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52 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RG, England
+44 1223 352500
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“brunch” (30 reviews)
“chelsea bun” (126 reviews)
“cakes” (119 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
52 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RG, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fitzbillies' chelsea buns are its signature so you would expect them to be taken great care of. Okay the glaze was too sweet for my taste and seemed to be just golden syrup with a bit of (?) cinnamon added. The bigger problem was that...More

Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited this cafe as we needed a cup of tea, then realised we were in the famous Fitzbillies. Well only one thing to do and that was to sample their famous Chelsea Buns along with the tea. They are nice and thick covered in currants...More

Thank Pensionisa
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped for a refreshing pot of tea and one of the famous chelsea buns that have fuelled students since the early 1900s. The cafe was lively and reasonably spacious with good service and near the river. We had tea and one of the chelsea...More

Thank Aussie135
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to ask for cutlery and once the food and drinks had arrived there were a couple of things incorrect with our order, felt like we were hassling the waitress on several occasions, which was a shame. Food and drinks were really good when the...More

Thank france914
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The old Fitzbillies bakery is improved with the addition of a cafe with both self-service and waitress service areas. I am a fan of their Chelsea buns - but there is a range of excellent baked goods too. There is also the expected range of...More

Thank USTrvlr00
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So far, I've been at Fitzbillies in three occasions, brunch, lunch and tea. The staff is usually friendly, and the food was a great experience. After a first visit to Fitzbillies for their afternoon tea, my mother wouldn't want to leave town without going a...More

Thank criiirc
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Had lunch. The best sausage rolls I have ever tasted. They also offer picnics to take on the punts. Great choice of food both savoury and sweet including their specialty Chelsea buns.

Thank cumbriatourist
Reviewed 8 September 2017

You shouldn't leave Cambridge before trying one of Fitzbillies famous Chelsea Buns. Sweet and Delicious.

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

We bought a couple of Chelsea buns as they were the specialty of the cafe. They were tasteless, had much better from chain bakers, very disappointed and £2 each.

Thank BEVNorthEast_England
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great little cafe, just over the road from the Fitzwilliam itself. Nice coffee, sausage roll, and far enough from the crowds to have a decent buzz without being noisy. I would recommend it to anyone.

Thank Mark E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$133
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 352500
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