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Midsummer House

Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
+44 1223 369299
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • 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 today via mobile

We treated ourselves to the dinner taster meal. The food was excellent comprising 8 courses. Prior to the first course we had 3 different canapés all of which tasted delightful. What distinguishes Daniel Clifford the chef from others of a similar ilk are the exciting...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed today via mobile

Myself and my partner specifically went to Cambridge to go to Midsummer House for our anniversary meal. We booked months ahead and were really looking forward to what we thought would be a very special meal. Unfortunately we were both extremely disappointed. We had the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ewhy230
Reviewed 4 days ago

We called in lunchtime today purely to collect a pre ordered copy of Daniels book as a gift for one of our sons Alex who is a fan on all things Midsummer, in the end we decided to stay for lunch and again had the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where do I start!!!! Firstly we were very warmly greeted through the gate to the restaurant. We were then taken up to the lounge area upstairs where we were given complimentary olives and ordered a glass of wine each. We were then led to our...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Jim4476
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is obviously good, some dishes were excellent, for us it was the pigeon and the white chocolate dessert. What is a shame is that the service and the price no where near justify it. Daniel Clifford talks a lot about ‘the business’ side...More

Date of visit: November 2018
12  Thank 772billym
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Midsummer with out friends for dinner. I will get to the good bits first. The food was outstanding. Having eaten in numerous Michelin restaurants before this is easily in my top 3. Could not fault any of the dishes from start to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
13  Thank Themurphyryan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked here for an anniversary dinner. Arriving stressed and waterlogged on a horrible rainy evening, the moment the front door opened to us, the night turned into something very special. We'd booked the 10 course meal (not as overwhelming as it sounds) - one omnivore,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
5  Thank Su O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are slowly going round all the 2 and 3 star michelin restaurants. We are now just over half-way. This food here is all about taste. Each dish had a central intense taste - turnip, pork, Seabass with a complimentary secondary tastes. Each dish was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
6  Thank 404alastairw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing meal for my girlfriend birthday the service was outstanding and the food was very good the pigeon was one of the best things I’ve ever tasted. All I would say is it would have to be a very special occasion to go...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank 767darrellt
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We have been lucky enough to go to some amazing places but this is really up there at the top. The setting is the perfect combination of special and relaxed. The staff is amazing and very entertaining. The food and the wines were sublime. Like...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Kath L
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11 October 2018|
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Response from BaronImbert | Property representative |
Hi there, I am not sure the sense of your question here as we don’t tip! But if you are asking how does it work here ? We have a service charge of 12,5% which is optional. Hope this answer to the question? Kind regards
26 July 2018|
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Response from BaronImbert | Property representative |
Hi there, Could you develop your question please! We do have a conservatory as main dining room, but the Greenhouse is a very nice Restaurant in London. Regards
29 May 2018|
Response from BaronImbert | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes we do cater gluten intolerance and Celiacs guests. And we will always try our bests to cater for all allergies or dietary ! Regards
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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, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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