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The Willow Tree

€€ - €€€, European, British
29 High Street, Cambridge CB23 2SQ, England
+44 1954 719775
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, European, British, Soups, International, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
29 High Street, Cambridge CB23 2SQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked the Willow for a joint birthday come pre Christmas get together for family ( 8) Despite the bad weather , very snowy we drove nearly 10 miles to get there at 2.45pm. We were told they had been expecting 70 covers that day...More

Thank mandyhandscombe
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here for a romantic dinner. Food was excellent and service 5 star. Highly recommended and i loved the decor.

Thank Geo3456
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were in a pre-wedding party of 28 on a Friday evening. Unfortunately due to a miscommunication we arrived between 7:30 and 8, only to be told we had missed our slot for kitchen service. There was a large party in the tepee outside and...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice setting, well decorated and first impressions were good. However, the service was slow, the food when it arrived was, if I'm being generous was tepid, if I'm being unkind, it was cold, actually, it was cold - we were not the only table to...More

Thank michael_d_brown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slightly disappointed today. Many items on the menu were not available...choice of deserts were minimal...Capuccino warm and so was the hot chocolate (warm). I accept that when you are busy you do run out of popular items but maybe have reserves?? Wine was good though......More

Thank J777TES
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time experiencing the lovely food, drink & atmosphere at the Willow Tree. The establishment is very cosy, beautiful lit fire with fresh flowers & a candle on each table. Beautiful mini chandeliers which give enough light. They decor was lovely. Our table was...More

Thank laurameiklexo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited the willow tree on many occasions I did not hesitate to recommend it as a great place to celebrate my friends 50th birthday celebration meal . I’ve always eaten excellent food with great service at this establishement. This was a slightly belated celebration...More

1  Thank teamfordy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst on a weekend away we had searched for somewhere good to eat online and came across this fantastic place which exceeded all expectations! Amazing food and service - will definitely be visiting again on my next trip.

Thank llowexx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We frequently journey to Cambridge for business and never miss the opportunity to dine at the willow tree. The surroundings are incredible, the food divine and the service wonderful. I had the beef cheek and blue cheese risotto and it was a taste sensation. Our...More

Thank pjhop21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The much talked about Willow tree. Went again for a birthday but the experience does not live up to the hype. This is the second time I’ve been to the Willow and both times have been similar: On this occasion it was a Thursday lunch...More

1  Thank Melissa B
Penkey, Owner at The Willow Tree, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Very sorry to hear your waiting times were this long and you were not pleased with the flavours. We will review this with the team on service for that shift to address these points. If you would like to discuss this further please contact us...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 High Street, Cambridge CB23 2SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1954 719775
  • E-mail
The Willow Tree plays host to fine dining, entertainment, and wondrous event possibilities. This is a fairy tale venue for all seasons with meadows, garden, tree swings & tipi. The vibrant & diverse dining menu changes with the seasons to ensure ingredients are as fresh & local as can be. Happy Ever After Dining.
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