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The Portland Arms is a traditional English pub serving fine real ales, speciality beers from around the world and home cooked food in a cosy, friendly setting. For decades the Portland has been an essential part of the Cambridge live music scene welcoming local, national and international acts of all genres and backgrounds to play in our dedicated 200 capacity venue space.
Came in for a drink late afternoon . Real fire was lit but that was about it for atmosphere! Left after one drinkMore
Date of visit: December 2018
Steve P, Public Relations Manager at The Portland Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago
Mid December is a funny time of year but you must have just caught us at a quiet day. In fact we had a sell out gig on the 15th and was busy all day from what we can remember!
Hopefully you will...More
We had the best vegetarian nut roast dinner we have had in a very long time. I have noticed that in so many establishments when a lot of vegetables have to be cooked the timing and texture is very poor but the chef at the...More
payed a visit with my daughters to try their famous pizza (baked in wood oven...) we orderd peperoni pizza, the pizza we got a good dough and fine crust, on it was a swamp of cheese, way too much and ham. not to my liking,...More
Date of visit: October 2018
Steve P, Business partner at The Portland Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018
Sorry you had a disappointing pizza.
The Peperoni pizza should not come with ham so thats a bit strange, perhaps you got the wrong pizza?
I would appreciate it if you can let me know what day and time you visited so I...More
Whilst working with Space, we did a gig here part of the tour on Friday night. The venue and staff are excellent great crowd and nice venue. We had pre gig food which was good, not the best burger I've had but it was good...More
Took my family here for dinner during a stay in Cambridge. We used to live here and I recalled pizzas but I didn't see them on the latest menu.
Fish and Chips were on the menu and they were well prepared and delicious. The prices...More
on entering the Portland Arms you see a fairly spacious dining area the menu of you a second meal for a pound and they cater for children
there was a wait for meals that came out at a varied pace this meant some of us...More
We visited the Portland Arms on a recent trip to Cambridge, and were very disappointed with the food. The food tasted like it was frozen food that they put in the microwave. The fish and chips were particularly bad, the worst I have had in...More
I was working in Cambridge for a few nights and thought I would give the Portland a try.
Strangely the taxi driver didn't know where it was.
The selection of beers was very good, my preference for real ale was easily satisfied.
Bar staff were...More