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The Almonry

The Almonry 36 High Street | CB6 1DZ, Ely CB7 4JU, England
+44 1353 666360
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (42 reviews)
“treacle tart” (8 reviews)
“quiche” (14 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Almonry 36 High Street | CB6 1DZ, Ely CB7 4JU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate here as a group of four one Saturday lunchtime in October. Three jacket potatoes and one soup. The potatoes and their salad were v nice. Unfortunately the soup was ruined by an exploding butter sachet that had turned to complete liquid. It went...More

Thank Tricia0763
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find! This fantastic café served some fantastic cakes and was a real throwback to the J Lyons type tearoom. The historic atmosphere, food and service was impeccable and we had a thoroughly nice afternoon. l definitely be nipping here again when we're back...More

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very good. It was nice to be able to talk to each other and not be drowned out by music and lots of background noise.

Thank soowy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Almonary café cum restaurant for a coffee on a wet day in Ely. What an absolute gem I Ely’s crown. Very pleasant staff, location and atmosphere & the coffee wasn’t too bad either!! Had a fantastic view of Ely Cathedral, the Almonary...More

Thank Mr Harry B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Really fresh salad. Not a wilted leaf in sight. I had the breaded Brie. My partner had scampi and his grandma had the ploughman’s. All very lovely. Large portions. Was worried at one point that I wouldn’t fit in the lemon meringue pie....More

Thank Cazza285
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, lovely staff, great menu. Lovely tea garden too. Perfect for coffee and scones or for lunch. Reasonably priced and a central location.

Thank Diana B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like dinning in old places, this is for you. The restaurant is in the historic undercroft of what was the Almonry of the Abbey, so between courses (or even during them) you can admire the vaults and capitals that surround you. The other...More

Thank mail439
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been her on several occasions and enjoyed the good. Some friends bought me a voucher for my birthday for afternoon tea and I was looking forward to using it. The first time I wen to us it, I wa turned away (even thought...More

Thank lorraine o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wandered around Ely looking for somewhere to dine. First time in Ely so was a bit pot luck. Decided to try the Almonry. Very pleased we did. We appreciated the prompt and polite service we received. We (my wife and I) really enjoyed the meal...More

Thank Mel W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a few times both in the tea room area and the restaurant. Both are lovely. Good food, friendly staff and lovely building with atmosphere. Definitely recommend for a cup of tea and cake or a meal with friends. They also take larger...More

Thank Fentiger1404
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.17 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ely Cathedral
2,060 reviews
.20 km away
Oliver Cromwell's House
460 reviews
.46 km away
The Stained Glass Museum
161 reviews
.18 km away
Ely Museum
100 reviews
.19 km away
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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
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly
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: The Almonry 36 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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