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The Free Press

$$ - $$$, British,
7 Prospect Row, Cambridge CB1 1DU, England
+44 1223 368337
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (17 reviews)
“pie” (9 reviews)
“ham” (3 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7 Prospect Row, Cambridge CB1 1DU, England
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1 - 10 of 192 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on a Wednesday night. lovely ambience It is a e are dog friendly Pub. We ordered the Ceaser salad and it was fantastic. Tasty crunchy lettuce and greens with grilled chicken and bacon. The portion size was really good. Enjoyed it very much....More

Thank Chandani R
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Have been there a few times and I would travel 500 miles to revisit. Old style, unspoiled pub. No music, no slot machines - it is all about the beer and spirit and the friends you meet. This is the place where you do not...More

Thank Troels J
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Good beer selection, great interior, cheerful atmosphere, friendly bar man; absolutely worth the ten min walk off the high street - a gem

Thank dr8484
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Always have a positive experience here, had food for the first time on this visit and I can recommend it! Great atmosphere and nice beer

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Small old fashioned quirky pub with friendly service once well known as the non smoking pub. The pub works hard to make good value food. We had a Sunday roast here which was quite yummy, loads of nice veggies but we weren't so keen on...More

Thank Cornflake50
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This is such a great pub, full of character. The food is awesome and the beer is good. On a Sunday they even put out a free cheese board :)

Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

This pub is a very traditional establishment, with a relatively small interior seating plan but has a hearty and warm feel. Friends and I enjoyed the cards and board games on offer to patrons and we sat for four hours playing whilst selecting gin and...More

1  Thank Greg W
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

A hidden attraction in Cambridge situated in the back streets behind the police station, this is a lovely pub with very friendly staff and a laid back atmosphere.

Thank youknowthescore
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Second visit for Sunday lunch and it was just as amazing as the first time! I had the nut roast and it was delicious. My partner had the pork and he said it was succulent. The portions were very generous. Would definitely recommend it!

Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

So me and a group of friends came here about a week ago, we mostly order the free press burger as well as the autumn burger which I had myself, the food was really really top notch. The food didn't take long to come which...More

Thank JonathanGreggs1992
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15 March 2017|
Response from soundcheckmike | Reviewed this property |
Yep, that should be fine, we have brought children into this pub at Lunchtime
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Prospect Row, Cambridge CB1 1DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 368337
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