Best Restaurants and Pubs in Cambridge
Eating and drinking in the local area
Unwind with delicious food and refreshing drinks when dining at some of the best restaurants and bars in Cambridge.
Pint Shop (25 minute drive)
Your list of Cambridge restaurants should include the Pint Shop, where you’ll taste heart-warming pub food in a Grade II-listed building. Popular dishes include the spatchcock preserved lemon chicken, the house burger and market vegetables. On Sundays you can indulge in a tasty roast before hitting the bar where the gin menu alone is three pages long…
The Old Bicycle Shop (25 minute drive)
A place like no other.
Want a unique dining experience? The Old Bicycle Shop is the best restaurant in Cambridge for those who want a memorable lunch or dinner. This quaint old building was once a bicycle shop, and now features quirky interior designed to celebrate its heritage. Bicycle parts have been fashioned into ornaments or table lamps, handlebars have become wall art, and most importantly, the restaurant is dedicated to serving fresh, locally sourced food for all tastes, with plenty of choices for the vegetarians and vegans.
Midsummer House (25 minute drive)
Dine like royalty.
Get your glad rags out and head over to Midsummer House for an evening of fine dining. The Michelin-starred restaurant showcases the finest seasonal produce and offers a contemporary British dining experience, making it the perfect spot for those special occasions. If you’re stopping by for lunch, why not order the French rabbit or the Irish oyster?
The Anchor Pub (23 minute drive)
Complimentary views of Cam.
Sit back and watch the punting as you tuck into a delicious menu at The Anchor Pub, an iconic riverside pub on the Cam, famous for its stunning views across the water. Dishes include cider-battered fish & chips, roasted cauliflower Thai green curry and grilled halloumi & peach salad, and there’s also a kid’s menu, making it the perfect place for everyone.
Hidden Rooms (22 minute drive)
A night like no other.
Looking for the best cocktail bar in Cambridge? Head over to Hidden Rooms, a 'reservation only' cocktail bar and lounge, located in the basement of a Victorian era Roman Baths. Book the Ultimate Experience cocktail class for a fun day with friends or sip on expertly crafted cocktails while listening to talented jazz performers.