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Fair Shares Cafe

Emmanuel United Reformed Church | Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PY, England
+44 1223 351174
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good24%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (8 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
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LOCATION
Emmanuel United Reformed Church | Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PY, England
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Hidden gem of Cambridge just around the Fitzwilliam Museum: relaxed and friendly atmosphere in a café run by volunteers. Try the veggie breakfast for a quick meal on a budget.

Thank Fabiano M
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Lovely people running the cafe , a super veggie all day breakfast for £4.20 - good for lunch stop and a good range of cakes etc. Great value.

Thank Kit186225
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

With the loveliest lady as our waitress we had a perfect lunch here. We felt most welcome and the atmosphere was so calm, in an otherwise very hectic city centre full of tourists.

1  Thank LTeunissen
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Really just a perfect lunch. Great food and great service. The staff were supportive and informative and even made sure that I was aware of the offers

1  Thank Rick S
Reviewed 15 July 2017

A great place for a coffee or light in the centre of Cambridge. Food is good and cheap. Great cakes. Shut on Mondays. Limited opening hours

1  Thank sharonhassan
Reviewed 14 July 2017

A friendly unpretencious place to stop for refreshment in the bustle of Cambridge. The staff are eager and helpful. Take in a concert in the adjacent Emmanuel United Reform Church while you are there.

1  Thank Austroz
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped by at the Fair Shares Café for no fuss toasties and tea/coffee at lunch time. The volunteers working in the café were happy and welcoming. We thoroughly enjoyed our toasties, made with fair trade, good quality ingredients and the tea/coffee was great too....More

1  Thank Gregg H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

What a nice unpretentious place! I went there after one of the excellent lunchtime piano recitals in Emmanuel URC. Delicious wholesome home-made food served by friendly volunteers. Rib-sticking soup and well-filled quiches. A perfect place to have a quiet light lunch in Cambridge.

Thank debelt
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Pleasant service and excellent value. This is a cafe rather than a restaurantThe decor and furniture are simple, but if you want a quick snack, you get very good value for money.

Thank 733Linda
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Went into fair share cafe with my career after a recommendation lovely service and the date and walnut cake was moist and not dry would I visit again yes every week

Thank John N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 15:00
Thursday
10:30 - 15:00
Friday
10:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Emmanuel United Reformed Church | Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1PY, England (Formerly Fare Shares Cafe at Emmanuel United Reformed Church)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 351174
Description
Open Tuesday to Friday 10.30Am - 3pm, Fair Shares serves great homecooked food, either to eat in or takeaway, in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. Fair Shares is a community cafe run by volunteers including people with a learning disability. It is run as a partnership between Emmanuel United Reformed Church and Eddie's - a local learning disability charity.
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