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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended by a friend who has dined here before. We had a table booked for 6:30/7 and it was empty of guests. We had a drink in the bar and the melon lemonade was lovely. Restaurant was nice, it became busier around 8. Fresh bread, balsamic & oil was brought to the table which was a lovely touch. We had...

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Thank Collette P
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just popped in here one afternoon for a quick look It is really beautiful - the décor - service - everything about it really There were lots of people dining there and the Menu looked Magnificent Will have to go back here one evening to dine The staff were really friendly - One of the nicest cosiest Pubs I...

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Thank michellecoston
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clearly very popular and for good reason. We (a group of five) visited on a Game Menu evening although we were not aware of that until we arrived. Although the game menu looked very good, we asked if we could still order from the normal al a carte menu, they were very happy to oblige. In addition, there was a...

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Thank Troutman4851
Cambridge UK
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We ate here as a group of 6 for a special occasion and I cannot speak highly enough. Beautiful locally sourced food, no one had a single bad comment superb in every way . Highly recommended whatever the occasion every course was delicious! Friendly staff and welcoming staff. Cant wait to go back!

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Thank toniaann
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was a last minute booking and was an absolute treat. We loved our 'Woolf' room--it was cosy, newly decorated, stylish, comfy and had everything we needed. We couldn't find a fault--not even a tiny one. We loved the Nespresso coffee machine, Samsung TV, white fluffy towels, the powerful shower, the electronic key on the door and the fact that...

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Thank MeganeGirl
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stayed here with four other friends at the beginning of July. It was a great place to stay with very quick and easy travel by taxi, so we could go into the city of Cambridge. The village is beautiful, and we had lovely weather which made it feel like such a picturesque English village. The rooms...

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Thank SouthernCoastBelle34
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Dined here with colleagues after it was recommended by the IWF, and we were definitely not disappointed! The food was exquisite, the menu varied, and the service was fantastic! Always makes a big difference when you can have a laugh with the staff and the lady that served us all evening was a good laugh. Highly recommended!

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Thank Rick C
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had a delicious lunch her to celebrate my wifes birthday. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and provided excellent service throughout. There were adequate choices on the menu and we all choose roasts which were delicious. With desserts, drinks and coffee the bill was less than £80 which considering the quality of the food, venue and service was...

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Thank David D
cambridge
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Nice room, nice setting, nice food, lovely waiting staff (not so lovely the chap who glanced at his watch and pursed his lips when we turned up 20 minutes before the 'allowed' check in time of 5pm). Nice is the best word to describe this place because of the price charged, otherwise it could be exceptional. Beware if you end...

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Thank chickenne
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We arrived looking forward to eating in the refurbished restaurant. It is very nice. However... The service was very slow. It took us 3 hours to have our meal. Our starter, which was cold meats and pate took nearly an hour to come. The main courses also took ages and were OK, but not great. Portions were very small except...

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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: ₹ 8,257 - ₹ 11,168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The Best Pub Ever !!!! -- Rural Cambridge”
 of 5 bubbles michellecoston, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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