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Midsummer House

Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
+44 1223 369299
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
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1 - 10 of 1,628 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Many of the aspects of this dining experience were fantastic. Good balance of dishes for the tasting menu, superbly prepared in a cracking venue. However, when you are paying for this type of experience you really want everything to be near perfect and there were...More

Thank Maxbrit
Reviewed 4 days ago

Since the refit, everything has got even better. The food is exceptional and it is as good as any food I have had anywhere in the world. The deserts are absurdly brilliant and the crab is sublime. It is not cheap, but it is entertainment,...More

2  Thank Kevin1862
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great restaurant superbly located on the River Cam. On nice evenings, you can begin with a relaxing drink in the beautiful garden. In the evenings, they have now dispensed with the A la carte menu so the only choice is the eight course tasting menu....More

1  Thank Alan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Birthday treat for the wife, although you may have to remortgage your house God it's worth it....A real treat from the minute you walk through the gate, food great wine great and the staff are unbelievable. Couldn't recommend it more

5  Thank nfibre
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Allow plenty of time for this gastronomic treat, our lunch was around four hours. We opted for the a la Carter and shared our starters and mains making it similar to the tasting menu but without so many desserts. The service was impeccable and the...More

2  Thank spanysim
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for a birthday treat in early September. At first the atmosphere was a little formal but we soon realised the staff were actually brilliant and so funny, really lovely warm people with great senses of humour! The food was AMAZING... I had the...More

5  Thank Brononeill
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here with our family for a special birthday quite some years ago. On a whim for a wedding anniversary we decided to return. Many many courses and some really interesting tastes. Much, perhaps a little to much, experimentation by chef but on the...More

4  Thank Cwtch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for a family celebration, and everything was pitch perfect, from the walk along the backs and river to get here, the warm welcome at the gate, the perfect little patch of garden pre and post meal, the friendly hosts, the exquisite food,...More

2  Thank Nicholas R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I do my best to be objective in my reviews and know that this one will run counter to the perceived (and actual) wisdom surrounding this restaurant. It did not provide value for money, it is ridiculously expensive and the quality of food is good...More

10  Thank David A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is excellent fine dining. We had the lunchtime taster menu and every course was superb. I even enjoyed things that I normally do not like! The service was very professional, the staff being very polite and attentive, making us feel very welcome....More

2  Thank 545panther
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Questions & Answers
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
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Seaside707857
29 May 2018|
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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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Donna B
27 January 2018|
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Response from Baron B |
Ms Donna B Soft drink and different alcoholic beverages are offered at Midsummer House. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Saturday
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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Description
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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