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Midsummer House

Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
+44 1223 369299
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing evening... food, hosting...everything! Taken to the private dinning room as a guest and had an great experience. The food was as good it gets... just perfect, stunning tastes... above and beyond that our hostess for the evening made the night totally relaxig and full...More

1  Thank anthony d
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Midsummer House last evening as a special treat for my wife's "significant" birthday with my mother & father in law. Easiest description WOW, absolutely fantastic. The wife and I have dined in Michelin starred restaurants before, the service here was exemplary but...More

3  Thank Martin H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have wanted to try this isolated gem in Cambridge for so long and when i finally got the chance it didn't disappoint. We had the table next to the kitchen where the window framed the artistry that became an amazing food journey. The 8...More

3  Thank ahoppy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cambridge’s only Michelin 2 star restaurant offers great cuisine from Daniel Clifford. The Valentine menu was an eight course tasting menu. The service is attentive and the sommelier knowledgeable and so able to match the wine to the course. We had a problem with the...More

3  Thank Alan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

There’s a lot that’s good here. Some outstanding dishes and gastronomic treats. And, apart from the ‘larger than life’ Maitre D the staff are delightful. BUT… I don’t like being offered sparkling wines/champagne as an aperitif without a price (£18 a glass), the balance of...More

2  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the 5 course lunch menu, all the dishes were exceptional and with the Amuse-bouche and canapés plus doughnut puffs and chocolates at the end of the meal was a superb lunch to say the least, the Sea Bream with cucumber was the highlight for...More

2  Thank SternDaleDerby
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent tasting menu with a very well matched wine paring served by knowledgable and informative sommeliers The tasting menu is full of surprises and immaculate detail The ambiance is very cosy and relaxed Seems to be a very professional and established two star restaurant

2  Thank Alan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have never written a Trip Advisor review but felt to do so after eating at this restaurant. I took my wife to Midsummer House to celebrate her 40th birthday. She had taken me to Tom Kerridge's Hand and Flowers for mine, which was truly...More

5  Thank RU5904MT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First class. welcoming, relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Lovely surroundings. Chose the lunch menu which was fabulous. The food looked good, tasted wonderful and just kept coming! Couldn't have eaten any more. The waiting staff were very attentive, professional and friendly. Couldn't fault it. It was...More

3  Thank Irene S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went just before Christmas for our winter treat. Last years visit had been a fabulous experience and we wanted to try it our again. I felt that we were being rushed and when I asked one of the waiters to wait a minute I...More

5  Thank Chris H
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Questions & Answers
Donna B
27 January 2018|
Response from Baron B |
Ms Donna B Soft drink and different alcoholic beverages are offered at Midsummer House. Regards
Port H
12 December 2017|
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Response from Port H |
the voucher expires in 2 years
21 November 2017|
Response from Judes111 | Reviewed this property |
8 course tasting menu with their flight of wines, about £250 p/p. Wonderful food but difficult to give you the menu as it changes regularly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 369299
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With its divine location right on the River Cam, Midsummer House is among East Anglia���s best restaurants. Once you���ve finished punting down the river and taking in the sights and sounds of the beautiful university city of Cambridge, pay Midsummer House a visit. Relaxed and elegant, with a sunny conservatory and perfect al fresco dining for warm summer evenings, this modern British restaurant offers a wide range of creative dishes with a sophisticated touch learned by Chef Patron Daniel Clifford throughout his years in Britain and France���s best restaurants. Passionate about ingredients, Clifford even uses the harvest from Midsummer House���s own 80 year old apple trees in his cookery.
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