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The Blue Lion

$$ - $$$, British,
74 Main Street | Hardwick, Cambridge CB23 7QU, England
+44 1954 210328
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“calves liver” (8 reviews)
“fish and chips” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
74 Main Street | Hardwick, Cambridge CB23 7QU, England
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1 - 10 of 413 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have been here for a drink previously but never eaten here. The reviews looked good so booked a table for nine! Menu for Sunday lunch was good but not too extensive and the food was served in abundance. Beer also good and the service first...More

Thank jonny2shoesp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a great looking pub, and generally good feedback from TripAdvisor, but Sunday lunch rather a disappointment. Service was excellent, but food below par. We mainly had the roasts, but none of us was impressed. Plenty of meat, but pork dried out and beef a...More

Thank Fleuriex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to take my Mum and Dad to the Blue Lion as I had read an article that listed the pub as one of the best places to get a Sunday Roast in the area. The pub itself is very much a gastro pub...More

Thank Adrien B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to eat here after travelling to Cambridge. Tried various city centre restaurants and thought we would go more local. The Blue Inn was fantastic! Food superb, ambience local and very friendly. Served by Matt who was wonderful! Smashing sense of humour. Well done Blue...More

Thank Ian_Frampton
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Booked for Sunday night. Food was lovely. We had 4 different mains and that were all tasty with generous portions. The staff very attentive and friendly and I can definitely recommend the Blue Lion. One thing we have noticed where we have been to other...More

1  Thank 09corinne
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic food and beer with great service. Great meal. Fantastic old building with beer garden out front.

1  Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We found this pub purely by chance while looking for somewhere to eat near Cambourne. It's not somewhere you might come across by chance. We had a fantastic meal in beautiful surroundings and will definitely be going back.

1  Thank kate12342017
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We visited here for dinner whilst staying nearby and were glad we did. It is a lovely old building, nicely decorated inside and the staff were friendly and attentive. Our meal couldn't be faulted and was complimented nicely with some Marstons beer. The wife had...More

1  Thank 446MikeE446
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were having our bi monthly family catch up, so we were chatting quite a lot! Our group comprises one vegetarian, two who prefer fish and one carnivore, all of whom are over 65, the meals were all really good, well presented and satisfied all...More

1  Thank Pat H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Its much better than the usual frozen chip warmed over pub grub thats available in to many places these days, the food here is excellent as is the service, its worth driving out a few miles because you will not be disappointed, and check out...More

Thank David B
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31 July 2016|
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Response from Chris5320 | Reviewed this property |
Hello yes they do, highly recommended
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Main Street | Hardwick, Cambridge CB23 7QU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1954 210328
The Blue Lion in Hardwick provides a warm and friendly venue for a relaxing drink, a hearty business lunch or a sociable dinner with friends, family or colleagues.
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