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Afternoon Tease

13 King Street, Cambridge CB1 1LH, England
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (24 reviews)
“guinness cake” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (79 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
13 King Street, Cambridge CB1 1LH, England
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in here for a late Sunday afternoon cup of tea and could not resist the cakes. The chocolate Guinness cake was really nice and moist. The Earl Grey cake looked pretty yummy too! A decent cup of tea as well. Recommended

Thank vonireland
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I wish I could rate this better as its quaint and cute. I only had a cappuccino although the cake slices are pricey! I didn't receive a cappuccino. There was no froth at all. It wasn't even a latte. The coffee was very bitter that...More

Thank LouiseLou82H
Reviewed 2 June 2017

After graduating, this is always the place I return to when I am back in Cambridge. I studied for my 2nd year exams, and finals from this café - fuelled by their Chocolate Guinness cake (and their amazing Earl Grey cake), and endless iced black...More

Thank Oggdeferrer
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I love this place. Staff are friendly, cake is superb. There are always gluten free options. We have brunch here occasionally - usually checking Twitter first to see if one of the options will be something we want (I'm a pancake/French toast kinda girl). The...More

Thank BooPabloXan
Reviewed 28 May 2017

One of my favorite local places for a chai and a scone (only on Thursdays). Or you can always choose a freshly baked cake slice or something on their breakfast menu. Perfect place to write or read when the weather is nice and the tables...More

Thank CMGroovy
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely experience. Small coffee shop with homemade cakes. Brown sugar sponge with salted caramel buttercream was a personal favourite. Location ideal, central but not found by too many tourists.

Thank Jo_elizabeth
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely brunch here whilst visiting Cambridge. The interior is very pretty and the food is great. The toast with bacon, avocado and poached eggs with a dash of chilli sauce was particularly good!

Thank Nicola C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Gorgeous fresh food, (not a soggy lettuce leaf in sight) friendly service. Clean, nice atmosphere and off the beaten track.

Thank ClaireandAdam H
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This place has amazing brunches, lush coffee and absolutely the best cakes in town - definitely a must-visit!

Thank Nicola F
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Brunch food, lunch, cakes - everything I've ever had here has been absolutely delicious. And I think the banana bread, dripping with cinnamon and melted butter, may be the best thing I've ever eaten!

Thank Jellicle74
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 King Street, Cambridge CB1 1LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
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