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The Almonry

The Almonry 36 High Street | CB6 1DZ, Ely CB7 4JU, England
+44 1353 666360
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“sandwiches” (39 reviews)
“quiche” (13 reviews)
“treacle tart” (7 reviews)
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The Almonry 36 High Street | CB6 1DZ, Ely CB7 4JU, England
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1 - 10 of 359 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We ate here after our visit to the wonderful cathedral and found a lovely menu great food and had a very nice meal outdoors in the grounds of the cathedral. Although busy we were served quickly and the food was fresh and tasty. Lovely

Thank Willowfield8
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a set lunch as we were on a day tour to Ely. The food was marvellous and the service was excellent. We went on a Sunday so the restaurant was packed and we had to wait for the food but it was acceptable...More

Thank uscouto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation here for lunch and was shown to our table promptly after being warmly welcomed. The restaurant is situated in what would have been a lower level room. We had the Beef and the Pork roasts and the food was excellent and...More

Thank Adrian D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely meal sat outside in a stunning garden. A table for four people. Service was first class.. order was taken swiftly by a lovely young lady. Food arrived fresh and beautiful presented. Three of us had ploughmans lunch one had quiche. Three people...More

Thank Gail G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cafe is just outside Ely Cathedral and has a lovely view of it. We sat inside just because the outside tables were full but the garden outside was beautiful. We had Scampi and Chips and although a little pricey they were served well and...More

Thank TravelfunBedford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice spot for afternoon tea with a great view of the cathedral when seated outside. Dog friendly outside area.

Thank ILBH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good. I had a nicely balanced cheddar ploughmans, my wife had quiche, and my daughter a jacket potato. Usefully, they will do a half potato for smaller tummies. For dessert, my wife had a very good lemon meringue pie, nice texture to the meringue....More

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How anyone serving drinks can hold the rim of a glass beats me - particularly a male serving, AND.... ........how anyone laying a table can handle a knife by the blade and forks by the tines But that is just what the too jovial owner...More

Thank DubaiFatman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sandwiches good. Soup also good. Jacket potato not prepared as we like it. Mediocre standatd. Suggest better for tea, coffee morning / afternoon snack than for lunch.

Thank HazelYorke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Getting hungry after a long tour of the Cathedral, we looked for a good place for lunch, and were not disappointed here. We found a table in the crypt, which is tastefully decorated and light. From the tempting specials board, we picked dressed crab and...More

Thank paulstaylor
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21 September 2016|
Response from Elaineh876 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know. I've never eaten there on a Sunday. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Almonry 36 High Street | CB6 1DZ, Ely CB7 4JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 666360
Mentioned twice in reviews of Ely as place to visit, but not listed as yet as a restaurant
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