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“Friendly cafe with reasonably priced food”
Review of Clowns Cafe

Clowns Cafe
Ranked #154 of 690 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Cambridge
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233 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
“Friendly cafe with reasonably priced food”
Reviewed February 6, 2013

I have been to Clowns many times over the years and have always found the service efficient and friendly. The food is not gourmet, but it is okay and very reasonably priced.- you get what you pay for and should not expect more. One can take one's time to eat and soak up the atmosphere of a laid back place. Recommended for a cheap lunch and easy atmosphere! The coffee is okay but not the best.

  • Visited February 2013
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  • English first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Vibrant Cafe”
Reviewed January 19, 2013

Another good spot in Cambridge, busy but always friendly. Carry your food upstairs if you need to get work done. Good for large groups.

Visited March 2012
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northants
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“Phobia of Clowns”
Reviewed January 11, 2013

I think it is the best cafe I have ever been to. Very friendly. Lovely full fat coffee and a very unique aura. What kind of idiot would go to a cafe called clowns if they have a phobia of clowns.

  • Visited December 2012
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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508 reviews
408 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
“Great coffee and cakes”
Reviewed December 31, 2012

If you can get past the clowns the place is great! I love the coffee and cakes and the lunch items are great as well. They don't offer low-fat milk, but that is probably why the cappuccino is so lovely!

Visited December 2012
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St Ives, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“great atmosphere”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

A nice cafe with a brilliant friendly family feel. The staff were exceptionaly nice and helpful.
A good menu with a nice selection for vegetarians. Food ranged from sandwiches, salad and pasta dishes.
Our main was nice but for a small bowl of melanzane parmigiana which was already cooked and just blitzed in the microwave we found it a little bit expensive (£6.00) The bread that was offered with our meal was just sliced white bread with sachets of butter!
A great place to stop for a coffee and cake but other nice places in Cambridge available for lunch.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank mrssansone
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