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Restaurant 22

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22 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
+44 1223 351880
19:00 - 21:45
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Tue - Sat 19:00 - 21:45
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an inventive restaurant, and quite different from the run of the mill of Cambridge eating. The service can seem strange, for many of the staff English is clearly not their first language, however the overall standard of the food is high, and it deserves to be considered as perhaps quirky, but good. Whilst it isn't exactly a cheap... More 

Thank dominic196
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly this restaurant was not what it says on the tin. The website looks good but the food was disappointing. My partner's fish was served on a mountain of chick peas and sadly there was an attempted charge for an additional glass of wine. Won't be back

1 Thank Garroon
Leicester, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lovely restaurant is quite small, so I'd think booking is essential (our party of eight booked), and the food is quite simply wonderful. They apparently change the menu on a monthly basis, and it's a fixed price menu (with a small supplement for some dishes) of about £40 for three courses (with a pre-starter and a mid-meal sorbet thrown... More 

Thank ChrisSouthville
Bedford, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere ,food and service very good and a little different from the norm .Guiness bread divine and the recipe was shared with us .We shall return !

Thank renee675
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by this little gem One to watch for the future.lovely food and interesting flavours

Thank johnjairconsystems
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely meal here. Having been several times before, we knew we were in for a treat. The food is imaginative, well cooked, beautifully presented and in decent sized portions. It's fine dining but not in that sort of 'self conscious, precious' way sometimes encountered. Highly recommended.

Thank clr4567
St Albans, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My feelings about Restaurant 22 are mixed. The venue itself is very nice (if a little cold at the beginning of the evening). The dining room is cosy and comfortable. The menu reads well, but sadly my dishes were all served significantly colder than I would expect and were not as tasty as one might have hoped. However it was... More 

1 Thank SCBD
Halifax, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Staying in Cambridge for a few days we noticed this restaurant close to our hotel. We called to reserve a table which was a good idea because the place was busy through the night. This a quality restaurant with great food well worth the cost. We had three courses and left full which sometimes is not the cases in these... More 

Thank pter4d
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

This is a restaurant we have been to 4/5 times but is very hit and miss. The food is excellent and consistently excellent even though a little old fashioned. It really is aspiring to be fine dining but is let down by a few things. The room itself is simply the front room of a terraced house which results in... More 

4 Thank David T
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Fabulous birthday meal for myself, my boyfriend and his parents. 22 is such a lovely venue with friendly staff and incredible food. Armando is especially knowledgeable and always helpful with wine choices. We enjoyed 3 amazing courses, which were split up by amuse bouche and sorbet. The food was such a high standard and very well presented. I use 22... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$44 - US$123
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
19:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Chesterton Road, Cambridge CB4 3AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 351880

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