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The Dining Room at Poets House Hotel

St Mary's Street, Ely CB7 4EY, England
+44 1353 887777
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
St Mary's Street, Ely CB7 4EY, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My partner took me here for my birthday dinner last week. Whilst the food was fine the service was terrible. We waited some time for our drinks order to be taken in the bar despite the lady that greeted us on reception assuring us someone...More

Thank Denise267
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dining room was of good quality and, if you are in a hurry or don't want to be adventurous regarding cuisine, then this is a good choice. The village of Ely has a number of little eateries and bars for the adventurous.

Thank landrum_111
Guest R, Guest Relations Manager at The Dining Room at Poets House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your dining experience at Poets House Hotel, we are pleased you enjoyed your meal and hope that you will return again soon! With warm regards The team at Poets House

Reviewed 2 August 2018

We visited the Poet's House restaurant on a very hot sticky Wednesday evening. Having only recently moved to Ely I Googled to try to find an Air conditioned restaurant. Poets house was one of the few and very near. We ate early before 7:00 pm....More

Thank NEIL H
PoetsHouse, Front Office Manager at The Dining Room at Poets House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2018

Dear Neil, Thank you for taking the time to review your dining experience at Poets House. I am sorry that google led to believe that the restaurant was air-conditioned, I will certainly look in to this. The food is extremely important to us at Poets...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Fantastic Sunday lunch . The beef is to die for , so tender and 2 thick herbed slices , perfectly cooked . Been several times and tried lots of other restaurants too.Poets is by far the best , worth the money .More

Thank _christinenfraser
PoetsHouse, Front Office Manager at The Dining Room at Poets House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Dear Christine Thank you so much for your lovely review of your Sunday Lunch at Poets House Hotel! The chef will be pleased to hear your comments - he takes great pride in offering the best quality beef sourced from Yallops the Butchers. The beef...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely evening here a couple of weeks back to celebrate my birthday. Was busy as there was a wedding reception there but plenty of space and the staff were very attentive, friendly and very welcoming. Food was great, good service and great value....More

Thank Suffolktraveller2014
Reviewed 8 June 2018

When taking friends out to the highly regarded afternoon tea (which should be ordered well in advance of the day) you will feel that touch of luxury that could be a rival to 'Brown's', the internationally famous London Tea House

Thank HelenaWashington
Reviewed 7 June 2018

I was staying at Poets House Hotel and decided to just dine with them as well. I'm glad I did. The restaurant is open to the public, so even if you aren't staying there, book a dinner it will be worth it. The staff was...More

Thank ElTouristo61
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Hotel restaurants are not always that good, Poets House is an exception. Good menu and wine list, attentive staff and fabulous food.

Thank David B
Reviewed 27 May 2018

The place itself is lovely, with a nice courtyard for summer evening pre dinner drinks and the dining room is very pleasant, as are the staff. The food is also of a decent standard, but my concern is portion size, with very little of substance....More

Thank RobinS57
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Both the previous times I’ve been here, I’ve been really impressed, the food quality has been 5*, the service even better and I’ve rated this place to friends and family. This evening, I’ve taken clients here, expecting the usual high level of service and quality,...More

Thank Karl M
PoetsHouse, Front Office Manager at The Dining Room at Poets House Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your dining experience at Poets House Hotel. We are sorry to hear that you felt your evening with your clients was not to our normal standards, we have taken on board your comments and reviewed the evening’s...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Mary's Street, Ely CB7 4EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 887777
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