Christmas Dinner in Cambridge

Craving a turkey dinner? Fancy a dish with a tasty festive twist? Cambridge's best restaurants have got the goods. Skip all the drama that comes with yuletide dining at home because going out for your season's eatings in the city saves fighting over the last crispy spud or having to watch the dog nab half of the pigs in blankets. Plus, our handy guide shows there's no shortage of splendid spots for Christmas meals in Cambridge.

Last updated on 17th September 2021

Browns Brasserie & Bar makes one of Cambridge's best Christmas dinners. With classic roasts like turkey, belly pork and beef following duck liver parfait and prawn cocktail, their menu is as much of a festive feast as their traditional décor of decked out halls, trees and wreaths.


1143 user reviews 4

Nothing screams Christmas in Cambridge quite like a slap-up meal in an eclectic brasserie with a historic working waterwheel. At MillWorks on Newnham Road you can tuck into a succulent salmon fillet and baked vanilla cheesecake with ginger syrup. Drool.

The Crown & Punchbowl

652 user reviews 5

Cosy country pubs and roaring open fires - there's nothing quite like it for your yuletide celebrations. The Crown & Punchbowl has rustic intimacy by the bucket load and serves up British classics alongside vegan grub, making it one of the best spots for a Christmas meal in Cambridge.

The Three Horseshoes

1546 user reviews 5

The Three Horseshoes is one of the best Christmas restaurants in Cambridge, thanks to unique festive menu offerings of venison terrine and duck baklava. You're onto a winner when you top this off with gorgeous vegan options like wild mushroom and tofu tart.

Stem & Glory Cambridge

313 user reviews 5

Plant-based restaurant Stem & Glory is the place to grab yourself a nut roast in Cambridge this festive period. With legendary vegan cake already a daily occurrence, this spot is also sure to serve up a cracking Christmas pud.