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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

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“This is the most visited pub in the centre of Cambridge. It's also called DNA Historic pub. The historic pub where scientists first announced they had discovered the structure of DNA is set to be revamped. In February 1953, a jubilant Francis Crick walked into The Eagle in Cambridge and proclaimed he and James Watson had "found the secret of life". An opportunity to take a photo. The pub, which opened in the 17th Century and was originally called The Eagle and Child, was a regular haunt for RAF servicemen in World War Two. Their memories were left on one of the ceilings. It has also great food. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Hotel
“Lovely for. Drink on their roof top bar in nice weather. Also a lovely place for afternoon tea if you fancy splashing out. ”
  • 30 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“2-star Michelin. Modern British. 2018 will be Midsummer House’s 20th anniversary and its history is fascinating. This Victorian villa is on Midsummer Common on the banks of the River Cam amongst a number of Cambridge University Colleges. The service matches the cooking, the wine list is majestic but the bill can be a little wince-worthy. Its style is theatrical and melding of utter technical brilliance with a wild imagination, this restaurant is among the most unforgettably good in Britain today, and it would be unpardonably vulgar to put a price on that. Simply our favourite​ place to eat in Cambridge for a special occasion​ - book well in advance!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
“Part of the local pub group KNEAD Pubs the Tobie Norris has a great fresh year round menu. You can also find sister establishments The Crown and Paten's in town all serving slightly different takes on a Great British menu.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
“Traditional pub with Inglenook fireplaces, oak beams and views over the River Cam. Address: Midsummer Common, Cambridgeshire CB4 1HA Hours: Sunday12–10:30pm Monday11am–11pm Tuesday11am–11pm Wednesday11am–11pm Thursday11am–11pm Friday11am–11pm Saturday11am–11pm Menu: fortstgeorge-cambridge.co.uk Phone: 01223 354327”
  • 19 locals recommend
African Restaurant
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“My personal favourite place to eat in Cambridge. Traditional Algerian food set in an amazing atmospheric setting. This is a family run restaurant, the service and quality of food is outstanding! Worth making a reservation as can get busy.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Pub
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“Relaxed and cosy atmosphere for drinks, coffee, lunch and dinner - good meeting place.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Open all day long! Breakfast, lunch and dinner - just down the road from us, casual French classic cuisine.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“Very cosy bar and decent restaurant serving lunches and dinner and very close to home. Dog-friendly too! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Google The Geldart or check out its Facebook page to see who is playing. They usually have music on Sunday afternoons. They have a very meat heavy menu - zebra and ostrich etc. so the food is not for everyone. Good atmosphere. Nice beer garden in the summer. (15 minute walk from River Lane)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“My pick of the Italian restaurants in Cambridge. Delicious authentic Italian food, family run and a fantastic position right next to the river. If you fancy Italian food, this is the place to go! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Good pub with large selection of ales, also great Belgian/German bottled selection, Also good food.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Fish cafe and fish and chip takeaway. Excellent fish pie, reasonable prices. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
“Glorious river setting. Large alfresco area. Good food. A lovely walk there across Stourbridge common and fields for the fit ones ...”
  • 14 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Casual and French eatery specialising in steaks, but with other options, simple and scrummy!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good for bruch or lunch. It gets busy, so if you want to eat it's advisable to book”
  • 11 locals recommend