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152-154 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PB, England
+44 1223 413000
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (86 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (72 reviews)
“smoked eel” (25 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 21:30All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
152-154 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PB, England
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1 - 10 of 837 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took our daughter and three of her friends to Alimentum for lunch to celebrate submitting her PhD thesis, deserving we thought of some special treatment. We arrived at 2:00pm and were seated in a booth. This would have been very pleasant except for the...More

1  Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Despite looking like a rather distingue bordello, the tables are generously sized seating comfortable and there is space between. No stark experience this! Brave choice of location near the unfavoured end of Hills Road, but within striking range of the Station and numerous new flatted...More

1  Thank FerretFancier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us went to dinner. Decor wise it is very nice. Service is super slow...ordered a bottle of champagne at the bar and we were literally spitting feathers by the time they started pouring it out...then came the Canopies which are just awful...they look...More

3  Thank nuglun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have never written a review but I felt it was needed. I came to the restaurant for my birthday last week and they asked if we had a dietary requirements. I told them I was allergic to fish. The first dish that came out...More

8  Thank harrietbeck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing lunch with 11 adults and 7 children. The team was ever so accommodating,helping us modify the 3-course lunch menue for the kids to suit their preferences. The adults enjoyed the taster menue, and we all agreed that this was an eating...More

Thank Hanna D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb food and service, décor a little too modern for my taste, but I was comfortable and fed well.

Thank pelej0hn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband booked the restaurant as my birthday treat and have to say we were both very disappointed. I am fortunate to have been to many Michelin star restaurants through work and have to say this is one of the worst restaurants I have been...More

3  Thank Claudia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here for the first time late August and had the 7 course tasting menu. Before starting the tasting menu we were brought a few canapés which were amazing (chicken liver with peppercorns, pork crackling with (I think) bacon and an amuse-buche of goats cheese...More

Thank MrBloke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have visited this eatery several times since it opened. Sadly it is not what you would expect and it hasn't improved. One expects tasteful decor, enchanting ambiance and superior service from a Michelin Star restaurant. Unfortunately this restaurant has not had any of these since...More

4  Thank Oguh_56
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Flying in to Stanstead, we decided to head to Cambridge on a sunny day for a lovely wander around Jesus College and a nice lunch. We managed the first part quite easily, and then drove out of Cambridge centre to Alimentum. What followed was one...More

8  Thank bernikp102
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Federico G
8 December 2016|
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Response from MPAli | Property representative |
Good afternoon There is no dress code, we recommend smart casual but your comfort is the main thing for us. Regards Alimentum Team
Tony L
30 October 2016|
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Response from MPAli | Property representative |
We can tailor gift vouchers to your needs please call 01223413000 to discuss
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$124
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152-154 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PB, England
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops are located around 50 metres from our front door. The Cambridge train station is a 10 to 15 minute walk from the restaurant.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 413000
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An award-winning restaurant in Cambridge with a stunning Michelin star, Alimentum offers modern European cuisine from celebrated chef Mark Poynton. Using slow-cooking techniques to accentuate flavour and texture, the menu brings together innovative, intricately-crafted dishes, as well as supreme tasting menus. The Alimentum sommelier presents a vibrant and modern wine list, and delectable cocktails are made using homemade fruit purees, and one of Cambridge's finest spirit selections.
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