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The White Pheasant

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21 Market Street | Fordham, Ely CB7 5LQ, England
+44 1638 720414
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12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my other half came in to try out the much anticipated Valentine's Day menu and we was certainly not disappointed! The food was out of this world along with the service and the flight of wine we both had along with the 5 course menu was perfect. If you missed out there's always next year!.

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Thank Daniel W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for valentines meal, it was utterly gorgeous! Everything from the welcome drinks to the sweets that came with the bill, was totally perfect! Every course we had was out of this world! The customer service from the waiters was absolutely perfect they are so attentive, polite and welcoming! Could not recommend them enough!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Service is impeccable, food is amazing every time we go. So much detail and care goes into every dish presented. Would highly highly recommend!

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Thank Emily H
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fine dining menu that wasn't delivered. The kitchen was unable to cook the plaice dish without butter? The alternative chosen by my wife was poor. Beef stroganoff presented more like a dry beef stew. The meat should have been in thin strips not stew cubes, this made it tough to eat. It was a dissapointment as the setting and... More 

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Thank Allan M
Stamford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here with a group of friends. The service was very good, and the quality of the food we were served was equally good. However we felt that the portions were small for the price, and not good value per money. The bill came to £90 per couple for a bottle of wine, plus starters, mains and coffee, which... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited six months ago and had the superb "taster" menu - felt we had to re-visit to see if it was just as good second time round - we were not disappointed - YES it really was excellent "yet again". Very warm welcome and we were looked after amazingly well by Stevie and his team - all of the staff... More 

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife decided to have our date night at the white pheasant in Fordham. I have nothing but praise for the staff and food. The restaurant is definitely fine dining and deserves its 2aa rosette awards. It has a very cosy/romantic atmosphere due to its roaring open fire. Me and my wife both had the 7 course taster... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a fussy person like myself who thinks that his own food is better than anyone else's, this place really wowwed me. The food is of the highest quality and standard which eclipsed any other meal I have ever had outside of my own kitchen. The atmosphere is formal without being stuffy and children are made welcome. The serving staff... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gosh what a lot of contradictions this restaurant is. Positives - The amuse bouche 'presented on the house 'shallot foam and focaccia were amazing. We enjoyed the Duck rolls and Croquettes Wine is available in carafes in assorted measures. The staff were delightful Negatives: The environment isn't great - the lights were too bright and the furniture and decor looked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I took my partner here for his birthday, I found the restaurant online as I didn't know the area. We were very pleased with our meal and all the staff were very friendly. We had chateaubriand which was cooked perfectly, we would definitely recommend the scallops and stuffing to start.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 81
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Market Street | Fordham, Ely CB7 5LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1638 720414
Description
STOP PRESS... We are proud to announce we have received 2 AA rosettes for culinary excellence. Having initially trained at the White Pheasant in 2005, Head Chef Calvin Holland went on to cook at some of the UK's finest multi-rosette & Michelin Star restaurants, only to return to the White Pheasant in August this year as Head Chef and Proprietor.With an emphasis on locally sourced produce alongside award winning wines, this family owned restaurant offers everything from light lunches or a traditional Sunday lunch to the finest A La Carte menu. The epitome of country dining, boasting a beautiful open fire and weathered floorboards, the Pheasant is now taking bookings for Christmas parties with a special menu of exquisite dishes designed for the winter months such as braised cheek of Hereford beef or a Ballotine of Gressingham duck. Menu's & wine lists are all available on line.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?