La Pergola at The Wheatsheaf
The emphasis at La Pergola is to produce wholesome home cooked food in a traditional Italian style. Where possible we use home grown vegetables and herbs that are cultivated on our allotment, and many items on the menu are homemade, such as the fennel and pork sausages, antipasti pickles and bread.
Our kitchen is home to a wood burning pizza oven. Our pizzas have a distinctive taste that is only achieved in a clay oven. The pizza dough is made fresh every day and from the dining room it is possible to watch your pizza being prepared.
Friday: 12pm - 2pm, 6pm - 9:30pm
Saturday: 12pm - 2:30pm, 6pm - 9:30pm
Sunday: 12pm - 2:30pm
Fantastic professional family restaurant.
We can not fault the quality of the food and restaurant.
We highly recommend this restaurant and will be back.
My husband and I had a lovely meal. We wanted a quiet table and they were very understanding when I asked them to move us twice!
A hidden gem of Cambridge - truly authentic Italian food, made with heart and intention. Only wish we lived closer!
Lovely staff. Very enjoyable lunch 😊 would definitely recommend to friends and family
A most enjoyable lunch. We enjoyed it so much that we have booked a family meal there.
We had a very nice meal
Will certainly go back again
Excellent Italian food and atmosphere. Service was rather slow this night, although large groups in...
We visited on Thursday for an evening meal and booked at short notice. When we arrived the restaurant appeared to be virtually full but our table was obvious and we were able to settle almost exactly at the time booked.
Service was attentive and we were soon enjoying a suitably Italian meal, which was excellent. It is some years since we last visited La Pergola; it is just as good as ever.
Super quick and amazing service even at the busy hours on Sunday lunch time. Good food and house wine. Main dish except pizza option combination of Italian-British cuisine. Pizza the best ever had! As a family of four had a great Sunday lunch.
Food arrived quickly and tasted really nice. The only downside was the customer service, I was the last one still finishing my food when the waitress came and started collecting up my family member's food. I felt rushed to eat quickly and she waited before taking my plate. Then a waiter swiftly gave us dessert menus, the whole experience felt rushed. It felt like being rushed so that we could pay and leave.
Nice place, very good food and professional service. Highly recommended!!
Food is good but his place always struggles with service speed when busy, and this was the busiest we’ve ever seen it. Prepare to wait a lot to be served or in between courses. Can also get very noisy and a bit crammed when busy. But the food is great.
Very friendly. Very good food! We will come again.
Been here several times - consistently exceptional, a must!
An energetic lively restaurant, amazing food and friendly service! If Italian food is your thing you need to try La Pergola :)
As per usual, our dining experience was most enjoyable. It was very busy, with several parties of 6 diners or more, and consequently a little noisier than usual, but the staff coped very well, & service was once again, great! Well done to our favourite Italian family!
Highly recommended for any occasion.
Food is very good.
I took a gamble and booked this without my other half agreeing BUT I’m glad I did as he loved every course and even finished off each of my dishes too. I wholeheartedly recommend this restaurant! The staff were attentive but not overly so, the food was delicious, the atmosphere was fab as the restaurant stared to fill up.
Three words to sum it up: Book a table
The food standard never drops! Great food, pizza especially and Tony on the bar always has a good 4/5 beers on tap!
Lovely food but beware if you are not a fan of chilli. Two if the dishes we had contained chillies although not mentioned on the menu, several dishes had stated chilli in their name / description. Service was attentive but not intrusive.
Very good service as usual, and accommodating to needs of early departure of a diner.
Absolutely love this place, this wasn't the first time we'd visited and it won't be the last! The staff are all so lovely and the food is delicious. It always has a really nice vibe, whether it's quiet midweek or a busy weekend. Sometimes parking can be a bit tricky, but it's a small price to pay for such a nice time once you're in :)
Food was good as always but the service was really slow for some reason.
Been eating here since it first opened. At first they didn’t vary their menu enough, but they soon picked up on that, and now they are building an extension as they are so busy. Often big Italian family get togethers here, so children are made very welcome. It is really buzzing on a Sunday lunch time. Their pizza is outstanding. They grow some of the ingredients used. All in all, a lovely place to eat if you like authentic Italian food and atmosphere.
My party of 6 loved the experience, but I am a bitter drinker. There were many pumps of Lager but only one of bitter. My pint of Ghost Ship was 'off' and had to be chaged. The lack of good bitter would influence my patronage in future.
We really enjoyed the meals and the service was great too
This is becoming our dining choice for good food in a not-so-local location. If you like Italian food this is an old-style family run restaurant which knows how to please its clientele. The menu is not just pizza but has a full range of pasta and other delicious dishes - the dessert of the day was a lighter-than air lemon cheesecake with a blackcurrant compote which cut through the sweetness, perfect!
It is very good value and I would recommend it.
First we thought it was noisy, then we realised it was full and vibrant.
Then the excellent food came. Our concentration was the centered on that.
My tip reflected our joy
Really enjoyed lunch at La Pergola with the family at this friendly restuarant
Lovely restaurant with delicious food especially the profiteroles! It’s not the place to go for a quiet romantic meal for 2. Restaurant was very noisy and we felt the service wasn’t very good when we first arrived although improved once the restaurant emptied out a bit. We went on a Sat evening so maybe other nights might br different.
The waiter didn't interact - just took order and delivered food. Had to ask for sauces. I asked for cooked cherry tomatoes to be removed from dish and a replacement. Unfortunately the waiter didn't point out this wouldn't be possible and that the meal came without vegetables. Hence my large lamb steak and chips came with approx. 6 mushrooms and nothing else. Fortunately my partners meal included a salad and there was enough for both of us. The starter was equally disappointing. The antipasti meats came without breads, but fortunately we had ordered some breads. The profiteroles we ordered for dessert were solid and inedible.
The final disappointment was paying for the meal. We had to go to the bar to pay and right by the card machine was a saucer with several £5 notes in it. As we were the first dinners for the evening this had been staged to make one feel the minimum tip should be £5. As we had a disappointing 65th birthday meal I didn't tip.
Very good food Great atmosphere Very friendly staff
Lovely food and excellent service we have been there more then a dozen times and the food is always outstanding
Great place, would even recommend it to my Italian friends!! I had a lovely scallopina, others had delicious pasta dishes. We were all very happily full after!!
Excellent food, incredibly friendly and accommodating staff. Great country scenery.
Lovely restaurant, family authentic Italian, staff are helpful and friendly, food is really good and a fair price. A must try!
Lovely food, authentic Italian, great pizza, fab coffee, good healthy eating fish of the day option. Tomato salad ultra delicious. Spotlessly clean.
fab food, I have to go back another 5 times as there are some things on the menu I want to have.
Maybe some nice quiet music in the background would be good just for more ambiance.
We will definitely be back on a monthly basis and cannot wait for the extension to be finished.
We enjoyed the relaxed and friendly atmosphere, good food. A great family place to enjoy! Highly recomended!
Lovely first experience! Food was delicious and great atmosphere! Definitely will go back!!!