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Trinity Street | Saint Michaels Church, Cambridge CB2 1SU, England
+44(0)1223 309147
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Never disappoints us!

Usually eat here with a friend when shopping in Cambridge. Food never disappoints, I always have the quiche offering with the lentil salad, every variety has been delicious! Have never been treated rudely by the staff, they are always friendly and professional. Today, my friend had the stilton... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A visit to this restaurant is a special treat for me - delicious salads and quiches, home made soups and tasty bread accompanied by the best coffee. The staff are helpful and efficient and the historic surroundings add a sense of calm and privilege. If you are really lucky you might find a choir or musicians in rehearsal in the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Usually eat here with a friend when shopping in Cambridge. Food never disappoints, I always have the quiche offering with the lentil salad, every variety has been delicious! Have never been treated rudely by the staff, they are always friendly and professional. Today, my friend had the stilton and pumpkin pie, wanted the recipe and was advised by a very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I had lunch here on a nostalgic trip to see Cambridge after many years away. This little cafe is delightful. It's attached to - actually set within - a lovely working church right in the centre of town, on Trinity Street, just 300 yards from Kings Chapel and many of the wonderful colleges. The food is straighforward - quiche, salads,... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Called in at beginning of our shopping trip. Pleasant staff, good selection of cakes and plenty of seating. Service was quick and efficient. And as an added bonus....nice clean toilets!!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Good food, well presented. Brilliant, gooey Chelsea Buns. There's always a fresh choice of food on the daily menu alongside the regular dishes.

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I have been here a few times and always enjoyed the tea, coffee and snacks available. Great service at a reasonable price and usually a exhibition of photographs or paintings on show.

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We came upon this cafe by chance while looking for a quick lunch prior to a guided tour. Loved the bread (wholemeal) which they bake on the premises each morning so it tells us. My sandwich was packed with cheese. My husband had the bacon buttie and while expensive it had the bacon hanging out of it. Nice coffee. I... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

I was cycling around Cambridge when I spotted the Michaelhouse Cafe. It isn't an easy find but my word is it a beautiful building which lends itself to a pleasant atmosphere to stop for a lovely cup of tea and I have now visited several times. The menu is limited but the food is of good quality if not a... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My last review has disappeared from TripAdvisor for some reason - why are they so afraid of bad reviews? These are the rudest people I have ever met, and rather than getting reviews removed when they don't like them, they should just focus on not treating customers like idiots.

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East Anglia, UK
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102 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Great environment when you first walk in, but being busy, you wondered if you'd get a table. Canteen-style food server (although some dishes are cooked to order), good servings, a number of options. The staff on when I visited were friendly, although more table-clearing would have been good. Costs felt reasonable for a city-centre lunch. Not always easy to find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Trinity Street | Saint Michaels Church, Cambridge CB2 1SU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44(0)1223 309147
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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