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The Old Dairy | Elton, Peterborough PE8 6RW, England
+44 1832 280298
09:00 - 22:30
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 09:00 - 22:30
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Doonan, Australia
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Three of us for dinner. The Restaurant is somewhat Spartan and noisy if full. Part of a Chain of course, that prides itself on sea ingredients often sourced from the initial restaurant in Scotland. The good bits. Excellent mussels, small but very tasty and delivered in true Belgian volumes. The Ham Hock terrine also met with full approval. All delivered... More 

Thank JWJH2016
Loch Fyne R E E, Manager at Loch Fyne Elton, responded to this review

Hi JWJH2016, Thank you for leaving us a review about your visit. I’m glad to see that some of the dishes met the standards we pride ourselves on. As for the other items I will pass this information on to our Head chef for training in the kitchen. If you’re back over here at any time we would love to... More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Been promising to go to this restaurant for ages as my wife loves sea food and at last we managed it on our 32 anniversary. We were not disappointed from beginning to end the staff were excepsional in the back ground if need but not hovering like so many places. The food out of this world, the surroundings superb well... More 

Thank cheapo2
Loch Fyne R E E, Manager at Loch Fyne Elton, responded to this review

Hi cheapo2 I’m glad to hear that you were more than happy with your most recent visit and I will be sure to pass on your lovely comments to our team. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Matt Preston More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Called into this lovely restaurant on my way through having passed it coming from Peterborough. I'm a big fan of Loch Fyne restaurants and use my local one regularly. This restaurant has a beautiful setting and is in a wonderful building, hence me wanting to stop and eat here. Much to my surprise I was turned away as a walk... More 

Thank Thomas D
Loch Fyne R E E, Manager at Loch Fyne Elton, responded to this review

Hello Thomas D I am sorry to hear that your visit to our site was not up to standards. The day in question was a busy one with all of our first sitting in around 18:30 that evening. I can only apologise for the inconvenience caused and how the staff dealt with the situation. I would like to talk to... More 

East Midlands
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I previously came to Loch Fyne regularly for lunch. After not going for a while, we had lunch here on Sunday and although I do still love the quaint old barn style, the updated menu isn't as it has been previously. I was actually very disappointed. Whether this is because I am a creature of habit or whether it has... More 

Thank sun_s0aker
Loch Fyne R E E, Manager at Loch Fyne Elton, responded to this review

Hello sun_s0aker, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I’m glad that you still find our staff friendly as ever. I’m sorry to hear that you’re not entirely happy with our new menu and would like to discuss this with you further. If you would like to contact me using Elton@lochfyne.net to do so that would... More 

Kettering, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 June 2016

My husband and I was celebrating a 51st wedding anniversary and as we were busy for the rest of the day after receiving details of their special breakfast thought we would enjoy the sart of our day with a special breakfast. Food cold toast 4 small slices of toast burnt which we were unable to eat we had mentioned on... More 

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1 Thank Margaret T
Loch Fyne R E E, Manager at Loch Fyne Elton, responded to this review

Hello Margaret T I am sorry to hear that your experience with us was not up to its usual standards on the special occasion you visited. I would like to find out more about this visit and investigate further. If you could contact me on Elton@lochfyne.net so I can ask you a few questions that would be great. Kind regards... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Having visited the elton restaurant on many occasions we chose as venue for meal out with 19 year old daughter having picked her up from uni (leeds where loch fyne was a favourite of hers as well as nottingham with older sister). Shown to table and asked for drinks order. Decided on bottle of red, at which point " I'm... More 

Thank Carrie0104
Loch Fyne R E E, Manager at Loch Fyne Elton, responded to this review

Thank you for contacting us about the legal age of alcohol consumption in our premises. It is the policy of Greene King to only serve alcoholic drinks to those aged 18 and over. I apologise that this is stricter than the current licensing laws but it is part of our approach to ensuring that all of our premises stay within... More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 May 2016

I love this venue. It was my 1st time dinning here. The menu is fantastic, the service was superb and Matthew was so polite and chatty and attentive. I would recommend this venue to anyone. It brilliant. Thanks Matthew for making use feel so welcome, your an asset to your company.

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Thank carrolla478
Loch Fyne R E E, Manager at Loch Fyne Elton, responded to this review

Hi Carrolla478, Thank you for your kind words and I am glad to have made you feel so comfortable on your first visit. We look forward to seeing you in the not so distant future so you can meet some more of our lovely team. Kind regards Matt Preston More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We going the food here to be ok rather than great, salmon nicoise was rather too vinegary, service was good but cost seemed higher than other similar places.

Thank sallyd59
Loch Fyne R E E, Manager at Loch Fyne Elton, responded to this review

Hello sallyd59, Thank you for your review. I will pass your food concerns over to our head chef for him to investigate and change where necessary. I am pleased you felt the service was good and I am sorry to see you felt our prices were high. Loch Fyne prides itself on using the freshest and most sustainably sourced ingredients... More 

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96 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I am not a fan of seafood or fish. But as a celebration and thank you to my family we ventured to Loch Fyne as my family love seafood and fish. I was apprehensive about trying any fish due to bad previous experiences but I had nothing to fear. The fish was cooked to perfection and had a great taste.... More 

Thank Samuel B
Loch Fyne R E E, Manager at Loch Fyne Elton, responded to this review

Hi 05barbs, Thank you for such a lovely response and such kind words about Ramona. I will be sure that she sees this and is passed your thanks. I will also ensure the rest of the team are aware of your experience and the service you received. We look forward to seeing you and your family and friends soon. Kind... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We had visited Loch Fyne,Elton around 5 years ago, as my wife is a big seafood lover, we left unimpressed on that occasion but recently had heard mixed reviews so decided it was fair to give it another go. There were 4 of us dining on a Sunday Afternoon. The first thing my wife noticed was that the welcome seemed... More 

Thank rab333
Loch Fyne R E E, Manager at Loch Fyne Elton, responded to this review

Hello rab333, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review on your most recent visit. I would like to apologise for the poor standards of food that you received and will be sure to pass your comments back to our head chef for training within the kitchen. As for the staff we usually pride ourselves on having... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$38 - US$85
Seafood, British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Dairy | Elton, Peterborough PE8 6RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1832 280298
Loch Fyne restaurants present a fine selection of fresh shellfish and oysters, along with seasonal fish and seafood specials. Each restaurant is rustic yet contemporary, with an elegant ambience. Grilled meat dishes are available at Loch Fyne, along with a popular kids menu. All of the fresh seafood is sustainably sourced.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?