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Midsummer - Midsummer House Restaurant, Cambridge,
Award-winning

Midsummer House Restaurant

4.9
4.9
303 Reviews
£41 and over
British
As Midsummer House forges ahead into its third decade, Daniel Clifford’s elegant, sophisticated modern British cooking continues to evolve. For over twenty years, passion and creativity have skilfully shaped the menu at Midsummer House, showcasing the finest seasonal produce and offering a contemporary British dining experience of the highest quality.


Important: Foods in this restaurant are processed in a kitchen that produces dishes with milk, wheat, soybean, fish, nuts, eggs, and egg products.

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2 people

21:00


Booked 7 times today
Experiences are available.

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    £41 and over
  • Cuisines
    British
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Wed–Sat 12:00–13:30 Dinner Wed–Sat 18:30–20:30
  • Phone number
    01223 369299
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Catering
    Important: Foods in this restaurant are processed in a kitchen that produces dishes with milk, wheat, soybean, fish, nuts, eggs, and egg products.

Experiences

  • £250 Tasting Menu

    £125.00 per person

    Prepaid

    1 Dec 2023 - 17 Aug 2024
    Our Tasting Menu is £250 per person. This includes 1 glass of Champagne on arrival, water, tea or coffee to finish. A deposit of £125 per person is required to secure the reservation, the balance to be paid on the day. Should you need to cancel, we request you inform us more than 48 hours in advance. As per our T&Cs the refund is processed minus a £20 admin fee. Any cancellation/drop in numbers made less than 48 hours in advance will result in the deposit for those guests being non-refundable. We cater for the following allergies ONLY: nuts, coeliac, raw alcohol & shellfish, which must be stated upon booking.
    £250 Tasting Menu photo
  • £275 FT Grand Siècle Menu (Lunch & Dinner)

    £125.00 per person

    Prepaid

    1 Jun - 31 Jul 2024
    Our Grand Siècle Tasting Menu is £275 per person. This is a special offer in partnership with The Financial Times, includes 1 glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne, water, tea or coffee to finish. A deposit of £125 per person is required to secure the reservation, the balance to be paid on the day. Should you need to cancel, we request you inform us more than 48 hours in advance. As per our T&Cs the refund is processed minus a £20 admin fee. Any cancellation/drop in numbers made less than 48 hours in advance will result in the deposit for those guests being non-refundable. We cater for the following allergies ONLY: nuts, coeliac, raw alcohol & shellfish, which must be stated upon booking.
    £275 FT Grand Siècle Menu (Lunch & Dinner) photo
  • £150 Lunch Menu

    £75.00 per person

    Prepaid

    1 Dec 2023 - 17 Aug 2024
    Our Lunch Menu is £150 per person. This includes 1 glass of Champagne on arrival, water, tea or coffee to finish. A deposit of £75 per person is required to secure the reservation, the balance to be paid on the day. Should you need to cancel, we request you inform us more than 48 hours in advance. As per our T&Cs the refund is processed minus a £20 admin fee. Any cancellation/drop in numbers made less than 48 hours in advance will result in the deposit for those guests being non-refundable. We cater for the following allergies ONLY: nuts, coeliac, raw alcohol & shellfish, which must be stated upon booking.
    £150 Lunch Menu photo

What 303 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.9
4.9 based on recent ratings
  • 4.9Food
  • 4.9Service
  • 4.8Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Best Overall

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Best Food

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Best Service

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Best Ambience

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Best Value

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Great for fine wines

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Romantic

  • Cambridge/Cambridgeshire

    Good for special occasions

  • Cambridge

    Best Overall

  • Cambridge

    Best Food

  • Cambridge

    Best Service

  • Cambridge

    Best Ambience

  • Cambridge

    Best Value

  • Cambridge

    Great for fine wines

  • Cambridge

    Good for special occasions

  • Cambridge

    Most Booked

305 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    In upscale restaurants, when a guest leaves the table, their napkin should be replaced or at least refolded with cloth gloves. Aside from this admittedly improvable detail, the experience was certainly pleasant.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Cambridge

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Incredible food, worthy of the price tag attached. A fantastic setting coupled with very knowledgeable waitstaff who are not overly attentive. Would highly recommend to anyone.

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  3. MikeBC

    Cumbria

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    There is only one word to describe the service and good, AMAZING!

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  4. markj

    Manchester

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely awesome lunch tasting menu. Lovely service and perfect food and (non alcoholic) drink menu.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Edinburgh

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 15 June 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was wonderful. Varied and flavourful. Service was “ok”. Nothing wrong just not “right” The wine list is horrifically priced. We spent into four figures for four! The Sommelier was at best ok at worst indifferent. Overall the atmosphere was “reserved”. Our table was so spaced out we needed to raise voices to be heard. Not pleasant. Overall it was an interesting experience at a price (nearly £3k for four) I would not return.

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  6. Bigtimecharles

    Norfolk/Suffolk

    17 reviews

    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on 15 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Probably the best meal my wife and I have ever enjoyed. Every course was beautiful in both presentation and taste. Worth every bit of the Michelin 2 stars. Support that with attentive, knowledgeable and kind service, perfectly judged decor and an amazing wine list and you have the perfect dining experience. Understandably expensive but worth every penny for the artistry and care taken over every aspect of the meal. If I were local and could afford it I’d be a regular so maybe I’ve been saved from myself by this being a special treat. Thoroughly recommend it.

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  7. PhilR

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 12 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    If you are looking for first class cuisine, something different and imaginative, and are ready for a single tasting menu, this is the place for you. The lovely conservatory setting on Midsummer Common is a bonus. The wait staff were excellent, and judging by the food, the kitchen staff too. The tasting menu has many courses but some are quite small, so the entire menu is not difficult to consume. All were excellent, and some quite amazing. One of us chose the non-alcoholic drinks pairing, which was equally adventurous and good. Two of us chose one of the wine pairing options, but although each wine was interesting and well-paired, for me at any rate, there were probably too many wines. If I visit again, I would simply drink Champagne: a bottle between two would be adequate. Needless to say, this level of dining isn't inexpensive: the bill was quite impressive too, but nonetheless, I considered it to represent good value. Not the sort of place one frequents often, but for something gastronomically special, it's definitely a superior experience.

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  8. MarkT

    London

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on 7 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service from every member of staff from the moment you enter the house, all through lunch and as you leave. Knowledge of wines was also great. If you want the best, just go and enjoy yourselves.

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  9. Simon

    Northampton

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 6 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic lunchtime in a beautiful building. All the staff were brilliant. I will certainly be highly recommending Midsummer House.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    West Sussex

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    A very special place, wonderful food and attentive service. Incredible tastes and creativity. However 18 “courses” on the tasting menu should be reduced as 4 1/2 hours sitting at the table is too long. Our evening was spoilt by the Strawberry Fair on the Common, not the quaint country food festival I had imagined but a full on rock concert and fairground.

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FAQs

Midsummer House Restaurant is rated 4.9 stars by 303 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

21:00


Booked 7 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for Midsummer House Restaurant

Midsummer Common, Cambridge, CB4 1HA

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Award-winning
    1. MICHELIN 2 Stars 2023
  • Area
    Cambridge
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Wed–Sat 12:00–13:30 Dinner Wed–Sat 18:30–20:30
  • Price
    £41 and over
  • Cuisines
    British
  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Private Room, Wine
  • Phone number
    01223 369299
  • Catering
    Important: Foods in this restaurant are processed in a kitchen that produces dishes with milk, wheat, soybean, fish, nuts, eggs, and egg products.
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