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The Oak Bistro

6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
+44 1223 323361
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have travelled to Cambridge on a number of occasions to visit this delightful restaurant. The service and welcome are excellent, and they offer a very good table d'hote menu. The wine was excellent too. The ambience is really nice, particularly in the patio garden...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for my partners birthday, all the dishes looked and tasted great. Good varied menu, we had duck, steak and lovely fish. Very friendly and professional staff and nice atmosphere - recommended.

Thank abisquit
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is excellent,the service is excellent,the staff are extremely friendly. This is one of my favourite restaurants in Cambridge. Starters are excellent,mains are excellent and the chocolate fondant to die for.A wine list which puts some michelin restaurants to shame.

Thank midsummerapartment
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good choice of dishes. Everything ordered was delicious, from the pork loin to the aubergines parmigiana. Desserts are amazing and very well presented.

Thank Purha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here for lunch with my girlfriend and her family, we didn't know any places in the surroundings and we've found the Oak Bistro on TripAdvisor. Everything was very good, the portions were not big of course, as you expect from this kind of...More

Thank Daniele S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very pleasant lunch. Patron was extremely knowledgablr. Amazing fishes and lamb, really cooked "live". Subtle notes that make each dish stunning. Fabulous wine list.

Thank Laurent F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

.... is just one of the words to describe eating at The Oak, the food, the service and décor are all first class. All the food was cooked to perfection and the cheese board to finish was a great combination of flavours and big enough...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled on this Bistro and the food was really excellent. I recommend the smoked haddock. Service was attentive and professional.

Thank susiestackaruk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely vibe to the restaurant and very friendly staff . I had the Lamb which was gorgeous. Quality ingredients at a good price . Highly recommend.

Thank kevin m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Oak Bistro continues to serve excellent quality food at reasonable prices for Cambridge. The menu does not seem to have changed that much since my last visit about a year ago, but the fixed lunch menu is excellent value and the halibut on the...More

Thank James M
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Ella R
We are visiting Cambridge for a day out on Sunday with our 15 month old baby - are you centrally located and are you baby/toddler friendly? Thanks
16 June 2016|
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Is there car parking?
9 December 2015|
Response from Joshua W |
Hi Alan, There is 'pay and display' parking on the opposite side of the road. I hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 323361
  • E-mail
tel: 01223 323361