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183 East Road | Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1LY, England
+44 1223 302010
18:30 - 21:15
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Wed - Sat 18:30 - 21:15
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been to Cotto in the past and loved everything about it. They closed and have now reopened at The Gonville Hotel. Wonderful decor and overlooking Parkers Piece. The service and food were as amazing as always. Wonderful dining experience.

Thank Pennie H
Shepreth, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have somehow not managed to get to Cotto in its old manifestation but am so glad we've found the new one. The service is attentive and informal, without being inappropriately matey, which is something we found at MH. It was wonderful to be able to buy truly good champagne by the glass and if my husband's two glasses of... More 

2 Thank LHRA
Ickleton, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My lovely wife booked Cotto for my 60th birthday. She couldn't have chosen better. Firstly, the new location is lovely. The restaurant oozes class. Comfy chairs, superb decor, great atmosphere. The service was second to none. Attentive but not intrusive, knowledgeable and helpful. The sommelier was a delight. What makes Cotto so special is the food. A great selection on... More 

1 Thank JonG371
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly, please note that the restaurant has moved from East Road to more sumptuous premises in the Gonville Hotel. As we settled onto our comfortable chairs my wife said sadly "It's over-loud and under-lit". We really did not need that music. I know I am in danger of pouring iced water on the many enthusiastic reviews of Cotto, so let... More 

2 Thank Lucca99
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161 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I were visiting our son and decided to have a late evening dinner at Cotto. First the staff could not have been nicer. But more importantly the meal was the best I have ever had in Cambridge, and better than the 2-star Michelin restaurant We started with the Soup which was killer and not to be missed.... More 

Thank DarienJim
Oxford, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner couldn't book a table here on the night of my birthday so we went the night before instead. Amazing meal, cooked to perfection! Incredible service. Lovely surroundings. One of the best meals we have had for a long time. It was a truly memorable meal.

Thank Widmerpoole
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food, brilliant service we were accommodated at short notice due to a mix up in booking, made very welcome and comfortable. Best meal I've ever had, quite expensive but worth it.

Thank Jane H
Cambridge, UK
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Imagine my shock when I tried to make a reservation at Cotto last year only to be told it had closed. Disaster averted, it has now reopened in a new form at the front of the Gonville Hotel close by. Occupying its own glass extension overlooking Parker's Piece, tastefully decorated by the owners to remind them of their time in... More 

Thank jujutu
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An absolute treat of a birthday meal. Taste buds are tingling. The food was superb, the service attentive and the atmosphere perfectly relaxed. The best meal I've had in long time. Perfect fine dining for a vegan and omnivore couple. Highly recommended for a special night out. Top marks Cotto!

1 Thank Miriam L
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large table probably around 20 of us on Friday night. We had pre ordered our 3 courses. Food was very good, l think all were impressed.Staff were very attentive. Ruth the owner gave us a lot of time explaining where they sourced meat fish etc from.despite having what looked like a full house.Makes a change to have such a good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 81 - USD 100
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 East Road | Gonville Place, Cambridge CB1 1LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 302010
Open for dinners , Wednesdays - Saturdays from 6.30pm . Independent Restaurant , which is relocating to : The Gonville Hotel , Gonville Place , Cambridge , CB11LY , Mid January 2017 . We source the best quality Meat, Fish , Vegetables and products. 5-7 Housemade breads daily changing. Minimum three courses menu . Traditional , handcrafted style , from Masterchef ( Kuchen meister ) Hans Schweitzer and his brigade. Desserts a speciality , Signature dish - 'The Chocolate Piano ' designed and created by Luciano Pavarotti .

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?