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The Chubby Castor

34 Peterborough Road, Castor, PE5 7AX

(((() Modern British
  • The Chubby Castor - Cambridgeshire
  • The Chubby Castor - Cambridgeshire
  • The Chubby Castor - Cambridgeshire
  • The Chubby Castor - Cambridgeshire
  • The Chubby Castor - Cambridgeshire
  • The Chubby Castor - Cambridgeshire
  • The Chubby Castor - Cambridgeshire
  • The Chubby Castor - Cambridgeshire
  • The Chubby Castor - Cambridgeshire
Average
Main course: £18
Food spend: £45
Opening hours
Monday to Wednesday: 12:00 - 14:30, 15:00 - 16:30 & 17:45 - 21:45
Thursday to Sunday: 09:00 - 11:15, 12:00 - 14:30, 15:00 - 16:30 & 17:45 - 21:45.

This was our second visit to Chubby Castor, this time for the Sunday roast and we were not disappointed. An excellent meal and very good service. Thanks to all.

Nigel 18 September 2018
from Peterborough

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Listed in the Michelin Guide 2019, The Chubby Castor is a stunning example of rural British tradition paired with modern dining flourishes. Housed inside a beautiful thatched roof Grade II-listed building from the 17th century, enjoy gourmet dining all day, including afternoon teas and Sunday roasts. Expect a relaxed atmosphere, with a blend of modern and vintage design, and original exposed beams.

The Chubby Castor menu takes seasonal British produce and crafts stunning modern recipes, rich in colour. The menu includes dishes such as scallops, butternut squash textures and pumpkin seeds, veal sweetbreads with Hen-of-the-wood mushrooms or 28-day-aged sirloin, pomme Anna and Madeira jus.

Afternoon teas at The Chubby Castor in Cambridgeshire feature delicate cakes and pastries, along with sandwiches made with artisan breads. Colourful signature cocktails are prepared at the bar, with a range of beers, ales and fine wines also served.

The Chubby Castor is the first solo venture of chef patron Adebola Adeshina, and the restaurant has received high recommendations and accolades, with head Chef George West is working close with the rest of the team to ensure high quality and consistency is achieved throughout every dish. A consistent wine list, with over 100 bins from great vineyards, as well some independent family owned.

A great example of polished rural fine dining, The Chubby Castor is just 10 minutes' drive outside of central Peterborough.

The Chubby Castor

34 Peterborough Road, Castor, PE5 7AX

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Customer reviews for The Chubby Castor

4.6 (((() (based on 15 reviews)
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Recommended for

  • dinner (12)
  • lunch (8)
  • luxury (6)
  • romantic (6)
  • private dining (5)
  • business (4)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • al fresco (2)
  • value (1)
  • ((((( 18 September 2018 by Nigel from Peterborough

    This was our second visit to Chubby Castor, this time for the Sunday roast and we were not disappointed. An excellent meal and very good service. Thanks to all.

  • ((((( 23 August 2018 by Robin from Peterboro

    Really pleased with everything

  • ((((* 27 June 2018 by Karen from Peterborough

    The truffle macarons were exceptional.

  • ((((( 31 May 2018 by Shar from Peterborough

    High quality food and lovely service . The decor good and tables positioned well didn’t feel on top of each other. We had the Lamb and Beef which was excellent. Thank you

  • ((((* 24 May 2018 by Anne from Castor

    Good Sunday lunch with excellent starters and beautifully presented desserts. A bit disappointed by the fatty rather chewy lamb

  • ((((( 5 May 2018 by Caroline from Peterborough

    Excellent decor , good atmosphere, great fine dining food so good I returned within a week with my son who is a chef so he could enjoy the food and restaurant.

  • (((** 28 March 2018 by Erica from Stamford

    Excellent food but the service staff need more confidence. I guess this will come with time.

  • ((((( 27 March 2018 by Jennifer from Peterborough

    We had a good Sunday lunch here. The setting in the attractive village of Castor is lovely, and the restaurant has been very nicely refurbished. The atmosphere is upmarket and ideal for a special dinner or lunch. Our food looked and tasted great - salmon with pea risotto for me, and leg of lamb for my husband. Recommended.

  • ((((( 26 March 2018 by Christine from Peterborough

    Lovely food, good wine and drinks choice. Really nice ambience, good service provided largely by local youngsters who are being trained to a high standard. Overall, a fabulous night out.

  • (((** 20 March 2018 by Mark from Stamford

    The atmosphere and food was excellent but the service was average. Expanding on this, it is my belief the staff were passable but not trained, the service didn't match the food, for the price i expect more and therefore i do not feel it was not good value. We will return as you have only just opened, and being in the industry i understand it takes time to get staff trained.

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