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The Carpenter's Arms

) #349 of 544 Restaurants in Cambridge ££ - £££ Bar, British, Pub
184-186 Victoria Road, Cambridge CB4 3DZ, England
+44 1223 367050
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (27 reviews)
“hoisin duck” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, American, Pizza, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
184-186 Victoria Road, Cambridge CB4 3DZ, England
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

Decided to go to Arms for a quick pizza before going out on Friday night.The eaty side of the pub had about 12 other diners there so I wasn't eating completely alone. The staff were friendly and efficient and there was a good choice on...More

1  Thank Scooterboy6322
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Great food, relaxed atmosphere and really friendly staff. My husband and I had fish and chips today and it was delicious! The pizzas are also really good here, I would recommend the Hoisin Duck, it's so tasty. We love it here, it's cosy inside and...More

2  Thank DizziDiner
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Called in Saturday evening with a dog in tow , nicely busy with people eating pizzas and chatting a the bar.4 caskales on and friendly locals, called back in on Easter Sunday for lunch, landlady really friendly and the pub filled up with a nice...More

2  Thank don g
Reviewed 18 January 2016

We had dinner here with our daughter and son in law. Service was efficient though some staff were more helpful,than others. Food was served quickly, hot and tasty. We ordered a bottle of white wine and we thought it could be better if the wine...More

1  Thank Carolyn L
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Nice venue, but I find a bit rude when I wanted to pay with a £20 Scottish pounds.... Don't really understand the point of of why not, I guess still uk money? A bit disappointment to be honest

2  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We arrived to an empty restaurant at 6.15pm to see if they could fit 2 of us in, to be told we had to be out by 7.30pm, turns out that was easy as there was no incentive to linger. They have had great reviews...More

2  Thank rab3275
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Our daughter has just moved nearby and we went for lunch.Friendly local serving good beer and food.Enjoyed the Justinian on tap and everyone enjoyed their food...good chips..what more could you want?

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 7 November 2015

we went in on Thursday night (05/11/2015) for dinner at 21:00. i must admit that we came a bit late. the person behind the bar told us if we want to eat we need to get our order in quick because they are closing in...More

3  Thank pastryhands
Reviewed 21 October 2015

I've been here a few times, it used to be grungy and bikerish, but now with the pizza oven and b&b, it's turned into something else. The food was good went it first started, but can be less than good. Pizza also has been variable,...More

1  Thank Troby11
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Going out for a chat with best friend and decided to share a platter we ordered 2. Salad came unwashed and when complained plate taken inside salad removed from plates and told by the waiter same salad washed so both salads put together already with...More

2  Thank Margaret B
Alicia F, Owner at The Carpenter's Arms, responded to this review

HI, I was disappointed and surprised to see this review as its not the feedback I normally receive from my customers. I am glad you felt the service was ok and scored us a three. I have looked into what happened on Tuesday evening when...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184-186 Victoria Road, Cambridge CB4 3DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 367050
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