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2nd View Cafe

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Breakfast, Brunch
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Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

We love the book shop so stopped for a drink. Lots of harsh stares from people because we had children who were being children (they weren’t overly noisy or badly behaved). We ended up leaving quickly as it just wasn’t welcoming. The loos were also...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank JIHR
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This is a really cosy place to come and relax with a book. Prices are a little expensive but nice calm and relaxed atmosphere. :)

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DollyD318
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Fancy getting away from the hustle and bustle of Cambridge? We did yesterday and were struggling to find a quiet place to have a drink on a very hot day. We dived into Waterstones and enjoyed two very nice afternoon coffees. My iced latte was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Monsieurslinky
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Well it's a good place usually to escape throngs of people when in need of a snack or lunch in town though it can still be a tad difficult to find a table. It is frequented by people on their lap tops who can literally...More

Date of visit: January 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Great place to escape the crowds in Cambridge. Excellent locally baked cakes (love their brioche tea cakes) and good sandwiches too. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank chuvaBrazil
Reviewed October 7, 2017

I was really pleased when this cafe was re-furbished and presumably taken over by a new team of people. During the refurb. they very cleverly (and generously) offered free samples of their various coffees in a temporary, makeshift cafe area on the ground floor. This...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank TeslinC
Reviewed September 30, 2017

First time I've been here since the revamp. Nice decor, but not impressed by metal trays and plates. Very tasty guiness and chocolate cake. Gluten free glitches though. Signs all over the place noting that they offer gluten free items and asking you to tell...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank cambridge4
Reviewed July 15, 2017

This cafe has been refurbished since our last visit and the menu has been streamlined , the cafe is our first port of call when we visit Cambridge and we have never been disappointed with the quality of drinks and service if anything the coffee...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank johnm1951
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Unfortunately there were no seats on a Saturday as about 80% tables were taken by people studying. I had to share a table. I doubt I'll return due to this. Cakes looked nice. Nice coffee. Free WiFi. Apart from the one noisy family, very quiet...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed April 6, 2017

The cafe was shut for a few weeks for them to renovate. They seem to have done a fair bit to the loos, although they are still small, but the rest hasn't changed a great deal. It seems to be more crowded these days. Not...More

Date of visit: April 2017
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