this review

Thanks Ben, good to know. Best wishes More 

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61 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch. Chose the soup which was pastina & bean, served with a generous sprinkle of Parmesan & a good glug of olive oil. Served with a few slices of warm ciabatta bread drizzled in oil. £5. Bargain!

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Thank Babytrue
steve t, Owner at Limoncello Delicatessen, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback :@) More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Great local deli with fresh produce, products it's hard to find elsewhere in Cambridge and friendly, helpful staff. The fresh gnocchi are superb, and as for the gelato..delicious! Perhaps the decoration is a tad dark and dated and needs freshening up but it has a certain faded charm. My only real quibble is that Limoncello is on the expensive side... More 

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Thank Rose B
steve t, Owner at Limoncello Delicatessen, responded to this review

Many thanks Rose, comments much appreciated. Best wishes. Steve & Team More 

United Kingdom
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I used to love this deli and devided my patronage between this Italian deli and Belzanos on Cherry Hinton Rd, after today's visit I will stick with Cherry Hinton Rd. It used to be clean, tidy and inviting. It's now grubby, messy and simply univiting. The cold meats are tossed haphazardly into the bottom of a fridge, not displayed so... More 

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Thank munmunmun
steve t, Owner at Limoncello Delicatessen, responded to this review

Thanks for feedback, much appreciated. Sorry to lose you 😟. Steve More 

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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The server was quite tired and thusly impatient with other customers' questions. The display wasn't particularly nice, but the food granted was very nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Vegetarian sandwiches are simply delicious. You can find their own sourced deli produce as well as original Italian prepackaged food ingredients.

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steve t, Owner at Limoncello Delicatessen, responded to this review

Thanks Vasslis, feedback much appreciated. Steve More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This is really local to us so we have been for ice cream, paninis, pizzas and of course the homemade pesto. Yes it is quite pricey but the tastes are exquisite and do taste very fresh and Italian. Will keep returning...

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steve t, Owner at Limoncello Delicatessen, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, much appreciated :@) More 

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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

We popped in on a rainy Friday evening and they only had two tables. We asked a few questions about the menu. The staff didn't seem to know the menu and it took a few minutes to figure out if one dish had meat or not. We ordered a cheese and tomato pizza and was told to wait to see... More 

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steve t, Owner at Limoncello Delicatessen, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write and for the valuable feedback, we're checking what happened.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 507036
Description
Limoncello is Cambridge's premiere Italian Delicatessan. The brainchild of proprietor Steve Turvill, it opened in Mill Road on August 28th, 1997 in premises only half its present size. The shop moved to its current location at 212 Mill Road in October 2001.Steve has had a life-long passion for Italian food that was triggered by his first experience of Panettone as a young boy. He carefully selects every product that the shop stocks himself, and makes frequent visits to Italy to find new delights to add to the range on offer to Limoncello's customers.Some 90% of the shop's stock is imported from Italy, including the four varieties of fresh pesto, olives, cheeses, meats and antipasti. Steve works with a myriad of suppliers in Italy and the U.K. to ensure the best quality products are available.The major line of non-Italian produce is the fresh-baked products. Steve takes daily delivery of fresh-baked bread from two local Italian bakeries (so one can choose between 'Cambridge bread' and 'Peterborough bread') and bakes on-site a range of baguettes and ciabatta.The fresh-baked baguettes and ciabatta are used for Limoncello's well-known and much-loved sandwiches. Each sandwich is hand-made to order and can include just about any combination of the fresh deli items in the store!

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