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Hot Numbers Coffee

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Units 5/6 Dales Brewery | Gwydir St, Cambridge CB1 2LJ, England
+44 1223 359966
8:00 am - 8:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 am
Mon - Wed 7:15 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Fri 7:15 am - 10:30 am
Sat 7:15 am - 6:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent Sunday morning breckie - this cafe is open early and absolutely gorgeous. The coffee, ground and roasted on site is excellent.

Thank carolinecrowhurst
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hot Numbers 4 Trumpington St Most chains and supermarkets seem to resisting rising wage and coffee costs by using more blends Hot Numbers, often too busy for comfort, is an exception, and offers a range of single source coffees We had two Ethiopian espressos and a cappucchino. The espressos were correct as the French say but better with same amout... More 

Thank alimac69
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had really a lovely afternoon in hot number cafe'. I went there with a Big Group of foreign students. The waitress was really kind and friendly.I must say that all of the staff was nice ! They know how to make people feel confortable.💗 it is very important especially from those pleople who are not english native speakers😊..!

Thank claudelo2016
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neither cafes have adequate ventilation yet bacon is being fried round the clock. I only need to spend 20 minutes in there to carry the reek of fried bacon with me all day long. This is unacceptable and gross.

Thank mudbrick45
Melbourne, Australia
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478 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely stop here. My wife had peppermint tea, my friend and I affogatos. Each was lovely and nicely served with grace and good humour. Good prices too. Sitting out back in the courtyard on a gorgeous sunny day, there was much to love about life.

Thank TwoSheds57
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can get some of the best expresso in Cambridge at this place. I love it! I have never been really interested in the food as it is expensive. I also think its a bit odd how they stuff all their vegetarian panini's into the sandwich press with non veg options.

Thank Tom G
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Though it was really loud most of the time, it's one oft the best place for catching up with your mates. The few only downsides were the price (they were quite expensive) and the seating capacity.

Thank Angeline L
York, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This place is busy and full of people peering at shiny fruit themed electronic devices. Trendy, it most certainly is. However when I tried to order 3 coffees form the young gentleman serving, he was trying to be so cool about the establishment's model of how `they' make `their' coffee that he wasn't actually thinking about, or listening to what... More 

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Royston, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

If you are down this end of town ( just behind the Fitz museum) this is a buzzy place for a coffee stop. Service is friendly and there is a proliferation of students with their Apple computers open (this is Cambridge after all!!) in between lectures/ tutorials. A place with so much more atmosphere than a Starbucks/ Costa, it's worth... More 

Thank David R
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

I visited hot numbers 4 times during a trip to Cambridge. The breakfast was excellent- there is a great selection of pastries. The baristas are efficient and friendly, they remembered my drink order after the first visit. Highly recommended.

Thank ashleyesobel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $13
Vegan, Cafe, British, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 am
7:15 am - 6:00 pm
7:15 am - 6:00 pm
7:15 am - 6:00 pm
7:15 am - 10:30 am
7:15 am - 10:30 am
7:15 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Units 5/6 Dales Brewery | Gwydir St, Cambridge CB1 2LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 359966
Hot Numbers - Independent coffee house and roastery in Cambridge situated within wonderful Dales Brewery building, Gwydir St CB1 2LJ and our sister cafe at 4 Trumpington Street CB2 1QA.

We roast our own ever changing single origin coffee, stock Fitzbillies famous cakes and employ a lovely team of friendly staff to welcome you. Regularly changing artwork is exhibited across both spaces and live music is performed on a Thursday, Friday and Sunday featuring a great selection of local talent.

Free WIFI. Real piano!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?