Top Choice Modern British in Cambridge

Midsummer House

At the region’s top table Chef Daniel Clifford’s double Michelin-starred creations are distinguished by depth of flavour and immense technical skill. Sample transformations of coal-baked celeriac, Cornish crab, and …
Top Choice Cafe in Grantchester

Orchard Tea Garden

After an idyllic punt, walk or cycle to Grantchester from Cambridge beside the Cam, flop into a deckchair under a leafy apple tree and wolf down calorific cakes or light lunches at this quintessentially English spot…
Top Choice Sandwiches in Cambridge

Urban Shed

Somewhere between a retro goods shop and a sandwich bar, at unorthodox Urban Shed the personal service ethos is so strong regular customers have a locker for their own mug. Decor teams old aeroplane seats with cable…
Top Choice Cafe in Ely


An award-winning cafe serving a vast selection of teas and cream teas, luscious homemade soups, salads, cakes and scones. Eat inside surrounded by fun knick-knacks and bone china, or in the bijou garden framed by dr…
Cafe in Cambridge


Cambridge's oldest bakery has a soft, doughy place in the hearts of generations of students, thanks to its ultrasticky Chelsea buns and other sweet treats. Pick up a bagful to take away or munch in comfort in the qu…
Cafe in Cambridge


A friendly Italian family has created this Cambridge institution: a top spot for a cooked breakfast, homemade lasagne, or lingering over first-class coffee and tiramisu.
British in Ely

Old Fire Engine House

Eating here is like sampling the dishes cooked up in a (decidedly classy) classic East Anglian farmhouse kitchen. Seasonal and local produce rules, so treats might include locally smoked eel or roast guinea fowl wit…
Bistro in Cambridge

Oak Bistro

Truffle oil, salsa verde and rosemary jus are the kind of flavour intensifiers you'll find at this friendly but classy neighbourhood eatery where locally sourced duck, lamb and beef come cooked just so. The set lunc…
British in Cambridge

Chop House

The window seats here deliver some of the best views in town – on to King’s College’s hallowed walls. The food is pure English establishment too: hearty steaks and chops and chips, plus a scattering of fish dishes a…
International in Cambridge


An irresistible blend of artistry and precision ensure chef Hans Schweitzer’s creations look gorgeous and taste fabulous. Delights might include seafood velouté or the signature dish Cotto venison Wellington, follow…