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The Free Press

$$ - $$$, British,
7 Prospect Row, Cambridge CB1 1DU, England
+44 1223 368337
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
7 Prospect Row, Cambridge CB1 1DU, England
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Reviewed December 13, 2015

What's not to like? Great food, well stocked bar and good atmosphere, warm & friendly and that includes dogs! No wonder it is so popular.

Thank Oriel321
Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Met here with a group of former work mates and very pleasant it was too! Some of the group had fish and chips to eat and very nice it smelt too. Nice beer and good company.

Thank cyclecrazy
Reviewed November 29, 2015

We made a confirmed reservation last Wednesday for a Sunday Roast for 3, to celebrate my elderly & disabled mother-in-law's birthday. Our prior correspondence ensured that we'd arrive at a time when the roast was still available. We made a special trip there this afternoon...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2015

It's been a while since I've been here and it has changed since I last went - small pub that is often full/close to full. Food was good - simple but well done menu with delicious chips (tasted like cooked in v fresh oil and...More

Thank LucyFrog28
Reviewed October 30, 2015

On a pilgrimage to the house in which I was born, in a street quite close to the Free Press, we alighted on the pub whilst meandering around before having lunch in another pub close by. So enchanted were we with both the ambience and...More

Thank CraftyArchitect
Reviewed October 27, 2015

We had the opportunity to experience this quaint neighborhood pub! Local Beer and great food !! Take the time to stop and have a pint.

Thank TomasoVernon_B_C_
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Its only my second visit to this gem of a pub. I went on Friday for a catch up with some great friends. We had a fantastic time.My youngest daughter had the Fish and Chips.She absolutely loved them. I just had a snack.A Scotch Egg...More

Thank Granto62
Reviewed October 20, 2015

Great atmosphere; home made good food, not excellent though. Nice hidden gem, in the winter an open fire place

Thank UK_Trolleytraveller
Reviewed September 1, 2015

This quaint little pub is hidden in a small back street in Cambridge. We had a lovely meal and drink here, freshly cooked food, good quality, polite and friendly staff.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed August 29, 2015

The Free Press just keeps getting better and better. Lovely quiet atmosphere, excellent beer and food.

Thank dmcevoy
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March 15, 2017|
Response from soundcheckmike | Reviewed this property |
Yep, that should be fine, we have brought children into this pub at Lunchtime
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $15
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Prospect Row, Cambridge CB1 1DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 368337
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