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St John's Chop House

21-24 Northampton Street, Cambridge CB3 0AD, England
+44 1223 353110
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“suet pudding” (32 reviews)
“barnsley chop” (17 reviews)
“steak” (82 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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21-24 Northampton Street, Cambridge CB3 0AD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A quick recommendation - six of us had a very enjoyable meal, all well cooked, tasty, and clean plates at the end. Interesting wine list - good atmosphere. Very helpful staff.

Thank myplectrum
Reviewed 4 days ago

I stopped in about 9pm on the Thursday to have a quick bite to eat. The staff very quickly offered me a choice of tables and it was no problem being so late. I was working on my laptop most of the evening, so wasn't...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just so rare that you have the choice of goat, and at St. John’s chophouse it is served as a delicious dish for two to share. Service kind, although they couldn’t find a cushion to sit on for a short person like me who really...More

Thank madamekarkas
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the St John's Chop House early on a Sunday evening and although we had made a reservation found that there were plenty of places to sit. The restaurant was attractive, spacious and romantically lit with small oil lamps on the tables. We had...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here on average once a year. I don't eat very much meat and when I do I like it be good quality. My partner is a carnivore so St John chop house has been a good choice for us for several years. Our...More

2  Thank Donna G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been working away for a few weeks I decided to book a table and surprise my fiance for dinner on a Friday night as I know this is somewhere she has always wanted to go. Booked a table for 8pm, we arrived and were...More

Thank vwdave1986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the last stop on a weekend away in East Anglia and ended it perfectly. We were early but were seated straight away, although there is a bar if you want to have a drink before your meal. Ordered the cauliflower fritters, which were...More

1  Thank Georgina L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the layout of this restaurant. It's very cosy and not cluttered with tables. The soft lighting is also nice. The food is fabulous and the portions are genererous.

1  Thank Jun0Mi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again, I was not disappointed by this delightful restaurant. I have been to St John’s Chop House several times and each time it doesn’t fail to amaze. The food is always delicious, well presented and the staff just round off the whole evening. I...More

1  Thank MIBenstead
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chop House was recommended by our hotel but we had not booked. Management slotted us in despite being fully booked and the service was excellent. Good food with no pressure.

Thank trevorbT9729GU
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30 August 2016|
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Response from Moss1236 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely...very good
8 June 2016|
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Response from Rupert C | Reviewed this property |
I hope this answer isn't too late. Depends what you want to spend, the arundel house is very close with parking. The Hilton city centre is well located and has some parking. Our favourites are the quy mill hotel (edge of... More
Geoff M
8 April 2015|
Response from MaxFreeman | Property representative |
Hi, I'm afraid there is no parking on site, however you can park in the pay and display opposite the restaurant. The road is called Pound Hill and is @ £1 per hour. Parking during the week is not a problem but at the weekend... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21-24 Northampton Street, Cambridge CB3 0AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 353110
  • E-mail
Just off the beaten track, The St. John's Chop House is a sister restaurant to The Cambridge Chop House. The restaurant is situated in a 200 year old former Almshouse. Split over 2 levels with 5 separate dining rooms it offers a wide range of dining options from an intimate meal in our Reading Room to the party sized rooms on the ground floor. Traditional British food is once again the mainstay, sourced as locally as possible, complimented by a local cask ale and an interesting wine list. Reservations are taken and recommended, especially at the weekend.
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