Shake-up at “Cambridge's best-kept secret” as former Ramsay chef Sam Carter and fiancée Alex Oliver take over this elegant 22 cover restaurant, which also vaunts 14 seat private dining room, offers a lunch time set and evening taster menu alongside an à la carte menu.
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A “top foodie spot in Cambridge” that’s going places – in early 2018, Gordon Ramsay protégé Sam Carter and his wife Alexandra (FOH) took over this long-established Victorian townhouse restaurant on the fringes of the town centre, and the “new chef has revitalised the site” to the extent one or two local foodies prefer it to nearby Midsummer House. Even those who poke fun at its “modish rough, scratchy, plates” say its “fabulous and imaginative, local and seasonal set menu” (from three to seven courses as well as the à la carte) is “excellent and comes at a good price”.
A well-known Victorian townhouse outside the centre, near Victoria Avenue Bridge, that opened its doors 40 years ago and, as of early 2018, is under young ex-Gordon Ramsay grad Sam Carter and his wife Alexandra (FOH). This has been one of the town’s major culinary destinations for many years: feedback welcomed on his creative modern British grub – changing weekly, and running to five- or seven-course tasting menus.
“Cambridge’s best-kept secret!”, say fans of this elegant Victorian townhouse outside the centre, near Victoria Avenue Bridge – whose dining room offers a fixed-price monthly menu: “a continued delight”, which they hail as “wonderful in every way”.
Most (if not quite all) reporters “love everything” about this intimate riverfront villa with an elegant (prix fixe-only) Victorian dining room – particularly its “cosy atmosphere”, but also its “lovely service” and “creative” cooking.
|Wine per bottle||£25.00|
22 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 3AX
|Number of Diners:|
|Tuesday||6:30 pm‑8:30 pm|
|Wednesday||6:30 pm‑8:30 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑8:30 pm|
|Friday||12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑8:30 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm‑1:30 pm, 6:30 pm‑8:30 pm|