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Midsummer House

Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
+44 1223 369299
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had a lunch here and it was such a good decision I'm so happy for the service and the food all is good.

Thank Benny B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a party of seven including two international guests in a private room. The interaction about the booking was rather officious saying we mustn't be more than five minutes or ten minutes late. One of our international guests got lost on the way and...More

1  Thank Alan R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went here last week for their 8 course tasting menu with accompanying wine flight and the whole experience was absolutely fantastic. We started with champagne in the garden and then moved into the restaurant. All the staff were charming, polite, knowledgable...More

2  Thank Dumpling1920
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is almost certainly the best meal I have ever had. This was my birthday treat and it did not disappoint. The staff were charming and entertaining. The courses exceeded the expected number and each one was perfect. My wife was vegetarian and hers looked...More

2  Thank PiersPW
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are relatively new to the Cambridge area and walk past this restaurant regularly walking into town. We often said we would visit on our next special occasion which my wife and I did in July and we were not disappointed. The 8 course tasting...More

2  Thank Tom23989
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think there were 11 courses in total, starting with champagne and amuses bouches on the balcony, overlooking the river and rowing; the rest served in the dining room. We had a table in the orangery part of the dining room, which had part of...More

2  Thank RamblingRose47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our second visit to Midsummer House and once again it did not disappoint. We were greeted by a very welcoming team and offered the opportunity to enjoy an aperitif in the garden which was lovely. The amuse bouche gave you an insight into...More

2  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Midsummer house is situated next to the river cams. The building alone and surrounding scenery is worth a visit. Had the tasting menu for dinner and thoroughly enjoyed the meal. Each dish was cooked to perfection. Staff were attentive and atmosphere was great. Well worth...More

2  Thank Ian T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been looking forward for along time to visit Midsummer house. As there were 8 of us we were given our own room to dine in. We sat outside to start, over looking the river which was lovely. We ordered pre dinner drinks; this...More

4  Thank Susan66882
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Taken to lunch by best friends. What a treat. 8 course taster memu with six wines selected to match the food. Friendly and efficient French and Italian staff who attended to our every need. The bill was not for the faint hearted but the meal...More

2  Thank gerrypmac
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Questions & Answers
14 June 2017|
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Response from Baloo1977 | Property representative |
Misty73. The policy is that we do not accept children under 12y old of age! For many reasons. But if you call and ask to speak to me we can see what can we do. Regards Mr Imbert
Anne P
26 May 2017|
Response from Baloo1977 | Property representative |
Ms P. Yes we are able to accommodate a coeliac specific dietary. Regards Mr Imbert
Luiz W
23 May 2017|
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Response from Baloo1977 | Property representative |
Hi there, We are indeed open for few lunches Wednesday to Saturday. Wednesday to Friday at lunchtime we are proposing 2 tasting menu a 5 courses and our 8 courses Saturday we proposing only the 8 courses. We also cater... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
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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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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