From making your own gin with one of the world’s most innovative distilleries, to trying the best of the Cambridge food scene – here are some uniquely Cambridge experiences to seek out during your stayFind out more
With something for even the most discerning palate, the selection of restaurants in Cambridge makes choosing somewhere to dine a difficult decision to make. Offering something for all occasions, the choices range from Michelin Star European cuisine to the best tastes of the Orient.
Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa is nestled in three acres of beautiful manicured lawns and secluded rose gardens offering modern luxury and comfort of an exquisite, independent boutique hotel. The only 4 Red Star hotel in Newmarket, offering 80 stylish boutique hotel rooms and suites offers guests the height of luxury and comfort. Our award-winning 2 AA rosette restaurant and traditional bar offers a la carte, bar menu and scrumptious afternoon teas making it the perfect place to dine. Our seven stylish state-of-the-art dedicated conference and event rooms are some of the most advanced in East Anglia. All our rooms have wireless internet access and air conditioning. Some have high definition plasma display monitors with the very latest presentation technology. Our ‘5 bubble’ rated spa! Sitting adjacent to the hotel, it boasts a rooftop hot tub, hydrotherapy pool, steam room, sauna, and experiential showers.
Launching Spring 2023, Ben's Yard is a rural retail village on the edge of Ely welcoming your new go-to café/restaurant, fashion and lifestyle boutiques, head-to-toe spa services, artisan food hall, playground and a 6 acre event space all beautifully landscaped on the Stuntney Estate with marked trails through woodland, fenland and wildflower meadows.
St Johns Street
A haven for locals and a home-from-home for visitors and guests alike, the John Barleycorn is a quintessential English country pub with a modern rework, nestled at the heart of Duxford village.
Serving authentic Spanish tapas since 2003, La Raza is located on the cobbles of Rose Crescent, one of Cambridge's prettiest streets.
Fresh pasta lab and Aperitivo pop-ups inspired by the Italian Riviera (www.levante.shop)
One of Cambridge’s most beloved community events is the Mill Road Winter Fair, which takes place annually on the first Saturday in December. Offering stalls, entertainment and a parade, it’s been running since 2005 and attracts around 15,000 people a year.