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The Ancient Shepherds, Fen Ditton - pub details

Address: 5, High St, Fen Ditton, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB5 8ST [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 4089) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Cambridge (2.5 miles), Waterbeach (3.4 miles)

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> Current user rating: 7.8/10 (rated by 6 users)
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user reviews of the Ancient Shepherds, Fen Ditton

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Traditional pub that nowadays must make most of its money from the adjacent restaurant.
There's a very small bar area and a plush adjacent lounge for diners that you can sit in...but I have seen drinkers getting chased out of the lounge by the staff to make space at busy times.
In the centre of a posh Cambridge-suburb village, so always a few locals proping up the bar.
2 or 3 ales from a pretty standard range...e.g. GK IPA, London Pride, Adnams. Acceptable nick but nothing outstanding, average prices for the area. Neither friendly nor unfriendly atmosphere.
In short: worth a pint if walking by but not a drinkers' pub. That's a shame because there are no other decent pubs in the area so if they made more of an effort to accomodate drinkers they'd definitely get more trade.

JonRambo - 28 Apr 2011 15:19
Very traditional pub, plush interior, good ales, excellent food both in the bar and the restaurant (but you must book). Not open all day.
thelonious - 20 Feb 2005 13:17
this pub has aiways remained in my memory i grow up in this village and went back to see if it had changed unlike most of the village this remains the same wonderful
tracy hibbert- jones neecoote - 23 Jun 2004 19:31
Ancient Shepherds Pub.
Originally built as three cottages in 1540, the Ancient Shepherds is now a listed building that oozes character. Guest and house ales are always available, and the menu offers food to suit a range of tastes. Telephone: (01223) 293280.

jsmith - 3 Jun 2004 22:35

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