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15 Magdalene Street, Cambridge CB3 0AF, England
01223 315232
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Ranked #79 of 530 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $28
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Went to this restaurant a couple months ago with a large group of friends. The place is rather central in Cambridge and has seating upstairs and downstairs. The atmosphere can be both for friends, family, or romantic for a couple. The service is great; very friendly, nice staff. Eager to please. The food was outstanding. From the mains, salads, deserts,... More 

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Great Shelford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Lovely chess garlic bread as a starter. I had a margetita pizza which was nice could have a slightly thicker base and more cheese but was lovely all the same. Friend had carbonara and loved it. Waiter seemed quite shy. We also had desert I had chocolate cake which was great and friend had tiramisu. Restaurant was warm. Lovely meal

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

It is a really cute restaurant and the staff is super friendly but the food wasn't great :/ Two of us decided to have the artichoke and mushroom risotto and were quite disappointed to find canned mushrooms in it, which made the dish quite tasteless. Given the choice of ingredients this restaurant is definitely pricey.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We go there very often when visiting Cambridge. The service is second to none and the food fairly standard Italian fare, but tastily cooked and nicely presented. It's not a destination in it's own right, but if you are pre- or post- theatre, or want a place to meet and chat, it's really great.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I went to La Margherita with two friends. Two of us ordered the lasagne, and one the seafood risotto. All were delicious. The service was attentive and the atmosphere in the restaurant was warm. In a city with generally average food, I'd recommend La Margherita to anyone visiting Cambridge in need of a good meal.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
195 reviews 195 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Considering I reviewed this restaurant a few years ago due to a pleasant experience it is with sadness that I feel the need to review it again in a negative way. Before I start I will highlight that I can only write about my experiences as I am not a food inspector. I strongly feel I need to tell about... More 

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england
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Not given the warmest of welcomes but the food made up for it. We thought we would try this restuarant having read the good reviews. We were seated upstairs in the restuarant and the young waiter who served us was very good. The food was very good and the sardines were fantastic (with no nasty little bones). Highly recommended.

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Guildford, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

A simple traditional Italian restaurant. Prices are reasonable but portions are not large and neither is flavor. I had a butternut squash calzone, which was fine but not overwhelming. Wine was nice and service was efficient but staff were not particularly smiley or chatty. I wouldn't return when there is a vast number of better restaurants in Cambridge.

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Cambridge
Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is a straightforward Italian restaurant serving relatively simple food at very reasonable prices. The pizzas are not enormous but taste delicious and the risottos are perfectly acceptable without being haute cuisine. Good wines and coffee, too.Service is gently unobtrusive and the whole experience leaves you with a good feeling about the place.

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I visited with some friends for a rare night out child free. The food was fabulous. There was 4 people in our group, we each ordered something different and everyone raved about how great their food was. The staff were lovely also. Would love to go back.

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Additional Information about La Margherita

Address: 15 Magdalene Street, Cambridge CB3 0AF, England
Phone Number: 01223 315232
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 28
Cuisine: Italian

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