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Grand Central

€€ - €€€American, , Vegetarian Friendly
5 Annesdale, Ely CB7 4BN, England
+44 1353 664388
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (60 reviews)
“fajitas” (16 reviews)
“pancakes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5 Annesdale, Ely CB7 4BN, England
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1 - 10 of 433 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to eat breakfast here every Sunday morning and at least one afternoon a week, a regular stop when dog walking. Food was ok, cocktails ok and staff were helpful. That changed when some very young inexperienced staff appeared who had no time to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank ILBH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a decent steak we tried Arbuckles but they were fully booked so we thought we would try Grand Central. Big mistake! Nobody on reception so walked around the restaurant until we found someone. We ordered potato skins which were quite tasty but then...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank rlj90
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

What a let down you are .... After carefully considering all reviews we decided to walk the 1.5 miles to Grand Central. Google did warn me that the restaurant would close at 9pm. Plenty of time we thought it’s only 8! .... it was closed....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank LizoftheMids
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant. Nice staff. And the food is good. The atmosphere is nice as well and the prices are competitive as well.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Chris W
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Nice location by the river in central Ely. American style menu in nice surroundings. Full menu lunch times and evenings. Good for families and small groups

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Kathy-Malley
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Looking for a great weekend breakfast in Ely, you'll find it at the Grand Central, especially if you go early and grab the Riverside view. Really tasty food, good service, and good low background music for a chilled breakfast. I'll probably become a regular!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We didn’t end up having a main - my mum ordered the pizza in the starter and it was the size of a main but half the price!! The staff are nice and the menu has a lot to offer, and the Aztec Sundae I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank planckstar
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food at the grand central. Authentic American BBQ style food next to the river. The beef short rib was massive and fell off the bone! Will visit again.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Tony S
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Most outside tables occupied when we arrived in sunshine at 2pm. Looked at muni and decided on 3 desserts. Got a table and made our order inside. Good decor inside . Very clean toilets. Order soon came . Waffles with banana , ginger pudding and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Elaine W
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

While staying with friends nearby we all had breakfast here before our long journey back home to Scotland. Was really good and with decent weather sat outside overlooking the canal. Decent choices and very reasonably priced.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Kilwinnkie
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Questions & Answers
26 September 2016|
Response from Ed B | Property representative |
We have on site parking at the Cutter Inn, this can fill up quite quickly during the peak lunch and dinner services. There are a number of free to use public carparks in the local area, 2 of which are located on Broad... More
26 September 2016|
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Response from barnlady | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I didn't get back to you in time. I hope you enjoyed your visit!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Annesdale, Ely CB7 4BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 664388
  • E-mail
Located in a beautiful position by the River Ouse, Grand Central brings the true taste of the States to Ely. With a great range of burgers, steaks and fajitas as well as many more great American classics we offer something for everyone!
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