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71 Castle Street, Cambridge, England
01223312569
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
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After searching for a local restaurant, it was decided rather than go out in the rain, we'd opt for takeout; as it would be delivered to our home address. Order was placed and we waited, our friend arrived and quite soon the food too... However the order was not quite complete and after a quick... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Idiomoftheday
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London, United Kingdom
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Province of Seville, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Close to campus. Great food. Very good price (40 GBP for 3 people) and nice atmosphere. We asked the waiter for recommendations and he made a good choice for us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Really good food. The dosas are particularly lovely. This is a really fantastic place if you are veggie or vegan.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I am a regular in Cocum, but my last two visits were my most enjoyable meals so far. If you enjoy flavourful Indian food, of high quality, and you are vegetarian, then Cocum is a must.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Very good curry, wonderful selection on the menu. Great for take away or eating in (though service is nothing special). Eat there frequently and enjoy it every time!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Had a really good evening on this lovely little restaurant. Food was great, really tasty and very well put together Will be going back

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

After searching for a local restaurant, it was decided rather than go out in the rain, we'd opt for takeout; as it would be delivered to our home address. Order was placed and we waited, our friend arrived and quite soon the food too... However the order was not quite complete and after a quick call to the restaurant, and... More 

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Cambridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Yes, it's out of the city centre, at the top of Castle Hill. (Great views from the top of Castle Mound if the weather's nice, though.) But it's worth it - it's a world away from the standard Indian. Hence we've been there a few times now and taken friends. It specialises in Kerala cuisine, although it has standards like... More 

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Berkshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We almost didn't go in - Cocum doesn't look very appetising from the outside. Tempted in by the reviews, we gave it a go and it absolutely didn't disappoint. Not your normal Indian - they have some of the standard dishes on the menu but go for their Southern Indian specialities - they are a complete assault on the senses.... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

DONT FORGET TO CHECK OUT THE "CAMBRIDGE CURRY CREW" FACEBOOK GROUP AND BLOG! Boy, it has been a long wait. I have been dying to try the South Indian restaurant known as Cocum for many years now. I often work across the road on Castle Street and have to stare at it all evening, calling me. Tonight, my long wait... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

In a road in Cambridge that offers three curry houses this is the one that is different. It sells Kerela cooked food and has a very wide range of vegetarian fare. The food is the story here, not the decoration or the service(which is Good) but the food is special. It is probably impossible to book but do try it... More 

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Additional Information about Cocum

Address: 71 Castle Street, Cambridge, England
Phone Number: 01223312569
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Indian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 71 Castle Street, Cambridge, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 01223312569

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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