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“Fantastic safe welcoming pub.”
Review of The Hereward

The Hereward
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Sun, 01/08
Ranked #7 of 20 Quick Bites in Ely
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Description: A friendly, comfortable pub with value-for-money, easy pub food, a varied drinks menu, and excellent service. The perfect place to stop and unwind after a day of exploring the charming and historic city of Ely
Reviewed 11 June 2021 via mobile

Our organising started visiting the Hereward Ely last year as a group.
We were made very welcome by the friendly helpful pleasant happy staff.
We had drinks & meals and the food was excellent as was the beer.
We liked our visit here and the way we were welcomed by the staff that much that we continued to make this a regular thing every 2 weeks.
We were interrupted by us all going into lockdown and we could not wait for lockdown to finish so we could get back their again.
We are now back as lockdown finished and intend to go here every week for beer and food as we all love it.
Giving our present state with covid 19 at the moment we are all very impressed with the safety measures in place here at this pub & do all to Co operate with the staff for the benefit of us all and wish this venue success for the future and our thanks to all.
Patrick j Bennett
Positive People Care
Charity No 1174934

Date of visit: June 2021
Thank padrig1
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Reviewed 5 June 2021 via mobile

Great visit to Ely topped by a great meal at the Hereward, staff great and friendly. Decent pub food and drinks reasonable. Well run , will go back.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 27 May 2021

Best pub in Ely, all the staff are so friendly and easy to talk too and they are a great laugh, quick service on a busy night and overall just a brilliant pub ! I couldn’t recommend a better place to go.


Date of visit: May 2021
Thank Harrybeck2002
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Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

We've been here a few times and always had a friendly welcome, so as we were in the area we thought we'd pop in.
Covid rules & precautions were being handled well, so we felt comfortable being in there and there weren't too many people. Staff were polite and friendly.
Food was good, standard pub grub served quickly, and I could get used to table service for drinks rather than queueing at the bar

Date of visit: December 2020
Thank VickyS1651
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Reviewed 21 October 2020 via mobile

Disappointing today . Asked for drinks before seeing menu . Bad decision . Asked for ipa which is included in a lot of the meal deals however they said they didn’t have any,and they suggested alternative “dog brew “ and then charge us because that brand was not included in deal ! . Ended up having a meal and a drink for two that was charged 50% higher than expected .didn’t realise until bill came . Queried it and they apologised for staff not highlighted this but did not budge off the price .
As a customer who’s been here many times before I have left with a sour taste in my mouth .
On the upside good covid regs in action , staff were polite.
Unfortunately with experiences and service you are given places are only as good as your last experience , so they’ve lost a customer .
My advice for what it’s worth is
“Make sure you read the menu before ordering any drinks , order food and drink at the same time and if you are advised on alternatives make sure you say is this included in the deal “. That way there should not be any unpleasant surprises .

Date of visit: October 2020
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