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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After an obvious long absence, we had a very enjoyable lunch in the garden, reasonably sheltered from a biting wind. The chicken Caesar salad was well prepared & presented. The desserts were well above average - not the usual pub afterthought!

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 14 February 2021

Another fantastic meal. Always feel safe enjoying a gluten free meal by The Blue Lion. Thank you again.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 10 December 2020 via mobile

First visit here on the occasion of our wedding anniversary, chosen as we liked the menu on the website. Thursday lunchtime was extremely quiet, not surprising given the current situation. Friendly greeting, shown to our table and drinks order taken. Both the Ruddles Best beer...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 11 October 2020 via mobile

Excellent Sunday roast. Choice of 4 roasts, portions huge, other options as well,lovely desserts, great service. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 8 October 2020

Had a good take out, typical of the restaurant standard only problem, was it was supplied in Polystyrene packaging, NOT cool.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 8 October 2020

Dropped into a friend's local expecting standard microwave/freezer pub grub but found proper food, all beautifuly cooked from fresh ingredients, but at standard pub prices. Delighted! The service was faultless and the staff were very professional. I assume that the reviewers below complaining that staff...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 October 2020 via mobile

Truly superb food, generous portions, good service, reasonable prices and a menu with something to please everyone. A little gem hidden away in a Cambridgeshire village, seek it out now, you will not be disappointed !!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 13 September 2020 via mobile

Lovely location near walking paths back to Cambridge but surely reception from barmaid.Regretably not unusual a reception in Cambridgeshire where locals are highly prized but not much in existence in these scary pandemic times.The British pub industry is in receipt of taxpayers aid (furlough and...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 8 September 2020

The Blue Lion accommodated our party of five at very short notice when our planned venue cancelled us at the last minute (not their fault, a family emergency). The staff were friendly and efficient. Good attention paid to Covid 19 guidance. We all enjoyed our...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 6 September 2020 via mobile

Love the menu at this pub, the quality of food is consistent and the young girls who work there are so friendly. I always enjoy my meal here. Used it several times in August including sometimes paying full price on days not captured by the...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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20 July 2019|
Response from Cambsgirl48 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. We had the turkey, two big slices, three roast potatoes, one Yorkshire and veg is served in a separate bowl. I enjoyed it but my daughter didn’t. Fair price, good service.
11 July 2018|
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Response from markibCambridge | Reviewed this property |
Yes - large for size of business
30 July 2016|
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Response from Chris5320 | Reviewed this property |
Hello yes they do, highly recommended
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Blue Lion

  • Yes, The Blue Lion offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, The Blue Lion offers delivery services.

  • The Blue Lion is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4