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The Blue Lion

€€ - €€€, British,
74 Main Street | Hardwick, Cambridge CB23 7QU, England
+44 1954 210328
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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74 Main Street | Hardwick, Cambridge CB23 7QU, England
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1 - 10 of 421 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We have visited this pub 3 times now First time we had an evening meal and that was great Second time we had lunch food standard very poor we had to return the Fishfinger sandwich it smelt off. Third time we thought lets try and...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked months in advance, but on arrival the lady with the book couldn't find us. She was blunt, to the point of being offensive, wanting to know exactly how we booked it and so on - too long ago to remember! There are some...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for some good pub food near Cambridge and from the reviews thus seemed like a good bet. We were not disappointed! The staff were very friendly and obliging, the atmosphere was relaxed and warm and the food was beautifully presented, plentiful and...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautifully restored old building with a log fire. Small cozy bar, friendly welcoming efficient staff...great beer and drink selection and amazing food. Nothing was too much trouble, when I had the warming Garlic Celeriac soup followed by a Halibut fillet, but couldn't eat the...More

2  Thank JamesMc87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been a few months since we ate at The Blue Lion and they had just changed to their winter menu. We were not disappointed. We ate in the dinning, which we prefer, and not the 'bar area'. We both had the Barbary Duck...More

1  Thank Clive C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here after a business trip to avoid traffic and enjoyed the experience. Prompt service. A very interesting “fish and chip scotch egg” had to be tried and was tasty. Also the lamb rump special was a huge portion. Would visit again if in...More

1  Thank Scottishsuese
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming and comfortable setting friendly and competent staff real and yummy food We'll be heading back there ASAP

1  Thank Justin D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a favourite place for us! Great village pub top food!! Staff always helpful and friendly! Food is stunning great choices!!!

2  Thank Reed_Joanne3009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here for a drink previously but never eaten here. The reviews looked good so booked a table for nine! Menu for Sunday lunch was good but not too extensive and the food was served in abundance. Beer also good and the service first...More

2  Thank jonny2shoesp
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Such a great looking pub, and generally good feedback from TripAdvisor, but Sunday lunch rather a disappointment. Service was excellent, but food below par. We mainly had the roasts, but none of us was impressed. Plenty of meat, but pork dried out and beef a...More

Thank Fleuriex
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30 July 2016|
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Response from Chris5320 | Reviewed this property |
Hello yes they do, highly recommended
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Main Street | Hardwick, Cambridge CB23 7QU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1954 210328
The Blue Lion in Hardwick provides a warm and friendly venue for a relaxing drink, a hearty business lunch or a sociable dinner with friends, family or colleagues.
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