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The Dining Room at Poets House Hotel

St Mary's Street, Ely CB7 4EY, England
+44 1353 887777
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“trout” (7 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (3 reviews)
“beef” (13 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
St Mary's Street, Ely CB7 4EY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here for a surprise 30th Birthday treat along with staying in the hotel. It was a fairly quiet Sunday evening but the service was still excellent throughout the meal and the food for the price I thought was up there with some of the...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We visited Ely for the weekend and selected this restaurant on the basis of good reviews from other diners. We started our evening in the cocktail bar and were served by the lovely Zoe, who was cheerful, friendly and extremely efficient, despite being very busy....More

Thank minerva11
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Back in May booked a family Afternoon Tea in September to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. As it was a special occasion we looked at a few local establishments and decided on Poets House as they offered a good menu and served in their Study...More

1  Thank EMAS
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We visited the restaurant last week for the first time and had a thoroughly enjoyable evening. The hotel is interestingly designed, the food is subtle and well executed. Above all, the staff are very friendly and organised, excellent service. We will be back!

Thank mgcs2016
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We have been for a few meals here - with family and as a couple. The food is always first class and the decor is boutique type in style. The whole hotel is good - I have been to a wedding there, had afternoon tea...More

Thank Fentiger1404
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I visited Poet's House for a celebratory dinner with my husband. It was straightforward to get a reservation and had a friendly greeting. The service, whilst friendly, was a little slow and our drinks took some time to arrive - even with a reminder they...More

1  Thank Alex P
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We stopped for a late lunch just by chance. The setting is lovely and the food was good. The service when we first arrived was good but unfortunately there was a change of staff after our meals arrived and we were then ignored so we...More

Thank rara213
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Part of our too short stay in Ely was a night's at the Poets House and dinner in their dining room. The space is gracious which is also a description for the service. The food had some very delightful twists that made for a perfect...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We enjoyed a main course and dessert each, with wine. It was a lovely meal in relaxing and comfortable surroundings.

Thank ShelleyTko
Reviewed 10 August 2017

looks straight onto the Cathedral. Didn`t eat evening meal only breakfast. That was a good selection but stingy on the butter 2 tiny rounds for 2 people coffee could be inconsistent in strength

Thank Mildenhall2
Customer_Champion, Front Office Manager at The Dining Room at Poets House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thank you your review of your stay at Poets House, the views of the Cathedral are certainly breath taking! Your comments regarding the butter and coffee have been taken on board and will be reviewed. We hope to welcome you back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Mary's Street, Ely CB7 4EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 887777
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  • This restaurant is at Poets House
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