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Lazy Otter

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Cambridge Road | Stretham, Ely CB6 3LU, England
+44 1353 649780
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“ribs” (9 reviews)
“cod and chips” (4 reviews)
“roast dinner” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Cambridge Road | Stretham, Ely CB6 3LU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely welcoming staff and nice place. The food was great and reasonably priced. I should think that in the good weather very nice to sit outside too.

Thank janiensk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebration Lunch for our Golden Wedding at the Lazy Otter on Saturday. Table for 20 overlooking the river, warm welcome from staff, very good food and we couldn't have had better service. Thank You.

Thank 643AlexR56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here on a Friday evening for dinner. There is a good selection to choose from on the menu. All the staff that dealt with us were friendly, and the service was good. The portion size was good, plenty of food. We had 3...More

Thank mrnmrsG
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Table for 27 please! A warm welcome at the bar, the staff were all pleasant throughout the event. Split across three tables in same area which was nice and cosy - especially when the sun came through. Meals were more then plentiful, many of us...More

Thank Andyhaverson
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Nice room with views of water and moored boats. We had quite a large party which most places would cope with. They got the orders wrong starters took ages to come out same with mains.. They didn’t ask if we needed more drinks their loss!...More

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 18 February 2018

A large group of us visited at Sunday lunch, to say the waitresss was rude on our arrival is an understatement, rolling eyes, marching off in a huff and very curt. We were practically barked at to go to our table, no drinks order taken...More

Thank janr847
Annette G, Owner at Lazy Otter, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

I am sorry that your recent visit for a birthday lunch was disappointing . Can you please advise me of the date of visit and name that the table was booked under so I can begin to identify who was working on that day and...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018

My family of 5 called in here on a Sunday lunch time, on our way home from visiting the Animal Experience which is just down the road. We hadn’t booked as we weren’t sure of what time we’d get there. They were very busy, but...More

Thank Hils900
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Lazy Otter, is ok in the winter time, but the best time to visit is in the spring and summertime, because you can sit outside by the river that runs past, they do have sitting room outside, very pleasant, restaurant is ok but can...More

1  Thank Peter O
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This is the pub near the lodges where we stayed. The lodge was a terrible experience and the pub was nice place to escape to, but odd...that’s the best way to describe it. If you’re not a local you don’t really fit in; one of...More

1  Thank Laura T
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely welcome by the staff. Reasonable selection of different meals from the menu prepared well - tasty and hot. Specialist sausages on offer this week only! The stand out for me was the staff - they made the effort to chat and find out what...More

Thank bravotangi
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Response from BrenCambs | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's great for dogs. There is a circular walk from the location too, then recover with a drink and snack or meal if you do wish. The Lazy Otter is dog friendly in the garden and in the pub bar but obviously not in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 47
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cambridge Road | Stretham, Ely CB6 3LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 649780
  • E-mail
Come and enjoy fine food, wine or traditional beers all in a setting that is truly delightful. Nestled halfway between Cambridge & Ely, just off the A10, this Riverside Restaurant & Bar is the only place to dine.The Restaurant and Bar is located next to the sleepy River Ouse, with space for 5 boats on the overnight moorings. Whilst dining in the Restaurant you can enjoy the tranquil scenery typical of the fens and watch the River Boats and Canal Barges sail lazily past.The Lazy Otter can cater for anything from intimate couples to large groups of 50 arriving by Coach. You can sit in the sunshine outside and relax by the riverside or dine inside with friends and enjoy the pampered personal service from the helpful staff.The restaurant has a large selection of dishes to choose from, catering for all tastes; please take a moment to look at the menu on their facebook page with examples of the food available.They also have some great Wines, five ever changing Real Ales
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