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the waterman

$$ - $$$, British,
32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
+44 1223 323813
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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“burger” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International
$$ - $$$
32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Won't be eating there again. Eggs were first tough and couldn't eat them. 2nd batch better with nice black burnt residues to eat. Nice.....

Thank chonkie1976
Reviewed 6 days ago

This has become our new regular choice for sunday brunch, the food quality and options are those of a restaurant more than a pub, we are also delighted to be able to bring our little dog with us for a guilt-free true family meal!

Thank Valerie W
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We recently enjoyed a family birthday get together in 'The Potting Shed'. Buffet food and cake were organised for around 30 of us. The food was very good, really tasty, well cooked and a good selection. The venue is quite tucked away in the back...More

Thank CambridgeBelle
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Taken over a little while ago and is a good addition to the gastro pubs around this area. Refurbished and decorated in the now fashionable basic but cool style it offers good guest beers and reasonably priced food. The courtyard seating area now looks a...More

Thank adrianmedd
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Very tasty and basic meal in good surroundings with friendly staff. Perhaps a little pricey for whatt it was, but pleasant for all that.

Thank RAFwherever
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We recently had a family meal here. On the whole, the place is tidy and modern with friendly staff. The food was good, as was the beer..... but ... It's layout just isn't suited for groups of more than a handfull of people. There are...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Really please to have a new eating and drinking option in Chesterton/Mitchams Corner. We had drinks and dinner sitting outside in the courtyard at the back. Lots of atmosphere on a warm summer evening. Great selection of beers. Yummy food options for a family meal...More

Thank Scoty28
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Despite the title, this place is "ok" in a limited sort of way for an off-night. But if you want to feel sated, good luck - look elsewhere! If you want to feel like you paid over the odds for a canned "hipster trendy experience"...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub, friendly staff and good food. The pub has recently been refurbished and is well decorated. Staff were welcoming and all the food ordered was good. Only negative - some food took ages to come out so some in the group had finished. A...More

Thank Malttaylors99
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely, sunny lunch outside in the garden. The food was great - I had a lovely vegetarian burger, and my partner had a chicken burger. The chips were very good! There were some interesting beers on tap, and the staff were very...More

Thank Catriona W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 323813
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