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20 Oundle Road | Alwalton, Peterborough PE7 3UP, England
+44 1733 239638
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Every time we come here there is only one person serving drinks behind the bar meaning long wait times and frustrated customers

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Thank Jak F
General Manager A, Manager at The Cuckoo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Jak. We are always looking at improving service. We try and be as quick and efficient as possible. Where labour demands we can sometimes have two on the bar but mostly we have one as the pub has a very big dining area that the team needs to look after. We are... More 

Oundle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked at short notice and got a table for 4 at 8pm. Upon arrival we were shown our table and they explained it would be quite drafty as it was near the front door so we opted to wait for a table in the restaruant. We were called to our table at 8.30, order taken and starters arrived. There was... More 

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Thank Freddie24k
General Manager A, Manager at The Cuckoo, responded to this review

Thank you for reaching out to us. Your opinion plays an integral part in our customer service. We are always trying to better ourselves apologies you did not enjoy yourself on this occasion. More 

Cambridge
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A last minute decision to visit here. You will need to book a table I would imagine as it was very busy, even so the staff were very attentive. Had a nice table tucked into the corner of a room, there are lots of different eating areas. Good choice on the menu, we all found something to eat. Decided to... More 

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Thank traineetraveller
General Manager A, Manager at The Cuckoo, responded to this review

Thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with The Cuckoo. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet. More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went I as part of a group and there was plenty of choice on the menu and a specials board. They did not have the bottle of Rose that we wanted but the rest of the meal went well. The service was good and the restaurant was busy.

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Thank MammaCarrot
General Manager A, Manager at The Cuckoo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments. We always love to receive great feedback. More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had another lovely meal at The Cuckoo. The food is of good a quality and the portion sizes are good too. The service is good for both food and drinks. This pub always has a good atmosphere and the staff are always friendly and helpful.

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Thank Amanda W
General Manager A, Manager at The Cuckoo, responded to this review

Thanks Amanda, for leaving us this response. You really made our day today. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the special, which was a slow cooked beef rib with potatoes and sauteed onions. It was very tasty. What I liked most about the place was the atmosphere, there were a lot of people enjoying themselves, a nice fire, and a classic pub feel. I also liked the diversity in furniture, just about every table and chair in... More 

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Thank Garry T
General Manager A, Manager at The Cuckoo, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, Garry. We strive to provide excellent service to our customers at The Cuckoo. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet. More 

Cambridgeshire
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having had not such a great experience in November last year, we made the Cuckoo aware and were given a voucher to return. This visit was completely the opposite. Great Food, tasty and hot with a wide choice and the service was excellent. They didn't know when we sat down that we were sort of testing them out until we... More 

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Thank ronniesparrow
General Manager A, Manager at The Cuckoo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. It was a pleasure and we look forward to your return. Team Cuckoo More 

Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Transiting Peterborough and staying over so need a meal. A really nice place to stop in a quiet village location. Plenty of parking available. The pub gardens are pleasant and they have tables outside. We had a nice meal that was tasty, well presented and hot. If in Peterborough again I would happily return.

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Thank Ken A
General Manager A, Manager at The Cuckoo, responded to this review

Ken A, thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback. Wishing you a great day until the next time we meet. More 

Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

sadly another bad meal here , the roast was terrible quality , items missing , the potatoes were not cooked through at all and so hard you could barely put a fork in them and the meat was the very end of the joint so hard and dry we left it all , no staff came during the meal to... More 

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General Manager A, Manager at The Cuckoo, responded to this review

Hi Lorretta, we appreciate you taking the time to respond. The staff at The Cuckoo take our reviews very seriously. If you'd like, please contact us to discuss your experience The Cuckoo, 01733239638 More 

Northamptonshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cuckoo was good from start to finish, could not fault the staff (so polite and friendly everyone), food good and generally a nice experience

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Thank Jill U
General Manager A, Manager at The Cuckoo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for sharing these comments, Jill. It's fantastic to hear you had such a nice time with us. I shall pass your feedback onto the team. Many thanks, we're looking forward to you visiting us again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$40
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Oundle Road | Alwalton, Peterborough PE7 3UP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1733 239638
Description
The Cuckoo in Alwalton is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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