Ancient Shepherds

5 High Street
Fen Ditton
CB5 8ST
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Opening times: 12-3, 5-11 Mon-Thu; 12-11 Fri & Sat; 12-10 Sun
Regular beers: Greene King IPA

A short walk from Ditton Meadows and the River Cam, the building dates from 1540 and originally comprised three cottages. What you see today isn't greatly changed from the last alterations in 1954 - an attractive, multi-roomed, low-ceilinged pub/restaurant. The small public bar at the front is for drinking and chatting. The Fold Bar, to the right, is for a drink or snack whilst the Lounge Bar, to the right, is for informal drinking and dining. Beyond this is the Shepherd's Kitchen dining area. Behind the rear carpark is an attractive beer garden. Formerly Punch Taverns owned, it reopened, free of tie, in early summer 2017 after a refurbishment. Its three hand pumps often offer a regional ale. Craft keg beers and lagers are on its six taps. It has a good reputation for its food as well its beer. Breakfast served Wednesdays 08:30 - 10:30. Longer term plans include B&B.