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Michaelhouse Cafe

The Michaelhouse Centre, St Michael's Church | Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1SU, England
+44(0)1223 309147
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Ranked #83 of 512 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Worcester UK
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63 reviews 63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a very pleasant and unusual break if you're visiting Cambridge. The menu is quirky but excellent, with a good range of hot dishes presented in a cafe centre within the old church building. The building is also used for art exhibitions, and mini sales of goods. Well worth a lunch break or coffee stop!

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

To order food it was necessary to queue up at the counter, this was then brought to the table by a waiter. The tables were far too close together and difficult to negotiate. Our sandwiches were presented with a pile of mixed leaves, no dressing or other salad ingredients. Two sandwiches, and two soft drinks for £16. Come on!!!!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great breakfast in the centre of Cambridge. Full English was great and the pancakes and compote were a great veggie alternative. Highly recommended !

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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388 reviews 388 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
217 helpful votes 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This excellent little cafe is only a few steps away from the bustle of King's Parade - and offers an oasis of tranquillity. Good value for its location. Highly reccomended

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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178 reviews 178 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

This cafe is within a magnificent and historic church. The contemporary bright decor contrasts well with the beautiful inner sanctum of the church. It offers a quiet haven for an enjoyable refreshment. Our beverages were enjoyed as were accompanying baking comprising a chocolate brownie and a Chelsea bun. The place is clean with well presented food.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I keep returning to the charming cafe. Converting this functioning church into a building that provided excellent light bites was inspirational. The drinks and food - and especially the scones - are good and I love ascending the spiral stairs to look down on the chapel - and other diners.

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Southampton
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193 reviews 193 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Popped in here to get a coffee as it was the first place we passed after deciding we needed one. Set in the redeveloped St Michaels church. Tea is £1.75 per person. Coffee starting at £1. 85. Cakes £2.95. Everything clean and tidy.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stopped here for lunch on a busy day in Cambridge Firstly, it is a quiet oasis in the busy city. Based in a church the surroundings are beautiful, with some seating on a mezzanine level overlooking the nave. Queues built up over the busy main lunch period, but staff seemed to keep on top of the orders. At nearly... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Converted church - beautiful. First rate home-made food. A bit hippy/veggie. Go after 3pm (?) when what’s left is cheaper! Counter service which is a pain, it can take ages. Nobody clears tables. Horrid noisy chairs. Overall, very very good food and friendly staff. Closed sunday and evenings

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Not worth a re-visit. Polite counter staff. Average coffee. Kitchen staff are prepared to serve burnt pancakes and toast. Counter staff apologetic and quick to replace food. Our hunt for a consistently good breakfast in Cambridge continues.

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Additional Information about Michaelhouse Cafe

Address: The Michaelhouse Centre, St Michael's Church | Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1SU, England
Phone Number: +44(0)1223 309147
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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