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Rainham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice location for touring Cambridge and surrounding area. If you are feeling energetic, Cambridge is walkable via the Fens River Way. Couldn't fault the rooms or food and staff really make an effort so a good choice all round.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I organised a company meal and the staff there were fantastic. Even before getting to the restaurant . We didn't have to pay a deposit. I had to change the number of guests and orders a few times put it all went very well. Brilliant service, the food was really good and the bill was very reasonable. Greatly recommended.

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the fish and it was lovely. Warm bread on arrival and great staff. Would recommend for a pleasant treat. We went in the winter but I imagine it's even better in the summer as it's such a pretty village.

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Thank Girl019
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

quiet Tuesday night dinner with a friend. Menu was varied with a gluten free menu, a fish menu and then a regular al a carte so the choice was extensive. The raw steaks were brought out on a wooden tray and each cut was pointed out but I opted for the duck parcel and sea bass and spinach risotto with...

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Thank Nick L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was good but would have preferred a little more choice on the menu, I just didn't find the food lived up to the price, and the chairs are uncomfortable for sitting on for any length of time - I think it's part of a great group and would recommend but given it's next to the Plough and Fleece...

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Thank rab3275
Soham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there with friends to celebrate 2 big birthdays and wanted lovely food .We weren't disappointed, we all had steaks ,sirloin for and rib eye for 2 . All the steaks were cooked as aked and nicely presented . The puddings were very good and the service very good .It's not cheap but very nice for a special meal...

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Cambridge, uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here in late October and had a very enjoyable evening. The restaurant was very busy for a Thursday evening as was the bar area. Menu choice was extensive with both the usual menu and an alternative mid-week option available. We mixed up options from both. Wine list was extensive. The staff were attentive despite the place being busy...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here with wife and 2 year old child. Simply put, it was the best Sunday roast I have had for years. Quality of food is outstanding - the beef was melt in the mouth perfect. Service excellent, atmosphere lovely with a table by the log burner. Anyone in the area should absolutely give it a try.

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Thank Richard F
Cambridge
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Lunch on a Friday, tried this place for the first time and impressed. Relatively recently extended by new owners, same small local group as several other local eateries, all of which are good. Excellent parking, too. Good attentive service and really well-thought-out menu, mainly trad English but with Continental flavours and additions. Loved it.

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Henlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stayed New Years Eve as attending a party in the village. Loved the style of the room although do watch out as there are cream carpets everywhere so make sure to wipe your feet or remove your shoes at the door if muddy ;-) Interesting 'key' system in that you have to choose a four digit pin code for access....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Crown & Punchbowl is a quaint country pub, restaurant and inn nestled amongst farmhouses in the village of Horningsea, just 3 miles from the centre of Cambridge. This Grade II listed building was originally an old coaching inn constructed in the 17th century. It has been extended periodically but retains many of its traditional features including brick fireplaces and original timber beams. The Crown & Punchbowl has 5 delightful double rooms, all of them ensuite. The Erasmus Room is our largest room and offers an ensuite bath/shower. Room rates are from £120 per room. Breakfast is available for an extra £10 per person. All our rooms feature: - Freeview TV & Wifi - Egyptian Cotton Linen - Espresso Machine & Kettle - Toiletries & Hairdryer ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Crown and Punchbowl

Address: High Street, Horningsea, Cambridge CB25 9JG, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cambridgeshire > Cambridge > Horningsea
Price Range: ₹ 8,223 - ₹ 11,231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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