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Prince Albert

62 Silver Street, Ely CB7 4JF, England
+44 1353 663494
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Our first Meal in Ely

Table booked so no problem there Service was great, and the food was delicious and a huge variety... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Dee J
Sligo, Ireland
An American visitor in the pub.

I have visited the PA pub on more than one occasion. They have an outstanding array of good beers... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Beaumont, California
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The Prince Albert is a often referred to as Ely's 'Proper Pub'. Expect to find 6 cask ales served, all kept very well, 3 of which are rotated on a monthly basis.The pub has had a recent refurbishment but has retained its traditional charm. It has also started offering good quality, freshly prepared food at lunch times from Monday to Saturday and in the evening from Monday to Friday. If you are looking for a comfortable, traditional and friendly pub that serves good beer and good quality food then visit the Prince Albert.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
23 Aug 2017
“Our first Meal in Ely”
15 May 2017
“An American visitor in the pub.”
62 Silver Street, Ely CB7 4JF, England
+44 1353 663494
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Table booked so no problem there Service was great, and the food was delicious and a huge variety, all 4 of us are in agreement that it was a great start to the week.

Thank Dee J
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I have visited the PA pub on more than one occasion. They have an outstanding array of good beers and super food. I will always return to this site on any occasion that I am near Ely. England needs more of these typical pubs. Too...More

Thank 516earl
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Visited for a late lunch. There were a few other customers but the restaurant was far from busy. The food was good, particularly the crispy whitebait, a good leek and pea risotto and a veggie deconstructed lasagne. Puddings were good too, a nice pannacotta and...More

Thank seasidevally
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Had lunch here last Sunday, even though we hadn't booked, we were warmly welcomed, but politely told they would need the table back in an hour which was fine, all the staff were very friendly, the butternut squash & chilli soup was very good, &...More

Thank pdg4whu
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Sunday lunch with friends. Very slow drinks service from our table - both initial order and refills. Very rare meat, which I don't mind too much (though there was no choice offered) but tasteless. Good veg apart from tasteless potatoes. Expensive in relation to the...More

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Popped in here for a beer and was surprised to find that there was a beer festival on. Good service, beer and ambience. A real gem in a backwater of Ely. Ticks all the boxes in every way for a traditional pub in modern times.

Thank Craig F
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Lovely setting, with a nice garden area out the back. There's a pub and restaurant seating area and it's a popular place. The food is good and reasonably priced - thought has been put into the presentation and there's an interesting selection of dishes. Started...More

1  Thank Deborah N
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Nice place to pop into to get out of the rain and sample an ale or two. The establishment is very handy to Ely Cathedral and we had relaxing pint whilst waiting for the weather to clear up. Pleasant bar staff and helpful with directions...More

Thank Nigel M
Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Lunch was delicious! Short menu (always a sigh of good food) but with a good range of choice. Friendly, professional service. Drinks a bit slow to come perhaps, but that is being picky. Will return.

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 27 April 2016

My friend and I called in for lunch yesterday and thoroughly enjoyed it. We opted for the special two course and both had a very nice soup with delicious bread and plenty of butter. The main was plaice and prawns and the taste was lovely...More

Thank Kathleen B
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