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The Punter

££ - £££, British,
3 Pound Hill, Cambridge CB3 0AE, England
+44 1223 363322
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (19 reviews)
“mash” (6 reviews)
“crawfish” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
3 Pound Hill, Cambridge CB3 0AE, England
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Reviewed 13 December 2014

This pub with restaurant is slightly off the beaten track, but well worth a detour for a good choice of real ales and tasty food. The fish and chips I chose had a very generous portion of perfectly cooked fish and came with peas and...More

Thank pangalactic_1
Reviewed 11 December 2014

The food was excellent, teamed with a good selection of tap beers/cider and wines. Fun vibe - a really enjoyable night had!

Thank AliceB_NZ
Reviewed 22 November 2014

This rustic, quirky pub has elements of the shabby chique and is packed with character and atmosphere. And it serves up delicious food, skilfully prepared and with an original twist.This chef has talent and imagination (we were glad to run into him briefly as we...More

1  Thank hills_of_heather
Reviewed 20 November 2014

I was taking some colleagues out for dinner on Friday and stumbled upon The Punter. I was mostly drawn in by the courtyard as I passed a few days before with it's cute lights around the area and mis-matched tables. There seemed to be quite...More

1  Thank Doug C
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Ate at the punter recently on a Saturday evening. I was looking forward to it having previously enjoyed both the food and the atmosphere. Our table turned out to be in the annex which did not have the same ambience as the main pub, it...More

2  Thank CultureVultureCamb
Reviewed 8 October 2014

We had dinner on a Friday night at The punter. The place was crowded with a great atmosphere. Good service, good reasonably priced wine and good food. There's not much much you can ask for.

Thank Weekendaway07
Reviewed 29 September 2014

The Punter is not, as you might imagine, on the river,but a short walk from Magdalene Bridge where many punts can be hired. It is a simple and unpretentious Inn, of the type Cambridge used to have an abundance of. The interior is best described...More

3  Thank onlooker1
Reviewed 31 August 2014

After stumbling upon The Punter by accident after wandering Cambridge post-punt, looking for somewhere to eat, we were unexpectedly delighted with what we found. We both opted for the Pork Roast and were pleasantly surprised. The portions were so generous, we both struggled to finish...More

2  Thank Jack D
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

Food was massively overpriced, although Cambridge is overpriced in general. My biggest gripe was with the tiny portion sizes and the fact that the food wasn't even very good. I would recommend just avoiding the food here all together. Only save was the decent real...More

Thank Peterboroughtravel
Reviewed 13 August 2014

After booking our ticket for a punt on the river we asked Adam the booking guy for a recommendation of where to eat... He told us to try this pub, we were pleased we listened to him!! Fantastic home made burgers and the best chips.....More

Thank LoisBai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
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: 3 Pound Hill, Cambridge CB3 0AE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 363322
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