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US$91 - US$111
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Reviewed 13 March 2020 via mobile

My wife and I recently went for dinner at Cotto. Lovely experience, great food, wonderful service - attentive but also relaxed. Great setting with lovely views in the dark. Would happily return again.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 12 March 2020

The most exquisitely presented food of the highest quality. Superb service and beautiful surroundings. Cannot think why Cotto doesn't have a Michelin star, it certainly deserves one.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 2 March 2020

Staff very friendly, food is like a series of works of art but delicious taste too, great views over the common. We had a minor problem with one dish and the staff handled it very professionally to our satisfaction without any fuss. I would highly...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 27 February 2020 via mobile

Although the place is quite nice, even classy, unfortunately the first thing that assaults your senses is not the ambience but an unidentifiable whiff, not of food nor chemical but somehow yeasty or fungal, subtle but persistent. Anyway, the service was pretty good and the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 23 February 2020 via mobile

No stress... fantastic dinning experience. Restaurant ambiance was perfect! We had the the standard three courses for £75 and it was definitely worth it! Food was cooked to perfection and and presentation was excellent. Staff extremely attentive and polite! Would definitely recommend for a special...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 18 February 2020

My wife and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary (& valentine's day) by visiting Cotto the restaurant attached to the Gonville hotel Cambridge. When we arrived there were 2 hotel Bentleys parked out front used for tours of the city (I asked if I could...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 14 February 2020

Finally we managed to eat at the new place from Hans Schweitzer & family and it was the perfect treat. Starting with the Wintergarten style dining area that has a cosy temperature, spacious feel and so comfy chairs. Then on to the fab service personnel...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 8 February 2020

Booked a table for 8 many months ago to celebrate our Golden wedding anniversary. The staff were so professional and the food, as usual, was amazing. We have been a number of times before but our friends hadn't visited before. They were overwhelmed by the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 26 January 2020

A husband and wife team with acclaimed experiences lead Cotto with incredible attention to detail - this results in delicious balanced dishes. I ate the tuna to start and then the venison and they were both by far the best dishes I have tasted in...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 26 January 2020

This was our 4th trip to Cotto, the 3rd at its current location and the food did not disappoint. The restaurant was bustling on Saturday (compared to a weekday when it is usually a bit more sedate). The bar area (which is the jurisdiction of...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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    How is Cotto rated?
    Cotto is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5