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109 Mill Rd, Cambridge CB1 2AZ, England
+44(0)1223 324007
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Dining options: Drinks

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The Worlds Biggest Sandwich

I popped in for a bite to eat with my family and ordered the super sandwich, My God it must of been a foot tall, made with four doorstep slices of bread and filled with various types of meat and cheese. I did not know whether to eat it or climb over it. The other food was basic pub grub,... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Cambridge
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I popped in for a bite to eat with my family and ordered the super sandwich, My God it must of been a foot tall, made with four doorstep slices of bread and filled with various types of meat and cheese. I did not know whether to eat it or climb over it. The other food was basic pub grub,... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The only pub that opens until late. The beer is ok, but the quality should be improved. Staff don't appear to use the IPA pump correctly. Placing the end into the bottom of the glass should only be done when using the north setting.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

If they just looked after their beer a bit better, it could be such a good pub. The atmosphere is fine, the staff is friendly enough. But the ale . . .

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Dublin, Ireland
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89 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Visit cambridge regularly and have drank here a few times - probably my least favourite on Mill Road - its only saving grace is that it opens late and when needs must! Staff can be snappy and the crowd can be a mixed bag - sometimes with a rougher element.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Good for a few beers and the football. The burgers are good too and staff friendly... Smoking area outside and decent music

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Great pub to watch sport. One of the few sports bars in Cambridge with a great atmosphere for six nations games. Staff are very friendly and always throw us some free snacks during big matches. Food is ok though there are better pubs to eat nearby.

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Its open late, that's its only saving grace. Their beer is often off. I always get bottles to save myself the trouble. A beer hall for the fallen.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We come down here every now and again to watch rugby or football, the meals are good value for money we have chili chips which are awesome but tonite we decided to have galic bread with cheese as well but the bread seemed to have been microwaved or over cooked not nice .

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I like the White Swan. There is a selection of real ales, live sport and plenty of space. The only problem is the bar man put the nozzle of the IPA pump into the glass, when it was set on the southern setting (as requested). The nozzle should not be placed inside of the glass, while of the southern setting.

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Cambridge
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

This is a relatively basic pub among Mill Road's famous real ale houses. I popped in on a Monday night, attracted by the traditional Irish session, which seems to be a weekly event. The beer was pretty good if pricey and the free music wonderful, but a smile would have been welcome.

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Address: 109 Mill Rd, Cambridge CB1 2AZ, England
Phone Number: +44(0)1223 324007
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Cuisine: Pub

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  • Address: 109 Mill Rd, Cambridge CB1 2AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44(0)1223 324007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

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