Local places to eat

From cafes to fine dining, Cambridge and its surroundings have something for everyone – here are some of our favourites

 The Black Horse 

Recently reopened free-house. Offering coffee and cakes, light lunches and evening meals between 6 and 8, open Friday to Sunday. 

Three Horseshoes

Picturesque thatched Pub in neighbouring village of Madingley, serving restaurant quality food with a good value set menu on Tuesday to Friday.

Six panoramic bar and restaurant

Located on the top floor beneath The Roof Top Garden of The Varsity Hotel With breath-taking 360° views across the Cambridge skyline, this brasserie also has a rooftop bar to watch the sunset from.

The Boot, Histon

Part of the Marco Pierre White group, The Boot includes a big bar, cosy snugs and fires as well as a sensational new oak beamed extension that houses the brasserie restaurant.


The Rupert Brooke - Grantchester, Cambridge | OpenTable

Rupert Brooke, Granchester

Nestled in the picturesque village of Granchester, with an informal brasserie and roof top terrace.


The Punter

An old coaching inn on the corner of Pound Hill, on our side of the city, it has a converted barn and quirky courtyard.


Cotto restaurant

Offers a delicious, creative and beautifully presented fixed price 3 course menu in contemporary surroundings

Pint shop

Creative chargrilled meat dishes and real ales in atmospheric bar with parquet floor and industrial-chic decor.

The Gog magog farm shop and cafe

A busy, family-owned Farm Shop, Deli, Café and award-winning Butchery south of Cambridge, they make the most delicious Scotch eggs and sausage rolls!