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Whether you're looking for casual street food, fine dining, or a cozy café atmosphere, Cambridge has a foodie spot to satisfy every palate. Explore the city's culinary delights and discover the diverse flavors it has to offer.

Bould Brothers

Bould Brothers is a beacon of specialty coffee culture and artisanal craftsmanship. Founded by brothers Andy and Nick Bould, this cozy café has quickly become a beloved fixture in the city’s thriving coffee scene. With a commitment to sourcing the finest beans from around the world and expertly roasting them on-site, Bould Brothers offers a coffee experience like no other.

Whether patrons are seeking the perfect espresso, a velvety flat white, or a meticulously brewed pour-over, they can expect nothing short of excellence in every cup.

Beyond its exceptional coffee, Bould Brothers boasts a warm and inviting atmosphere, where visitors can unwind, connect, and immerse themselves in the rich aromas of freshly ground beans. With its dedication to quality and passion for coffee, Bould Brothers has earned its place as a must-visit destination for coffee enthusiasts and casual drinkers alike in Cambridge.

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The Cambridge Chop House

The Cambridge Chop House sits in the heart of Cambridge, just 50 yards from King’s College Chapel and a similar distance from Cambridge Arts Theatre. A building packed with history and charm, The Cambridge Chop House is spread over 2 floors with atmospheric cellars and a large glass fronted corner location. With its quirky spaces and great views, it is arguably the best spot in Cambridge.

The food is from traditional British roots, is no nonsense and keenly presented. Specialising in interesting cuts & chops of meat it is a haven for the meat lover. All steaks are at least 28 days aged and sourced from within the UK.

Sunday roasts are a highlight. On a Sunday lunchtime a variety of roast meats such as roast pork belly, roast chicken, and traditional roast beef with all the trimmings are available. With its stunning views of King’s College Chapel, a Sunday lunch at The Cambridge Chop House, is a quintessential British and Cambridge experience!

However great steaks are not the only option, with regularly changing fresh fish specials and hearty vegetarian food, there is enough choice to satisfy all tastes.


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Fitzbillies, nestled in the heart of Cambridge, stands as a cherished icon within the city’s culinary landscape. Since its establishment in 1920, Fitzbillies has been synonymous with excellence in baking, particularly renowned for its irresistible Chelsea buns. These sticky, sweet pastries, filled with currants, brown sugar, and spices, have garnered a cult following among locals, students, and tourists alike. Beyond its delectable offerings, Fitzbillies serves as a welcoming community hub, where patrons gather to enjoy freshly baked goods, light meals, and moments of connection.

With its warm ambiance, friendly service, and rich history, Fitzbillies embodies the essence of Cambridge, inviting all who enter to savor a taste of tradition and indulge in the simple pleasures of life. This iconic spot also serves a range of pastries, cakes, and a cozy café atmosphere.

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Food Park

foodPark. is a collective of top-quality Cambridge based street food traders operating at regular lunchtime markets on weekdays and evening events throughout the year. foodPark. trades all year round at University of Cambridge’s West Cambridge Campus, Cambridge Science Park, Cambridge University Library, Eddington and the CB1 Development at Cambridge Railway Station.

foodPark. traders are all independent owner-operated businesses with an emphasis on high quality and carefully sourced ingredients. Each of the traders are local to Cambridge or Cambridgeshire and all the food is freshly prepared and cooked to order for each customer.

Jacks Gelato 

After a life of making ice cream in restaurants and home kitchens Jack put everything he had into starting Jack’s Gelato, back in 2010, and hasn’t looked back.

Striving for perfection, never sitting still, making everything by hand in small batches and utilising THE best ingredients: Milk & Cream from the Estate dairy, Chocolates from Pump Street Chocolate, Honey from bee hives in our very city, coffee beans from Artisan Roasters throughout the country & organic and fair-trade Madagascan vanilla to name but a few.

Little Rose 

Located in the heart of Cambridge, opposite the Fitzwilliam Museum, Little Rose boasts historical charm and a delicious menu. Dating back 500 years, original features including exposed beams and interconnecting dining rooms are still intact and provide a wonderful setting for you to enjoy. The menu boasts expertly prepared gastro-pub style food, made using quality-sourced ingredients including steaks from renowned Scottish butcher John Gilmour and Colchester Rock oysters. Plus, a fully stocked bar including a carefully curated wine list and 2 for £12 cocktails every day.

Steak & Honour 

Known for using locally sourced, top-notch ingredients, Steak & Honour has garnered a loyal following among food enthusiasts in Cambridge.

The menu typically features a selection of mouth-watering burgers, often incorporating creative and unique flavor combinations. Classics like their signature cheeseburgers or inventive specials showcase the culinary expertise that has contributed to the establishment’s positive reputation.

Steak & Honour’s food truck is frequently seen at various locations in and around Cambridge, providing a convenient and accessible way for locals and visitors alike to enjoy their delectable offerings.

The Pint Shop

Beer enthusiasts will appreciate The Pint Shop, a gastropub offering a diverse selection of craft beers and ciders. Pair your drink with their tasty bar snacks or opt for a heartier meal from their seasonal menu.

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The Old Bicycle Shop 

The Old Bicycle shop has gained a reputation from its fresh local ingredients, sustainable food & drinks and being known as the oldest bicycle shop in the country! Rumour has it that Charles Darwin, famed for his ‘Theory of Evolution’, bought a bike from this shop in the 1800s.

The quaint building, over 2 centuries’ old, offers an industrial & quintessential Cambridge design to celebrate the heritage of the original bicycle shop.


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The Oak Bistro

Passionate about quality food and wine, served with impeccable but unfussy service.

Perched on the corner of Lensfield Road since 2009, we’re proud to have become iconic of elegant Cambridge dining, and a firm local favourite.

The menu offers classic British and European dishes, home-made using traditional recipes and quality ingredients, matched with an extensive, hand-curated wine list.



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Did you know?

University of Cambridge celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2009.