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The Alexandra Arms

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Nice Sunday lunch. A bit stingy with the meat.

Had a nice Sunday lunch, which wasn't bad value at about £10. But only once slice of beef. And not... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2018

clean pub friendly staff and good meal would go back again I have recommended this pub to people... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
john t
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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“great burgers”(4 reviews)
“sunday roast”(3 reviews)
Burgers - Brews - Banter Thats what we do at The Alex, a backstreet boozer that does great beer, from local breweries. Great burgers, hand made on the premises every day and all we ask is that you bring the banter.
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22 Gwydir Street, Cambridge CB1 2LL, England
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Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

I am a big fan of The Alex. Never had a bad experience here, but disappointing this occasion just fell short of my expectations. Now, I come here for the burgers. The burgers for me are some of the best available in Cambridge, but I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

Had a nice Sunday lunch, which wasn't bad value at about £10. But only once slice of beef. And not a particularly thick one. Maybe they were trying to make a joint go a long way. As I left I saw people with twice as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

clean pub friendly staff and good meal would go back again I have recommended this pub to people and friends easy to find it is just off Mill road cambridge

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank john t
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Came here for food, it was ok but I’m sure it says locally sourced food but to my surprise a pilgrim foods van delivered what I presume is food to stock. Pilgrim being based in Boston. I’m sure that’s not local .More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Curtis B
Steve P, Owner at The Alexandra Arms, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Hi Curtis We use local suppliers for things like our meat, fish and vegetables etc. We use Pilgrim for things such as tinned goods, chips and cleaning items. The sundries in other words. We welcome any suggestions on how we can improve our food and...More

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

We were served by lizz who's beer knowledge was sensational. I felt at ease to try something new and tantalising. Would recommend to any pub goer. And yes it is with two z's.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rob A
Steve P, Owner at The Alexandra Arms, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thanks for the kind words Rob. Lizz is bonkers but knows her stuff!. Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you try something even more tantalising next time!

Reviewed August 12, 2018

Another visit to this gem of a pub and another good time. After visiting two other pubs in the vicinity, we settled in this pub for dinner because of the atmosphere, burgers on offer and the price. A great choice of burgers, we had the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

I went there with my brother and his girlfriend. As it was a Saturday, I thought it was better to reserve a table. Once got there, the table we got was very small for 3 people, considering we were going to dine there. A bit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank lorenzobH3468KA
Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

A lovely local of the type that used to be found on every back street. Good range of beers and simple pub food

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank seattaxi
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Delicious burgers at a great price, the sun was out so we sat in the garden which is very nicely set out, nice addition of infused iced water to help yourself. Lovely friendly chatty staff, great choice of gins , staff helpful with choice, I...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank AlisonJW78
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Hats off to the knife monkeys, we cannot get enough of your burgers, the filling combinations create the best taste of any burger anywhere, always consistent and always great service. Helpful and friendly bar staff, wonderful selection of ale and gin (served in a goblet).

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Seashell400
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