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The St John's Chop House

21-24 Northampton Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AD

(((() British
Main course: £15
Food spend: £20
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 22:30
Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 21:30.

Great place to take a student who loves meat when visiting Cambridge.
Good service and delicious food. Can't imagine a veggie would be happy though.

Stephanie Malik 21 May 2017
from L|ondon

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Inside a snug 17th-century building with crackling log fires and exposed beams, The St John's Chop House showcases the finest succulent steaks and chops alongside carefully chosen local ales and an extensive wine list.

The finest cuts of meat feature on the St John's Chop House menu, ranging from classics like sirloin, through to 10oz delmonico steak, or juicy pork t-bone, all served with signature coleslaw and other indulgent sides. There are Chop House sausages, confit duck leg, and seafood recipes like coley fillet with spiced crab cake. As well as light bites like haggis fritters with beetroot and whisky mayonnaise, there are also vegetarian delicacies such as vegetable and walnut bake wellington.

Indulgent desserts at The St John's Chop House Cambridge include elderflower and whiskey jelly with champagne sorbet, and the classic option of sticky toffee pudding. Local ales are championed, as well as British lager and cider, while the wine list focuses on the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France.

Also serving gluten-free, dairy-free and children's menus, The St John's Chop House is rich in British dining tradition, and sits 12 minutes' walk from Cambridge Rail Station.

The St John's Chop House

21-24 Northampton Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AD

Contact +44 1223353110

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Customer reviews for The St John's Chop House

4.3 (((() (based on 78 reviews)
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  • ((((( 21 May 2017 by Stephanie Malik from L|ondon

    Great place to take a student who loves meat when visiting Cambridge.
    Good service and delicious food. Can't imagine a veggie would be happy though.

  • ((((* 20 May 2017 by Katy Skinner from Cambridge

    Friendly service. Good lamb dishes. Tasty starters - onion tart etc.

  • ((((( 17 May 2017 by Mike Thomas from Cambridge

    Very good. Service excellent.

  • ((((* 14 May 2017 by Melissa Yee from London

    The staff were lovely to us as it was my friends birthday it was important they got it right. They did in spades. Food was good and the house red was a bit too drinkable. You pay for what you get

  • ((((( 30 April 2017 by Emilia Smith from Cambridge

    The whole experience was great. Excellent service, food was lovely a very present place to dine.

  • ((((( 28 April 2017 by Yoshiro Shiba from Cambridge

    We had a good business dinner.

  • ((((( 27 April 2017 by Catherine Byfield from Cambridge

    Great service, lovely food.

  • ((((* 24 April 2017 by Sarah from Cambridge

    The food is very nicely done here, and the restaurant itself has a pleasant feel, but the menu is a little limited. If you want an excellent roast/steak then it is the place to be, and we like several of the starters (tried a few over the last couple of visits). Some more game would be great (and the beef wellington which has gone was what we kept coming back for!).

  • ((((* 20 April 2017 by Robert Flanders from London

    Lovely food, great value. Service from Jonathon was absolutely fantastic.

  • ((((( 16 April 2017 by Richard Wells from Cambridge

    Excellent food and service, friendly atmosphere

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