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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: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 43
    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
via mobile
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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125 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We regularly go here on Sunday at lunchtime for Masala Dosa. Best Dosa north of Cochin (well - in Cambridge anyway). Good Dosa, good value, good people. One day will try some of their other dishes. Normally quiet at that time of day so don't think there is any need to book in advance.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 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
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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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: Large groups, Families with children, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?