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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 #99 of 530 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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I love the setting and I keep returning hoping that it will be live up to my expectations, but quite consistently the service is poor and the food is decent, but given that you are being asked to pay £7-10 for self-service lunch one would expect a higher standard.

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I love it. The cafe has a lovely peaceful atmosphere with spacious seating. The food is great, the cake is great, the service is friendly. The food is sourced and made locally and they make an effort to use Fairtrade brands. It's also a reasonable price and they do some good deals later in the day. The food may not... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This is a great coffee shop - with spacious seating and free wifi. It's located inside a church. Really liked sitting on the 1st floor loft.

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West mersea
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Well food was a hummus sandwich with salad and a soup of the day bot very nice bread a little dry service very friendly and setting is nice cafe style table not clean personal hate but it was 3pm and only two staff to be seen?

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Sorry to say spent £14.95 here on 2 bacon sandwiches and 1 latte., after reading some reviews. We must have picked the wrong day! because its the most overated cafe we have been in. Would not recommend it. Felt like a total rip off, won't be returning. We should have passed by.

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Stamford, England, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Came here for coffee and snack while shopping in Cambridge and like it so much we returned for lunch and were not disappointed. There is a reasonable selection of hot meals cooked on the premises and very much like home-made food. Decent beers from Elgoods, too. Will definitely return when next in the city.

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Tasty food, warm, and no hassle to move on. Great for post Heffers review of purchases whilst waiting for son having a University interview. As befits a re-used church it is a haven.

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Aspley Guise, England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Had an excellent lunch of a soup and a sarnie. I've been for coffee before but this was the first lunch. Enjoyed the view from the balcony, so the environment was great. Only down side was the service - rather slow. Only had one guy serving food and drink with another just on the till. Need more staff please, otherwise... More 

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Perhaps I went on a bad day. The venue is attractive though cramped. The staff member behind the counter who I thought was about to serve me just wandered off without even acknowledging my presence or eye contact and was sullen when she returned. Upstairs there was maybe a dozen trays piled with used crockery on tables and tables were... More 

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Worcester UK
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66 reviews 66 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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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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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