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Midsummer House

Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
+44 1223 369299
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a surprise visit to Midsummer House for my birthday . From the moment we got there the service was impeccable , even a Birthday card on our table . A lovely set out bright dining room . Champagne trolley to start was wow 🥂....More

1  Thank Sunbelievable
Reviewed 2 days ago

I went with my fiance for lunchtime taster menu and was blown away by both the quality of the food and the service. Fabulous attention to detail and really attentive and friendly staff. I could not recommend it enough. It's expensive but worth every penny

1  Thank PhilHoward_12
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had not eaten here before. We were greeted at the door. Conducted to our table. Once settled we enjoyed a variety of "amuse bouches" whilst choosing wine. We had the 5 course taster menu (which with all the unspecified extras became 10 courses) every...More

1  Thank landmxf
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited Midsummer House at lunch time, on a Friday for the 5 course "tasting menu". Finding it was interesting, do not try to drive as parking is very difficult. We had a gentle stroll along the Cam to whet our appetites and then went...More

1  Thank JohnWH65
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautifully balance dining experience with colour, texture, temperature and flavour all finely balanced to create a treat for the senses. Full of surprises, plenty of wow factor and skilful service, this restaurant is up there with the best in the country.

1  Thank littleflorence2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our third visit - the first two were 6 or 7 years ago. It remains an extremely classy place which would compete with the top restaurants in any European capital city. The food is now just one tasting menu. There was a lot...More

1  Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went to the Midsummer house for a wedding anniversary meal, We had the tasting menu and the suggested flight of wines. The food and service were sublime and as good as many great restaurants in Paris. Not cheap but worth every...More

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a while since we dined at Midsummer House. I sipped my drink from a long choice of Gin and Tonics which was locally produced, with strong Elderberry flavours filling my mouth. I thought it exceptional. Watching River activity pre dinner I was keen...More

1  Thank Judfitz
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been visiting this Restaurant since it opened over thirty years ago when it was part owned by Chris Kelly. Although, I appreciate its has now been awarded TWO MICHELINE STARS the overall ambiance has unfortunately significantly deteriorated with 'minimalistic' décor to accommodate over...More

2  Thank Aud P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited a few Michelin star restaurants in our time but Midsummer House stands out head and shoulders above them. Yes it is expensive (even compared to other fine dining establishments) but it is an experience worth paying for. You are greeted from the...More

1  Thank Mike W
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Elizabeth N
17 September 2017|
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Response from RamblingRose47 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's a set menu, which includes meat and fish. If you ask in advance, they may serve vegan for you.
13 June 2017|
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Response from BaronImbert | Property representative |
Misty73. The policy is that we do not accept children under 12y old of age! For many reasons. But if you call and ask to speak to me we can see what can we do. Regards Mr Imbert
Anne P
25 May 2017|
Response from BaronImbert | Property representative |
Ms P. Yes we are able to accommodate a coeliac specific dietary. Regards Mr Imbert
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 369299
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With its divine location right on the River Cam, Midsummer House is among East Anglia���s best restaurants. Once you���ve finished punting down the river and taking in the sights and sounds of the beautiful university city of Cambridge, pay Midsummer House a visit. Relaxed and elegant, with a sunny conservatory and perfect al fresco dining for warm summer evenings, this modern British restaurant offers a wide range of creative dishes with a sophisticated touch learned by Chef Patron Daniel Clifford throughout his years in Britain and France���s best restaurants. Passionate about ingredients, Clifford even uses the harvest from Midsummer House���s own 80 year old apple trees in his cookery.
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