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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, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Dining on a budget
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Most recent review
My favourite indian restaurant in Cambridge

We had a lovely evening with very good food, as always. We had delicious LAMB DOSAS (which are large "crispy-crepes" filled with lamb and vegetables, and accompanied with nice sauces). Service is good, everyone is nice and welcoming. This place tends to be busy, especially during the weekends, so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
Marina M
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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119 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely evening with very good food, as always. We had delicious LAMB DOSAS (which are large "crispy-crepes" filled with lamb and vegetables, and accompanied with nice sauces). Service is good, everyone is nice and welcoming. This place tends to be busy, especially during the weekends, so it is safer to book. Really good value for money. It... More 

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Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Dined last night (first time) while visiting Cambridge. First impression was what an amazing and varied South Indian menu. Great choice. Staff gave excellent recommendations which were perfect to my taste. For start the mini dossa is great. The lamb fry is just sooooo tasty and tender. The curry to follow and bread was A1. This place is a great... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Following a disappointing experience the night before at Cafe Naz the night before, our band of Curry enthusiasts popped in to this little place in search of a nice Dosa for lunch. We were not disappointed this time. Lovely food washed down by a sweet lassi. Great place for a quick lunch- highly recomended.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I went to Cocum for lunch with a friend on the recommendation of an Indian friend. We both had masala dosas followed by payasam for dessert. Having recently lived in India, I was impressed with the authenticity of the dishes which we both found to be delicious. The service was also very good. I'd recommend Cocum to anyone in Cambridge... More 

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Haifa, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We got into the restaurant in a cold winter evening. i ordered soup for starters, was warned by the waiter that the soup is spicy, but ordered anyway. The soup (Rasam soup) was indeed very spicy, but so good i ate till the last drop and then used some Nan to wipe out the bowl. for main i had a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The best South Indian restaurant in town. Authentic food, friendly staff and super fast service. Good quantity and all this at such reasonable price! I order before going there & food is ready waiting for me can't get better.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The best South Indian restaurant in town. Authentic food, friendly staff and super fast service. Good quantity and all this at such reasonable price!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

It is always nice to be able to have a curry house that gives you the opportunity to savour the flavours from the South of India. Cocum gives you that in the heart of Cambridge and specifically food form the spice capital of the world (If I may say) lovely state of Kerala. I had been to the restaurant for... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Anyone in, around or visiting Cambridge please, please avoid is the Cocum Indian restaurant. It was very run down and in need of a complete makeover, the tables we tatty and the varnish was coming off of them, the terrible lime green and orange paint was coming off the walls oh ad the walls had condensation running down them and... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

When it comes to South Indian food I am a relative novice but the taste of the food was nonetheless delicious, we tried the Dosa and Appam and the green bean thoran which we can highly recommend

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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: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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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