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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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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Maitre d' gave us a brilliant welcome with his great sense of humour. He arranged for us to meet Daniel Clifford, who was charming and welcoming into his surprisingly tiny kitchen. He especially cooked us our scallops which were delicious - his signature dish. The...More

Thank Rufus S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We waited a couple of months for our booking at Midsummer House and it was so worth it. In no particular order: 1) Being greeted by name at the door 2) Attentive, knowledgeable, swift but not claustrophobic service 3) Delicious food from start to finish...More

1  Thank Andy K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We dined here courtesy of a gift voucher for my partner's 75th Birthday. We enjoyed the 8 course dinner menu which was absolutely fabulous.The canapés were generous and all courses were elegantly presented and very tasty. All the staff are extremely professional and attentive but...More

1  Thank Ceri J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not for a second during the entire evening spent at the Midsummer House did I question the Michelin stars they hold. The service was second to none. Every element of every dish is so well thought out, it hurt my head. The wine pairings were...More

1  Thank MrVirdee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely fantastic meal here - had the 8 course tasting menu for dinner which is nearer 11 courses with the amuse bouche and chocolates at the end. Very high quality food and every course was imaginative and beautifully served. Tables in the dining room are...More

1  Thank Furlong40
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, we had a lovely time (but we do tend to enjoy life) but no I won’t be back, nor will I be recommending it. Amuse bouche were rushed through, which was a shame as they were some of the more original flavours on the...More

4  Thank Ubbee
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous restaurant this is .... Everything is just perfect, the welcome, the table settings, the staff , the food and the ambiance. We are a roving lunch team of four and this is top of our list yet again. The amuse bouches ......More

1  Thank harpendenscout
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was amazing and well presented. The flavours were just out of this world and is hard to see how they can get so much flavour out of food. My favourites were the grouse (melt in the mouth) and the pate on sour dough...More

2  Thank PJTravels12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous food from the brilliant Daniel Clifford.This man is at the top of his game and that elusive 3rd Michelin star must be on its way.We had the 8 course tasting menu which is really a few more courses than that once the "extras" are...More

1  Thank dongola
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second time eating here. First time October last year. Prices have gone up a bit (thanks Brexit) and the wine list is extensive, impressive but pretty expensive even by my experience of similar restaurants. The food is very good, cooked to the highest standard with...More

1  Thank Nigel E
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Elizabeth N
17 September 2017|
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Response from RamblingRose47 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's a set menu, which includes meat and fish. If you ask in advance, they may serve vegan for you.
13 June 2017|
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Response from BaronImbert | 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
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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
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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
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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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