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Midsummer House

Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
+44 1223 369299
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Let's be clear - this is fine dining and not cheap. Some of the negative reviews seem to forget this. Our experience (four people) was excellent. We were greeted in a friendly and welcoming manner and relaxed in the garden with pre-dinner drinks. We chose...More

Thank gvs951
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a restaurant we'd looked forward to visiting for a long time, and we planned a birthday weekend in Cambridge around it. The dining room is lovely, and we loved all the courses of the tasting menu. Every aspect of the food was top...More

1  Thank Suz P
Reviewed 2 days ago

As a fan of Daniel Clifford I'd always wanted to try Midsummer House so decided to book it to celebrate getting engaged. The restaurant is elegant without being stuffy and there was a really nice feel to place. We chose the menu Gourmande which I...More

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely lunch with friends. Food was outstanding and service amazing! We had the 3 courses and all loved our choices plus really enjoyed all the little extras you don’t expect. Third time we’ve been and can’t wait to go back!

2  Thank clbramr
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I we always love being surprised by excellent prepared food. When I say excellent I mean the love in the taste combinations and how the staff seems to really care about what they serve and prepare. We decided to go with the...More

3  Thank twomenwithtrumpets
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is wonderful the staff, food, atmosphere are first class. Can’t fault it we had the best time and had our picture taken with the chef. We went for our 40th anniversary a year ago and it’s now August 2018 and I can still...More

2  Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided on the tasting menu with the French wine flight. The food was excellent and some of the wines were outstanding. We really enjoyed the evening and will visit the restaurant again

2  Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You must hate good food to review this restaurant as a good establishment ! The food combinations are poor - poorly served in a clumsy environment and service is over the top delivering mouse size portions of non sense. The bill - however - is...More

12  Thank Luca P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited today for lunch with two friends, and despite our lingering and my veganness, the staff were charming, welcoming and helpful. The food, especially the tomato starter was impeccable and nothing was too much trouble. Well worth a visit. More than once!

3  Thank AlexCollis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Midsummer house is situated on midsummer common, its small but private right next to the river cam a truly beautiful setting with exquisite food, every mouthful was a joy to eat...highly recommended

3  Thank Alexandra wright
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Questions & Answers
26 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from BaronImbert | Property representative |
Hi there, Could you develop your question please! We do have a conservatory as main dining room, but the Greenhouse is a very nice Restaurant in London. Regards
29 May 2018|
Response from BaronImbert | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes we do cater gluten intolerance and Celiacs guests. And we will always try our bests to cater for all allergies or dietary ! Regards
Donna B
27 January 2018|
Response from Baron B |
Ms Donna B Soft drink and different alcoholic beverages are offered at Midsummer House. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 369299
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With its divine location right on the River Cam, Midsummer House is among East Anglia���s best restaurants. Once you���ve finished punting down the river and taking in the sights and sounds of the beautiful university city of Cambridge, pay Midsummer House a visit. Relaxed and elegant, with a sunny conservatory and perfect al fresco dining for warm summer evenings, this modern British restaurant offers a wide range of creative dishes with a sophisticated touch learned by Chef Patron Daniel Clifford throughout his years in Britain and France���s best restaurants. Passionate about ingredients, Clifford even uses the harvest from Midsummer House���s own 80 year old apple trees in his cookery.
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