Bon Appetit

The food scene in Cambridge has exploded! Think of a cuisine, and I’m sure Cambridge can provide it. From high street regulars to quirky, independent restaurants, cafes, and street food vendors this city has it all. Here is just a snippet of what you can expect:

Street Vendors

Whether you arrive by bus, train, car, or bicycle there’s a strong chance you will see a street food vendor within the first few minutes of your arrival.  There is so much choice from this fun, affordable food option.  There are Tacos, falafel, burgers, hotdogs, crepes, ice cream, traditional Indian food and much much more on offer.  The hardest part is deciding which to choose.

Pub Grub

Pub food has certainly upped its game over the years and Cambridge pubs are no exception.  The Eagle, The Bathhouse, Mitre, The Mill and The Pickerel are all traditional pubs in the city serving tasty food.  From a bowl of chips to a traditional Sunday Roast they have all tastes catered for.  The Pint Shop on Pea’s Hill is a perfect place to meet friends, have a drink sand sample one of their famous Scotch Eggs.

Coffee & Cake

There are plenty of opportunities to stop and sample some of the best cakes.  Fitzbillies is an infamous coffee shop offering a range of sweet and savoury dishes including their sticky Chelsea bun, which is a must when visiting.  Espresso Library and Bould Brothers are the place to go if you are a coffee connoisseur and should you wish to sit, relax, and enjoy people watching then Café Foy on the Quayside is a great location opposite the river and punting stations.  New to Cambridge is Knoops the hot chocolate specialist, located on Green Street.

The Best of the Restaurants

If you have room left, the Cambridge has several fantastic restaurants to visit.  The Garden House located within The Graduate Hotel is open for lunch and dinner most days, Parkers Tavern at The University Arms Hotel is another stand along restaurant which offers Afternoon Teas as well as great lunch and dinner menus.  Some great independent restaurants throughout the city include The Orator, Trinity, The Oak Bistro, The Oliver Grove, Deluca Cucina and Stem & Glory or definitely worth a visit.

High Street Heroes

If you want something that is familiar but tasty, Cambridge has you covered.  You can expect to find most high street restaurants in the city including Pizza Express, Las Iguanas, Zizzi, Honest Burgers, Wagamama, All Bar One, Yo Shushi and many more,

Sweet Treats

Got a sweet tooth? Mosey down All Saint’s Passage to Hill St – creators of luxury chocolates made with the finest ingredients – and then try Jack’s Gelato just next door. This renowned local ice cream shop also has a branch on Bene’t Street, but the All Saint’s Passage shop is where locals go to beat the queues. Whichever outpost you visit, you’re guaranteed a selection of innovative iced treats, with flavours including burnt sugar and salt gelato.

The food scene in Cambridge has exploded! Think of a cuisine, and I’m sure Cambridge can provide it.



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