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The Oak Bistro

6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
+44 1223 323361
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (71 reviews)
“confit duck leg” (10 reviews)
“sea bream” (24 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a good lunch in this restaurant, which is nicely decorated. The staff were very kind but the kitchen was slow that day - we did not expect to wait so long for the food to arrive.

Thank Seasondtraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago

Started with a beautifully prepared shared appetizer of scallops in a light sauce with some, I think pea shoots. Our English Bacchus white was cold and smooth. My wife's Duck Confit slid off the bone like a well prepared confit should. I would guess traditional...More

Thank russell w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the best 3 course meals my husband and I have ever had . It was delicious from start to finish. The venue is perfect nice and cosy. The staff were lovely and welcoming. The food was perfect in every way ....More

Thank Babybellecambs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was exceptionally slow , restaurant was busy but understaffed , management had quite a cavalier attitude when we voiced our complaints . Safe to say I won’t be returning .

Thank Aileen D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Exceptional wine list. We all ordered glasses of different wines and none of us were disappointed. Fantastic choice. The food was delicious. Beautifully presented. If there was one niggle, my halibut, one of 3 ordered was just warm, not hot. Desserts looked too...More

Thank Marian E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been a while since I last visited the Oak Bistro; what a mistake! All aspects of our meal were exceptional; the environment, the service and, of course the food. The choice on the menu was good, with fish, meat & poultry (maybe a little...More

Thank john j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service was good and friendly, good food, the beef Wellington was very good. Bread with a deep is served for free. The restaurant was full , so it was a bit noisy. A bit expensive but I liked it.

Thank Roygordon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderfully delicious food! Small portions but my oh my the flavours on your plate will make you forget about everything else around you for a moment! Friendly service and good location if you need to go around Cambridge!

Thank Pauline M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A rather sad experience, especially for my 60th birthday. But I’d read good things on Tripadvisor and heard good things from friends, so I thought I’d give it a try. Perhaps meat eaters fare better, but for two vegetarians it was all a little substandard....More

Thank SJWilson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took my husband there for his birthday as have driven past this tiny little restaurant 100's of times and have wanted to investigate. Other reviews talk about the food, which was really excellent, but the best thing about the place was the atmosphere. The owner/maitre...More

Thank Emma A
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Georgina G
4 July 2018|
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Response from chipdechat | Reviewed this property |
Street parking ok after 6 if you can find a space
4 April 2018|
Response from TroelsJ61 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have online menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$46
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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
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