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The Oak Bistro

6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
+44 1223 323361
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (66 reviews)
“fish cakes” (45 reviews)
“sea bream” (24 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Dropped in for lunch and we were delighted to find that the quality has stayed high. Very nice selection of dishes -- I had the fishcakes, which were delicious. One of our party had the fillet steak which was the special for the day --...More

Thank ProfPatPending
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were lucky to get a table as they were fully booked, but squeezed us in and we were asked to vacate in an hour and half time. We had plenty of time to eat and didn't feel rushed. Staff were friendly and helpful. Food...More

Thank Emma H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A brilliant meal. The best lamb I have had in a restaurant. The fish dishes our wives had were cooked to perfection and the wine list is very comprehensive. Excellent service and really good value for money.

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Oak never disappoints. It may not be fine dining but it is great value for money, with very well prepared dishes, attentive staff and reasonably priced wines. I've dined here many times and never been disappointed.

Thank James M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there recently, very impressed with the food and staff was attentive too. Our waiter Marzena knew how to make us feel comfortable and nothing was too much to ask of. Will definitely be back and recommend to friends and family in Cambridge.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has a great vibe and good atmosphere, especially for a city this size. Our appetizers were tasty, but the main dishes lacked some seasoning. We were hopeful that our meals would not live up to the reputation of the UK's typical cuisine, but...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading that the restaurant had been refurbished we thought it was worth another try. It is the same old Oak Bistro. The food has potential and is the saving grace, the facility has been updated but still lacks the final touch and last but...More

2  Thank Troels J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met a friend for lunch here last week. It’s always a great sign when the restaurant is incredibly busy during the middle of the day. We ordered from the set lunch menu which was great value for money and the quality of the food was...More

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our annual company dinner here last night. We all enjoyed our food, and those of us with larger appetites appreciated the good (but not excessive) portion sizes; something that isn't always true at the nicer restaurants. We appreciared the friendly service, and a...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

very good venue to take my client for a buisness lunch steak was excellent for lunch and great lunch menu

Thank nancy g
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ted s
5 August 2017|
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Response from MUDA | Reviewed this property |
no more than 45.
Ella R
16 June 2016|
Response from AshGreninja | Reviewed this property |
I have been with toddlers and the restaurant is centrally located
9 December 2015|
Response from Joshua W |
Hi Alan, There is 'pay and display' parking on the opposite side of the road. I hope this helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 28 - US$ 49
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 323361
  • E-mail
tel: 01223 323361
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