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La Margherita

15 Magdalene Street, Cambridge CB3 0AF, England
+44 1223 315232
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (83 reviews)
“sardines” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Magdalene Street, Cambridge CB3 0AF, England
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1 - 10 of 372 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought a friend here- her first time in Cambridge. Food is really very very good here. She had Calzone which they brilliantly let her order the fillings she wanted. I had the Aubergine rolls which were gorgeous! And the desserts were incredible! The only things...More

Thank Clarey37
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Honest down to earth Italian food served with a minimum of fuss but lots of gusto. Dined here twice in a couple of weeks and was impressed with the conviviality and warm welcome.

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

I have attended the restaurant at 8.45pm and the service was extremely quick and professional infact we left by 10pm. The owner/waiter was extremely polite and attentive and made me and my girlfriend feel immediately at ease. As an Italian I felt at home thank...More

1  Thank Michele G
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised by the taste of the food. Definitely be back again. Staff helpful and efficient.

1  Thank chonkie1976
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Good friendly family run Italian restaurant just over Magdalene bridge. Varied menu is available we were served as main courses chicken masala, chicken escalope, seafood risotto and Italian sausage on a bed of lentils. Washed down with two very good bottles of montrpulciano, which was...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Second visit to La Margherita. Tastefully decorated for Christmas; greeted and quickly seated on arrival. Good variety of dishes on the menu and the food was excellent. Overall a thoroughly enjoyable experience.

1  Thank Mary J
Reviewed 25 November 2017

As a family we love this family place, we came when my son first arrived to Cambridge.Good old fashioned Italian Eatery.The desserts are clearly homemade.Good value.

1  Thank flynnsclapham
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had a perfectly satisfactory Italian lunch but it was a bit more expensive than we would have expected. The service, ambience and food were as you would hope but nothing special and, for the price, I would have wanted better.

Thank Farmlabourer
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This is a well run restaurant and being family run makes all the difference - both in the food and the welcome you receive. You will walk past the second-rate chain establishments and reach your destination - a real restaurant! We chose the pear and...More

2  Thank patrm14
Reviewed 24 October 2017

This is a lovely restaurant, run by a family and far far better from big chain "Italians" like Ask or Bella Italia. No comparison. This restaurant is just over Magdelen bridge out of town, but seems to be quieter as many tourists must struggle to...More

Thank David C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Magdalene Street, Cambridge CB3 0AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 315232
Set on the oldest street in Cambridge, La Margherita is a friendly family run restaurant est 1990. We offer good quality food using traditional recipes with a modern twist. Our pizza dough is made fresh on the premises and all sauces stocks and soups are made from scratch.
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