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the waterman

) #380 of 547 Restaurants in Cambridge €€ - €€€ , British,
32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
+44 1223 323813
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
31 Aug 2016
“Beautiful Outdoor Area overlooking The River Cambridge”
29 Jul 2016
“OMG what had happened to this place”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Chinese, International
€€ - €€€
32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

I went here last week to meet up with an ex work colleague and Friend We sat outside watching the boats as the Weather was so hot. I had Salmon Salad and it was Superb My friend had Chicken that she loved but couldn't finish...More

Thank michellecoston
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We've been here several times before and had a really nice meal but tonight was atrocious. The service was very good but the food was disgusting. Starters edible, but the mains (after waiting best part of an hour to receive ) were unbelievable. Hubbie had...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Having booked the Waterman in advance we both were looking forward to staying here as we had visited their web page and viewed the photos, which all looked nice and we had also been told by friends who had stayed there that this was a...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Thought we would pop in for a quick drink on the way into Cambridge City centre and stayed all night. Food was fantastic and the locals added to the entertainment. Wish more people would give it ago as the staff were very friendly and pleasant....More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I went to The Waterman with some friends and received a specially bad service: 1. When we were at the table a lady came to take our orders for dinner. After all of us had ordered, she came back and asked us whether we wanted...More

1  Thank Arocooo
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Dropped into The Waterman for a bite to eat before heading to a gig. The pub is lovely and cost with a warming fireplace and plenty of space inside. We had a starter of a Chinese platter which was very tasty followed by mains of...More

Thank Gordypix
Reviewed 13 January 2016

The Waterman underwent a bit of a renaissance some time ago when the new owners made a number of improvements. It has slipped back since then. In terms of food, portion size is on the small side (the fish and chips has a small fish...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

I have visited the Waterman a lot of times as me and my family all love the food and the happy and warm atmosphere. We think that the people who run it are wonderful as they are always so friendly to everyone who walks through...More

Thank betholive
Reviewed 4 September 2015

A pub close to our hotel so we were hoping to visit regularly during our two week stay. However the service and food is not acceptable. There is no childrens menu, and we had to ask if there were any childrens dishes. Waitress was unhelpful...More

1  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Seven of us sat down for a meal. Mussels (£10.95), about a dozen that had not been cooked properly, sent them back, came back inedible, obviously microwaved! No apologies, alternative meal charged at the higher price. Other meals were also of a poor quality, and...More

1  Thank mokenna
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 323813
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