When visiting a new city choosing a memorable place for dinner can be tricky but with Cambridge you are in luck as there are numerous culinary delights to entice whilst visiting this beautiful location. Whether you are looking for something quick and on the go or to sit back and enjoy a fine dining experience in the historic surroundings, Cambridge has lots of delectable options to choose from. Over the next two post I hope to show you the wide variety of choice available just of your door step.
Starting off with a belter…
Situated right in the heart of Cambridge’s historic centre Trinity is a fine dining restaurant serving fabulous food specialising in carefully sourced fish and meat with emphasis on great flavour. The restaurant is open Thursday through Sunday and offers a fantastic pre-theatre menu on Thursdays and Friday until 7 pm. Oysters and Champagne are the go to dishes here boasting their very own Champagne card, which is certainly a winner in my book! (15 Trinity Street – www.trinitycambridge.co.uk)
Just a short walk down Bridge Street which itself is packed with bars and restaurants you will discover a little hideaway. Close to Magdalene College (founded in 1428), just a short walk from quayside a former 18th century bonded warehouse has been transformed into the modern and chic Riverbar Steakhouse and Grill, with views overlooking the River Cam, this restaurant with beautifully restored exposed Cambridge brick is certainly not to be missed. Serving 28 day aged steak, fresh fish and vegetarian dishes there is something for everyone. (3 Thompsons Lane – www.riverbarsteakhouse.com)
But it’s not all about fine dining; If street food is more your thing, and you’re looking for a quick and tasty meal then look no further than Nanna Mexico. Serving delicious and authentic food in 3 locations over the city (29 Petty Cury, 33 Regent Street, and 32 Fitzroy Street). They cater for all diets, everything is served freshly prepared from only the best ingredients from local suppliers. www.nannamexico.com
So, you want to head out of the city centre? Not a problem! Taj Tandoori (64 Cherry Hinton Rd), first opened its doors in 1986 and has been serving authentic curries ever since, due to its huge popularity bookings are advised as the restaurant is usually fully booked most weekends. Don’t be caught out; its bring BYOB but soft drinks can be purchased from the restaurant. Excellent reviews over the past 30 years proves how popular this place is. (www.tajtandooricambridge.co.uk)
Finally, If you want to venture out of town, there are not many villages prettier than Grantchester, made famous by the books and TV series that carry its name, this picturesque setting houses the Rupert Brooke, this chic pub delights with its stylish interior and offers relaxes brasserie-style dining or alfresco dining on its roof terrace or tranquil courtyard. (2 Broadway – www.therupertbrooke.com)
I’ll leave you to digest (sorry…!) the above, why not make the most of your time in Cambridge? Book, stay and relax in one of our Superior Rooms!