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The Cambridge Chop House

1 Kings Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, England
+44 1223 359506
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (338 reviews)
“haggis fritters” (35 reviews)
“pork crackling” (38 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
1 Kings Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, England
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1 - 10 of 1,432 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I love this place. staff are fantastic and food is even better.......I had the pork medallions recently and they were phenominal....so tender and succulent. without my knowledge my fiancé had arranged a birthday surprise with my desert and the waitress delivered it amazingly. if your...More

Thank karenadixon85
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Average at best, disappointing considering the price but staff friendly god service. The pork crackling was crispy but lacked seasoning.

1  Thank CraigSpark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate at the chop house with a couple of friends, the butler and hanger steaks were superb. Highly recommended.

Thank Ieuan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've visited Chop House for a pre-theatre meal. Everything was spot on, service, food and atmosphere. We were very well looked after. I had ox cheek, my mum had a lamb rump. We enjoyed that with one of the wines from the lovely list focused...More

Thank Pauli Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

No atmosphere, meal was average, service was fine. Maybe because it was a sunday night but there was no atmosphere in this restaurant, very flat and a little uncomfortable. The food looked great but lacked the quality of other steak houses such as gaucho grill...More

1  Thank mccallalex1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An good place to have dinner. The menu is reasonably conventional but cooked to good standards. The wine menu is a bit weak but still offers a reasonable selection. Service is very good and the overall experience will not disappoint.

1  Thank george g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are regular fans of the Chop house and have always had an excellent time in the evening so were quite excited by the new breakfast offering. Unfortunatley it was a not the same experience. We called to reserve a table and were told you...More

1  Thank mintzd
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last night for my husbands birthday meal. This was our second visit to the Chop House, it didn't disappoint. Food was excellent, cooked to perfection and the service was exceptional from Marcia, our waitress. Nothing was too much trouble, she made some great recommendations,...More

Thank Stephanie D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in after a day out in Cambridge & we were so glad we did! The food was absolutely delicious & at such a good price. No problem with a gluten allergy too, lots of choice available, & not just the usual fish or...More

1  Thank Sophie_195
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service excellent, ambiance good, location very good, food very good, we had pork medallions and the duck special, cooked very well but portions a little small,

2  Thank Simon P
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kal2197
7 October 2017|
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Response from laundry51 | Reviewed this property |
The toilets are downstairs it's a windy metal stairs by memory. The food was really lovely I couldn't comment on the toilets as everyone is different but may be ok with a bit of help on the staircase! I dunno! If you go you... More
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14 August 2016|
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Response from KevinStapleton | Reviewed this property |
Not 100% sure but know they did sell bottled beers and lager. Hope this helps. Regards Kevin
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BJHenry1
1 June 2016|
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Response from MaxFreeman | Property representative |
We are only open up to 7.30pm on Xmas Eve and we are closed on Xmas Day. Kind Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$37
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
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Description
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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