The Waterman


The Waterman is a modern-day meeting place & contemporary inn in Cambridge.

Open all day and just a short stroll across the beautiful Midsummer Common from central Cambridge. Proudly positioned on Mitcham’s Corner, Chesterton Road, Cambridge.

They like to think they have it all covered here… craft beer, an eclectic range of wines and spirits, fresh flavour-driven food and even a bed for the night should the stumble home feel too adventurous. Not only that, you can sample their wares in the sun-kissed courtyard, ‘Potting Shed’, pub or at their next-door neighbour’s place, no. 30 coffee shop.


Gift Voucher
£10 - £300
Hotel Gift Voucher
£50 - £300
Corporate Gift Voucher
£10 - £300


  • Taking Bookings
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • None


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 8:00 23:00
Tuesday 8:00 23:00
Wednesday 8:00 23:00
Thursday 8:00 23:00
Friday 8:00 0:00
Saturday 8:00 0:00
Sunday 8:00 22:00



The Waterman, The Waterman, 32 Chesterton Road, CB4 3AX


City Centre


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Pub Food, Gastro, European, Roast Dinner, Burgers, Vegan Friendly and Vegetarian Friendly food.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Potting Shed Private Room 40 60 - - -

With so many strings to our bow, we hope we have the perfect space for you, and we’re even more confident we can ensure you leave suitably fed and watered.

Look… we’re pretty flexible, so don’t be afraid to drop us a line or us give us a call to chat though your requirements!

The Potting Shed can accommodate 40 people seated or 60 people standing, alternatively up to 80 people if including the potting shed + Lower Terrace Garden.


No. 30 Private Room 0 25 - - -

Conveniently situated next door to The Waterman, No. 30 is your perfect space for anything from an intimate dinner party to a fun cocktail club with friends!

No. 30 can accommodate up to 25 people for a drinks or buffet reception and offers free wifi and an independent music system.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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