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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, Seating, Takeout

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 67
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent

Great reuse of an historic building. Cafe is in the church which has been tastefully renovated. Still consecrated with a small chapel. Food is very good with tastes to suit all.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Johnandrewriley
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Ravenstone, United kingdom
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Hertfordshire
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83 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With the demise of Cafe Carringtons it is wonderful to find another restaurant using such fresh ingredients and cooked so beautifully. The salmon fishcakes were deliciously soft and the salmon came through beautifully. Opting to have the rosemary roasted potatoes was a good choice as well. The homemade tartar sauce was lovely, as were the mixed leaves. A thoroughly enjoyable... More 

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Ravenstone, United kingdom
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great reuse of an historic building. Cafe is in the church which has been tastefully renovated. Still consecrated with a small chapel. Food is very good with tastes to suit all.

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Thank Johnandrewriley
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always eat here when visiting Cambridge as the food is fresh and mostly vegetarian. It is a shame that it is not totally vegetarian as the owner has two other restaurants that are, and writes books on his vegetarian recipies. Highly recommended

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Thank Buddhaman
Taunton
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89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in for lunch as it looked interesting and we were not disappointed. Food seems to be 'home cooked' as did the bread - worth a visit

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Thank MTFTaunton
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

I like this cafe, I've been a few times and always enjoyed it, although it can be very busy at times. On this occasion I had the butternut squash quiche, the server asked if I'd like some salad with it indicating the three options, I said I'd like a bit of two of them. When she rang it through the... More 

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Thank cdsomerville
Dorset, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A brief stop for impromptu coffee with friends. Warm atmosphere, but quiet enough on a Saturday morning to sit with a newspaper. Great coffee. Recommended.

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Thank Marirosa52
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Stumbled across this by chance and was very impressed. Lively and full. The homemade soup was excellent with olive bread. All reasonably priced. Extra bonus is if you come back 3-5pm then all lunch food is half price. Excellent cafe

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Thank clare k
Truro, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

Having regularly enjoyed breakfast and lunch at Michaelhouse, we were delighted to hear of the special pre-Christmas evenings -perfect starters, wonderful venison for mains - sadly no room left for puds, but they looked great.....and no corkage charge for bringing your own wine! Helpful staff as always and a great atmosphere - looking forward to our next visit,

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Thank Organorak
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Nothing processed on offer just good wholesome food and drink. Not the cheapest lunch but a real gem of a location. If you're lucky there will be some great artwork on view around the walls. You can say a prayer in the chapel as well. Always a good thing to do.

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Thank Andrew B
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Michaelhouse is situated in part what is still a consecrated church. Really interesting building. The food is good as well as varied. However it is rather expensive. Largest premises so almost always guaranteed a table so very useful if meeting someone. As

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British
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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