Best Restaurants In Cambridge

Home to some of Cambridgeshire's finest eateries, this city guarantees you're never more than a stone's throw from a good meal. With places that will please your mates, dates and picky parents, we've rounded up the top Cambridge restaurants, from homely pub grub to plant-based plates and stunning fine dining options.

Last updated on 2nd September 2021

Smokeworks Station Road

436 user reviews 4

BBQ is always the order of the day at this Station Road smokehouse. Offering a meaty selection of ribs, burgers, loaded fries and 'Powerhouse Plates' that let you sample the breadth of the menu on one platter, this is an absolute must for restaurants in Cambridge city centre.

Trinity Restaurant

593 user reviews 5

Trinity is one of the best restaurants in Cambridge, found in the heart of the city's historic centre. When it comes to its menu, this casual spot champions fresh seafood, seasonal ingredients and classic British fare, with an extensive range of Champagnes to dive into. 

Pho Cambridge

287 user reviews 5

When it comes to the best restaurants in Cambridge for Vietnamese food, you can't go wrong with Pho. This contemporary spot is serving a wholesome blend of soups, salads and rice bowls, with over a quarter of the menu vegan, alongside a few unique cocktails to help wash it down.

The Station Tavern

262 user reviews 4

The Station Tavern is a pub for all seasons, serving classic British plates, stacked burgers and juicy fried chicken from its central location. Whether you're looking for a pre-trip pint or you fancy a chilled out supper, this place is sure to leave you feeling satisfied. 


1112 user reviews 4

MillWorks is a quirky Cambridge restaurant with unique interior design and an enticing cocktail list that's beckoning you to its front door. Once inside, this place will keep you sticking around for international dishes, grilled good, hearty burgers and boozy weekend brunches. 

Stem & Glory Cambridge

313 user reviews 5

One of the top spots for vegan food in Cambridge, Stem & Glory is all about plant-based goodness that tastes delicious and won't leave you feeling overindulged. Stop by for a causal dinner or weekend brunch that can be washed down with a wide choice of beer, wine and cocktails. 

The Cambridge Chophouse

1505 user reviews 4

This gorgeous restaurant in Cambridge city centre serves up delicious, no-nonsense British cuisine, from potted rabbit on rye bread to slow-cooked beef ribs and haggis fritters. To top it off, there's a unique list of French-focused wines and glorious views of King's College Chapel.

Cambridge restaurants with outdoor seating? The Roof Terrace at the Varsity Hotel is an unmissable rooftop bar and restaurant, serving grilled goods including whole lobster, BBQ ribs and stacked burgers alongside thirst-quenching tipples. If you're searching for places to drink and dine with a view , this is your spot.  

Butch Annie's is one of Cambridge's best restaurants for burgers, utilising only the finest 28 day dry aged beef for their patties alongside specialty Iberian ham. To finish off your buns? This Market Street spot uses a range of toppings including gruyere, date and walnut jam, and truffle mayo.

Restaurant Twenty Two is one of the best restaurants in Cambridge, founded by partners Sam Carter and Alex Olivier. Offering a seasonal menu of local produce, the kitchen specialises in elevated British dishes which can be enjoyed in the oh-so charming Victorian dining room. 

Get your fix of Indian fine dining in Cambridge with Navadhanya, a Michelin Guide restaurant that's made for date nights, special occasions and dinner with the family. Get your fix of elevated lobster dishes, fish curry, biryani and slow roasted lamb which can all be paired with flights of wine.