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The Royal Standard

££ - £££, British,
292 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3NL, England
+44 1223 569065
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good15%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
292 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3NL, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reserved a table, 4 of us...no mention of a wait on arrival! Waited 1hr after which I asked when we could expect our food. The response “there is only one chef on today” right...on Father’s Day on a Sunday afternoon? What’s worse is the pub...More

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 3 May 2018

The food was good enough but the beers and selection of beers did not meet my expectations for a British pub.More

Thank 256Jeff2020
Royal S, Manager at The Royal Standard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Hi Jeff, Thanks for your review! It’s great that our food meets your standards! We pride ourselves on our menu and our chefs cook our food fresh to order. I apologise that our beer was not for you, we have decided to take our pub...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

The royal standard is a Belgium themed pub ( so they have many Belgium beers in bottles and on tap ) very nice choice of beers as well . The food is amazing the staff are friendly well worth a visit if your visiting Cambridge...More

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Having looked around for a place close to our hotel to eat we came upon The Royal Standard. We entered expecting basic pub grub and was pleasantly surprised to find an extensive menu. The choice of food and drink was superb. The staff were helpful...More

Thank Janice V
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I love this place, such friendly service and amazing food. The steaks are to die for and the wine list is fantastic! A real gem in Cambridge!!

Thank Electro77
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

The Standard used to be, well let’s say, a bit tasty back in the day and I don’t mean food wise... fighting wasn’t obligatory but always available on request. The first thing I noticed when we entered was that they had been awarded most improved...More

1  Thank alan210867
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We used to love this pub; both for its atmosphere and its food. The atmosphere is still very nice, always friendly, no TVs or slot machines. However, food has really deteriorated. It used to be amazing in the first months / first year after opening...More

Thank Gesche22
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We LOVE the nachos here was they are home made and the best we have ever had. We often come in for some on a Friday or Saturday when they are open at lunchtime. This week though we have been disappointed- yesterday it was closed...More

Thank Emily C
Royal S, Manager at The Royal Standard, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Hi Emily, Firstly thanks for the great review about our nachos and it's lovely to see you every week! Unfortunately we've made the decision to shut until 4 on Friday lunchtimes for the time being, hopefully this will change when it starts to get a...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

We were very impressed when this opened because of the choice of beers. The food was also very nice -however expensive-, and the service was excellent. We had been going there for dinner here at least three times a month, since it opened (4 years...More

Thank Marta F
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Great service but don’t expect great things re food- it’s definitely not fresh just reheated. It’s a shame because the setting is lovely, but like many refurbished pubs they think s lock of paint is enough to pull in custom.More

Thank Maria W
Royal S, Manager at The Royal Standard, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Maria, Thank you very much for your comment regarding our service. We have recently started focusing on table service to deliver customers the utmost attention from staff, so its great to hear that you were satisfied with it. With regards to your food, I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$37
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 12:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 292 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 569065
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