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152-154 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PB, England
+44 1223 413000
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“tasting menu” (82 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (66 reviews)
“smoked eel” (24 reviews)
Closes in 30 min
All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
152-154 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PB, England
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Reviews (816)
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I took my husband here for his birthday in April and we both loved it. We had the 7 course evening taster menu with paired wines. It was expensive but worth it. The wines were exquisite,and it was clear that a great deal of care...More

Thank Annabananafanana
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

me,my son and wife went here for my birthday (a gift from my wife) and we were really exited ,but disappointed when we got starters ,it was very rubbery and no one was there.Then we had our main which my son tried to be positive...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's been quite a while since I've been to Alimentum; I used to come a lot before it got its star. Reservations for a Sunday evening were very easy and there were empty tables in the restaurant when we were there. Arrival was poor with...More

Thank masaccio
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for the lunch deal. Food was great as expected, particularly a fan of the chicken main course! Service was a little below par to what I would expect at places with Michelin stars, but was by no means bad. Friday lunch time and...More

Thank hgw139
Reviewed 1 week ago

Five members of our extended family had the à la carte menu for Sunday lunch, it was faultless. We had 3 courses each , several amuse-bouche and a bottle of excellent wine. All of us enjoyed our choices and each course was delicious.The service was...More

Thank Hshelley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Alimentum for a special birthday celebration and opted in for the seven course tasting menu. The food was absolutely delicious and well presented, the wine selection was fantastic and the waiting staff were very professional. The only comment we would make was the...More

Thank Samsadsocks
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant whilst on a recent visit to Cambridge. We were distinctly unimpressed with the surroundings but on entering changed our minds. There was a warm welcome from the staff and we were quickly seated. The seven course tasting menu was delicious and...More

Thank RodgerH74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a Saturday evening during a weekend break in the City. We have previously visited Midsummer House and therefore we had to compare the two. Alimentum is less formal The waiters do not have someone else to push the food on trolleys on...More

4  Thank Hugh D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is in an odd location and the fit/decor does not match the excellent food. However, service was very good and I enjoyed being able to see into the kitchen. I had the tasting menu which was delicious and excellent value. 2 of the...More

Thank PyeOnTheRye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Actually nothing (ambience, service, food) is awesome but the price. It's ok though, dishes are balanced but not wowing in any way. Even in the à la carte section portions are small.

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Federico G
Hi all! Is there a dress code in Alimentum?
8 December 2016|
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Response from MPAli | Property representative |
Good afternoon There is no dress code, we recommend smart casual but your comfort is the main thing for us. Regards Alimentum Team
Tony L
Does restaurant have a gift voucher facility?
31 October 2016|
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Response from MPAli | Property representative |
We can tailor gift vouchers to your needs please call 01223413000 to discuss
Do you allow children in the dining room? I have a 1 year old son.
7 September 2016|
Response from MPAli | Property representative |
Yes we do, we have can provide high chairs too, and also warm bottles and food if you wish Regards The Alimentum Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 26 - US$ 119
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152-154 Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PB, England
  • Public Transportation: Bus stops are located around 50 metres from our front door. The Cambridge train station is a 10 to 15 minute walk from the restaurant.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 413000
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An award-winning restaurant in Cambridge with a stunning Michelin star, Alimentum offers modern European cuisine from celebrated chef Mark Poynton. Using slow-cooking techniques to accentuate flavour and texture, the menu brings together innovative, intricately-crafted dishes, as well as supreme tasting menus. The Alimentum sommelier presents a vibrant and modern wine list, and delectable cocktails are made using homemade fruit purees, and one of Cambridge's finest spirit selections.