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Benet's Cafe

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King's Parade, Cambridge, England
+44 1223 329068
08:30 - 22:00
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

I visited this place with a small group of friends interested in the ice cream. We picked up lunch prior before and was interested in splitting a dessert. We bought the dessert and sat down to eat it. We were told we were not allowed to consume the food from the places we got from lunch in the cafe which... More 

Thank Indyasia J
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174 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were around 7 floor staff for quite a small place. We ordered crepes which they are known for and they came one by one, the last when the first two were almost finished. When I commented about this I was told they only have two plates to cook the crepes on. Really?

2 Thank judiko
Leicester, United Kingdom
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477 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

In a popular location this is a lovely friendly cafe. The only disadvantage is that the toilets are downstairs. Great snacks and drinks with friendly staff.

Thank BeeGee45
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This is the worse restaurant. Waitera are very rude, the place is dirty, and the food it terrible. We had crepes and tea and could not even eat it. Never go!!!!

Thank Francisco G
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my friend came in here and had sweet crepes all I can say it was delicious and the staff are very friendly :) We will be back

Thank Sarah H
Essex, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I live near Cambridge and eat in town on a regular basis...so high prices similar to other European tourist towns is not unexpected...but, charging £3.20 for a standard bottle of pop is taking the p****. After paying and sitting down I asked a member of staff why this should be so expensive, oh sorry she said, it should have been... More 

1 Thank Brianandnikki
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The cakes here are lovely but I think they are over priced. Some portions are huge whilst others are half the size and still the same price. The sausage rolls are good too but again too expensive.

Thank Jun0Mi
São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil
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206 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Once and again I went to Cambridge and I could no leave there without going to Benet's Cafe which is located in the heart of the city, you can have breakfast outside, with a view of the huge Kings College Chapel. And there are a variaty option of pancankes. I really enjoy having breakfast there.

Thank Rodolfo B
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238 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Walking round the beautiful town of Cambridge, we fell across the Benet's Cafe, as it had a sign outside for Hot Traditional Christmas spiced Mulled Wine. Lovely, spicy, hot, warming Mulled wine and cake. Just the job for a cold winters day in December. Highly recommend this little gem of a cafe, with very friendly staff.

Thank Debbie B
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Had a lovely trip to Cambridge over the weekend. It was poring with rain so went to Benet's Cafe for lunch and to warm up. My girlfriend had a quiche and I ate a sausage roll. Each came with a few garnish leaves on the side, costing £5 each. Maybe a bit pricey but tasted good and it is a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King's Parade, Cambridge, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 329068

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?