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the waterman

) #390 of 551 Restaurants in Cambridge $$ - $$$ , British,
32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
+44 1223 323813
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“last night” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International
$$ - $$$
32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
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1 - 10 of 55 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In for a pint first time since refurbished. Usual Cambridge prices for craft beer - over a fiver for a pint - good range and well kept. Outside area is a reasonable asset. Inside is welcoming.

Thank Keith N
Reviewed 4 days ago

We decided to try the new Waterman on a Sunday afternoon, there were a few tables free and a nice buzz about the place. I thought the menu was disappointing and everything seemed to be offered with either a chicken breast or cauliflower steak. My...More

Thank rab3275
Reviewed 1 week ago

On arriving home from a summer break & having nothing in the house for lunch, we thought we'd try the newly refurbished Waterman pub/restaurant & were very pleased we did. The menu was varied & catered for most people's tastes with chicken, steak,fish & vegetarian...More

Thank bullockhe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The waterman was one of the staple pubs in Cambridge for watching live sport, and if reports are true that the same people who own the Brewhouse now own this, I'd have expected a decent meal and some sport. Upon entering the pub and asking...More

Thank algoulden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us went for dinner at the Waterman last night. Having been to both the Petersfield and the Brewhouse which are both owned by the same people and as it has just been refurbished we thought we'd try it out. The décor is very...More

Thank Beckett27
Reviewed 31 August 2016

I went here last week to meet up with an ex work colleague and Friend We sat outside watching the boats as the Weather was so hot. I had Salmon Salad and it was Superb My friend had Chicken that she loved but couldn't finish...More

Thank michellecoston
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We've been here several times before and had a really nice meal but tonight was atrocious. The service was very good but the food was disgusting. Starters edible, but the mains (after waiting best part of an hour to receive ) were unbelievable. Hubbie had...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Having booked the Waterman in advance we both were looking forward to staying here as we had visited their web page and viewed the photos, which all looked nice and we had also been told by friends who had stayed there that this was a...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Thought we would pop in for a quick drink on the way into Cambridge City centre and stayed all night. Food was fantastic and the locals added to the entertainment. Wish more people would give it ago as the staff were very friendly and pleasant....More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I went to The Waterman with some friends and received a specially bad service: 1. When we were at the table a lady came to take our orders for dinner. After all of us had ordered, she came back and asked us whether we wanted...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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