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the waterman

€€ - €€€, British,
32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
+44 1223 323813
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“burger” (4 reviews)
“gastro pub” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International
€€ - €€€
32 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Waterman is one of the pubs we keep on our company's Friday lunch list. The food is great quality and there's usually an excellent selection of beverages that can accommodate everyone's individual taste and dietary requirements. (In fact, we like it so much that...More

Thank 4dmbrown
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I when here to watch the RBS 6 Nation and very glad i did, staff are very friendly, is very different from most pubs in Cambridge, the sausage roll are amazing, the pub has a very easy to use app. I would really recommend going...More

Thank 710christopher
Reviewed 18 March 2018

It's been a while since I experienced such rude staff. Four of us went to try this place for a second time and will not be returning. All the food was disappointing, dry burger tasteless risotto and inedible undercooked aubergine. Baked aubergine needs a long...More

Thank Jozef W
Reviewed 17 March 2018

We met with two friends and all of us were really looking forward to trying out this gastro pub in Cambridge. The menu looked good with some tasty sounding dishes. We began with two starters to share: whitebait and spicy chicken wings, which were tasty...More

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit since the refurb. It’s nicely done inside, staff were friendly, and Sauvignon Blonde ale nicely kept. The food, however, was just OK. We had fish and chips (£12.50) and burger and chips (£12). Battered fish was fine, but while the...More

Thank Rick_Cambridge_76
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I have been a customer of The Waterman for several years now and it has always been one of my favourite pubs in Cambridge. It has changed management recently, but remains a lovely place and the food is still very good, although I much preferred...More

Thank Alma H
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Won't be eating there again. Eggs were first tough and couldn't eat them. 2nd batch better with nice black burnt residues to eat. Nice.....

Thank chonkie1976
Reviewed 12 February 2018

This has become our new regular choice for sunday brunch, the food quality and options are those of a restaurant more than a pub, we are also delighted to be able to bring our little dog with us for a guilt-free true family meal!

Thank Valerie W
Reviewed 16 November 2017

We recently enjoyed a family birthday get together in 'The Potting Shed'. Buffet food and cake were organised for around 30 of us. The food was very good, really tasty, well cooked and a good selection. The venue is quite tucked away in the back...More

Thank CambridgeBelle
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Taken over a little while ago and is a good addition to the gastro pubs around this area. Refurbished and decorated in the now fashionable basic but cool style it offers good guest beers and reasonably priced food. The courtyard seating area now looks a...More

Thank adrianmedd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
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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