Eating out

A taste of Cambridgeshire – and the world!

A taste of Cambridgeshire – and the world!

It's best to come with an appetite, as this region has lots to offer.

196 Bar

196 Bar

196 Bar is a cosy bar located in the heart of Cambridge, it’s small but perfect for cocktails and some tasty small plates from the menu. The bar has a fantastic atmosphere and equally fantastic food, take a trip down and see!

Al Casbah

Al Casbah has one of the most eye-catching windows on Mill Road. Passers by are greeted by a huge grill, with flames leaping up as the freshly-prepared meat and fish are cooked for a range of the delicious meals on their menu.

Alimentum

Alimentum caters for all tastes, from the affordable fixed price menu, through to the a la carte, which delivers smart, contemporary dishes full of vibrant flavours. They using slow cooking techniques to accentuate flavour and texture.

Aromi

Aromi is a place where warm hospitality meets authentic artisan delicacies and unrivalled quality creates an exceptional eating experience. It is where fantastic Italian food is served in true modern day Sicilian style.

Baroosh Bar and Kitchen

At Baroosh Bar and Kitchen you can share and enjoy great food in style at any time of the day, with a brilliant brunch offer for early birds, a variety of nibbly bits perfect for anytime grazing and bigger plates for meal times.

Bedouin

Bedouin will tantalise your taste-buds with North African cuisine, it is a fully licensed restaurant stocking some great wines from around the world including some quality Algerian wines that complement the food.

Black Cat Cafe

Black Cat has been serving a variety of coffee, specialty tea, smoothies and a range of handmade cakes and savoury food. A place to go if you’re desperate for a good slice of handmade cake and a properly made flat white coffee.

Browns

Visit Browns for a relaxing, brasserie brunch, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, made with quality, fresh, seasonal ingredients. Or if you don’t fancy a meal, the expert, friendly team will look after you in the stylish cocktail bar area.

Caffe Mobile

Caffe Mobile is a small family-run business serving some of the tastiest, great value coffee in town. As well as a delicious range of coffees, they also serve tea, hot chocolate and scrumptious home made cakes.

Cambridge Canteen

Cambridge Canteen is a full-service grill the finest beef, chicken, venison, and lamb are served along with fish, vegetarian and other lighter options. They also have a large selection of hand-mixed cocktails, wines and ales.

Cambridge Chop House

Cambridge Chop House is located in the heart of Cambridge. They serve traditional British food, that is no nonsense and is keenly presented. Real ale is served direct from the cask and the wine list is thorough and imaginative.

Cambridge Cookery School and Café

Cambridge Cookery School and Café

Cambridge Cookery School and Café offers inspiring classes for all abilities and ages. The Slow Food Café offers artisan breads, pastries, salads and soups all hand-made in-house from seasonal and local ingredients.

CB1 Cafe

CB1 Cafe, established in 1995 is the oldest internet cafe in the UK. It’s very cosy with plenty of fantastic vegan nibbles and a wide array of drinks from coffees to local beers and delicious smoothies. Call for more information.

Cotto Restaurant

Cotto Restaurant is an innovative dinner stop with a contemporary interior and a three course, fixed-price European menu. The emphasis is on a traditional handcrafted menu that uses only natural ingredients.

dArry’s

dArry’s

dArry’s is one of the finest examples of the many and glorious independent restaurants of Cambridge. It makes its own way by creating fresh food daily, buying local beef and barrel-ageing its own drinks weekly.

De Luca Cucina and Bar

De Luca Cucina and Bar is a modern Italian restaurant in the heart of Cambridge City offering great quality delicious food at affordable prices. Perfect for a quick lunch, a romantic evening or group night out!

Fitzbillies Bridge Street

Fizbillies Bridge Street

By day Fitzbillies are open for breakfast, coffee, lunch, afternoon tea, brunch at weekends and of course their famous Chelsea Buns. A trip to Cambridge isn’t complete without a visit to this wonderful eatery.

Fitzbillies Trumpington Street

Fitzbillies

Fitzbillies is the city’s most historic restaurant, they are open for breakfast, coffee, lunch, afternoon tea, brunch at weekends and of course their famous Chelsea Buns. A trip to Cambridge is not complete without a visit.

Graffiti Restaurant

Graffiti Restaurant at Hotel Felix is an award-winning restaurant and is known as one of the best restaurants in Cambridge, offering a fine dining experience with delicious, inventive, modern British cuisine to enjoy.

