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29 High Street, Cambridge CB23 2SQ, England
+44 1954 719775
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely setting, well cooked food served by friendly staff. I like the way they have two sizes for some of the starters allowing you to have one as a main (as the starter is often my favourite course).

Thank mikparker
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always very friendly, helpful and welcoming staff with a super, seasonal menu with great cocktails, including non-alcoholic ones. Family friendly, relaxing atmosphere, and with regular highlights such as their Summer Willow Fest, comedy and music nights. A fun and magical place.

Thank Jenny J
Royston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We celebrated my wife's birthday by trying out a new gastropub in Bourn. We nee we were in for a special night when my children felt they were walking into an enchanted restaurant similar to the Beauty and the Beast film The specials menu was on a large wooden full length mirror,menus and cutlery from a large French wardrobe with... More 

Thank Garvintaylor
Level Contributor
62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here a few times now - the food is always good. As usual it was packed (we had booked!) - and, as usual, the food was very good, although the fish dish (bream) seemed to me a little small! The puds were also very good - although they seemed somewhat pricey. The coffees were tepid - and... More 

Thank Richard N
Level Contributor
37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a Saturday evening and most of the tables were full but it didn't feel packed and busy. The tables are nicely spread out, despite the restaurant being fairly small which is nice. We were quickly seated and drinks order taken, the Pinot Grigio was lovely! The food was just delicious! I had the cod fillet with poached... More 

Thank A3005J
Penkey, Owner at The Willow Tree, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we hope to see you again soon More 

Royston, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although not a vast menu , just right for the venue, food excellent , service good , Well worth going even to travel a few miles.

Thank Peter A
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't review the food here as we never actually got to eat. We ordered a burger each - not too difficult you would have thought, but after 30 minutes, still nothing. We asked about our food and were told "It was just being finished off". 15 minutes later it still hadn't arrived, so we paid for our drinks and... More 

Thank Phil1310
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Over the last three years we have probably visited The Willow Tree around 10 times for dinner and lunch. The wait for food on every single visit has always been too long in my opinion but we came to expect this after about the 4th visit. Our last visit last Wednesday was no exception as the starters took 25 minutes... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My sister made a reservation here as it was my nephews birthday. We had never been to this venue before. Great choice on the menu, excellent service and customer care, food came out quickly and it was well presented. We thoroughly enjoyed all three courses and felt extremely relaxed. There is baby changing facilities separate which is good. Parking is... More 

Thank JayCatNewman
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160 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Very good food in this converted pub with the eponymous tree dominating a decked patio area to the rear. The dining room is spacious but also contains the bar itself; however (my one point of contention...) there seems to be nowhere to relax pre or post meal with a drink, away from the table. The addition of a dedicated aperitifs... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$66
Bar, British, Soups, International, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 High Street, Cambridge CB23 2SQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1954 719775

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