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52 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RG, England
+44 1223 352500
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08:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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Preston, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Waited 25,mins in the que, thinking I hope it's worth it, and it better not disappoint. I did not. Tea and coffee selection was good, with various preferences accommodated, the cake/ sweet selection is fabulous and the only problem here is having the will power not to have one of everything, the lemon cake is one of the best and... More 

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Thank Mark S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm not a sweet tooth but the chelsea buns are real great! They still bake their Chelsea Buns and cakes, by hand in the onsite bakery. Such a treat! They cost 3£ each to eat inside or 2£ to take-out. We went there to try this famose delecacy and we fell in love. They sold us 2 chelsea buns for... More 

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Thank Daniel R
New York
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent breakfast, lunch and tea here. The pastries :Chelsea buns: are a must and beyond delicious. I highly recommend this place. I loved the decor, The service was excellent and atmosphere terrific.

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Thank BrennaBee
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Costs more than the average but service and food quality were brilliant. Will visit again. A good selection and variety of food. The sausages were good quality. I had the Shakula which was superb.

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Thank HG19
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76 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time I've been here as there is usually a queue out the door and nowhere to sit. So ridiculously expensive. I got a coffee for £2.70 for the smallest cappuccino I've ever had in my coffee drinking career. I even had to pay 40p extra for soya, the amount having been miniscule in that cup. The table was dirty.... More 

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Thank Jennifer P
Reigate, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fitzbillies is a famous student cafe which i would recommend for afternoon tea but serves food all day.

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Thank Tim T
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard a lot about this place so decided to give it a go. It was a buzzing little place, lovely atmosphere and the staff were great. The chelsea buns were amazing. I cant comment on the main meals but what I saw coming out looked great. Loved the vibe. Its not cheap but nowhere in Cambridge is! Would def go... More 

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Thank Lisa F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful lunch with a friend. Charming little cafe with splendid food. Famous for fabulous cakes.

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Thank Sarah F
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sandwiches were stale, scone was stale, eclair was stale, paid £18 for the 'pleasure', do not recommend. Expensive and TERRIBLE!

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Thank Ctao2
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe is known very well amongst the locals and the students in Cambridge, so we had to try it out! Great service, great coffee, meals were quick and super delicious and we weren't left paying a fortune. The prices are so affordable and I can see see why it gains so much attention, and not just for their infamous... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$125
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 352500

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