Harriets Tearooms

Harriets

Inspired by the English charm and elegance of the Lyons Corner Houses in London, Harriets Tearooms’ customer service is every bit as important as the premium loose leaf teas it serves. Find it on Green Street.

High Tea Club

High Tea Club has a cosy designer setting made for enjoyment of the refreshing mix of great food and the new high tea along with cocktails, wines and beers, cold drinks, coffee and over 80 international varieties of tea.

Hot Numbers

Hot Numbers is named as a tribute to the record store which used to trade on the adjacent street. The idea was to create a space dedicated to the love of coffee and good music it offers a varied menu for breakfast and lunch.

La Mimosa

La Mimosa is family owned and run with top Italian chefs who combine their 40 years of experience to bring you delicious Italian cuisine lunchtime and evening. You can enjoy an Italian experience in a fantastic location.

Loch Fyne

The Loch Fyne Cambridge restaurant is simply unmissable, they are pleased to offer diners an excellent à la carte menu that is filled with fresh and seasonal delicious dishes. Breakfasts served on weekends only.

Marco Pierre White

Marco Pierre White

Watch the punts glide past as you enjoy Marco’s own brand of affordable glamour for an unforgettable culinary experience in a unique location. Enjoy classic dishes, such as succulent steaks, superb wine and bespoke cocktails.

Michaelhouse Café

Michaelhouse Cafe

Michaelhouse Café menus include cooked breakfasts; delicious lunches, such as quiche, mouth-watering casserole, excellent vegetarian choices, and an all-day sandwich menu. Along with desserts, you’ll want to eat it all.

Midsummer House

Midsummer House provide guests with a unique dining experience whilst the menu and style of food focuses on the most seasonal produce and the dishes are developed to make the taste as natural as possible.

Peacocks Tearoom

Peacocks is a family-run business their menu offers cream teas, hot dishes, salads and sandwiches all day, and all freshly-prepared to order. The tea-list is certainly unique they offer teas from every continent.

Pint Shop

Pint Shop is all about creating a place that embraces eating tasty food and drinking equally. A place where you feely equally at home having a few beers, a snack, light lunch or a full blown fantastic feast.

Rainbow Cafe

Rainbow Cafe is a fantastic vegetarian restaurant specialising in vegan and gluten-free food since 1988, everything is freshly-made daily on the premises from natural ingredients without additives, colourings or flavourings.

Relevant Record Cafe

Relevant Record is a vibrant café with coffee at its heart. Alongside perfect cups of coffee, they serve a variety of cakes, salads and other tasty treats supplied by themselves and other local bakers, cake makers and wine merchants.

Restaurant 22

Restaurant 22 is located in a quiet district near Jesus Green and offers a monthly fixed price menu based on fresh market produce and offers it’s guests a unique dining experience which is intimate, personal, individual and special.

Rice Boat

The Rice Boat is an award-winning Indian restaurant specialising in the South Indian cuisine of Kerala. The fantastic food they produce is freshly-prepared, very different to the usual Indian restaurants and authentic.

Ristorante Il Piccolo Mondo

Il Picollo Mondo

Ristorante Il Piccolo Mondo offers you an authentic Italian cuisine, the restaurant is a perfect destination for food lovers looking for a fine dining experience in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere in Bottisham.

Savino’s

Savino’s are a small and very friendly family business located in the bustling city centre of Cambridge. Their menu includes a selection of coffees, delicious home-made cakes, tasty paninis and fresh salads.

Smokeworks

Right in the heart of Cambridge this incredible eatery has smoked, pulled, brined and seasoned classic BBQ food and paired it with beer and bourbon. It’s crammed into two floors of funky and industrial seating.

St John’s Chophouse

St John’s Chop House produces classic British dishes, has local real ales direct from the cask. The restaurant is on two floors, the downstairs being split between a bar and a restaurant while upstairs has three rooms for dining.

Stir

Stir’s food and drink all comes from suppliers based in Cambridgeshire, Bury St Edmunds and as close as they can get it. The menu has grown since opening and continues to grow, all great quality and is prepared with pride.

Ta Bouche

Ta Bouche in Market Passage is one of Cambridge’s most versatile bar-restaurants. By day, it offers a relaxing retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city centre, and then by night it becomes one of Cambridge’s liveliest bars.

