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Limoncello Delicatessen

212 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3NF, England
+44 1223 507036
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (10 reviews)
“paninis” (3 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Pizza, Cafe, Italian, Deli, British, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
212 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3NF, England
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good place to eat, but its real value is as a bona fide specialty delicatessen. I was thrilled at the selection of genuine Italian meats, cheeses, and breads, and their selection of a half-dozen homemade pestos is to die for. They're also...More

Thank JSSAmber
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend used to stay in an upstairs flat a couple of shops along and we used to love going to lemoncello on a Friday as a treat! Amazing food ( olives, pizzas, desserts and drinks all yum!). Really recommend it for someone looking for...More

Thank Maria J
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Limoncello is a proper independent gem. Boasting a well stocked deli and shop as well as having options to eat in, the food is always excellent. This is a go to place for excellent quality Italian food, and we love coming here for the selection...More

Thank JCD11
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We called in here on a cold Friday morning for a coffee and cake before we hit the shops! Steve ( i think) the owner here is really welcoming and we soon had our coffees, cakes & sandwiches; all yummy! We left unsurprisingly bag in...More

Thank Amzie1
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a great place for a excellent food and I agree the best coffee in Cambridge.The staff are very friendly.

Thank rita809
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The best coffee in Cambridge, and a bonus that it comes with no hipster nonsense. So inspired by it I hope to come back for dinner for my birthday

Thank Moolyx
steve t, Owner at Limoncello Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Aha! Thanks for your comment, much appreciated. Steve

Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We have passed by this deli/cafe many times in recent years but my friend is anxious about trying somewhere new. Today our usual cafe was full at lunchtime so he had to accept an adventure into somewhere new. We both loved it. We often holiday...More

Thank David186225
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I discovered Limoncello last week! What a so friendly staff and really good food ! The service is very good and the staff speaks French ;-)

Thank ericQ7117SV
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Friendly staff and good food, great coffees, sandwiches freshly made a great taste, very good service

Thank Angus C
steve t, Owner at Limoncello Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Thanks Angus!

Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I was amazed to see the selection of cheese and olives they have. Staff is very polite and knowledgeable. We enjoyed pizza and salad. Will visit again.

Thank G C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3NF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 507036
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Description
Limoncello is Cambridge's premiere Italian Delicatessan. The brainchild of proprietor Steve Turvill, it opened in Mill Road on August 28th, 1997 in premises only half its present size. The shop moved to its current location at 212 Mill Road in October 2001.Steve has had a life-long passion for Italian food that was triggered by his first experience of Panettone as a young boy. He carefully selects every product that the shop stocks himself, and makes frequent visits to Italy to find new delights to add to the range on offer to Limoncello's customers.Some 90% of the shop's stock is imported from Italy, including the four varieties of fresh pesto, olives, cheeses, meats and antipasti. Steve works with a myriad of suppliers in Italy and the U.K. to ensure the best quality products are available.The major line of non-Italian produce is the fresh-baked products. Steve takes daily delivery of fresh-baked bread from two local Italian bakeries (so one can choose between 'Cambridge bread' and 'Peterborough bread') and bakes on-site a range of baguettes and ciabatta.The fresh-baked baguettes and ciabatta are used for Limoncello's well-known and much-loved sandwiches. Each sandwich is hand-made to order and can include just about any combination of the fresh deli items in the store!
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