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CB2 Bistro

$$ - $$$
British, Cafe, Contemporary
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5-7 Norfolk Street, Cambridge CB1 2LD, England
+44 1223 351 181
Today
10:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:30 - 22:00
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Warm and inviting place. Freindly, helpful staff. On my visit, there was a guy playing some cool jazz guitar: being a musician myself, it was very enjoyable as he was outstanding and it really helped create a great atmosphere. A good range of drinks at the bar, reasonably priced. Great place to come a a family. I want to go... More 

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Thank Clive B
Greater London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great choice for a simple meal in Cambridge in my opinion. It offers a very nice environment.

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Thank BenedettaLuce
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try the cakes they are good.There are regular live music events recently which makes it very interesting.

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Thank Ozgur c
Hertfordshire
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I have seen this coffee shop/bistro many times while visiting Cambridge and always wanted to try it. Today we made a choice over various other food options to go here... After looking at the menu we decided the food wasn't to our taste however after seeing a few plates come out we changed our minds and opted for burgers which... More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended place!!! The staff is amazing!! Cinti, the assistant manager did take care of as the nicest way. Coffee is excellent, food is delicious, the environment is welcoming, what else do you need from a coffee shop?!? :) 5*

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Thank Virag D
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

The food has been good every time I've visited. Greek salad is so full and colourful. The wraps and spicy fries are good too. Not too badly priced and nice if u can sit outside in the summer.

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Thank STOMO350
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Cb2 is such a lovely place with a friendly atmosphere , a good place for gathering with friends and siblings with a good services a warm hearted group of stuff.

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Thank Mohannad A
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I'm a regular costumer of this nice place. I've been here for breakfast, lunch, dinner and few events and I spent always a great time. I really suggest everyone to come in and try yourself!!!

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Thank Viviana R
UK
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I recently revisited CB2 as I used to go there a lot. However, my last experience wasn't great and, unfortunately, this wasn't either. Since I was close by, it was the most convenient place to pop in for an ad hoc beverage with a friend. We both had the hot chocolate and it was, frankly, insipid and virtually undrinkable, made... More 

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Thank Reviewjunkies1
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I’ve walked past CB2 many times and always thought I should give it a try – it looks inviting and I like to support independents. Recently we were trying to decide where to have a simple lunch and S suggested here. A good choice. The immediate impression was of a warm welcome and a relaxed atmosphere in unpretentious surroundings. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$40
Cuisine
British, Cafe, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 19:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-7 Norfolk Street, Cambridge CB1 2LD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 351 181

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?