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Places to Eat in Ely

Old Fire Engine House, Ely

A restaurant and art gallery situated just west of the cathedral in an attractive Georgian house with a large walled garden stocked with many old English fruit trees, herbs and flowers. Our menus rely heavily on seasonal cooking and using local ingredients and recipes.

The Royal Standard, Ely

The Royal Standard started as a one room public house in the 15th Century and is the oldest building on Ely's Forehill. The building has been extended over the years and is now one of Ely's most popular dining and meeting places. Our extensive food menu is focused on fresh and local as well as seafood and steak, with a good selection of traditional pub food thrown into the mix. An eclectic 60 bottle wine list compliments the varied menu and you can also expect to find well kept real ales, cocktails and a great range of premium spirits.

Poets House, Ely

The Dining Room offers a great selection of seasonal dishes using fresh and locally sourced ingredients. The perfect place to catch up with friends, impress a dinner date or simply relax and enjoy the professional yet friendly service.

Riverside Bar Kitchen

Ideally situated on the stunning River Great Ouse, RBK offers a great range of dishes, from traditional line caught fish and chips to authentic homemade pizzas. We are the perfect venue for lunch, afternoon cream tea or a three course evening meal – whether sitting inside our spacious restaurant or outside on our extensive riverside patio. You can book on our website or by phone on 01353 666699.

Grand Central Bar & Grill, Ely

Experience a taste of the States with bespoke cocktails, American beers, bottomless sodas and awesome milkshakes. A truly American themed dining and drinking experience on Ely's riverside.

Peacock's Tearoom, Ely

Homemade cakes, delicious lunches, a pretty garden and the widest selection of teas in the world are the hallmarks of this welcoming riverside tearoom, repeatedly recognized as one of the best in the country.

Prince Albert, Ely

01353 663494

A lovely little traditional English pub in a side street of Ely. Whilst the pub may look small from the outside, don't be fooled! The cosy front room, impressively opens out to a fabulous dining area where a range of beautifully presented meals are served. We also have one of Ely's best beer gardens where you can dine alfresco or partake in one of many traditional beers on offer.

The Cutter Inn, Ely

The Cutter Inn and Riverside Restaurant have been open since 2006. With its superb location alongside the River Ouse, whether with family, friends or colleagues, there is no finer place to relax and enjoy quality traditional British pub food served in stylish surroundings.

Sylhet Indian Restuarant, Ely

Fresh Indian food prepared in the heart of Ely city.

Le Spice, Ely

Our goal is to provide great food and excellent service. We also aim to provide high quality authentic Indian food, prepared by our experienced chefs. Our mission is to achieve customer satisfaction by providing consistently fresh, innovative, healthy foods using only the finest ingredients.

The Lamb, Ely

Old English Inns are a collection of some of England’s historic pubs inns and hotels, steeped in history and loved for their warmth and hospitality. Whether taking time out in a pub or getting away to a hotel, we’re sure you’ll fall in love with our cosy bars, crooked walls and low beams. Enjoy time to relax with a glass of wine or real ale and join us for an Old English pub meal in our restaurants, where if you choose to stay with us, we offer a range of delicious breakfasts cooked to order.

Thai Lounge, Ely

Thai Lounge in Ely offers a wealth of delicious and authentic cuisine in a newly refurbished venue, with friendly staff and a comfortable atmosphere. Choose from salads, soups, meat, fish and vegetable dishes. With starters and main courses, or a selection of dishes you can create a combination meal. We specialise in Thai curries, stir-fries, noodles, sea food and grill cookery.

The Anchor Inn, Sutton Gault

The Anchor Inn has evolved over the last 350 years and now offers every modern facility, but with a timeless charm and character that ensures you still experience a feeling of true antiquity. Scrubbed pine tables on gently undulating floors, antique prints and roaring log fires in the winter all enhance the cosy, intimate atmosphere of this family run English Inn. Recognition has been won from all of the major food guides including Good Food Guide, Good Pub Guide, Michelin Guide, Which Guide to Country Pubs (Rosette for food), AA 4 Stars and Rosette and Which Hotel Guide.

Lemon Tree Deli and Cafe

Lemon Tree Deli and Cafe, situated on the Market Place in Ely, offers the chance to take a break from the day in a wonderful surrounding that will enliven the senses with scents and tastes beyond the normal. Hot drinks and sandwiches avaliable.