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The Crown and Punchbowl

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Brackley, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEW

We stayed for 2 nights in this lovely, friendly hotel. Our room was very well furnished - clean, warm, comfortable, lots of sockets (hairdryer/chargers etc) - with bottled water and tea/coffee making facilities. The shower was fantastic - hot water and lots of it! Excellent WiFi. Plenty of car parking space. We had breakfasts and 2 evening meals which were...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Could not fault the rooms, friendly staff on arrival and the rooms were very clean and finished to a high standard. I ate in the resturant, the food was too a very high standard and I would certainly order the scallops again! The food is rather expensive but this could be down to the pub being in a rather quiet...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for a couple of nights and were impressed at the quality of the rooms and the service we received. Rooms were very well thought out. Great showers, comfortable beds and exceptionally clean. Staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. We had booked bed and breakfast (the poached smoked haddock was delightful) but decided to...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Friday to Sunday break and one that exceeded expectations, and as such would recommend here if you are looking to stay in the local area. Marc and his team provided a very warm professional experience with nothing too much trouble. Friday Evening Meal- lovely ambience in the pub, fire roaring to take that slight chill off, and both service and...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for family lunch here, some of us had been previously and the food had been very good. Even though we were only 10 people in the group we were asked to pre-order, not a problem as it should have allowed the kitchen to be organised and ready. However that was not the case. They had overlooked a number...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always wanted to go there as have been pass it lots of times and have been told it is very good food. Very good service and very good food it misses 5 stars by one fish bone in my fish pie. I will be going back.

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Thank Gary C
Newmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hade previously been to this restaurant twice and had excellent meals and service on both occasions. On my most recent visit the food was good but not up to the previous standard. Specifically the smoke detector haddock was dry and served on a mountain of potatoe, which was overcooked. A pity because this is an attractive and friendly place.

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Rainham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice location for touring Cambridge and surrounding area. If you are feeling energetic, Cambridge is walkable via the Fens River Way. Couldn't fault the rooms or food and staff really make an effort so a good choice all round.

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Thank Alan W
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I organised a company meal and the staff there were fantastic. Even before getting to the restaurant . We didn't have to pay a deposit. I had to change the number of guests and orders a few times put it all went very well. Brilliant service, the food was really good and the bill was very reasonable. Greatly recommended.

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We had the fish and it was lovely. Warm bread on arrival and great staff. Would recommend for a pleasant treat. We went in the winter but I imagine it's even better in the summer as it's such a pretty village.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown & Punchbowl is a quaint country pub, restaurant and inn nestled amongst farmhouses in the village of Horningsea, just 3 miles from the centre of Cambridge. This Grade II listed building was originally an old coaching inn constructed in the 17th century. It has been extended periodically but retains many of its traditional features including brick fireplaces and original timber beams. The Crown & Punchbowl has 5 delightful double rooms, all of them ensuite. The Erasmus Room is our largest room and offers an ensuite bath/shower. Room rates are from £120 per room. Breakfast is available for an extra £10 per person. All our rooms feature: - Freeview TV & Wifi - Egyptian Cotton Linen - Espresso Machine & Kettle - Toiletries & Hairdryer ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown and Punchbowl

Address: The Crown & Punchbowl Inn High Street, Horningsea, Cambridge CB25 9JG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge > Horningsea
Price Range: £88 - £130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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