A beautiful historic pub dating back to the 15th century, The Royal Standard Ely is a cosy escape, filled with rural charm. Modern European flavours are served alongside cask ales, with a tranquil al fresco area, perfect for sunny days.
Fresh, seasonal ingredients go into the Royal Standard Ely menu to make up a great selection of inventive European dishes. To start, there is salmon tartare with apple and avocado mousse and caviar crème fraîche, along with wholesome soup of the day. For mains, there are pub classics like sausage and mash with braised red cabbage and gravy, along with juicy steaks with sumptuous sauces and all the trimmings from the grill. There are also vegetarian delicacies, and a dedicated kids' menu.
Sunday roasts at The Royal Standard Ely are extremely popular, while the dessert menu offers tempting treats like steamed treacle pudding with fruit compote and double cream ice cream. There are cask ales at the pumps, world beers, and a concise wine list.
Also offering popular live music events, The Royal Standard Ely is a 13-minute walk from Ely Rail Station.
of diners recommend this restaurant
- al fresco (2)
- business (1)
- child friendly (4)
- dinner (18)
- entertainment (4)
- large parties (5)
- lunch (19)
- private dining (2)
- romantic (3)
- trendy (3)
- value (5)
28 October 2018
Wouldn't recommend here, food was nice enough but thought over priced for what you got (mains and pudding).
21 September 2018
Delicious Gluten free batter on a lovely piece of fish, the chips while looking delicious were not as nice as on our previous visit, seeming rather tough. The welcome and courtesy of the staff was super .
9 August 2018
Had a delicious meal here with friends. Excellent service, lovely table in a quiet part of the pub, would definitely recommend the Royal Standard Ely.
1 February 2018
We often go to see the jazz group that plays the first Thursday of the month and book a table as close to them as we can get. Dinner is always delicious and the wine is always good. Desert always tops it off and we always enjoy the evening.
14 December 2017
Always a great meal at the Standard friendly staff
12 November 2017
Excellent Sunday lunch with efficient and friendly service.
2 November 2017
we go partly for the good jazz group who play first thursday every month. great ambience, limited menu but usually something we like.
4 August 2017
Lovely main course. Lots to choose from. We wanted a pudding but found there was not much choice, so had a lovely cocktail instead!
14 July 2017
24 June 2017
Great food, if a little expensive. We were a four, two men had steaks, perfectly cooked, girls had chicken Ballantine , again excellent. Only downside was the sides were extra, I would have thought that a choice of potato should be included. Sweets were although thin on number, fabulous.
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