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23 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA, England
+44 1223 461655
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible10%
3 days ago
“Good service of good food”
5 days ago
“Dinner at Browns”
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Worst front of house/customer service I have ever experienced. Having booked a table for 5 for 8.30 on a Saturday night was eventually seated at 9.30 with no apology or explanation. The staff at the bar were also rude & abrupt. The toilets filthy with...More

Thank Ceri T
Reviewed yesterday

We had a table pre reserved last Friday 22nd September 2017. We were able to be seated in the restaurant just before our allotted time. But after that the service was downhill all the way. We were left with the menus for at least 25...More

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pre booked a table of 22, pre ordered food in advance as big party. Table was an hour and a half late. On arrival was told a group had our table but would be leaving when we arrived but this didn't happen. A ploy to...More

Thank Jenthebell
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a table booked for 8.15 eventually seated at 9.15 no apology from restaurant manager, we had to get our own menus and suggest he give the bill to the people on the table we booked. Bar service poor & toilets dirty, lock on door...More

Thank Bluebob31
Reviewed 3 days ago

Large portion of tuna Toad in the hole a little overlooked Large portion of salted caramel chocolate pot Friendly atmosphere Great service in calm quiet wqy

Thank brookybrown76
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So it's 90 minutes after we were supposed to have a meal at Browns with friends from school who have not seen each other for 20-22 years. We are going to have to eat on our knees if we stay here...

Thank Emily L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

we booked a large table for afternoon tea . three of us arrived half an hour early and when we asked to be seated we were told oh your with the big party your sitting over there. not the best greeting!the orders for drinks where...More

Thank roo11466
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a very nice lunch at this restaurant. It was tasty, well presented and excellent value for money. What made the experience enjoyable was their member of staff " Victor ". He was polite and looked after us very well. If you are visiting...More

Thank N1CFH
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good service and tasty food in a lovely environment and close to our hotel. I had the steak which was perfectly cooked and was accompanied by a pepper sauce. My wife had the lamb roast which she also enjoyed.

Thank spre4140
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Browns in the evening after a day in Cambridge was a good thing to do. Bar service was good, polite and efficient. We sat down in the main drinking area when it was still empty, watching it fill over the next hour. A good...More

Thank Mark W
General Manager A, Manager at Browns-Cambridge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Mark W, we really appreciate your feedback - we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Browns Cambridge! We look forward to your next visit! Take care!

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Questions & Answers
1 September 2017|
Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They messaged me on here, but when I contacted them I heard nothing back! I will never eat there again!
Heather H
24 December 2016|
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Response from Awlad M | Property representative |
Good evening, you can come to us for cocktails from 26th December all the way through the year!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 461655
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At Browns, we believe there's no better cuisine in the world than British cooking, done well. That's why we're dedicated to serving and celebrating the very best of British food and drink. To help you discover and enjoy the great variety and quality of food that exists right here, on our doorstep. We've combed the British Isles for the finest ingredients, dishes and produce available. From north to south, from farm to seaside, from the past to the present.
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