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Midsummer House

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Midsummer House Midsummer Common, Cambridge CB4 1HA, England
+44 1223 369299
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 13:30
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A wonderful experience,brilliant friendly staff ,absolutely amazing food. Our table of six had a great time wondering what was coming next, every course a joy to the palette. Only niggle was that coffee wasn't offered at the end of the meal and we couldn't have a pre dinner drink in the upstairs lounge as it was full with other diners.... More 

1 Thank 599bobthebuilder
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One word...Fabulous.... try and you'll see for yourselves! Excellent in every way, a truly gastronomic experience, set in a beautiful house with such attentive and funny staff. Well done Daniel Clifford.

1 Thank AlisonMcanterbury
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A most original menu which met up to all expectations. Strong French influence at its best with brilliant cheeses and wines. Very popular so important to book.

1 Thank 888anthony
Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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625 reviews
368 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 627 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A special occasion needs a special location this is a our "local" Michelin starred restaurant. The evening was a combination of a sixtieth birthday and a wedding anniversary - we booked well in advance for a Saturday night, arriving just before our approinted time at 7.15pm, shown straight to table and immeadiately assured that they knew of the issues of... More 

3 Thank Barry B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You'd think the service would be outstanding if you're having a private room, 13 friends and £20 g&t's, but at 'Midsummer House' we were sorely disappointed. We suspect the movie, 'The Riot Club' may have something to do with the service we received. The group of us were so closely monitored throughout the evening that there was an awkward atmosphere... More 

Thank HelenRaeburn
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155 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Reviews here on TA were all over the place. Let me quickly say this is a fantastic restaurant and worthy of two Michelin stars. My wife and I and son attending Cambridge had a fabulous dinner. Service was amazing, the spacing between eight courses was not rushed at all, portions were generous (almost too big?) and my son and I... More 

1 Thank DarienJIm
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at the restaurant on a Friday evening with real anticipation. The venue was pleasant and the theatre of the food and presentation was very strong. I particularly liked the champagne trolley where the champagne emerges from within. The staff were very strong and friendly with really professional service delivered with aplomb. So on the food. This was mostly... More 

Thank Partner792
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you to all at this amazing place. The best food experience of my life ,8 course taster and flight of wines... My anticipation for months was completely exceeded on every aspect of this fine dining restaurant ,food heaven with perfect staff service and spoiling........a memory made never to be forgotten.

1 Thank kazcoote
Norwich, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A superb lunch of the finest quality with extreme portions of perfection delivered on our plates. Every single course was 10/10 and the waiting staff too.Thank God for Midsummer House. Simply the best by a mile!

1 Thank timm h
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I could go on and on about how the food is but other people more qualified than me have talked about that already. I am just going to say that from the moment you step in the experience is AMAZING. Every course from the amuse bouche to the little chocolates at the and everything in between is a little amusement... More 

1 Thank kziovas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 13:30
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?