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The Almonry

36 The Almonry High Street | Cb6 1dz, Ely CB7 4JU, England
+44 1353 666360
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (43 reviews)
“treacle tart” (8 reviews)
“quiche” (14 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
36 The Almonry High Street | Cb6 1dz, Ely CB7 4JU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth a visit to see the stunning vaulting in this building & the food complimented the whole experience perfectly.

Thank k81463
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a lovely place, we only had coffee and cake but the service was lovely - friendly and helpful and good coffee and cake too. We went back again.

Thank Mrsbicky
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Almonry has a delightful situation with views over the Cathedral. Plenty of seating both inside and outside. Pleasant staff and nice coffee.

Thank 187047PeterR
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped by after a visit to the Cathedral for coffee and pastries, It was very difficult to choose as they had a great selection. I had a carrot cake and the serving was simply huge. While it was a rainy day the view is still...More

Thank robert k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently took an elderly friend to The Almonary for afternoon tea. I had reserved a table which was all set ready for us even though we were early. The food was excellent, staff attentive without being intrusive and in my opinion it was good...More

1  Thank joy200450
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in here for a late lunchtime visit. Old building with various rooms. Met at the door & they showed us to a table in the blue room.Beautifully decorated with nice seating & tablecloths. Menus arrived very quickly & orders taken shortly after. Of the...More

Thank tr7v8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to stop before or after the cathedral visit. The food is good and reasonably priced.. Staff were friendly and the service acceptable. Would call in again when next in the area.

Thank Sally_Steve_W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for a light lunch after marvelling at the wonders of Ely Cathedral. We were pleased with the food - an excellent sandwich and a tuna jacket potato, washed down with quality bottled Adnams ale. Service was friendly and efficient. It's a wonderful setting...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here a few times and generally it's really nice but we had a picnic and what seems to be a manager here very grumpily came around D telling people to move, no courtesy at all. Unsure if I'll be returning now, no time...More

Thank Allan M
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Prices may be a little higher but you get a real experience here. Its an experience not just a cup of coffee. For a special treat great place. Lovely garden to see also.

Thank _fieldviewgc
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Questions & Answers
8 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Mr Harry B | Reviewed this property |
I didn't have afternoon tea, although I did look at the menu. I recall the food was costs were very reasonable. Whatever the price I don't think you'll be dissapointed. HB
21 September 2016|
Response from Elaineh876 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I've never eaten there on a Sunday. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 The Almonry High Street | Cb6 1dz, Ely CB7 4JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 666360
Mentioned twice in reviews of Ely as place to visit, but not listed as yet as a restaurant
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