places to eat in cambridge

Cambridge is one of the most desirable cities to visit in the UK. With so many delicious places to eat, here is our list of 10 Great Places To Eat In Cambridge!


For a special occasion or treat, the Cotto restaurant at The Gonville Hotel will certainly be a meal to remember. Awarded a Certificate of Excellence on Trip Advisor, Cotto’s high-quality chefs serve a three-course, fixed-price European menu in their restaurant with a contemporary interior. Visit Cotto at The Gonville Hotel, Gonville Place, Cambridge, CB1 1LY. For more information look on or call 01223 302010.


Tradizioni is a family-friendly, pasta and pizza restaurant with all their produce proudly coming from Italy. This well-priced traditional Italian restaurant can be located at 18 The Broadway, Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 3AH. If you would like to find out more, go to their website


With two locations in Cambridge, you’ll never be too far away from a Smokeworks restaurant. Featuring in The Telegraph’s Top 10 BBQ’s in the U.K, Smokeworks smoke, pull, brine and season their own classic barbecue food. Prices can range from £10 to £36, check out their website and take a look at their reviews on TripAdvisor. Visit their two locations at 2 Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3QR, and 1-3 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JB.

Clarendon Arms

The Clarendon Arms is a traditional pub with an innovative gastro menu, timeless decor, and a compact beer garden. The Clarendon Arms is perfect for lunch, dinner or drinks with its peaceful setting and great Sunday roasts. Located at 35-36 Clarendon Street, Cambridge, CB1 1JX, visit their website for more information or call to book a table 01223 778272.

Wrestlers Pub

The Wrestlers Pub is very popular, serving quality Thai food at very reasonable prices. Perfect for a meal out with friends or family, the setting is calm and laid back. Reserve a table to avoid disappointment, or just walk in, the pub has a great atmosphere and is vegetarian and vegan-friendly. Found at 337 Newmarket RoadCambridge CB5 8JE, for more information visit their Facebook page and read reviews on Trip Advisor. Call them on 01223 566554.

Byron Hamburgers

The UK chain Byron Hamburgers make their burgers to their own recipe: using properly sourced British beef, ground fresh into 6oz patties and served in a squishy bun. They have plenty of burgers to chose from and you can even customise your own perfect burger. The Cambridge branch is at 12 Bridge Street, Cambridge, CB2 1UF. Want to know more? Visit their website or call 01223 462927 for more information.

The Cambridge Chop House

The Cambridge Chop House is in the heart of the city centre, just 50 yards from King’s College Chapel. The House has a wonderful cellar area and spectacular views from the ground floor. Serving up traditional ‘no nonsense’ British food, they take their real ales very seriously: serving them straight from the cask at sensible prices. With an imaginative wine list, The Cambridge Chop House also sources all of its meat locally when possible. It is located at 1 King’s Parade, Cambridge, CB2 1SJ and if you wish to discover more, visit their website or call 01223 359506.

Cambridge Bread and Meat

Cambridge Bread and Meat serve up excellent roast meat sandwiches alongside great coffee, carefully selected wine and craft beer. Be sure to try their signature dish of a porchetta sandwich, served on locally baked ciabatta with their own salsa verde! Found at 4 Bene’t Street, Cambridge, CB2 3QN, with sandwiches costing around £7-£8.50, the very reasonably priced restaurant is perfect for lunch or even a light dinner. To find out more about it, visit their website or call 07918083057.

The Pint Shop

Serving a wide range of food and a wider range of alcohol, The Pint Shop is an amazing restaurant. Meals priced between £12 and £25.50. It is located at 10 Peas Hill, Cambridge, CB2 3PN which is opposite the Cambridge Arts Theatre and almost next door to the Corn Exchange, making it ideal for pre or post show meals and snacks! Visit their website to find out more or call 01223 352293.

Taj Tandoori

Awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Tripadvisor 4 years running, if you’re looking for a restaurant with flavour and culture then this is the restaurant for you. The Taj Tandoori is not only passionate about Indian food, they are passionate about making their restaurant as cultural and diverse as possible. Decorating their restaurant with various paintings and ornaments, all purchased from street markets in India. Located at 64-66 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7AA. The main meals vary in price, ranging from £6 and £15, with a ‘bring your own booze’ option that will certainly go down well with the food! Check out their website to find out more or call 01223 248063.