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| The Gonville Hotel, Cambridge CB1 1LY, England
+44 1223 302010
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
| The Gonville Hotel, Cambridge CB1 1LY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in the Gonville Hotel and booked a table well in advance which is what needs to be done. The menu is a three course dinner for £75 with a good choice for each course. The Restaurant is attractive with plenty of staff...More

1  Thank louise p
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I were looking to have a romantic dinner and we were recommended to try Cotto. As soon as a staff member walked outside the restaurant to welcome us in, we knew we were in for a treat. Our server was attentive, knowledgeable...More

1  Thank LArnill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We resisted and found Cotto just as good as last time. The fruit desert was particularly enjoyable - fruit, sorbets, herbs in a tangy combination of sweet and tart. The portions are generous - I almost didn't finish my turbot, but it was so magnificent...More

Thank LHRA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a breath of fresh air. The location is good with free parking and WiFi if needed. Upon entering the bar we sampled the cocktails which were excellent, Ruth went through the menu with us, and then advised us when our table was...More

Thank Himself333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning food! Attentive staff and a varied menu. By far the best place we have eaten in Cambridge.

Thank Robjames84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I called the new Cotto with a view to having lunch. I was told that I could only have the three course meal and that regardless it would cost me £70. When I call a restaurant to book a table I don't expect to find...More

6  Thank iantaylor4620
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have recently moved back to Cambridge after working for Michelin stared chefs in Dubai so when choosing a place to celebrate my mums birthday Cotto was recommended to me as the place to go by fellow industry professionals. What an absolute delight, the food...More

Thank Stuart W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love the new setting for Cotto. Fairly easy to park even though the hotel was busy. Made our way to the restaurant superb greeting from the staff there. Shown to our table had very attentive selection of waiters. Food was sublime as expected starters of...More

Thank helcart
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Yes, the reviews are right. Staff is very friendly and relaxed, food is very good. We were seated (unfortunately I think) with view on the parking lot which was not very nice. That was the only negative little detail of our dinner.

Thank rubissaphir
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Started starter and didn't want it to end, as for chocolate desert.....excellent service, food and wine.

Thank emmamason75
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
what are the vegan options?
22 March 2017|
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Response from cottocambridge r | Property representative |
Hello , thank you for getting in touch Please call me to discuss as too much to write 01223 302010 Call Tuesdays- Saturdays from 12 noon to 11pm Or leave a voicemail and ill call you back Thank you Ruth
Is the new Cotto restaurant open?
18 January 2017|
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Response from cottocambridge r | Property representative |
Hello thank you for request , we reopen Thursday 19th January 2017 We will be open for dinner service Tuesdays to Saturdays Hope to see you soon !
Does it have parking? Is it near the shops/
9 December 2016|
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Response from cottocambridge r | Property representative |
Hello Di , thank you for request , I'm afraid I cannot assist at the moment as we are currently moving properties ( cotto is now closed on East Rd ) and our new restaurant is opening in January , also at CB1 , As soon as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$83 - US$102
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Gonville Hotel, Cambridge CB1 1LY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 302010
  • E-mail
Open for dinners , tuesdays - Saturdays from 6.30pm . Independent Restaurant , which is relocating to : The Gonville Hotel , Gonville Place , Cambridge , CB11LY , Mid January 2017 . We source the best quality Meat, Fish , Vegetables and products. 5-7 Housemade breads daily changing. Minimum three courses menu . Traditional , handcrafted style , from Masterchef ( Kuchen meister ) Hans Schweitzer and his brigade. Desserts a speciality , Signature dish - 'The Chocolate Piano ' designed and created by Luciano Pavarotti .
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