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Lazy Otter

) #31 of 87 Restaurants in Ely $$ - $$$ , British,
Cambridge Road | Stretham, Ely CB6 3LU, England
+44 1353 649780
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (18 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
“roast dinner” (6 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cambridge Road | Stretham, Ely CB6 3LU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for a light lunch here .orderd 2 baguettes one being cheese and chutney when it arrived it was melted cheese and onion I asked where the chutney was and was told they had run out !! Would of been good to tell people when...More

Thank 629robert
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food is reasonably priced but the desserts were overpriced. We had the sunday Roast which was good . Howerver the apple pie with custard at £6.25 was simply disappointing. We got a minute piece of soggy pie with cold custard! The staff were not...More

Thank Bee112014
Reviewed 6 days ago

Pleasant snack at a lovely little place with character and loads of garden space with views over marina. Very relaxing place to visit.

Thank IRFussy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here today with my 3 children and husband, the play area I must admit was lovely but was very overgrown with nettles etc surrounding the play equipment, the staff (I think may have been the manager) was incredibly rude to not only me...More

Thank Rubyroo16
Annette G, Owner at Lazy Otter, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I am sorry that you found my manager to be rude. I know that is never her intention. When a check back was done on your food , you could of raised any concerns about your food and they would have been rectified immediately.Our burgers...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been a few years ago, and it was convenient to where we were staying, but we found the food a bit disappointing. When we went back recently, again, we found it disappointing. We don't mind paying a good price for excellent good, but...More

Thank Maggie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly pub and hotel staff very helpful as much to say they don't provide milk in carton for tea or coffe but from a flask from behind the bar which keeps cold until morning breakfast was incredible good choice and cooked to order outside...More

Thank _andrewsj100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We moored here for two nights , Made to feel very welcome especially our dog! Food ,company and drinks great, all unreasonably priced . Would recommend

Thank SurreyCasey
Reviewed 20 June 2017

4 pm Sunday afternoon Very busy place indeed Very good outside play area for the youngsters Good selection of drinks from the bar. Good menu Fair prices Our waitress was amazing had time for everyone despite the place being very busy Good quality food, I...More

Thank 167Dave8
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Myself and my boyfriend visited this weekend with my parents. We ate here on Saturday afternoon after arriving for a snack but The food was shockingly over priced for the potions and quality-The fish and chips had bones in!! And the eggs was not cooked....More

Thank BiancaD15
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Next to the river, with an airy restaurant and outside seating, the Lazy Otter was perfect for lunch with friends. I had the Grilled Halloumi Super Salad, satisfying and tasty! Other reviewers have criticised he service but our party had no complaints. Our waiter was...More

Thank Elizabeth E
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Ian P
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Response from BrenCambs | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's great for dogs. There is a circular walk from the location too, then recover with a drink and snack or meal if you do wish. The Lazy Otter is dog friendly in the garden and in the pub bar but obviously not in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$43
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cambridge Road | Stretham, Ely CB6 3LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Ely
  • Phone Number: +44 1353 649780
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Annette, Steve, Lucasz and the rest of the team welcome you to the Lazy Otter.Come and enjoy fine food, wine or traditional beers all in a setting that is truly delightful. Nestled halfway between Cambridge & Ely, just off the A10, this Riverside Restaurant & Bar is the only place to dine.The Restaurant and Bar is located next to the sleepy River Ouse, with space for 5 boats on the overnight moorings. Whilst dining in the Restaurant you can enjoy the tranquil scenery typical of the fens and watch the River Boats and Canal Barges sail lazily past.The Lazy Otter can cater for anything from intimate couples to large groups of 50 arriving by Coach. You can sit in the sunshine outside and relax by the riverside or dine inside with friends and enjoy the pampered personal service from the helpful staff.The restaurant has a large selection of dishes to choose from, catering for all tastes; please take a moment to look at the menu on their facebook page with examples of the food available.They also have some great Wines, five ever changing Real Ales and 8 Ciders to sample and wet the whistle of the most discerning drinker.
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