The Willow Tree

(405 Reviews)
29 High Street, Bourn, Cambridge, CB23 2SQ
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Opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 17:30 - 21:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 20:00

Restaurant description

With a country garden overlooking rolling hills, a bar with an open fireplace and a candlelit restaurant, The Willow Tree in Cambridge blends fairy tale charm with country chic. The restaurant’s mix of English and European dishes from locally sourced produce have earned it a place in the Michelin Guide.

From the Willow Burger with beef & Nduja to salmon fillet on a bed of fennel, the menu at The Willow Tree restaurant spans the culinary spectrum from pub classics to fine dining. Elsewhere on the menu, find classic pizza, pasta dishes and salads.

Meals here are topped off by a selection of international wines, local ales, stunning cocktails and local fruit juices. The delightful setting is enhanced by live jazz, summer garden parties and cabaret dining.

As if plucked from the pages of an idyllic fairy tale, this enchanting gastropub lies in the picturesque village of Bourn, 9 miles from Cambridge city centre.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for The Willow Tree
(based on 405 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (25)
  • al fresco (76)
  • breakfast (7)
  • business (28)
  • child friendly (57)
  • dinner (283)
  • entertainment (43)
  • large parties (63)
  • lunch (167)
  • luxury (52)
  • private dining (88)
  • romantic (189)
  • trendy (95)
  • value (49)
  • views (18)
  • By Joan G from Cambridge
    19 November 2019

    I have lived in Bourn for six years but this was my first visit to The Willow Tree. I enjoyed it very much - the food and wine were very good and the staff both friendly and helpful. I had the chicken burgher and next time would ask for the chicken filling without the surrounding bread since I could not manage a dessert.

  • By Dominic B from Cambridge
    1 November 2019

    Food was all great. Service while very friendly and pleasant felt a little bit disorganised, which would be understandable if the restaurant was full but it was rather quiet. Overall a lovely date night.

  • By Mark T from Cambridge
    24 October 2019

    Shocking service, forgot dishes never asked if we wanted more drinks. Quite simply appalling.

  • By Michele E from cambridge
    24 October 2019

    all good

  • By Liz H from Bourn
    20 October 2019

    Very tasty Sunday roast... nice environment.

  • By Samantha B from Huntingdon
    18 October 2019

    Fantastic experience all round. friendly staff, great food and a lovely look and feel to the restaurant

  • By Martin O from london
    10 October 2019

    great food presented well

  • By Bill S from Hilton, Cambs
    11 August 2019

    Lovely Sunday lunch with great wines to accompany.

  • By GuyP P from Cambridge
    19 July 2019

    Good, friendly service in a great environment with an eclectic decor. Food was good with a broad selection of Italian dishes.

  • By Tom D from Cambridge
    12 July 2019

    Excellent food and service.

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The Willow Tree
29 High Street, Bourn, Cambridge, CB23 2SQ

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