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| The Gonville Hotel, Cambridge CB1 1BG, England
+44 1223 302010
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sweetbreads” (28 reviews)
“truffle butter” (13 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (19 reviews)
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
| The Gonville Hotel, Cambridge CB1 1BG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed Cotto. Let's get the negative bit out of the way first - we went for a drink before the meal and I felt the staff were a little unprofessional and the person serving us was a trainee, I think, because she didn't...More

1  Thank timbo1978_13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently treated my family to a special meal at Cotto and what a treat it was. From the canapés to the sweet petit fours( or how ever you say it) it was hands down the best dining experience we have ever experienced. As locals to...More

Thank bexxx1996
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had seen the great reviews and were looking forward to a memorable meal. The evening did not start well, the restaurant having previously acknowledged our dietary requirements the maître de then denied all knowledge and made us feel very awkward, eventually and begrudgingly said...More

1  Thank Ross S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food choice was a little limited but what we did have was fairly good. The restaurant was very empty so lacked atmosphere. Service was good.

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked quite late and was delighted to get a table for two. We eat out a lot and I was just going on Trip Adviser reviews in Cambridge, out first time in this lovely city. It went well from the start, with the emphasis there...More

Thank batty1vietnam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic meal! All the staff were charming, polite and attentive. Alex suggested a beautiful Rioja which suited our needs perfectly. The bread was all wonderful and so fresh, there was a choice of 5 or 6 which were offered throughout our time there....More

Thank oliviak654
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I ate here last night with my friend, to celebrate our 40th birthdays. The evening was perfect - lovely staff, delicious food, wonderful cocktails and wine. I couldn't fault it, and would definitely dine here again (once my hangover has subsided!)

Thank Easthope1978
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful ambience, comfortable chairs, sophisticated surroundings, tip top service and truly deliciously delightful cuisine. This is a must!

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

A group of us visited Cotto to celebrate our friends wedding anniversary and as usual everything was fantastic. Most of our party had not been before but were very impressed from the moment they walked in. The service, food and ambiance were great. Thank you...More

Thank Mandy C
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We sat next to the window overlooking Parkers Piece. It's the best part of the restaurant though at the moment building work obstructs the view. Good tables and chairs which are well set out and efficient non intrusive service makes for a good evening. Mellow...More

1  Thank Cornflake50
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Duncan H
12 June 2018|
Response from RoutemasterCambridge | Reviewed this property |
I don't think Cotto has any but as its in the Gonville a hotel their bar may have some - perhaps give them a call to find out?
Tracy J
26 March 2018|
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Response from 01223302010 | Property representative |
hello , yes we have a lovely Bar , with comfy bar stools , to sit and watch our mixologists , or a beautiful lounge surrounding the bar with sofas and arm chairs , we always have a jazz duet on Friday and Saturday evenings... More
12 March 2018|
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Response from 01223302010 | Property representative |
Hello , apologies for the delay , yes of course , I'm happy to discuss this in more detail Please call when convenient 01223 302010 Tuesday - Saturday - Ruth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$83 - US$103
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
18:30 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | The Gonville Hotel, Cambridge CB1 1BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 302010
  • E-mail
Open for dinners , Tuesdays - Saturdays from 6.30pm . Independent Restaurant , which is Situated inside The Gonville Hotel , Gonville Place , Cambridge , CB11LY , Mid January 2017 . We source the best quality Meat, Fish , Vegetables and products. 5-7 Housemade breads daily changing. Minimum three courses menu . Traditional , handcrafted style , from Masterchef ( Kuchen meister ) Hans Schweitzer and his brigade. Desserts a speciality , Signature dish - 'The Chocolate Piano ' designed and created by Luciano Pavarotti .
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