Teri-Ake

Teri-Ake is a small and friendly Japanese restaurant and have over one hundred fantastic dishes on the menu including – sushi, noodles, bento meals and hot Japanese dishes in an easy-going spot with communal tables.

Thanh Binh

Thanh Binh is a family-run traditional Vietnamese restaurant, home to one of the best chefs from Vietnam. The friendly waiters and waitresses will be more than willing to advise the best selection according to your flavours.

The Anchor

The Anchor is the perfect English pub atmosphere downstairs, which allows dogs and children all day, every day with a separate area upstairs for those looking for the slightly more formal, sit-down dining experience.

The Cambridge Brew House

The Cambridge Brew House is the perfect pub in Cambridge city centre to meet friends, enjoy a selection of fine beers, kick back and watch the game whilst sampling a tempting selection of delicious fresh food.

The Cock

The Cock sits aside the Great Ouse river in the quaint village of Hemingford Grey. The pub serves local real ales in comfortable, humble surroundings. Meanwhile the restaurant serves award-winning English and European food.

The Dining Room at Poets House

The Dining Room at Poets House is a restaurant where the menu has been inspired by fresh, seasonal produce. The team of talented chefs have created a selection of dishes that fuse the finest ingredients with technical skill.

The Eagle

The Eagle pub is an institution for locals, city dwellers, shoppers and tourists alike. Those in the know will seek out their traditional British pub. They serve freshly prepared, irresistible food all day, every day.

The Garden Café

The Garden Café is the perfect place to enjoy delicious natural honest fast food. Whether it’s a summer day and you are after a light salad or a winter warming soup, you are sure to find something to suit your needs.

The Hole in the Wall

Just a short jaunt from Cambridge, The Hole in the Wall is the ideal location to enjoy great food, perfectly kept ales and fine wines in surroundings that are as cosy when it’s cold as they are beautiful when it’s balmy.

The Old Bridge

The Old Bridge have many reasons to visit – home-made scones with extra thick organic jersey cream, a large BLT, the perfect pint, the best espresso in the county, a jug of mojito or even some Provencal olives on the patio.

The Old Fire Engine House

At The Old Fire Engine House everything is prepared and cooked in their kitchen, including relishes and all of the cakes and jams. Local ingredients like Denham Estate venison features on the menu, as well as a wide variety of game.

The Old Spring

The Old Spring is a neighbourhood pub where all of the food is freshly made on site by their team of four chefs. They use local ingredients wherever possible and utilise some of the best produce their local suppliers have to offer.

The Orchard Tea Rooms

The Orchard Tea Rooms

A visit to Cambridge would not be complete without experiencing this quintessentially English tea garden. Open every day, all year, with indoor and outdoor seating, it serves breakfast, light lunches and afternoon tea.

The Pheasant at Keyston

The Pheasant at Keyston started serving top quality food in 1964, before the term gastro-pub had been invented. It is a beautiful, thatched, traditional inn, 12 miles west of Huntingdon, set in a sleepy farming village.

The Punter

The Punter is a stunningly renovated old coaching house offering fine ales and wines, excellent food and friendly service. They welcome an eclectic mix of liquorice all-sorts from both the town and the gown.

The River Bar Steakhouse

The River Bar Steakhouse & Grill aims to serve the most tender, full flavoured steak, only ever using the finest prime beef aged for 28 days, fresh fish, great vegetarian dishes and delicious homemade puddings.

The Senate

The Senate

The Senate is an independent bar and bistro who pride themselves on using fresh, quality, seasonal produce serving breakfast through to dinner. It aims to bring friends and family together with great food and drink.

The Tickell Arms

The Tickle Arms restaurant serves seasonal modern British food in relaxed surroundings. The garden room and terrace, overlooking the pond, are delightful in summer and real fires make it a warm destination in winter.

The Urban Shed

The Urban Shed serves tasty sandwiches in little cardboard boxes, along with delicious cakes and coffee in a funky space with retro furniture. The unique sandwich bar also has a range of gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options.

The Willow Tree

The Willow Tree’s diverse dining menu changes with the seasons to ensure ingredients are as fresh and local as can be, sourced from lovely places such as Burwash Manor, Tilbury Meadows and Stickleback Fish Company.

Three Horseshoes

The Three Horseshoes is a picturesque thatched inn which has a small bustling bar and a lively atmosphere that is given a cosmopolitan edge. The menus ­­are imaginative without being outrageous, seasonal and change weekly.