RestaurantsPeterboroughCastorPE5

Owner's description

The Chubby Castor offers an exceptional civilised dining experience set in the stunning surroundings of The Fitzwilliam Arms, a Grade II-Listed building.

 

Chef Patron, Ade Adeshina opened The Chubby Castor, an independent restaurant in Castor, Cambridgeshire focusing on modern British cooking, using the finest local and seasonal produce available.

 

 

Since opening in 2018, The Chubby Castor has since been recommended in the Michelin Guide and has been recognised as a destination restaurant for fine dining gastronomists around the country.

 

Many diners have visited the restaurant wanting to try out the fine cuisine and have since become regulars, revisiting to try out the menus which are updated regularly. Guests have even indulged in the 7-course tasting menu which allows you to go on a culinary journey, sampling a range of dishes to satisfy the taste buds. Each dish is carefully planned and designed to ensure you are given the opportunity to sample the finest food in the area.

 

What defines Civilised Dining at The Chubby Castor?

Haute cuisine without the pretension set in a historic setting with a delectable blend of contemporary and vintage design that fuses exposed antiquated beams and Georgian wallpaper. A place where you’re afforded an unrivalled friendly service and relaxed environment to enjoy exquisitely prepared dishes chosen from one of our passionately created menus. You can expect dishes like fresh handpicked steamed crab lasagna, toasted coconut flakes or beef tartare, quail eggs and walnut homemade bread. 

 

Civilised dining, for those that appreciate it’s all in the detail.

 

Prices

Traditional European menu

Main Veggies Pudding
£29.50 £6.00 £12.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £28.00
Filter Coffee £3.50

Restaurant details

Highchair, Portions
Yes
8
No dress code
50

The chef

 

Ade started his illustrious career under Gordon Ramsay, who he remained with for six years, applying his trade at his three Michelin-starred restaurants. Ade also established further culinary artistry under applauded Michelin starred chef’s Marcus Wareing, Philip Howard and Eric Chavot. Before opening The Chubby Castor, Chef Ade was leading the Kitchen at The Petersham Hotel In Richmond, Greater London.

The Chubby Castor Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Chubby Castor Restaurant in PE5, Castor by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Chubby Castor restaurant.
Paul F
visited today prior to going to a matinee c...
Reviewed 3 months, 18 days ago

"visited today prior to going to a matinee concert. From the start I was very impressed with the greeting and the service. the venue is absolutely beautiful and very well presented. loved the choices on the menu. Amuse boucle was a delicious very well flavoured cod and salmon dish. For the starter I had a perfectly cooked scallop with garnish and a beautiful dressing. My main was my all time favourite meat. pigeon cooked exactly as it should be. I am not a fan of gravy or jus, but today I had seconds of the jus. Chef tells me it takes two days to prepare, I am not surprised as the depth of flavour was extraordinary. dessert was a chocolate dessert as per the menu, go look it up. The sommelier made me a non alcoholic cocktail which suited me perfectly. he designed it around my request. Toilets very clean and well presented. was it worth the 206 mile round trip? YES YES YES! After 1400+ reviews on trip advisor plus good food guide and Hardens, I am in no doubt this venue deserves a michelin star."

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Nick F
Not recommended...
Reviewed 3 months, 28 days ago

"Not recommended"

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34 Peterborough Road, Castor, PE5 7AX
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Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 6 pm‑10:30 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3 pm

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