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The Cambridge Chop House

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1 Kings Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, England
+44 1223 359506
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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St.Ives Cambridgeshire
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very rustic appearance but the food and service were excellent. Food and certainly drinks a tad expensive but then you don't go every week

Thank BrambleCorner
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

St John's chop house is a nice little restaurant but parking is a bit of a problem . The food is of a good standard service is good without being pushy the specials board is worth a look as it is charged daily assume the main stays the same for quite some time me will be going back

Thank mick a
Camberley, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had booked a table for four at this restaurant as they seemed to cater well for coeliacs. As it turned out, the coeliac in our party couldn't come but we kept the reservation neverthless. We were seated upstairs by the door. Good for people watching but bad for the draught caused by the doors being opened by prospective clients.... More 

1 Thank Tricia0763
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great game bird and rabbit faggot but wow so much. Lovely to see partridge on the menu and the rabbit faggot could be a tad smaller but what was left was turned into a good soup. Wine selection good yet I made the wrong choice of desert wine going for the red one on the menu yet the sticky toffee... More 

Thank Neil W
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for a birthday tea with my daughter. We both found that what we wanted was on the early bird menu so we had 3 excellent courses for under £20 each. Food was superb and the service was excellent with friendly and attentive staff.

Thank Nic R
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61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us were meeting up after a day spent in Cambridge and before going to the theatre. I had booked this table online and the process was very smooth. We were seated downstairs which I have never done before here and it was absolutely lovely. There are low ceilings and it feels very intimate but there is no danger... More 

1 Thank JanieU
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of our party received their food cold or just warm. One sent their meal back, and it came back to the table heated, but appeared to be micro waived. Very nice staff but won't be returning.

Thank linda55burton
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking forward to dinner at the chop house as it appeared to be recommended and part now of Cambridge cultural eating experience! What I experienced was sadly far from that: It seemed more like a commercially driven lacking I. All charecter pretty poor service and not good food at hefty prices for the standard of the previous three... More 

1 Thank Fergus G
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

friendly staff helpful to our wheel chair lady made her feel at ease and could not help her enough gave us a lovely table that was cosy and comfortable every where was spotlessly clean we all had the Sunday roast which I and the other ladies had to agree was out of this world so many desserts to choose from... More 

Thank 933hawkeye
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this whole wandering Cambridge on a day trip...as it was Sunday felt it was fitting to sit down for an old fashion English Sunday roast. The service and meal was excellent. The lower ground seating also felt very cozy and hearty. Great first introduction to Sunday Roast for mom who is not a huge meat fan but are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$36
European, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Kings Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 359506
Located in the heart of Cambridge, opposite Kings College Chapel, The Cambridge Chop House is a traditional British bar and restaurant that has been popular with locals and visitors from further afield since it opened in 2007. Split over two levels, the ground floor boasts views of Kings College Chapel while the basement is an intimate, atmospheric cellar split into four rooms. The menu offers British classics made from locally sourced ingredients and the two course set lunch and pre-theatre menu is excellent value for money. Popular dishes include Mutton Barnsley chops; whole sea bass with wholegrain mustard sauce; and daily changing sausages made on site. The hearty portions are best served with local ales straight from the cask or wine from an extensive list.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?