Best Pubs In Cambridge

As one of the UK's oldest cities, it's no wonder this British tradition is rife: hot-footing it down your favourite local boozer. From famous destinations on the drinking scene to craft pints galore and sports-mad spots, check out our list of pubs in Cambridge. You know you want to.

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The Station Tavern

After the best pubs in Cambridge? The Station Tavern is a slick drinking den with extensive draught lines and gastro grub to fill up on. Think steak, seared duck breast or beer-battered halloumi keeping you well-fed and sports on the screens.

The Red Lion

If you're on the hunt for a city centre pub, The Red Lion is as cosy as you're gonna get. Touting wooden interiors, vintage posters and old school knick-knacks, it's the perfect place to enjoy a round of pints and top-notch grub.

The Waterman

A characterful pub in the city centre, The Waterman is a popular place for those who need to wet their whistle. Venture on over for refreshing pints of craft beer, delicious wines and a range of spirits. When tummies start rumbling? You'll find British classics and Sunday roasts here.

The Mill

Award-winning pub The Mill is a great shout for watering holes in Cambridge. Get sipping through a selection of real ales, draught beer and sparkling prosecco, all while you tuck into bar snacks or Buffalo chicken wings.

The Punter

The best gastro pubs in Cambridge? This cosy cubby hole is a quaint and quirky take on the traditional boozer, while also serving some of the finest British grub. Settle into a comfy antique sofa, or take your pints outside and soak up the sun across a picturesque beer garden.

The Alex

The Alex parades under a banner of 'burgers, brews and banter', which is more than enough to get us through the door. Once inside, it's all about delicious patties and weekend roasts. Plus, you'll uncover a lovely choice of locally brewed ciders, ales and craft beers to contemplate at the same time.

The Anchor

The Anchor is a favourite of Cambridge pubs by the river, thanks to that stunning terrace overlooking the water. There's locally sourced grub to chow down on, as well as a well-stocked bar of real ale, craft beer, wine and spritzes to accompany.

The Portland Arms

One of the best pubs for live music, this venue is always buzzing with the hottest beats in town. And if it's a quiet pint and a bite to eat you're looking for though, the menu has it covered too. Nestle into a cosy corner and enjoy the vintage tavern vibes here.