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Midsummer House

Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
+44 1223 369299
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I had an evening here recently. We opted for the tasting menu (8 courses preceded by a few hors d'oeuvre) and accompanying wine flight. You need a sense of humour when the bill arrives and it is pointless to give a value...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited Midsummer House on a beautiful summer evening with some friends, locals who visit regularly. We enjoyed an outstanding seven course tasting menu meal with each course absolutely outstanding and beautifully presented. Service was attentive and very personable. Can't wait to find an excuse...More

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were greeted at the gate by a member of staff and opted to sit in the garden with a glass of champagne before being shown to our table. The restaurant is understated and the level of service is second to none. All the staff...More

1  Thank david p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From arriving to leaving we felt very looked after.. food was amazing and staff super. I wished we lived closer so we could dine here more often .. thank you for such a memorable lunch.

2  Thank Lovegoodfood23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was amazing and service was impeccable. No surprise their chefs entered for the Great British Menu. Their fish dish was to die for. Their wine cellar is small but sufficient with the variety of wine. Their champagne opening was interesting. They have a good...More

2  Thank 70622Kay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a good place to eat, can't really do it justice on here. Everything is brilliant from the venue & general ambiance of the place to the food & the staff. Will be visiting again!!

2  Thank LePr0f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for our 20th anniversary on the recommendation of a coworker. This place is AMAZING. Menu was wonderful and memorable. It was worth the price. Lively garden for predinner drinks.

2  Thank CJ M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Midsummer has been a long time coming, we were celebrating our wedding anniversary and I couldn't think of a better place to visit to celebrate. The food was mind blowing and service impeccable. We were fortunate enough to meet Daniel Clifford himself, all I...More

2  Thank LOGICAL6520
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply perfect. Nothing more to say other than brilliant staff and wonderful food. It was a very relaxing evening punctuated by an 8 course tasting menu.

2  Thank Myriadmatt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Table for 6 today - took 2 girls (15/16) food was exquisite each element of the 8 course taster menu beautiful & well executed. My wife's vegetarian menu was superb. Been to 6 Michelin restaurants & this was as good as it gets staff wonderful...More

2  Thank andyfromdingley
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Questions & Answers
13 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
Response from Baloo1977 | Property representative |
Misty73. The policy is that we do not accept children under 12y old of age! For many reasons. But if you call and ask to speak to me we can see what can we do. Regards Mr Imbert
Anne P
26 May 2017|
Response from Baloo1977 | Property representative |
Ms P. Yes we are able to accommodate a coeliac specific dietary. Regards Mr Imbert
Luiz W
23 May 2017|
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Response from Baloo1977 | Property representative |
Hi there, We are indeed open for few lunches Wednesday to Saturday. Wednesday to Friday at lunchtime we are proposing 2 tasting menu a 5 courses and our 8 courses Saturday we proposing only the 8 courses. We also cater... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 369299
  • E-mail
With its divine location right on the River Cam, Midsummer House is among East Anglia���s best restaurants. Once you���ve finished punting down the river and taking in the sights and sounds of the beautiful university city of Cambridge, pay Midsummer House a visit. Relaxed and elegant, with a sunny conservatory and perfect al fresco dining for warm summer evenings, this modern British restaurant offers a wide range of creative dishes with a sophisticated touch learned by Chef Patron Daniel Clifford throughout his years in Britain and France���s best restaurants. Passionate about ingredients, Clifford even uses the harvest from Midsummer House���s own 80 year old apple trees in his cookery.
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